Parks & Recreation


Mission
We strive to provide unsurpassed services and recreational activities to better enhance the quality of life of all citizens of our community with a central theme of growth, fitness, and recreation.

Vision
Our staff seeks to realize its mission by providing comprehensive services and programs through community involvement, marketing and education. This will enable us to create desirable places to play while promoting physical well-being and positive attitudes.

Purpose
The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department’s purpose is to plan, organize, and coordinate all comprehensive programs that actively enhances the lives of our citizens.

Main contact number: 252-399-2261

Facilities

Recreation Park Center NW
252-399-2266
500 Sunset Road

S M T W T F S
1-4 9-6 9-6 9-6 9-6 9-5 Closed
Reid Street Center
252-399-2277
901 N Reid Street

S M T W T F S
Closed 9-6 9-6 9-6 9-6 9-5 12-4
Vera M. Pope Resource Center
252-399-4884
1008 Railroad Street

September-May
S M T W T F S
Closed 11-4 3-7 3-7 3-7 3-5 Closed
June-August
S M T W T F S
Closed 11-4 11-4 11-4 11-4 11-4 Closed
Pender Street Center
252-399-2278
300 Pender Street

September-May
S M T W T F S
Closed 4-8 4-8 4-8 4-8 3-5 Closed
June-August
S M T W T F S
Closed 11-8 11-8 11-8 11-8 11-5 Closed

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Tonight’s Train of Lights for Friday, December 14th is cancelled due to weather. We will reopen Saturday, December 15th at 5:30pm See MoreSee Less

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Proud of our Special Olympic Athlete Max Bane! See MoreSee Less

Shout Out! to Fike HS Freshman Max B.! With the help of his parents, Max wrote a letter that was published in The Wilson Times thanking the community for helping him feel like he belongs even though h…

Proud of our Special Olympic Athlete Max Bane!

PICTURES WITH SANTA CLAUS TONIGHT!!!

Want to see Santa one last time before he finalizes his 2018 Christmas run?!?! Come out to Recreation Park Center tonight from 6:30p-8:00p and get a picture with Santa Claus for just $10! See MoreSee Less