Gainesville, GA
An Olympic Legacy
The site of the 1996 Olympics is located at 3105 Clarks Bridge Road on Lake Lanier. The boathouse, timing tower and race course remain as a permanent legacy and gift to the local community. The venue is host to year-round competitions, training and special events.

Clarks Bridge Park

Site of the 1996 Olympics
Located at 3105 Clarks Bridge Road on Lake Lanier

The Lake Lanier Rowing Club and Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club use the facility for their year round programs and training. Championships competitions, Regattas and festivals are held annually, and athletes come from across the country and world to train.
 
The Venue is co-owned by the City of Gainesville and Hall County, and is leased to the Gainesville Hall ‘96 Foundation. The construction of the facility was funded by ACOG and the land belongs to the Corp of Engineers.  Gainesville Parks and Recreation and Hall County Parks and Leisure Services assist with maintenance of the buildings and grounds and are the liaison with the city and county governments.

Rentals are available through the Lake Lanier Rowing Club 770.287.0077 or the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club 770.287.7888.

Amenities

Picnic Tables Boat Ramp
Beach Area  

Directions

From I-985, take exit 24, go left at end of ramp, go ½ mile, take right onto Limestone Parkway, go approximately 2 miles, take right onto Clarks Bridge Road. Go 2 miles, cross the bridge and Clarks Bridge Park will be on the left.