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Alamance Parks



Main Office:
3916 R. Dean Coleman Road Burlington, NC 27215
Ph (336) 229-2410 (weekdays) and (336) 570-6759 (weekends)
FAX (336) 229-2411
Email: recinfo[at]alamance-nc[dot]com

ACRPD Mission Statement


The Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department will provide parks, trails and programs that inspire visitors and welcome all participants.

Important!

-Eli Whitney Community Center is temporarily closed. It will reopen Monday, 9/26 with Open Gym from 4:00-7:30pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

-The Cedarock Park Equestrian Trails will be closed September 23-25, 2016 to accommodate the Sneaky Pete Disc Golf Tournament. Please plan accordingly.

-Kayaking is temporarily closed at Cedarock Park until the water level in the creek rises. Please call the park office to check availability (336) 229-2410 or (336) 570-6759.

-Alamance Parks is operating on fall hours through October 31st. Cedarock Park will be open 8:00am to 8:00pm. Haw River Trail parks and paddle accesses will be open 8:00am to 7:00pm. 

 

NEW- Cedarock Campout Signup Open

The sign ups for our Cedarock Campout event are now open on Recdesk. If you haven't looked ahead through our special events, this is a fun weekend campout scheduled for November 5-6 at Cedarock Park. Join us for a group campout great for beginners and experienced campers alike. Details on Recdesk. Please register by 10/31.

  

Coming Up!

Cane Pole Fishing Hole Derby. October 1st, 10am-1pm. Join us at the Cedarock Park fishing pond for the Cane Pole Fishing Hole Derby. Only cane poles are allowed at this family friendly fishing competition- we provide the worms and some poles will be available on site. Bring your own if you have one! Prizes for kids in two age groups for the most and biggest fish caught. Free & open to the public.

Pumpkin Painting and Nature Art. October 15th, 9:00am-10:30 am. Pumpkin painting and nature art activities at Great Bend Park, in the grassy area near the dam (follow the trail from the parking lot to the dam). Great for parents and kids to enjoy together. Limited to 15 participants ages 4 to 12; please sign up on Recdesk. Free & all materials provided.

Celebrate Cedarock! Fall Festival. October 15th, 4:00pm-6:30pm. The Fall Festival is back! Enjoy old-time farm games, Halloween candy, professional face painting by GatFaces, hayrides, and a new storytelling hour of interactive tales with Casey's Laugh & Learn. Food & drink available for purchase by Danny's Cafe. Free & open to the public.

Ghosts in the Park Storytelling. October 15th, 7:00pm-8:30pm. Get in the Halloween spirit after the Fall Festival with ghost stories around the campfire under the stars! Professional storyteller and not-too-scary stories leading into spookier tales. Hot chocolate and sweet treats available for purchase. Co-sponsored by Alamance County Public Libraries. Free & open to the public.

Pleasant Grove Community Center Bocce & Cornhole. Resuming on Tuesdays at 10:00am. Free & open to the public.

 

Youth Athletics 

2016 Youth Football schedules are available on the Athletics page