Anderson Recreation Complex, 1107 North Murray Avenue, Anderson, SC 29625, (864) 231-2232.
The Recreation Center opened in June 2006 and includes 32,000 square feet of space. Within the Center itself there are two gymnasiums, multi-purpose rooms available for rental, an indoor walking track (1/10 of a mile), fitness and strength equipment which includes treadmills, ellipitical trainers, upright and recumbent bikes, GOGA machines, and individual weight machines to work specific body parts. The workout area has a Smith Machine and a rack of dumbbells ranging from 5lbs. to 75 lbs. Yearly membership and day passes are available.
The $5.2 million facility was funded through the Hospitality Fee collections and is ADA accessible. The Complex itself is 25 acres and has 3 lighted youth baseball/softball fields and one lighted multi-purpose field. There are two smaller unlit baseball fields and over 200 parking spaces available. There is a 1300 square-foot, ADA accessible shelter with restrooms, picnic table seating for 50 along with an outdoor grilling area available to rent. The play structure and swings make this an ideal location for birthday parties, family reunions or business outings. PLEASE NOTE: The restrooms and playground areas remain open to the public at all times.
Future plans include two additional baseball/softball fields, scoring tower with restrooms and concessions and additional parking.