To register for memberships or programs such as fitness classes, youth sports, or others, please CLICK HERE.

Watauga Community Recreation Center is OPEN. The hours are M-F 6am - 8pm, Sat 8am - 8pm, & Sunday Noon until 5. Pool hours vary check below in links for schedules.   


Important Watauga Community Recreation Center Links:

Facility Hours
* Fee Schedule
* Schedules


Watauga County Parks and Recreation NEW WEATHER LINE is 828-264-9512. Please call this number during inclement weather for an up-to-date status of games and clinics.

Visit our Facebook page for current game schedule changes or cancellations.

Watauga County Parks & Recreation reminder that the Howard's Knob Park is open May 1st - October 20th. Normal hours are 8:30am - 7:30pm daily.. We respectfully request everyone to honor these hours. You may be cited for trespassing if parked outside the gate. We appreciate everyone's cooperation.

Click here to view the Watauga County Parks & Recreation Comprehensive System-wide Plan

The Watauga County Parks and Recreation Office is located inside the new Recreation Center, located at 231 Complex Drive, Boone. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday though Friday.


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The Watauga County Parks and Recreation office is frequently hiring part-time positions. For information on positions currently available, check the county's employment opportunities page. Please check the county employment page for a list of current  part-time positions


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