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Year-Round Recreational Programs for Adults and Youths

The Swain County Recreation Department provides year-round programs for Adults and Youths and includes outdoor areas as well as an indoor recreation facility. Resources include basketball, soccer, football, tennis, free weights, playground, swimming, skateboarding and baseball. The indoor facility also has a meeting room for community use. We also work with Little League and Senior Games programs, and sponsor events such as the Santa Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt.

Swain County Recreation Office

  • 8:00am – 12:00pm closed an hour for lunch, open 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Swain County Recreation Indoor Facility

  • 4:00pm – 8:00pm    –   Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 12:00pm – 7:00pm    –  Saturday

Swain County has openings for lifeguards. This is temporary summer work. Must be flexible with hours and able to work week-ends. Pay is $12.00 hourly. Applications can be picked up and returned to the Swain County Administration Building or the Recreation Department.  Or click here to open a Job Application.   For questions call Jim Brown at 828-488-6159.

*The Swain County Swimming Pool is CLOSED

Opens Memorial Day Weekend and closes at the beginning of the school year.
The Pool Weekly Schedule When Open:

Monday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm
Day Camp 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pool party 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Tuesday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Family night 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Wednesday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Day Camp 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pool party 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Thursday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pool party 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Friday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Day Camp 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pool party 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Saturday
Lap swim 10:00am – 11:00am
Open swim 11:00am – 2:00pm, 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pool party 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Sunday
12:00pm – 2:20pm, 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Pool Annual Season Swim Passes: Rates
$150 – Family of 4.     $10 each per additional member.
$75 –  For individuals.
$2 –   Daily rate.
FREE – 5 Years and younger.    Family night $1

Pool can be reserved for parties – call 828-488-6159

Swimming lessons are also available. Signups begin in April – call the Rec Park at 828-488-6159 for more details.

Baseball and Softball

  • Little League is sponsored by Jackson County and Swain County Youth Association.
  • Information and registration can be found at  Sports Connect.
  • Fee Schedule – call for prices
  • For more information contact Curtis Lambert at 828-226-0061.

Basketball

Youth Basketball Sign-ups

  • Age: Must be 5 years old on or before August 31 and can not turn 14 on or before August 31.
  • WHEN: November 1 – 30
  • TIME: Monday through Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • WHERE: Swain County Recreation Department 828-488-6159
  • AGES: 5 – 13 years old

Soccer

  • Swain County Soccer is sponsored by Camp Living Water. Call Josh Sasscer at 828-488-6012 or Scott Cline at 828-736-0455, or visit the Camp Living Water for details.
  • Call for schedule
  • Where: At the Camp Living Water Office
  • Call for prices, scholarships are available.

Day Camp

  • Day Camp – Sign-up begins January 1 and runs until June 1 or until all slots are filled. Be sure to sign up early!  Hours:  Monday-Friday 7:30am – 5:30pm
  • The child must have completed kindergarten and can not turn 12 years old before January 1 of the camp year.
  • August – Day Camp Ends

Events Throughout the Year

  • Breakfast with Santa – held in December. Contact the Recreation Department for more details. 828-488-6159.
  • Spring and Fall Hikes – contact the rec park office for dates, times, and locations of hikes
  • Easter Egg Hunt – held in March at the Swain County Rec Park

Adult Recreation Programs

  • Adult Pickleball Mon., Wed., Fri. 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Adult Co-Ed Softball April 27 – June 30
  • Daytime Tennis Courts
  • Senior Hike Fall and Spring

For all info contact 828-488-6159

Reservations for Private Events

Please contact the Recreation Department for private events.

Recreation Department
30 Rec Park Dr. 
Mailing Address: PO Box 548
Bryson City, NC 28713

Jim Brown  –  Supervisor
Phone:828-488-6159
Phone:828-488-6160
Fax:828-488-6292
Email: RecPark@swaincountync.gov 

Office Hours:
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed till  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

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