The City’s Parks and Recreation Department provides for maintenance and operation of all City park and recreation facilities. The Parks and Recreation Department has no employees and all maintenance work is performed by Public Works Department personnel. The City of Marion does not provide recreational programming. Such programs are provided by McDowell County and the Maxwell M. Corpening, Jr. Memorial YMCA for City and County residents. For more information about recreation programs, please contact the McDowell County Parks and Recreation Department at 652-3001 or the Corpening YMCA at 659-9622.
For more information about City parks and recreational opportunities, please contact City Hall at (828) 652-3551 or the Public Works Department at (828) 652-4224. A list of rules pertaining to each facility is posted at each park location.