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 Recreation offices will be closed on

Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday. 




To all baseball/softball parents and participants: 

Players who have registered to play city/county baseball and softball have been put on teams and coaches are now in the process of calling their players.  If you have not heard from a coach, please contact the following:

Moss Hill/Pink Hill/LaGrange:  Bryan Dawson (939-3339).

Southwood/Contentnea/Banks:  David Grimes (939-3341).

Softball:  Thurman Pate (939-3340 or 560-1573)

T-Ball (Bill Fay):  Jenny Hatcher (939-3338)

Main number:  939-3332 





         CHECK BACK SOON FOR A LOOK AT ALL                                   OF OUR SUMMER ACTIVITIES!!








Sign up now to work as a lifeguard with the Kinston-Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department! Check out the 2014 Lifeguard Class Schedule!   Contact Galen Treble @ 252-939-3345 for more information.


Take a ride on the "Big Daddy Express" located at the Neuseway Nature Park.  The train is now open for the season (weather permitting). 

Normal Operating Hours (starting in April): Tuesday-Friday: 1pm-5pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm (weather permitting).  Call 252-939-3302 to reserve school field trips, group rides or birthday parties!   Admission is $1.00/person. 

                                            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.