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Father Daughter Dance - SOLD OUT

REGISTRATION CLOSED - SOLD OUT!  Join us for an evening of dancing, fun and refreshments for Fathers and Daughters of all ages Saturday February 8, 2020 at Ft. Benjamin Recreation Center in Newport 6pm-8pm.  Register now through January 24 and pay only $15 per family.  Registrations received January 25-February 1 will be $25 per family.  Register here!

Spring Tennis Western Park

Game, Set, Match. Tennis classes are back at Western Park! Classes are offered to all ages ranging from 3 years old to adult. Come join us to learn the sport that can be played throughout your lifetime. To register for classes click here. For more information contact Lynnette Worthington Livingston at 252-222-5836. See you on the Courts!

Glow In The Dark Capture The Flag

Now offering Down East (Eastern Park)! FREE EVENT

Love the classic outdoor game Capture the Flag? Imagine playing it with glow in the dark lights! Bring a friend or two and join in on the fun January 31st. All ages are welcome, those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A SIGNED WAIVER. Drop off is at 5:30 pm and pickup by 7 pm. Location: Eastern Park Football Field, 450 Hwy 70 Smyrna, NC 28579. Register here 

Kid's Night Out

Bring the kids to a fun-filled night with their friends! We will have food, a movie, games and loads of fun! Time 6pm-8pm and cost is $10 per child ages 5-12. Come join us at The Bridge Down East on February 28th for this special event. Register here


Currently, Senior and Chair Yoga classes are taking place at Western Park Community Center. Yoga will benefit everyone! Improve your health, wellness, strength and endurance in just a few classes. Registered instructor, Pat Sorrell will help you reach your goals. For more information including prices, dates & times, visit our programs tab. Contact: 919.740.7535 or 252.222.5836 with any questions.

Dance Fitness

Mix your dance routine with a cardio/strength workout that will improve your range of motion and boost energy levels! Dance Fitness is for anyone who loves music, movement and wants a fun workout. Join certified instructor, Cora Brown-Green at Fort Benjamin Recreation Center on Monday & Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 pm. You pick your price, $4 per class or $25 a month. It's fitness like no other!

Beginner Martial Arts

Grand Master Dong's Martial Arts offers a beginner karate program for children and adults. Sessions are at Western Park Community Center on Monday & Wednesday, 4:00-4:40 (children) and 5:00-5:45 (family). To register, call 252.222.0444 or enroll online at

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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