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Looking for Something to do this Week?

Post Date:08/05/2019 7:22 AM

Check out our programs & activities offered this week by Wilmington Parks & Recreation!

Questions?  call 341.7855. 

Bubbles @ Fit For Fun 

Tues August 6  10 am or 2 pm 
 Fit For Fun Center, 302 S. 10th St. Wilmington | 341.4630
Ages: 5/under   Cost: Activity included with regular admission $5/child  Adults: Free
Pre-registration is not required.
(weather permitting) Enjoy our bubble machine outside on the playground and make your own bubbles!   Website 

girl blowing bubbles

Yoga
Tuesdays & Thursdays  @ 6:30 am
Saturdays  @  10 am
Sherriedale Morgan Boxing & Fitness Center, . 302 S. 10th St, Wilmington | 341.7872

Cost: Free for members or $6/class non-members.  Call for more information.

yoga
Snake & Turtle Feeding at Halyburton Park

Wednesday, August 7   4 pm – 4:30 pm
Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St | 341.0075 Cost: $1  Pre-registration is required.
Register by calling 341.0075 or Register Online  www.halyburtonpark.com

Enjoy a brief presentation about the live animals on display in the Events Center and then watch them feed. At least one snake and a turtle will be fed during the demonstration.

Come see a LIVE Alligator at Halyburton Park

Wed. August 7   6 pm Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St | 341.0075
Cost: $5  Pre-registration required.  Register by calling 341.0075     Website

Learn about the biology and habits of alligators and take a look at a live alligator during this presentation by the N.C. Aquarium.

alligator

Music  @ Fit For Fun

Thurs. August 8  10 am or 2 pm   Fit For Fun Center, 302 S. 10th St. Wilmington | 341.4630
Ages: 5/under   Cost: Activity included with regular admission $5/child   Adults: Free Pre-registration is not required.   
Let’s make some joyful noise and have fun playing musical instruments!   Website 

 

Senior Fit Class @ Maides Park

Thursdays @ 10 am  Cost:  Free
Maides Park, 1101 Manly Avenue | 341.7867
No pre-registration is required.   Call for more information.
senior ladies picture


Senior Line Dancing Class @ Maides Park

Thursdays @ 11 am  Cost: Free
Maides Park, 1101 Manly Avenue | 341.7867
No pre-registration is required.  Call 341.7867 for more information.

line dancing class

Cardio Kickboxing Class

Thursday, Aug. 8  @ 5:30 pm (class is offered every Thursday)
Sherriedale Morgan Boxing & Fitness Center, . 302 S. 10th St, Wilmington | 341.7872
Cost: Free for members or $6/class non-members.

Cardio kickboxing is a group fitness class that combines martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories with this fun and challenging workout.
For more information - https://tinyurl.com/y374a7k6or call 341.7872

 kickboxing

Super Kids @ Fit For Fun Center

Friday, August 9   9 am – 12 pm Fit For Fun Center, 302 S. 10th St. Wilmington | 341.4630
Ages: 5/under   Cost: $5/child  Adults: Free Pre-registration is not required.
Fit For Fun friends, ASSEMBLE! Join us for a day of super dress-up,games and prizes that will help your little ones embrace their inner hero. We will have crafts, cape-making and medals for our heroic participants! 

Website

 

super kids flyer


Citizen Science Workshop

Fri Aug. 9  9 am – 1 pm  Ages: 16/up  Cost: $10
Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St | 341.0075    Website
Pre-registration is required.

Join Certified Environmental Educator Jessica Stitt to learn about how to use Citizen Science apps and programs such as eBird and iNaturalist in your classrooms and outdoor education lesson plans. This workshop will take place indoors but will also include an outdoor hands on section to practice using some of the apps included in the workshop. This four hour workshop will count towards Criteria II hours in the North Carolina Environmental Educator’s Certification.

 

Tennis Anyone?

The city has tennis courts at the following locations Althea Gibson Tennis Complex @ Empie Park (24 courts),  Greenfield Park (2 courts no lights),  Legion Sports Complex (4 courts with lights),  Maides Park (courts/no lights) & Robert Strange Park (6 courts with lights)  More info - tinyurl.com/y34gnqqn

Play at one of our two City Golf Courses

Pool & Northside Splash Pad Are Open

The city has 3 city pools and a splash pad that are managed by the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina.

  • Legion Pool
    2131 Carolina Beach Road
  • Robert Strange Pool
    410 S. 10th Street
  • Northside Pool (closed for repairs until later in Summer 2019)
    750 Bess Street
  • Northside Splash Pad
    750 Bess Street 

Please visit the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina's website for public swim hours and programs.   YMCA Website

Splash Pad

 

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