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 Bark for Your Park

Help our community win $100,000 from PetSafe by voting daily in the Bark for Your Park contest! Click here for more information on the contest and voting.  Be sure to select Watkinsville, GA for your city!

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Summer Registration  

Registration going on now!  View our Summer Guide here.

Oconee 4th of July Spectacular

The Oconee 4th of July Spectacular Presented by Ellis Pain Center and OCPRD will be held on Saturday, July 4th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park. Click here for more information. 

Tennis Court Closures

  • The tennis courts at OVP will be closed to the public Thursday, May 28 - Monday, June 2 for a tournament.
  • The tennis courts at OVP and HCM will be closed to the public Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12 for a tournament. 
Text and Email Notifications 
Rain out and other park alerts can now be sent directly to your mobile phone or email.
For mobile alerts: Text OCPRD to 84483
For email alerts: Click on the link and enter your email address.

Open Gymnasium Hotline

Call 706-769-3970 for the open gym daily schedule.

Inclement Weather Hotline

Call 706-769-2965 for current updates.  

Start Walking

Just follow this link from the American Heart Association to get out and start walking now!

Oconee County Parks - Tobacco Free


Summer Activity Guide


 Bark for Your Park Contest

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Mission Statement

The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department, through a coordinated effort, seeks to enrich the quality of life of the citizens we serve, by providing safe and accessible recreational facilities and a diversified program of recreational activities for all citizens.


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