The western boundary of this 18-acre park is the South River where anglers of all ages may test their skill at fishing for bass, bluegill, catfish, and trout. In addition to fishing, the park provides a nice setting for picnics and softball. Basic Park has a newly renovated picnic shelter and also a softball field where adult softball leagues and tournaments can frequently be seen in play.
The field located at Basic Park is home to the coed softball league that begins in late April and continues through July. The field surrounding the softball diamond also serves as the practice site for the Waynesboro Quarterback Club, which benefits Waynesboro’s youth. Practice begins In August and continues through November.
The 45-by-55-foot picnic shelter typically houses approximately 10 picnic tables with seating for 88 people. This shelter has no electricity, no grill and no water. Shelters are rented by the hour for $15 or by the day for $80
Shelter reservations are high recommended for functions. Reservations may be made after January 1 of the year for April 1 to October 31.