Recreation & Parks

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"It is the mission of Southern Pines Recreation & Parks Department to serve, educate and enhance life for the citizens of Southern Pines. Maintain quality parks & recreational facilities and offering a variety of programs, athletics, and leisure activities for youth and adults."

Southern Pines Recreation and Parks
Fall-Winter Program Guide 2018-19

News Flash Trail Closed due to Storm Damage

Forest Creek Greenway Trail Temporarily Closed

Approximately 2.5 miles of Forest Creek Greenway Trail is closed for repairs of severe washouts and damage from hurricane storms. Closure extends from the end of Nick's Creek trail to just behind The O'Neal School. Repairs are underway.

Southern Pines Residents

Southern Pines residents receive resident rates for programs, athletics and activities. See resident definition for details. No Southern Pines resident child will be denied participation due to financial hardship.

Non-Resident Membership

A nonresident membership allows all immediate family members residing in your home to pay resident rates for Recreation Department programs, athletics and activities for one year from date of purchase. If you do not live in or own property in the city limits of Southern Pines, you may purchase a nonresident membership for $60 (non-refundable). Non-resident memberships DO NOT APPLY TO RENTALS.

Volunteer Benefit

As a small thank you to Recreation & Parks volunteers who provide at least 20 hours of service on an annual basis, we offer $20 of free programming. For more information: 910-692-2463.

Summer Intern Program

Recreation and Parks offers a paid 12 week internship. This programs provides one college student each summer with a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Recreation and Parks program.

Town of Southern Pines is Alcohol and Tobacco Free

Tobacco and Nicotine ordinance prohibits the use of Tobacco and Nicotine Delivery Products in Town Parks, Greenways, and Outdoor Athletic Facilities. The use of Alcoholic beverages is also prohibited.

Comprehensive Recreation & Parks Master Plan

Recreation, Parks and Greenways Master Plan adopted by Town Council on February 10, 2015.

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    Southern Pines First Eve Family New Years Celebration Bring family and friends to ring in the New Year (a bit early). Live music, carnival games, crafts,...
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  2. Thu Jan. 24

    Aquarium, Zoo and Science Museum - Adults 55 Plus Trip Experience the wonders of an aquarium, zoo and science museum in one place! Then Lunch at the Mayfl...
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  3. Thu Feb. 21

    Temple Theare production "Boeing-Boeing" - Adults 55 Plus Trip Swingin Bachelor Bernard couldn't be happier: a flat in Paris and engaged to three women that don't...
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