Announcements & News

Funhouse at the Fort

Funhouse at Ft. Benjamin is an opportunity for your teen (ages 12-15) to hang out with and make new friends, have tons of fun, and be themselves in a safe environment supervised by our amazing and caring staff! This event will take place March 20th from 6-8 pm. Admission is free. Come and listen to music, dance, play in the game room and enjoy some time on the Nintendo Switch. Make sure to bring some cash to enjoy the food and drinks that will be available. Sign up here today!




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.

Carteret County Senior Games

Carteret County Senior Games Registration is open! 
For more information, go to the Senior Games tab on our website.  To register online, go to

Try Tennis Junior Eastern Park

Try Tennis Junior is coming to Eastern Park! Does your teen want to learn how to play tennis, but isn't sure where to start? Try Tennis Junior is the opportunity they've been waiting for! Spend over 6 hours with a tennis instructor learning basic skills, and receive a FREE tennis racquet and Try Tennis towel, for only $40! Classes will be held at Eastern Park Tennis Courts from April 13th-17th, 3:00pm-4:30pm, and is open to ages 11-16 years old. To sign up visit or for more information contact Lynnette Worthington Livingston at 252-222-5836. 

Yoga At Fort Benjamin

Fort Benjamin Park is offering a wide variety of yoga programs to fit your needs. Currently we are offering Yoga for All and Senior Yoga classes, with a NEW, Fit for You, evening yoga program, beginning in March. With the choice of offerings, Yoga can 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 and times, check the programs tab, or contact 919-740-7535 or 252-222-5858 with any questions. 

Health Rocks! Free Youth Program

Health Rocks! is a 4-H Healthy Living program for kids in 5th through 7th grades with the goal of bringing youth, families and communities together to reduce tobacco, alcohol and drug use. This proven program provides youth with the skills to make healthy decisions and lead healthier lifestyles. More information can be found here.
To register please contact Darlene at 252-222-5858.

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

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!

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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