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 offices will be closed December 24-26 (Wednesday-Friday) for the Christmas holiday. We will open for normal office hours on Monday, December 29th - Wednesday, December 31st from 8:30-5:30. The office will close again on Thursday, January 1 for the New Year. We hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! H New Year!





Pepsi Sprayground (Fairfield Park) is now closed for the season.

The Lions Water Adventure is now closed for the season.

                             Pepsi Sprayground

       Emma Webb Pool:  (Now closed for the season).

       Holloway Pool:        (Now closed for the season).


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

Operating Hours:  (The train is temporarily closed due to maintenance). 

Admission: $1.00/person.

For groups and special events, please contact the planetarium at 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 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.