Waynesville Rec Center sets new attendance record

By Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department | Jan 06, 2017

The Waynesville Recreation Center had a record-breaking year in 2016 — A new attendance record of 149,600 was established. This beat the previous mark of 149,574 in 2009.

“We are very proud of this accomplishment,” said Rhett Langston, director of the Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department. “We would like to thank everyone for coming to the Waynesville Recreation Center in 2016 and hope you will continue to visit in 2017."

Langston said this was a complete team effort from the town of Waynesville.

“We could have not have accomplished this task without the Town of Waynesville mayor and aldermen, management, and all of the employees,” he said.

The Waynesville Recreation Center is open Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 7 p.m. Members get free child care, personal training and exercise classes.

For admission rates, pool hours and for more information, call 456-2030.