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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Anson County Parks & Recreation: OPEN GYM


This summer Parks & Recreation will be offering an Open Gym at Wadesboro Elementary School Gym for kids aged 10 to 15 years old. Here we will be playing Basketball, Football, Whiffle ball, Kickball, and a variety of other sports to keep kids engaged and active throughout the summer months.

-Starting on June 11th, Open Gym will be held Tuesdays through Thursdays from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, each week except for July 2nd-4th, and will end on July 25th.

-Each child must pre-register with their names, birthdate and at least one Emergency Contact

-To participate a child must be aged 10 before June 1, 2019 and cannot turn age 16 before July 8th



If you have any questions please contact the Parks & Recreation Department:

Jeff Waisner: (704) 695-2550

Wendell Small: (704) 695-2782

Allen Jackson II: (704) 694-5751


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Duke VS Carolina

Who will win it All......

Tennis and Pickleball Courts

Jeff Waisner

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

FT Staff - Wendell T Small


FT Staff - Allen Jackson II


FT Staff - Earl Rorie - Maintenance

FT Staff - Alan Clark - Maintenance

Anson County Boat Landing at Plank Road

***Anson County Boat Landing***

The Carolina Thread Trail boat landing at plank road suffered damage during Hurricane Florence. We are on our summer schedule. Gates open at 8:30am and close at 8:00pm. For more information,

Jeff Waisner 704-695-2550, Wendell Small 704-695-2782, Allen Jackson 704-694-5751.

Part Time Staff

Little Park
845 Airport Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170



Pool Opens JUNE 8th


Anson County Parks & Recreation’s Pool will open for public swimming on Saturday June 8th at 2:00 PM. Parks & Recreation has spent the better part of this winter remodeling the pool deck and floor, for the first time in 20 years! We are really excited to see how the citizens of this county react to the improvements that we have made around the pool.

Pool Hours:

Sunday: 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM       

Wednesday: 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM

Thursday: 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM     

Friday: CLOSED

Saturday: 2:00 PM – 4:50 PM

Admission: $1 per person.