Park and Facility Closings

Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures of parks and facilities for the Leisure Services Department.  This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.
Sandy Creek Park Closings for Triathalon 8/19 & 8/20
Entire Park | Posted: 7:45 PM, August 15, 2017
The Tri-to-Beat Cancer Triathalon will be held at Sandy Creek Park on Sunday, August 20 closing the entire park until 2 PM except for race participants. The Beach will close on Saturday, August 19th at 2PM to prepare the swim course. For full details see the Sandy Creek Park page.
North Oconee River Park Bridge Replacement - Bridge Out
Facility 082 | Updated: 8:00 AM, August 15, 2017 | Posted: 8:00 AM, July 18, 2017 
Contractors  work July 27th to remove the pedestrian bridge in North Oconee River Park and begin construction of abutments for a replacement structure. See the North Oconee River Park page for more information.
Lay Park Ballfield Partially Reopened
Facility 184 | Updated: 7:45 AM August 8, 2017 | Posted: 2:30 PM, July 6, 2017
Field 1 at Lay Park closed July 24 as contractors began work to regrade the infield, install technical soils to improve drainage and safety, and aerate and laser top dress the outfield. The outfield has reopened as a multipurpose field, but the infield remains closed. For more information see the Lay Park page.
Holland Youth Sports Sidewalk Construction at May's Field
Facility 172 | Updated: 8:00 AM, August 15, 2017 | Posted: 4:00 PM, April 11, 2016

Construction on the replacement sidewalk between the Quad Concessions Stand and Field 7 (aka May's Field) began July 27th and was expected to take about two weeks. Weather delays, however, extended the project completion by about 10 days thus far. For more information see the Holland Youth Sports Complex page.
Boardwalk Maintenance on ADA Interpretive Trail at Sandy Creek Nature Center - Ongoing
Facility 418 | Updated: 4:30 PM, May 31, 2017 | Posted: 12:30 PM, May 18, 2017
Crews are working to seal the recently pressure-washed boardwalk. There will be temporary closures as needed. For full details, see the Sandy Creek Nature Center page.
Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park Area 1 Open/Area 3 Closed
Facility 465/467 | Posted: Noon, April 27, 2017
On Thursday, April 27, Area 3 at the Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park was closed for rehabilitation as Area 1 reopened. For more information see the Southeast Clarke Park page.
Roadwork at Sandy Creek Park -- Complete
Facilities 292, 293, 294, 295, 307, 310, & 500 | Updated: 8:00 AM, August 15, 2017 | Posted: 8:30 PM, February 28, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, crews completed repaving Beechtree Drive, Campsite Drive, and the Beach Service Drive. Thursday, March 9, crews restriped two parking lots and installed 107 parallel parking spaces on the loop end of Beechtree Drive converting it into a one-way road.  On August 14th crews completed the work installing stop bars, cross walks, and goring.  For full details see the Sandy Creek Park page.
Demolition Underway for Old World of Wonder Playground
Facility 318 | Updated: 7:20 AM, February 21, 2017 | Posted: 9:20 AM, February 9, 2017
Demolition of the old World of Wonder Playground is underway.  For full details, see the Southeast Clarke Park page.
Firefly Expansion - Ongoing through December 2017
Facility 517 | Updated: 2:30 PM, February 13, 2017 | Posted: 2:30 PM, February 13, 2017
The first mile of multi-use paved path of the Firefly Trail is currently being constructed. Construction is staging in Dudley Park and causing some maintenance closures in the park. See the Oconee Rivers Greenway page for more information.
North Oconee River Greenway Expansion - Ongoing through December 2017
Facility 483 | Updated: 12:00 PM, February 6, 2017 | Posted: 12:00 PM, February 6, 2017
Construction has begun on an additional 1.28 miles of paved, multi-use path of the North Oconee River Greenway. Construction is staging in the Easley Mill parking lot. See the Oconee Rivers Greenway page for more information.
Easley Mill Parking Lot Closure - Beginning February 20, 2017
Facility 483 | Updated: 12:00 PM, February 6, 2017 | Posted: 12:00 PM, February 6, 2017
The Easley Mill Parking Lot will be closed to accommodate staging of construction equipment related to the North Oconee River Greenway expansion. The lot is expected to reopen in January 2018. Patrons can use the parking lot at Oconee and Poplar Street to access the Greenway and Dudley Park.

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