Announcements & News

Athletic Field Status Update

Eastern Park and field #4 at Swinson are closed. All other park facilities are open at this time. 
For daily updates on the status of Park Athletic Fields, please call (252) 728-8484.

Adult Co-ed Beach Volleyball

Adult Coed Beach Volleyball registration is now open (must be 18 or older to participate). Games will be played Monday and Wednesday nights at the Atlantic Beach circle. Please contact: AnMarie Ivester at 252.808.3301 or

Mason Jar Salad Class

Looking for an easy way to prepare your daily salad ahead of time? Ever tried to make a salad in a jar? Come join us as we walk through the step by step process to create your favorite salad combination and pick up some great salad dressing recipes as well. Stephanie Stevenson from NC Cooperative Extension will wake us through the process and finish up the class with a salad we can enjoy ourselves! Sign up for this FREE program today at the Program Page.

Spring Break Camp

Come and hangout with us during your Spring Break. This camp is for children ages 6-10 and is located at Ft. Benjamin Park, 100 McQueen Ave. Newport. We will offer field trips, indoor and outdoor activities, cooking / craft activities and lots of fun in the sun! Please pack a lunch for your child daily and also provide a water bottle. Children can be dropped off by 8:00 am and must be picked up promptly by 5:30 pm. Children can attend the entire camp or just an individual day. Athletic clothing recommended, and sneakers are a must! This is a very active camp and we want everyone to be properly dressed to participate. Pre-registration required.

Yoga for All

Yoga is for everybody and every body! This is yoga for all levels, from beginners to seasoned practitioners, open to all adults. Continuous classes are held on Thursday mornings from 9:00am to 10:00am, in the exercise room at Fort Benjamin Recreation Center. 
For more information or to register today, contact instructor Pat Sorrell at or 919-740-7535.
If you’re ready to become the happiest, healthiest version of you, get your spot now!

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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