Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department

2602 W. Vernon Avenue

Kinston, NC  28504

WOW Community Center

252.939.3332       Monday-Friday



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Woodmen Community Center

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GET WET this summer at the Pepsi Sprayground, the Lions Water Adventure or the city pools! 

Pepsi Sprayground:

Operating Hours:

Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:30pm

Sunday, 1:00pm-5:30pm

Lions Water Adventure: (Open to the public)

Operating Hours:

Monday-Saturday, 11:30am-5:30pm

Sunday, 12:30pm-5:30pm

(Please visit the Lions Water Adventure website for admission prices, party packages and rentals or call 252.939.1330).

Emma Webb Pool: (opens Thursday, June 12th, 2pm-5pm)

Operating Hours:   

Monday-Friday:  2pm-5pm

Saturday/Sunday:  1pm-5pm

Holloway Pool:(opens Monday, June 16th, 2pm-5pm)

Operating Hours:

Monday-Friday:  2pm-5pm

Saturday/Sunday: 2pm-5pm


All Aboard!!!  Take a ride on the "Big Daddy's Express", located at the Neuseway Nature Park.

Operating Hours:(weather permitting)

Tuesday-Friday: 1pm-5pm; Saturday: 9:30am-5:00pm; Sunday:  1pm-5pm. Admission: $1.00/person.

(Closed on Mondays).

Do you love to dance? Do you enjoy working out? We have the program just for you- Zumba!! Zumba is the Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance-fitness-party. Not a dancer?  We also offer yoga, kick boxing, aerobics, spinning and other fitness classes at the Woodmen Community Center.  Stop by the "member services desk" to pick up the latest schedule for classes. Not a member?  Day passes are sold for a small fee.  For more details or information, please contact the Woodmen Community Center's Member Services Desk at 252- 939-1330.

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 scheduled thoughout the year including golf, tennis, basketball, softball, bridge, aerobics, dodgeball, line dancing and senior outings. A Senior Olympics program is also active in the Spring and Fall. Call us and get involved in the fun!

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