Polk County Parks Logo 2018 - Copy105 N Peak St
PO Box 308
Columbus NC 28722
8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday

(828) 894-8199
(828) 894-2646 (pool)

The Polk County Parks and Recreation Department has collaborated with the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg to run most of our programming, including youth and adult sports, aquatics, and summer day camp. For more information or to register for these programs, please visit the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg's website.
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Click HERE for the Gym Schedule: Call ahead to check availability during Open Gym Times


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E-Mail: recreation@polknc.org

Laura Baird, Interim Director

E-Mail: lbaird@polknc.org

Letoya Twitty, Youth and Family Programs Director
E-Mail: ltwitty@spartanburgymca.org


We have a small wish list for the Recreation Department, if anyone would like to donate:
~outside group game equipment
~crafting supplies
~exercise equipment

~field guides
~outdoor education equipment: magnifying glasses, etc.

Any questions, please lbaird@polknc.org. Thank you for your continued support!

Our  Mission

To provide and maintain optimum recreational opportunities for all of the citizens of Polk County through its parks, facilities and programs. Facilities include Stearns Gym, Gibson Park and pool in Columbus, Searcy Park and Recreation Complex in Mill Spring.



Checking out the garden
Inspecting the students' garden at Sunny View Elementary, 2019