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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Jeff Waisner - Department Head, Director of Parks and Recreation, Building Maintenance

Phone: 704-694-4327 or 704-695-2550

Wendell Small, CPRP - Aquatic / Athletic Program Supervisor

Phone: 704-694-5868 or 704-695-2782

Morris Gatewood - Athletic Program Supervisor

Phone: 704-694-5751

Anson Thread Trail

Anson County Kayak / Canoe Launch on the Rocky River

5437 Plank Road

Wadesboro, NC 28170

Directions: Take Hwy 52 North from Wadesboro to Ansonville. Take a left onto Plank Road in Ansonville and continue on Plank Road until you reach the Rocky River. Our Boat Landing is on the left.

Summer Hours are 7:00am - 7:00pm. Rules are posted at the Boat Landing.

Calendar 2015

Tennis Courts 2015

Part Time Staff

  •  James Buchanon

  • Josh McLaurin


Little Park

845 Airport Road

Wadesboro, NC 28170


Program Fees

Youth Football                 $30.00

Youth Soccer                   $25.00

Youth Baseball                 $25.00

Girls Softball                     $25.00

Youth Basketball               $25.00 

Youth Swim Lessons         $18.00  *Summer