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P.A.Y.S. Certification

ATTENTION: Parents & Guardians

It is mandatory that at least one parent or guardian for each child be certified. Without certification, your child will not be issued a uniform. PAYS certification is only required one time per year, per family.

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For your convenience, P.A.Y.S. Certification Program meetings have been scheduled for the following Mondays starting at 6:30PM at the Citizens Park Gymnasium on:

  • February 20th
  • March 6th
  • March 20th

Other P.A.Y.S. certification opportunities are available during office hours at the Jonathan Broxton Park Office. Please call 706/554-5210 to make your reservation. Space is limited. Without P.A.Y.S. certification, your child will not be issued a uniform. No exceptions!

PLEASE NOTE: At least one parent or guardian must attend the “P.A.Y.S.” certification program before the season begins. All fees must be paid at the time of registration. All participants wishing to register must do so by the above dates. Those who register after February 2, 2017 will be charged a $10 late fee. Your child will then be put on a waiting list and if an opening becomes available will be added to a team. The “Reduced Fee” Program is available, if you are registered by 02/02/2017. Optional “Recreation Accident Insurance” can be purchased for $6.00 per child. Refunds WILL NOT be issued once uniforms are ordered. Questions, comments, concerns???  We would love to hear from you!!! Please feel free to call us at 706/554-5210 or visit our website at for further contact information. You can also visit us on our FACEBOOK page at Burke County Recreation Department.

Contact us here:
465 Burke Veterans Parkway
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
Office: 706/554-5210


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Sponsors & Fees

Sponsorship Fees


Youth Softball…………….$200.00

Youth Baseball……………$200.00

Adult Softball………………..$385.00 (Plus $10 per person participation fee)

Flag Football…………………$150.00

Youth Football……………….$200.00

Youth Basketball……………..$175.00

Adult Basketball……………..$385.00 (Plus $10 per person participation fee)

Contact us here for more information:
Office: 706/554-5210
Fax: 706/554-6480
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465 Burke Veterans Parkway
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830

Employment Opportunities


The Burke County Recreation Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of Maintenance Laborer. Applicants may apply at the Burke County Commissioners Office in Room 205 of the Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, Georgia, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or at the Burke County Recreation Department, 465 Burke Veterans Parkway, Waynesboro, Georgia. Office Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. All applicants must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent and a valid Georgia driver’s license and able to pass a drug screening test. A background check will also be conducted on each applicant. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, July 6, 2017. Resumes can also be emailed to (Please type Maintenance Laborer Application in the subject.)

Recreation Department office hours are as follows:

Mon, Tues & Thurs — 9AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday — 9AM – 3PM
Friday — 9AM – 12PM

For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 706-554-5210 .