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Parks and Recreation
News and Announcements

Contact
John Davis,
Director

Physical Address
206 Gamble Dr. Suite D
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Mailing Address
PO Box 25
Lincolnton, NC  28093

Ph: (704) 748-1518
Fx: (704) 748-1519

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Camp Updates
Thank you to everyone who attended our Winter Break Camp! It was a great success with crafts, baking, and field trips to bowling and the movies. We are preparing now for our next camp days on January 15th and January 23rd. We will also have our Spring Break Camp again this year that will take place April 2nd-6th. For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Lindsay Ross at (704) 483-8980.

Women's Volleyball League
We will begin holding our Women’s (age 21 and up) Volleyball League this winter at East Lincoln Community Center in Denver. Games will be played on Sundays beginning February 4th. The fee to play is $275 per team (teams can have 6-12 members and must have matching shirts). There will be open gym with team sign-ups on January 21st from 3-6pm. Please contact Program Coordinator, Lindsay Ross at (704) 483-8980 for more information.

East Lincoln Community Center Activities Schedule
Walking- Daily 8:30-11:30am
Pickleball- Monday 1-4:45pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1-3pm
Basketball- Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30-4:45pm
Senior Basketball- Thursday 3:30-4:45pm
Volleyball- Friday 1-4:50pm

2018 Lincoln County Senior Games Kickoff
The 2018 Lincoln County Senior Games Kickoff Special will be held on Friday, February 2nd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Citizen Center in Lincolnton. Come learn about Lincoln County Senior Games, pick up a registration packet and try out some of our events like football toss, shuffleboard, cornhole, pickleball, and badminton. Also, you will have a chance to talk with our Senior Games staff about the Silver Arts contests including literary arts, visual arts, heritage arts, and performing arts. Lincoln County Senior Games is open to all Lincoln County residents 50 years of age and better!

Registration for the 2018 Lincoln County Senior Games begins on Friday February 2nd and ends on Friday March 2nd. Early bird registration is only $10 which can include multiple events. There are additional charges for golf, bowling and cycling.

You can pick up a registration packet at the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation office in Lincolnton on Gamble Drive, at Lincoln County Senior Services in Lincolnton, or at the East Lincoln Community Center in Denver on Optimist Club Road. You can also download here.

If you have questions about Senior Games and want to learn more about participating, please call us at 704-748-1518.

LCPR 5K Race Information
Join us for the Lincoln County Parks and Rec 5K on April 7, 2018! The purpose of this event is to promote health and fitness here in Lincoln County and to invite the community to learn more about our local parks. Youth ages 13 and under can register for only $10 and adults can register for just $20! To sign up, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Vale/LCPR5k. For more information, call Shannon at (704) 748-1518.

Parks and Recreation Offices Have Moved
The office for the Parks and Recreation Department has moved to 206 Gamble Drive, 1st Floor (with Veterans Admin Office), located next to the old hospital in Lincolnton. People needing to book park shelters, pick up keys for reservations, or any need other Parks and Recreation info, should come to the new office. 

Parks and Recreation eNewsletter
Stay informed of the latest Parks and Recreation news by signing up for our monthly eNewsletter.  The monthly email will include updates on park openings, community programs, upcoming events, and much more!  To sign up, email Lincoln County Parks and Recreation.

Click here to see this month's Newsletter. 

 


Mission Statement

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation department is to provide recreational opportunities for the citizens of Lincoln County:

  • Through the development and operations of parks and facilities
  • Sponsorship of programs, classes and special events
  • By working with others in the preservation of the dwindling open space and natural resources of our county