Partners in Fitness

Supporting a healthy lifestyle

ABSC has been a part of the Athens community for over 30 years. We believe that healthy lifestyles lead to healthy communities, which is why we are proud to join other local organizations in promoting athletics for all ages. Click the links below to access information about groups and organizations we support.


Athens, Georgia YWCO is a not-for-profit community agency based on Christian values whose mission is promoting healthy lifetyles through recreation, physical fitness activities and social interaction among children, families and senior adults in the Athens community. The YWCO’s objective its to offer programs that teach new skills, increase self-confidence, build character, and develop physical fitness. ABSC partners with the Athens YWCO in its After-School Swim Program.


Dream Team Triathlon is a new team concept in youth triathlon and endurance sports. With chapters in Athens, Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia, we provide training & racing opportunities for kids ages 5-16 in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Their head coaches are experienced triathletes and will teach your child basic triathlon skills in a team environment built around learning more and having fun. ABSC partners with the Dream Team in running the YWCO Kids Tri the Y youth triathlon in June each year.


Athens Orthopedic Clinic provides personalized patient care across the spectrum of orthopedic surgey and rehabilitation. From urgent care to consultation, from surgery to rehabilitation, AOC’s professional network of Physicians and Physician Assistants creates and provides custom patient treatment plans. Whether you want to get back to work, get back on the field, or just get back to living your best life, they are here to help you reach your goal. ABSC partners with Athens Orthopedic in running the Fred Birchmore Glow & Go Aquathlon in July.


More than a traditional park and recreation department, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department boasts more than 2,000 acres of parks and miles of trails, as well as an arts center, dance center, nature center, greenway, and zoo.  Leisure Services staff work to enhance the quality of life for residents by offering diverse programs and facilities that meet the community’s needs and a place where all citizens can learn, create, and play.  ABSC partners with Leisure Services in running the Clarke County Dolphins summer swim team.