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COUNTY OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

As of Monday, September 14th, 2020: In accordance with Phase 2.5 of the North Carolina Coronavirus Response, all Carteret County Parks & Recreation locations are currently open to the public, at limited capacity. All open areas, fields, trails, beach access points, playgrounds, and public restrooms are open for daily use.
In addition, the following facilities will be open during designated operating hours:
  • Carteret County Parks & Recreation Main Office: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. For more info, call:
    (252) 808-3301.
  • Fort Benjamin Recreation Center: Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm, Sat. 9am-2pm. For more info, call:
    (252) 222-5858.
  • Western Park Community Center: Mon-Sat, based on schedule of events. For more info, call:
    (252) 222-5836.
Shelter are open to parties of 50 or less, and can be reserved here

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

We’re excited to announce our inaugural Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament, scheduled for Friday, September 25th from 3:30-5:00 at the Fort Benjamin Bandshell. This tournament is open to all Middle and High School aged students. The Tournament will be single-elimination, Singles game type, maximum of 24 players. Pizza will be served. The cost of registration is $5 per participant. For more information, contact Jimmy Burch, at jimmy.burch@carteretcountync.gov, or call 252-808-3301. To sign up, visit the Program Page.

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park is for all levels of yoga. From novices to seasoned yogis joining, learning and teaching each other in an early morning yoga flow class.
We will meet at Ft Benjamin Park, 100 McQueen Blvd. Newport NC. every Tuesday at 8am through the summer. This class is for anyone with the desire to practice yoga.
*** YOU MUST REGISTER MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE 9PM. ****
To Register text: 919-740-7535
We will meet by the left side of the building. The cost is $10. Bring your own mat and any props you may need. It will be turning hot, so don't forget your water.

Additional Information

For a complete list of programs, exercise classes, activities and more, visit our Programs tab located at the top of the page. From there you will find a detailed schedule of each program we are currently offering. You can also create an online account to make future registration fast and convenient!

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