The Recreation and Parks Department sponsors an array of sports for youth of all ages.  The program is very successful.  Each year, it grows.  Residents and non-residents can participate in the various sports the program hosts. To learn about current sports programs, to see if registration is still being being accepted, for current schedules or any other sports related inquiry, please contact the Recreation Department or see a member of the Recreation Staff.

In order to be successful, there are certain expectations and conduct required of players, coaches, fans, volunteers and spectators.

For convenience of players and parents, a RAIN OUT number has been set up.  In the event of inclement weather, feel free to call the Recreation Department or the RAIN OUT mailbox at (910) 703 - 8926 for up-to-date information pertaining to weather related practices and games. TXT alerts are also available.  Text SPLKREC to 84483 for txt weather updates.






The success of the Spring Lake Recreation and Parks Department depends greatly on the collaborative efforts of staff, parents and players.  If you would like to help volunteer with your child's team or know someone who would, call Nelson Pate, Program Coordinator at (910) 703 - 8924.

The Spring Lake Recreation and Parks Department is more than just youth Athletics.   It is a thriving Department committed to the well being and enrichment of the entire community. While sports is a primary focus, the Spring Lake Recreation and Parks Department offers many services which caters to everyone. For more information on many of the activities  and parks not listed on this page, Click here.

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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.

  • Recreation & Parks Director: Sam Jones
  • Assistant Recreation Director: JC Combs
  • Program Coordinator: Nelson Pate

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

Sr. Ctr. phone: (910) 497-7700
fax: (910) 436 - 9163

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