Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department

Parks & Facilities

Athletics

The Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department supports a wide range of athletic programs for year-round activity for practically all ages. With so many opportunities, you're bound to find the right one. Call 252-939-3332 for more information and current programs.

See our Annual Timeline page...

 

Football

The Football program is for youth ages 7-12. Age control date is November 1st of the current year.

Flag Football
(Ages 7-9)
Registration: August
Games: Sept.-Nov. at Fairfield and Holloway

Tackle Football
(Ages 10-12)
Registration: August
Games: Sept.-Nov. at Fairfield and Holloway

Soccer

The Spring/Fall Soccer program is for youth ages 4-13. Currently played at Barnet Park and various county facilities.

Under 6: Ages 4-5  
Under 8: Ages 6-7
Under 10: Ages 8-9
Under 12: Ages 10-11   
Under 14: Ages 12-13

Fall Soccer
Registration: August
Games: September-November

Pink Hill Soccer: (6U, 8U, 10U, 12U)
Registration: September
Games: September-November at Pink Hill

Moss Hill Soccer: (6U, 8U, 10U, 12U)
Registration: September
Games: September-November at Moss Hill

Spring Soccer @ Barnet Park
Registration: February
Games: March-April

Golf

Bill Fay Par-3 Golf Course Operation Hours:
Jan.-Mar., Monday -Sunday 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Apr.-Dec., Monday-Sunday 9:00 a.m. till dusk.

$2.00 for 18 holes. Season passes available. Golf clubs and balls available for rent.

Call 939-3332 for more information.

Basketball

The Basketball program is for ages 7-Adult. Games are played in each district and played in several gymnasiums. Age control date is January 1st of the current year. Call 252-939-3340 for more information.

Youth Basketball: (Ages 7-16)
Registration: November
Games: December-March in each district.

Termite (7-9)
Midget (10-12)
Intermed. (13-14)
Juniors (15-16)

Men’s Open Basketball League
Winter: (Ages 18 and over)
Registration: October
Games: January-March at Moss Hill

Spring: (Ages 18 and over)
Registration: March
Games: April-June at Holloway

Summer: (Ages 18 and over)
Registration: June
Games: July-August at Fairfield

Church Basketball: (Ages 18 and over)
Registration: January
Games: Jan.-March at Southwood, Contentnea and Fairfield

Baseball

Opening Day 2008 - HitThe Baseball program is for ages 5-15. Age control date is April 30th of the current year. Leagues are offered in each district for ages 5-12. All games for ages 13-15 are played at Bill Fay Park.

 

League Ages
Cal Ripken T-Ball (5-6)
Cal Ripken Rookie (7-8)
Cal Ripken Minor (9-10)
Cal Ripken Major (11-12)
Prep (13)
Juniors (14-15)

 

Youth Baseball: (Ages 5-15)
Registration: March
Games: April-July at each district

Tennis

Junior tennis clinics taught throughout the year (ages 7 - 18). Call (252) 939-3345 for more information.

Softball

Girls Fastpitch Softball
(Ages 7-16) Age control date is January 1st of the current year. Teams are from each district.

 

Ages
 8 & Under (7-8)
10 & Under (9-10)
12 & Under (11-12)
14 & Under (13-14)
16 & Under (15-16)  

 

Registration: March
Games: May-July in each district

Men’s Open League
(Ages 18 and over)
Organizational Meeting: April
Games: May-July at Barnet and Bill Fay Park

Men’s Church League
(Ages 18 and over)
Organizational Meeting: April
Games: May-July

Women’s Open League
(Ages 18 and over)
Organizational Meeting: April
Games: May-July at Holloway

Aquatics

Swim Lessons for ages 3 - adult.
Beginners and advanced swimming are taught at Emma Webb Pool June-August.

Daily Admission for Pools

Ages 12 & under: $0.75
Ages 13 to 17: $1.50 Ages
18 & Up: $2.00.

Pool Hours - Public Swim: (May-August)
Emma Webb: 2-5 p.m. Mon. - Fri. 1-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
Holloway: 2-5 p.m. Mon. - Fri. 1-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun.

Disc golf

Barnet Park features an excellent 18-hole disc golf course, which winds its way through the woods around the park. It is open to anyone and players of all skill levels are welcome.

The local club hosts monthly mini tournaments, the first weekend of each month, alternating Saturdays and Sundays. They also host weekly random-draw doubles each Tueday evening during daylight savings time. In mid-May, the King's Cup is a PDGA-sanctioned Pro/Am tournament held at Barnet Park. Other events, including the Kinston Ice Bowl, are also held throughout the year.

For a schedule of monthly disc golf events and more information visit www.kinstondiscgolf.com


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