Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department

2602 W. Vernon Avenue

Kinston, NC  28504

Upstairs - Woodmen Community Center

252.939.3332       Monday-Friday



Parks & Facilities

Woodmen Community Center

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


Click here for the Soccer Practice Schedule at Barnet Park


Click here to read the latest in Kinston's return to baseball!


STOP BY THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT (upstairs inside the Woodmen Community Center) and get yours today! 

Click here for the Fall Activities Flyer



Interested in joining our swim team? 

Click here for more information!


Click here for information on the Kinston Ultimate Frisbee League


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.


Pepsi Sprayground (Now Closed for the season)

NORMAL OPERATING HOURS:  (Weather Permitting)

Monday-Friday:  9:00am-5:30pm 

Saturday:  9:00am-5:30pm

Sunday: 12:30am-5:30pm

(Admission is $1.00/person) The sprayground is open Memorial Day through Labor Day (weather permitting).  Private birthday parties are offered nightly from 6pm-8pm. The cost is $75.00. Please call 939-3332 for more information.                                                   Pepsi Sprayground   

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.