Facility Information

Reservations of designated Parks and Recreation Facilities are available to the public from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.. Designated facilities include; Old Cove Creek Gym & Complex Tennis Courts and Softball Fields; Optimist Park & Industrial Fields, and the Tot Lot, Complex, Industrial Field, Old Cove Creek School & Howard's Knob Picnic Shelters; the Complex Pool and the Complex Pool's Conference room.  The Optimist Clubhouse may be reserved Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm and Friday - Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm. Athletic facilities, may be reserved by contacting the Athletic Staff at 828-264-9511

Regulations for use include: reservations are offered to responsible individuals, groups, organizations and businesses, and a contract agreement form guaranteeing this reservation must be signed in person at the Watauga County Parks and Recreation office.  Fees are to be paid in advance to secure the reservation.  Persons who reserve facilities must leave them clean and undamaged or a penalty fee will be charged.  Alcoholic beverages & LOUD MUSIC are prohibited.

Facility Reservation Fees
Ball Field Please contact our office for pricing
All Park Shelters $10 per hour
Old Cove Creek Gym $20 per hour
$50 1/2 day - 4 hours 
$70 full day- 8 hours