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Year-Round Recreational Programs for Adults and Youths  

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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 – Workout Room and Gym

  • 8:00am – 8:00pm    –   Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm    –   Wednesday
  • 12:00pm – 7:00pm  –   Saturday
  • Closed on Sunday

DEEP CREEK WATERPARK – 30 Rec Park Dr., Bryson City, NC.  28713



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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


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


  • 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 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • The child must have completed kindergarten and can not turn 12 years old before January 1 of the camp year.
  • August – Day Camp Ends
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Events Throughout the Year

  • Breakfast with Santa – held in December. Contact the Recreation Department for more details. 828-488-9273 EXT 2000.
  • 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 – Registration April 3rd – Games begin June 23rd
  • Daytime Tennis Courts
  • Senior Hike Fall and Spring

For all info contact 828-488-9273 EXT 2000

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Reservations for Private Events

Please contact the Recreation Department for private events.

Recreation Department
240 West Deep Creek Rd., Bryson City, NC.28713 
Mailing Address: PO Box 548
Bryson City, NC 28713

Taylor Woodard  –  Supervisor

828-488-9273 EXT 2000

Office Hours:
8:00 am – 12:00 pm closed for lunch till 1:00pm then open till 5:00pm Monday – Friday

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