Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department

2602 W. Vernon Avenue

Kinston, NC  28504

WOW Community Center

252.939.3332       Monday-Friday



Parks & Facilities

Woodmen Community Center

  What's new in Parks & Recreation......

The Administrative Office will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.




Click here to see our Fall Activities Flyer!





Fall Junior Tennis Clinics (Ages 5-18)

Registration:  Monday-Thursday, September 1st-September 25th at the Recreation Administrative Office (upstairs in the Woodmen Community Center) Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5:30pm.

Dates:  October 5th-November 19th

Ages 5-7:  Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:15pm

Ages 8-12:  Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Ages 13-18:  Thursdays only from 7:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Fairfield Park Tennis Courts

Fee:  $25/participant

Contact:  Scott Alston @ 252-939-3336 or email at

We also offer tennis lessons for ages 6 and up (beginners-advanced).  Please contact Scott Alston at 939-3336 for more information!



The Lions Water Adventure will be open to the public on the following weekend hours: 

Weekend Hours:

Saturday, (8/29):  (11:30am-5:30pm)

Sunday, (8/30): (12:30pm-5:30pm)

Saturday, (9/5): (11:30am-5:30pm)

Sunday, (9/6):  (12:30pm-5:30pm)

Monday, (9/7): (11:30am-5:30pm) 

The water park will then close for the season. 

Please visit the website at for prices and more information or call 252-939-1330. 

Pepsi Sprayground (Fairfield Park) will be open to the public on the following weekend hours:

Operating Hours:

Saturday, (8/29): (9:30am-5:30pm)

Sunday, (8/30): 1:30pm-5:30pm

Saturday, (9/5):  9:30am-5:30pm

Sunday, (9/6):  1:30pm-5:30pm

Monday, (9/7):  9:30am-5:30pm

(Admission is $1.00/person)

Private birthday parties are offered nightly from 6pm-8pm through Labor Day Monday (Sept. 7th).  The cost is $75.00. Please call 939-3332 for more information.

                                                  Pepsi Sprayground   



Emma Webb Pool: Now Closed for the season.

Holloway Pool:  Now Closed for the season.

ALL ABOARD!!!  Take a fun ride around the park on the "Big Daddy's Express", located at the Neuseway Nature Park.

OPERATING HOURS: (weather permitting) 

Monday (Closed)    Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Sunday:  1:00pm-5:00pm 

Admission: $1.00/person.   For groups, birthday parties or special events, please contact the planetarium at 252-939-3302.

Kinston/Lenoir CountyParks & Recreation Department

The Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department operates 11 parks providing organized programs for adults and children, such as: arts and crafts, dance classes, golf, tennis, summer day camps, baseball, softball, volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, football, soccer, kickball and swimming. Two public outdoor pools are available, one at Emma Webb Park and one at Holloway Recreation Center.  The Woodmen Community Center has a state of the art indoor/outdoor pool (heated bubble in the winter) that is included with a Woodmen Community Center membership.  Adult activities are provided throughout the year including golf, tennis, basketball, softball, bridge, fitness classes, and dodgeball.   A Senior Olympics program is also active in the Spring and Fall. Call us at 252-939-3332 and get involved in the fun!

All Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation facilities are alcohol and tobacco-free.