Check out Craven County Recreation and Parks Upcoming Events!

Craven County Recreation and Parks

Youth Volleyball Clinics at HJ Macdonald Middle School.  Session 1:  January 24 and Session 2:  February 7. Ages 8-11 yrs go from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and ages 12 – 15 yrs go from 12 – 2 p.m. Instruction will be given on passing, serving, game management and much more.  For Registration information, call Mark Seymour at 252-636-6606 or Instructor Al Lee.

The 2015 Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts will be held April 20 – May 1 at various locations in Craven County. Senior Games are for individuals 50 and over featuring competition in many Olympic type sports. Silver Arts registrants can participate in Heritage, Literary, Performing or Visual Arts. Registration packets may be picked up from the Craven County Recreation & Parks Department at 406 Craven Street. The early registration deadline is March 13 and the late deadline is March 20. For more information, contact Mark Seymour.

Golf Lessons starting Tuesday, March 31 at The Emerald Golf Club. Classes are from 6 – 7p.m., every Tuesday, for four weeks. Fee for the class is $75 per registrant or $140 for two from a family. We will cover fundamentals of the game:  Set-up, putting, chipping, pitching, full swing, rules and etiquette. Pre-registration is required-space is limited. Call Mark Seymour at 252-636-6606.

Co-ed Softball League. The deadline to enter a team is Wednesday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m. Team fee is $350, which is due at the time of registration. League play begins Friday, April 17.  Contact Mark Seymour.

Men’s Softball League. The deadline to enter a team is Thursday, April 2 at 5:00 p.m. Team fee is $400, which is due at the time of registration. League play begins Tuesday, April 14. Call Mark Seymour.

Kickball League. The deadline to enter a team is Wednesday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. Team fee is $175, which is due at the time of registration. League play begins Wednesday, April 15. All games will be played on Wednesday nights at Creekside Park. For more information, contact Matt Brown at 252-636-6606.

Zumba Classes at Trent Park Elementary School. Classes are from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Fee for the class is $50 per registrant for the 10 week class. Pre-registration is required-space is limited. For more information, contact Billy Wilkes at 252-636-6606.

Craven County Recreation & Parks Department is sponsoring youth and adult beginner tennis lessons. Dates TBD based on interest in both classes. Pre-registration is required as class space is limited. For more information, contact Billy Wilkes.

Kayaking class starting Thursday, March 19 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Creekside Park. The class will run every Thursday for four weeks. Cost for the class is $50 per person. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Mark Seymour.

Special Olympics Craven County has begun sports training for the 2015 season. We are always looking for volunteers, as well as coaches in the New Bern and Havelock areas. Sports currently being offered for the spring season are bowling, basketball, bocce, and aquatics. We also have our annual Spring Games competition on Thursday, May 7. Anyone interested in getting involved in any of these, or any other Special Olympic sports, contact Matt Brown.

kayak fishing class on May 12 at the Emergency Operations Center.  Class will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and will be taught by Captain Jerry Dilsaver. Cost for the class is $25 per person. For more information you can call Eddie Games at 252-636-6606.

Spring/Summer Vanceboro Youth Volleyball League for girls. League play will begin in May and will be played every Tuesday and Thursday through June. Location for the league is Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School. Cost per player is $45. For more information, contact Matt Brown.

Visit the Craven County Recreation and Parks website for detailed information about upcoming activities and events.

Submitted by: Abigail G. Wilson, Craven County Recreation and Parks

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