About the Organization

The Wood County Recreation Commission was developed on September 27, 1945 by members of the Wood County Commission, City of Parkersburg, City of Vienna and the Wood County Board of Education. In 1985 Vienna withdrew from WCRC and developed Vienna Recreation. The mission of WCRC is to provide quality affordable recreation opportunities for residents of Wood and surrounding counties. We offer programming for people from all walks of life, but our central focus is very much found in making a significant impact on our youth. Many of our youth are struggling with a lack of positive, healthy activities and our goal is to expose them to low-cost activities that could transform into lifelong hobbies. Our goal is to be able to continue to do so without turning away the youth in which participate in our activities/programs even if they do not have the ability to pay.