MISSION: To provide all citizens with a variety of recreational opportunities through facilities and programs that are accessible, safe and well-maintained.
- TRUNK OR TREAT Family Fun Night at Southwest District Park, Saturday, October 25th, 2014. Please click here to view the flyer.
- Our 2014 Fall/Winter Newsletter is now available online. Please click here to view.
- Youth Basketball Registration begins September 15th, 2014. Residents age 5 to 12 may register 9/15/14 through 10/30/14, Non-Residents may register beginning 9/29/14 through 10/30/14. Registration for ages 13 & 14 will run until November 10th with the same beginning dates for residents and non-residents that are listed above (due to middle school tryouts). *All fees are due at time of registration.*
- Wrestling Registration will begin on September 15th, 2014 and go through October 30, 2014. This program is open to ages 5-14. *Our wrestling program location has changed and will take place at Northwood High School in Pittsboro.*
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
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.
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)
P. O. Box 1783, Pittsboro, NC 27312
DIRECTOR: Tracy M. Burnett
FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES
COUNTY PARKS & TRAILS: Click here
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES: Click here
RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD & LOCAL GRANTS: Click here
SPECIAL EVENTS: Click here
CHATHAM PARKS FOUNDATION: Click 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