Waynesville Recreation Center to close for maintenance

The Waynesville Recreation Center will close for routine maintenance work from Sept. 12-18. The center will reopen on Sept. 19 at 5 am.

The pool will also be closed from Sept. 10 to Sept. 25. The lap pool will reopen on Sept. 26 at 5:30 am and the water park will reopen at 11 am. Both pools will be resurfaced and a new deck installed during the closing period.

For more information call the center at 828.456.2030 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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