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Lester Norris

Civic Center Coordinator
Maxine Ramey


After School

After School program started on Monday, August 26th. The program runs Monday-Friday from 3:20-5:30 if there is school at Highlands School that day. In the event that there is no school or school dismisses early due to increment weather their will be no after school that day.

Fitness Center
Single Family
$150 $250 1 Year
$100 $175 6 Months
$70 $120 3 Months
$35 $60 1 Month
$20 $30 1 Week
$7 $15 1 Day


Softball | Baseball

Town and Zachary Field
$100 Per Day
$150 Per Weekend
$100 Deposit


Swimming Pool (828)526-1595

Adults $4.00

Children 12 & Under $3.00

Family of 5 or Less $7.00


            Individual $35.00

            Family $55.00

3 Months/Summer

            Individual $85.00

            Family $140.00


            Individual $250.00

            Family $425.00


Water Aerobics Packages

            Daily $4.00

            12 Visits $30.00


Pool Parties
Fri. - Sun. 6-8pm

Fee: $75 with $50.00 deposit required, non refundable if cancelled less than 2 days before or a no show.


Dive-In Movie Night

1ST Friday of every month
Call for movie title and prices


Highlands Hurricanes Swim Team

Must be able to swim one length of pool unassisted.  18 years old and under Call Steve Hott at (828)421.4121 or the Pool (828)526-1595 for more information.


$2.00 Hourly
Per Player
$60 for Season Pass


Monday, Wednesday & Thursday                                                                                                   10:30am-1:00pm                                                                                                                                          $2.00 a day or $20 a month 

Youth Sports Activity
Each program has registration fees
designated by the Countywide Association responsible for the program.
A birth certificate is also required

 The 2019 Macon County Girls Basketball season is officially here. We are excited to offer another year of basketball.  Here's some information in regards to Signups and Tryouts.

Ages: 5-14
Registration Fee: $35
(Players age as of August 31, 2019)
Registration:  Online Registration begins on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
         -Click the Registration Tab to begin the process
         -You can pay with Debit or Credit card.
         -To mail Registration Fee, please send to:
                  Macon County Girls Basketball
                  1288 Georgia Road
                  Franklin, NC 28734
Registration Dates
          -September 24, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm @ Macon County Community Building
          -October 1, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm @ Macon County Community Building
          -Tryouts will be held on October 12th at Mountain View Intermediate.  We'll communicate tryout times once we confirm the schedule.

Community Building Rental
Full Day (8-16 hours) $350
Half Day (4-8 hours) $200
Less than 4 hours Per hour $35
Full Day (8-16 hours) $1,000
Half Day (4-8 hours) $500
Less than 4 hours Per hour $100
Cleaning Fee — $75
Setup Fee — $50
Alcohol Served — $1,000
Alcohol not Served — $250


Civic Center Coordinator
Maxine Ramey

Civic Center Desk Attendant
Roberta Perkins

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Highlands Parks and Recreation Department

Mailing Address:
PO Box 460 | Highlands, NC 28741

Physical Address:
600 North 4th Street | Highlands, NC 28741

Phone | 828.526.3556
Fax | 828.526.5065

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Rental Facilities
We have the answer for all your birthday parties, anniversaries, showers, weddings and other special occasions at the Highlands Parks and Recreation Department and Civic Center. Call 828-526-3556 for rental information.

Meeting Rooms 25' x 45'


Arts & Crafts Room

1/2 Arts & Crafts Room

Gymnasium (Bleachers Only)

Gynasium (Bleachers & Chairs)


K/H Park
$250/day($100 deposit required non-alcoholic)

Picnic Shelter

Setup/ Take down (Civic Center)

Facility Attendant (after hours)


Classes & Programs

Heart Healthy Exercise | Yoga | Personal Training
Bridge | Marshall Arts
Fees are based on each program &
will be charged by the individual instructor per class.

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Town of Highlands

PO Box 460
Highlands, NC 28741
Phone: 828.526.2118
Fax: 828.526.2595

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For information on Dining, Lodging, Accommodations and Shopping, please visit:
The Highlands Chamber of Commerce