Rental & Fee Information

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelter Rental Fees: $20.00 for 2 hours and $5.00 for each additional hour

James F. Crowe Park Shelters: Forest City Shelter, Dogwood Shelter, Cone Shelter, White Oak Shelter and Jaycee Shelter


Hardin Road Park Shelter: One Shelter


Amenities: All shelters have grills and most of the shelters will hold up to 60-70 people


Ball Fields

Ball Field Rental Fees:

  • Use Of Field: $20.00 for 2 hours and $5.00 for each additional hour
  • Lights (per field/per hour): $15.00 (if needed)
  • Entire Park Full-Day Rental: $500.00


Tournament Fees: (Deposit due at time of reservation)

  • Use Of Field (per day): $75.00
  • Lights (per field/per hour): $15.00 (if needed)
  • Clean-Up Deposit: $40.00
  • Employee (per hour): $30.00


Callison Gymnasium/Cool Springs Gymnasium

Gymnasium Fees:

  • Gym Rental (per hour): $10.00
  • Gym lights (per hour): $10.00
  • Employee (per hour) (required during rental): $30.00


* We only rent gyms for basketball tournaments.


Callison Center Weight Room

Membership Fee: $10.00 (per month)


Free Senior Citizen Exercise at Callison Gym

Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30

Call Myra at 828.248.5220 with questions.


Clay Street Pool at Callison Recreation Center

One-Time Visit Fees:

  • Children under 5 years: free w/ paid adult
  • Children 5-17 years: $3.00
  • Adults 18 and over: $5.00


Season Membership Fees:

  • Individual: $75.00
  • Family up to 5 members: $100.00 ($10.00 for each additional person)         
  • Pool Rental: $75.00


Pool Party Rental Fees/Information:

  • Pool Parties are only on Fridays after 7:00PM and Saturdays and Sundays after 6:00PM. All parties must be over before 10:00PM.

  • The $75.00 deposit must be received within two weeks of the reservation.

  • The party must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to the party date.

  • Lifeguard Fee After Hours: $15.00 per guard per hour
  • You are required to have a minimum of two lifeguards on duty at your pool party.

  • If you have more than 40 people in the pool area, you are required to have a third lifeguard. The ratio is one guard for every 20 people. We only use the Town Of Forest City's certified lifeguards.


Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons Fees/Information:

  • $25.00 per child for 10 hours of instruction
  • Must be at least 5 years old
  • We start taking registrations on May 1st


Adult Basketball

  • Men's Church League: $425.00 (per team)
  • Men’s Civic League: $40.00 (usually played during the winter months) 
  • Men’s Summer Civic League: $35.00 (if the program is offered)


Summer Camps

  • Basketball Camp: $25.00 per child per session

  • Golf Camp: $25.00 per child per session

  • Tennis Camp: $25.00 per child per session

  • Volleyball Camp: $25.00 per child


Special Events

Co-Sponsored Information:

  • Football: Call 828.248.5220 for contact information

  • Little League Baseball: Call 828.248.5220 for contact information

  • Swim Team: Call 828.248.5220 for contact information
  • YBOA and Youth Basketball: Call Larry Ross at 828.247.6102


For all other questions, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 828.248.5220.