Hiawassee, Young Harris, Tate City

Towns         County

Walking Track
Work out room with tread mills, illepticals, free weights, TV's, etc.
The indoor basket ball courts also double as a pickleball court & conference center
Zumba  & Yoga Classes in session.  Come join in on the FUN!!!
Outdoor Ball Fields & Bleachers
The rec center is also home to the new Iwo Jima Flag Raising Veteran's Memorial.

Recreation & Conference Center

Pickle Ball - Basketball - Fitness Center - Walking Track - Outdoor Ball Fields
Stuart Nichols, Director
150 Foster Park Road
Young Harris, GA 30582
Phone:  706-896-2600
Website:  www.townscountyrec.com
Email:  tcrecreation2600@gmail.com 

Hours of Operation: 
Monday – Friday:              8:00 a.m  - 8:00 p.m
Saturday:                           9:00 a.m  - 4:00 p.m

U.S. Highway 76 to Mining Gap Road (Across the road from Dollar General) 5  miles west of Hiawassee or 3 miles east of Young Harris
The newly constructed  37,161 square foot Recreation and Conference Center consists of a gymnasium containing two regulation high school basketball courts with Sport Court flooring, a handicap-accessible, elevated walking track, fully motorized bleachers, backboards and dividing curtain including a 1,500 SF exercise area—which also allows for volleyball and pickle-ball.

 The 4,400 SF Conference Center has the ability to be physically and acoustically, subdivided into four (4) various sized spaces to accommodate audio/visual presentations, training seminars, and dance at the same time, and also opens onto an outdoor patio.  Located on Young Harris mountain with a direct view of Lake Chatuge, the facility has concessions space and large storage areas to easily accommodate conventions and events for up to 1,000 attendees.

Available Facilities at Center:
Indoor walking tract:  available to anyone over age of 10.
2 indoor basketball floors- available to anyone.
3 indoor pickleball courts – available to anyone.
Weights and cardiovascular equipment room – must be a resident of Towns County.
There is NO CHARGE for these amenities.
Also available is a conference and meeting room included with a full kitchen, audio and video equipment.  To inquire or rent this facility, please call the Commissioner’s office at 706-896-2276.

Outdoor facilities at this location include:  3 tennis courts, football/soccer field; 2 softball/baseball fields, and an open field space for various activities.

For information on summer camp schedules, ball schedules, calendar of events, and to register online for programs, visit www.townscountyrec.com

Come Exercise With Us
The Recreation Department also offers Yoga, Aerobics, Zumba, Dancing, and Pickleball exercise classes each week at the Center.  Schedules and fees are as follows:
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Instructor: Donna McAuliffe 706-781-4133
Fees:  $5.00 per class or $42.00 for 12 classes
Monday 10:30am - 11:30am
Friday 10:30am -11:30am

Instructor:  Deena Handy
Fees:  $15.00 per class or $35.00 per calendar month
Thursday 9:30am- 10:30am

Instructor:  Elena Wimpey
Fees:  $5.00 per class
Wednesday 10:00am -11:00am
Saturday 10:00am - 11:00am

Instructor:  Peggy Castorri Hutzel
Fees:  $9.00 drop in $27.00 per month
Tuesday 10:30am-11:15 am
Thursday 11:15am-12:00pm

Instructor:  Cynthia Lyles
***Class Location:  Old Recreation Center (900 US Hwy 76 W)
Tuesday 10:00am -11:00am
Thursday 10:00am- 11:00am

Instructor:  Peggy Castorri Hutzel
Location dependant on weather
Call 229-221-6405 for info

For these programs and any other information we can help you with, just call the Recreation Department at 706-896-2600.