Announcements & News

Adult Beach Volleyball League

The 2024 Fall Craven County Recreation Adult Beach Volleyball League is open for registration! Following a record-setting spring, we're excited to see continued growth and participation in these programs. This league is for players 16 and up to come enjoy friendship and competition on the volleyball court. 
Games are played on Monday evenings from 6:15 to 8:00 at Creekside Park. Teams are coed, allowing no more than two men on a side at a time. For important dates and fees, please see the attached flyer, and head to the Programs Tab above to register. 

Beginner Pickleball Lessons

Are you interested in learning to play the nation's fastest growing sport? Come check out our Beginner Pickleball lessons! These 2-hour clinics will teach you the rules, basic techniques, and let you practice the game under the guidance of a certified instructor.
Classes are for ages 13 and up. Those under the age of 16 will need to have a parent/guardian register for the class with them.
To register, click here.
For more information, please email Chris Worsinger at

'Creative Minds' Crafts Camp - Register Now!

Join us for a delightful and imaginative week of 'Creative Minds' Crafts Camp at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary! Unleash your creativity, explore new artistic horizons, and make lasting memories with fellow craft enthusiasts. Our camp offers two exciting sessions, each designed to inspire and engage young minds!
Click here for more information, or to register! 

Girls Basketball Camp

"You cannot achieve unless you believe... IN YOURSELF. You are more capable than you think!" -Elena Della Donna, Washington Mystics
Girls Basketball Camp will be offered to rising 4th through 8th grade girls Monday, June 24 through Thursday, June 27. This camp is designed to enhance girls' basketball abilities, help build teamwork, and provide an opportunity to have a blast on the court! 
For more information, or to register, click here! 

Indoor Volleyball Camp

Bump, set, and spike your way to fun this summer! Craven County Recreation & Parks' Youth Indoor Volleyball Camp is back again!
Campers will learn the rules of indoor volleyball, ball control, serving, rotations, and more! Fore more information, or to register, please click here

Everybody Loves P.E. Camp

Come have some fun at Everybody Loves P.E. Camp! There are multiple sessions scheduled at Brinson Memorial Elementary as well as Vanceboro Farm Life this summer. At Everybody Loves P.E. Camp, campers will spark a love for physical activity, develop skills and confidence, and make lifelong friendships!
Fore more information, or to register for camp, please click here

Youth Baseball Camp

Swing into summer fun at Craven County Recreation & Parks' Youth Baseball Camp! Campers will focus on skill development, fun & games, teamwork, and more! Camp will be held at Creekside Park Monday, July 22 through Thursday, July 25.
Let's make this summer a grand slam for your child! Register now by clicking here. 

Recreation & Parks Office

The Craven County Recreation & Parks office is located next to Creekside Park.
The address is 1821 Old Airport Road, New Bern, N.C. 28562.
Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm, or you may call 252-636-6606.