Parks and Recreation

Mission Statement

The mission of Anson County Parks and Recreation Department is to implement exciting and productive programs, which will enhance the overall quality of life for our citizens.

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Current Events

Summer Youth Sports Camp 2016

We are offering our annual summer youth sports camp at Little Park for ages 9-12. We will play variety of sports which include basketball, flag football and wiffleball. Pre-Registration is from now until Wednesday, June 15 and you can register at Little Park in Wadesboro. We will start on Monday, June 20 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. 

Kickball 2016

Registration for kickball for Boys and Girls Grades 3-6 will begin on Wednesday, May 18th and continue until Friday, July 1st.  You may come by the Parks and Recreation Office or register on line before the Friday, July 1st deadline.  The cost is $25.00 per person.

Little Park Pool 2016

The Swimming Pool at Little Park opens on Saturday, June 4th for our summer season.  We will be open only on the weekends until Tuesday, June 21.  Starting on June 21 our schedule will be Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun from 2:00-5:00pm.  $1.00 per person and we are closed on Mondays and Fridays for pool maintenance.

Swim Lessons 2016


Class #1: July 11 – 21              Class #2:  July 25 – Aug 4             Class #3:   Aug 8 – 18

8:00am – 9:00am Adult Swim Lessons

9:30am – 10:00am Youth Beginners

10:15am – 11:00am Youth Advanced

11:15am – 11:45am Parent and Child, Preschool

You can registered at Little Park in Wadesboro or from our website.

Jeff Waisner

Department Head / Director of Parks and Recreation, Building and Ground Maintenance


Wendell Small, CPRP

Aquatics Program Supervisor, Athletic Program Supervisor, Anson Thread Trail Coordinator


Morris Gatewood

Athletic Program Supervisor


Earl Rorie - Maintenance

Alan Clark - Maintenance


Calendar 2016

Tennis and Pickleball Courts 2016

Part Time Staff

  •  James Buchanon

  • Josh McLaurin


Anson Thread Trail

Anson County Boat Landing

5437 Plank Road

Wadesboro, NC 28170

Opens 7:00 am

Closes 8:00 pm

Little Park
845 Airport Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170