Announcements & News
COUNTY OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
- 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.
2021 3v3 Basketball Tournament
Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department and Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department are partnering up to offer a 3 on 3 spring basketball tournament for youth. The Tournament will be divided into age groups as follows: 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14. Ages 9-10 will play at Fort Benjamin. All other age groups will play at Rotary Park in Morehead City. To register, or for more information, visit the following Program Pages:
Spring Break Camp
Spring Break Camp returns Monday, April 5th, 2021, and runs through Friday, April 9th! Join us at Fort Benjamin for a week of fun activities! Games, Crafts, STEM activities, and most importantly FUN! Open to kids age 6 to 10. Only $20 per day. Pre-registration is required. For more information, visit the Programs Page or call 252-222-5858.
Teen Night @ The Fort
Join us Friday, March 19th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Fort Benjamin for an evening of FUN! We will have MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS and MORE!!! This event is open for youth ages 12-15, registration is $5/participant. Don’t wait, register today! Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. To sign up, visit the Program Page.
Kids Cooking Class
A fun afternoon in the kitchen awaits your child! Join us March 29th at Fort Benjamin from 3:30 to 5:30 for a great opportunity to learn a few basic cooking skills, participate in some fun food games, and eat all your food creations! This program is open to children ages 6 to 9 years old. To register, visit the Program page.
Try Tennis @ Eastern Park
Grab a racket, learn the game!
Try Tennis Junior is a new tennis program for beginner juniors ages 11-16 years old. Spend more than six hours with a tennis instructor, and get a FREE junior tennis racquet, and FREE try tennis towel. Classes held April 5th through 9th, Monday through Thursday, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm and Friday 3:00pm to 5:00pm at Eastern Park Tennis Courts in Smyrna. To register, click here.
For more information contact Lynnette Worthington Livingston at Western Park Community Center 252-222-5836 or email email@example.com
Yoga For All
Yoga is beneficial at any age, but for seniors, a regular yoga practice will keep old age at bay. It helps us to reverse some of the aging process by gaining health, wellness, strength, and endurance. Senior Yoga Classes are held Thursdays at Western Park, from 9:30am to 10:30am, at the cost of $10 per person, per session. Open to all adults over 50! For more information, contact Registered Yoga Teacher Pat Sorrell at 919-740-7535, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chair Yoga is back at Western Park Community Center! Join us Thursday mornings beginning November 5th from 11:00am to 12:00pm for professional Chair Yoga guidance from instructor Pat Sorrell. Chair Yoga is open to all ages, and registration is only $10 per session. To register, contact Pat at email@example.com, or 919-740-7535.
Senior Games Registration
As of Monday, February 1st, 2021, registration for the 34th Annual Carteret County Senior Games & Silver Arts is open! Early Bird Registration for this year's Senior Games will run through March 12th, 2021, and costs only $15. The games will be held April 12th to May 12th. Registration assistance will be available on March 5th at Fort Benjamin, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Registration forms can be found here. For more information, contact Darlene at 252-222-5858.