For More Information about Programs or Activities for Adults 55+ Call or Visit:

Douglas Community Center
1185 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387
v. 910-692-7376
f. 910-692-1835
Emma Griffin:

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
November 2015
14th Annual Community Golf Days

The Southern Pines Recreation & Parks Department, along with local golf courses, will be offering our 14th Annual Community Golf Days to help raise money to improve the golf facilities at the Campbell House. Come out and join the fun! For more information

Fitness & Wellness
Our fitness and wellness programs and facilities allow Adults 55 Plus to improve and maintain their health while having fun. 

Fitness Equipment Room
Date: Monday - Friday
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fee: $10 residents /$20 nonresidents (six month cycle)
Location: Douglass Community Center
Get into shape in our Douglass Community Center fitness room. Equipment available includes: exercise balls, stretch bands, free weights, exercise tubing, universal machine, elliptical machine, stationary bikes, treadmill, Wii fit, and more. Fitness room is open during regular operating hours. You can not get a better deal than this for fitness equipment.
Adult Team Athletics
  • Industrial Basketball League - Winter
  • Church Softball League - Spring
Public Athletic Facilities
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Disc Golf
  • Green Space for Free Play
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaking
  • Pickleball
  • Raquetball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Walking, Hiking & Biking Trails
  • Volleyball
Fitness Walking in the Gym 
Date:        Each Monday - Friday
Time:        9:30-11:30 a.m. (During Traditional School)
Time:        5:30-6:30 p.m. (Summer)
Fee:          $10 residents / $20 nonresidents (six mo. cycle)
Location: Southern Pines Recreation Center

Walking is one of the best ways to exercise. It helps burn calories, builds muscle, releases endorphins, reduces the risk of heart disease, helps maintain healthy bones, controls blood pressure and...its fun!. Enjoy walking and meeting new people. Gyms are climate controlled.
Corn Hole
Date:        Any Monday - Friday
Time:        8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fee:          Free
Location: Douglas Community Center 

Corn Hole, also known as bean bag toss, corn toss, baggo, or bags, is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end.  A corn bag in the hole scores three points, while one on the platform scores one point. Play continues until a player reaches the score of 21. 
Call ahead of time to set up game. 
Sassy Tappers
Dates:      Mondays and Wednesdays
Time:       1:00 pm -2:30 p.m.
Fee:          $15 residents / $30 nonresidents (six mo. cycle)
Location: Douglass Community Center
Join us for a tap class for all skill level. Whether you are a beginner or have tapped your whole life, the benefits are healthy and fun!.
Advanced Tap
Dates:      Fridays
Time:       10:00 am -11:30 am
Fee:         $15 residents / $30 nonresidents (six mo. cycle)
Location: Douglass Community Center
Join us for an advance tap class. Tap dancing is a fun and exciting way to exercise!
Table Tennis
Date:       Tuesdays  (6 month cycle) *except
                *Thursdays for the second week of the month
Time:       7-9 p.m.
Fee:         $10 residents / $20 nonresidents
Location: Douglass Community Center
Table tennis is the most popular racket sport in the world, with over 300 million active members of governing associations worldwide. We use regulation tables, table tennis balls and rackets. Beginners and Advanced.
Park open 365 days
Time:            Dawn to Midnight, lighted courts
Fee:              Equipment Check-out is Free!
Location:     Memorial Park Shuffleboard Courts (2)
Equipment:  Check-out at DCC, Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm 
You can enjoy one of the most fun activities for free! Stop by the Douglass Community Center to check out a key and play shuffleboard at our Memorial Park location. We have two shuffleboard Courts. You can play day or night.
Fishing - Check-out a Rod & Reel
       Monday - Friday
Time:       8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fee:          Equipment Check-out is Free!
Location: Douglas Community Center

Want to go fishing or teach a child to fish but don't have a rod & reel?  Check out a Zebco 33 classic rod and reel for free during office hours. Take a trip to Reservoir Park or wherever you wish. Bring ID and fill out a check-out form. NC Fishing license rules apply.
Bocce Ball
             Park is open 365 days per year  Time:            Dawn to Midnight
Fee:               Equipment Check-out is Free!
Location:      Memorial Park
Equipment:  Check-out at DCC, Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm 
Bocce ball has been played since the 1500's and can be played with two players, teams and more! Can be played at DCC or on the court at Memorial Park.