Welcome to the City of Sumter Recreation Department — home of the Aquatics Center and Palmetto Tennis Center! It is our goal to enhance the quality of life for Sumter and surrounding communities by promoting healthy living and providing enriching activities for the individual and the family.

We Value:

  • Qualified staff by including the participation and contributions of each employee, and recognizing them as essential to accomplishing our mission;
  • Unique programs by implementing and fulfilling the needs while striving to set the standard for quality programs and services through leadership, vision and dedication to our work;
  • Ability to Partner by proactively creating opportunities and an atmosphere of cooperation with our local businesses, organizations, schools and patrons;
  • Leisure services by being responsible and efficient with our response to our patrons needs;
  • Inclusiveness by reducing physical, social and financial barriers to our programs, facilities and services;
  • Transformation by the smiles, healthy way of living and most of all;
  • YOU!