recreation and parks department


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The Spring Lake Recreation and Parks Department provides activities for people of all ages, with a strong emphasis on youth, through our recreation center, parks, walking trails, greenways, special activities, programs, events and other facilities. As you begin to fill your family's calendar, don't forget to include recreational opportunities the Town offers. We look forward to seeing you in our parks and programs!



The Spring Lake Multipurpose Community Center, located at 245 Ruth Street, is a state of the art facility that offers something for all ages. Adjacent to the Community Center is the Spring Lake Path to Fitness (The Walking Trail.) It is a safe and scenic way to get fit!


The Spring Lake Park System offers something for everyone of every age.  Park facilities include Mendoza Park, Wilson Avenue Park, Odell Road Park and Ruth Street Park.  From playground equipment to basketball courts to picnic tables to baseball fields, the Parks in Spring Lake are not only well maintained, they offer outdoor fun for all. Click here for a quick map of park locations.


The 2017 Spring Fling has come and gone. It was spectacular! Planning will start soon for the 2018 Spring Fling. Get excited. Vendors, make sure you are ready to grab your space - they will go fast! We can't wait!


The Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland County hasa home in the Spring Lake Rec Center. With daily activities for our youth, it is a great way to tie into our Recreational activities. For information pertaining to the Boys & Girls Club, please contact them directly at (910) 703 - 8925.


The Recreation and Parks Director is responsible for overseeing the entire Recreation and Parks Department for the Town which includes but is not limited to the Community Center, the network of Town park facilities, all recreational activities, the sports coordinated by the Town, inter-local agreements entered into by the Recreation Department, programs run out of the Recreation Department and related facilities, fitness room, budgeting and more. They are also responsible for coordinating special Town events and special gatherings.

Recreation & Parks Director: Sam Jones

Assistant Recreation and Parks Director: JC Combs


The Recreation and Parks Department can be contacted by phone, fax, mail or e-mail.
245 Ruth Street
Spring Lake, NC 28390
phone: (910) 436-0011
fax: (910) 436 - 2667

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