1821 Old Airport Road, New Bern, NC 28562
Creekside is our largest athletic park which is located on 111 acres adjacent to the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Opened in 1997, it has become the home of the New Bern Area Soccer Association, New Bern Babe Ruth Girls Softball, New Bern Sunday School Baseball, Special Needs Baseball, Adult Men's and Co-Ed Softball along with Adult Kickball.
Creekside offers a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages including multiple athletic fields that are used for soccer, softball, baseball and football. Playgrounds designed for children ages 5 – 12 years of age, swings, sand volleyball courts, restrooms, picnic shelters and a walking trail. The waterfront area provides canoe and kayak access, playgrounds, gazebo, picnic shelter and walkways to Brice's Creek.
Shelters & Gazebo
Creekside offers three picnic shelters and a gazebo to rent for gatherings, such as birthday parties, family reunions, business or a family picnic. Reservations are not required, but are necessary for exclusive use. You can find more detailed information on any of these facilities, or to make a reservation by visiting the Shelter Reservations tab.
Creekside Park is home to eight full-size sand volleyball courts that opened in 2013. These courts host junior and adult play and tournaments. This complex also has Epiphany and New Bern High School teams that train and play their home matches.
Outdoor Fitness Equipment and 1/4 Mile Walking Trail
This addition to Creekside Park, located within a 1/4 mile paved walking trail, is a five-station outdoor fitness equipment system. Thanks to our partners: The Harold H. Bate Foundation, Craven County Community Foundation, Carolina East Foundation and the Craven County Health Department for making this project a reality. This equipment is free and open to the public during park hours.
Creekside Park has four lighted youth ball fields with two designed for youth baseball and two for youth softball. The park is home to the New Bern Babe Ruth Girls Softball League and the Cal Ripken Baseball League. We also are host to the Special Needs Baseball League and have numerous travel baseball and softball teams that practice at Creekside. The Twin Rivers Little League also plays games at the site. The amenities that support this include batting cages, restroom/concession building and a playground designed for kids age 5 and under.
Adult Softball and Baseball
Open in early 2014, this 18-hole disc golf course is 4,600 feet in length. A challenging course that has a variety of open and wooded holes. Three holes border Brices Creek, and provide for a nice back drop.