MISSION: To provide all citizens with a variety of recreational opportunities through facilities and programs that are accessible, safe and well-maintained.

Upcoming Events:
 
  Northeast District Park (5408 Big Woods Road, Chapel Hill) 2014 Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  This event is free to the public.  There will be arts & crafts, children's games, fishing, inflatable bounce houses and more!  Movie will begin at around 8:00 p.m. Click here to view the flyer.

Registrations:

  • Register now through August 29th for Fall Adult Co-ed Softball at Bynum.
 
  • Tumblin’ Tots, Inc. New session begins September 10th!!!!!

    You may Register at Chatham County Parks & Recreation Department -
    (located at 90 East Street in Pittsboro)
    on Wednesday, September 3th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM

    REGISTER ONLINE
    For Programs & Classes

    Chatham County Parks and Recreation Department has launched a new online system called WebTrac that allows residents to register and pay for programs and classes, make park facility reservations and easily browse recreational opportunities from their computer.

    To access the departments WebTrac system, visit https://recreation.chathamnc.org

    Once registered, users will be able to use WebTrac to sign up and pay for program and class registrations, when available, and facility reservations.
  
Facility Reservations available.

Please call our office at (919) 545-8555 for any additional information.

MAJOR SERVICES & PROGRAMS:

  • Manages county recreational and park facilities, including ballfields at Bynum and Southwest Community Park near Bear Creek
  • Offers the following county- sponsored recreation programs: basketball for adults, boys and girls; fast-pitch softball for girls; adult softball; t-ball for girls and boys; youth track and field; youth wrestling, youth tennis lessons, and tumbling classes for tots.
  • Supports programs managed by other organizations for youth football, soccer and baseball and for kayaking and canoeing;
  • Partners with other organizations to develop walking/biking trails and river canoe trails;
  • Sponsors special events, including Easter egg hunt, fall festival, movies in the parks, family fun day and summer recreation camps; and
  • Collaborates with the Chatham Parks Foundation to raise funds for park facilities in the county.  
CONTACT INFORMATION

OFFICE LOCATION: 90 East Street, Pittsboro, NC (between Hardee's and BP Station)

OFFICE HOURS: 8 am-5 pm on Monday-Friday, except for holidays (but call in advance as the staff may be out operating programs) 

MAILING ADDRESS:
P. O. Box 1783, Pittsboro, NC 27312

PHONE: 919-545-8555

DIRECTOR: Tracy M. Burnett

EMAIL:tracy.burnett@chathamnc.org

FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES: recreation@chathamnc.org

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

COUNTY PARKS & TRAILS: Click here  

PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES: Click here

RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD & LOCAL GRANTS: Click here

SPECIAL EVENTS: Click here

CHATHAM PARKS FOUNDATIONClick here

SLIDE SHOW:  Provides information on programs and facilities. Click here.  Must have Powerpoint to view slide show.

PARKS & RECREATION MASTER PLAN (updated 2009):  Click here

 

Last updated: 8/22/2014 12:42:48 PM