MISSION: To provide all citizens with a variety of recreational opportunities through facilities and programs that are accessible, safe and well-maintained.
2017-18 Recreation Grants Application
Click here to view the application process and begin applying. Please make sure to read the entire list of steps to ensure that your application is complete and complies to all requirements.
To help residents stay fit, Chatham County has partnered with the Town of Siler City and the Chatham County Council on Aging to create a walking series around the county. Walkers of all ages are invited. Click here for more information on the series.
REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS ONLINEFor programs & classes and to book facilities.
WebTrac 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 can sign up and pay for program and class registrations, when available, and facility reservations.
Please call our office at (919) 545-8555 for any additional information.
MAJOR SERVICES & PROGRAMS:
- Manages county recreational and park facilities
- 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, and youth tennis lessons.
- 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 camp.
Free of charge and open to the public, this event is meant to provide the public with the opportunity to play basketball.
|-Thursdays, June 8-Sept. 7: 6:30-8:30
-Sundays, Sept. 10- Oct. 29; 6:30-8:30
-June 8-Sept. 7: 6:30-8:30
North Chatham Elementary School
3380 Lystra Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
|Adventure Paddle Camp
This camp is designed to engage campers with the outdoors through different on-water and on-land activities.
August 21st through 25th
|Drop off is no earlier than 8:45, and pick up is no later than 5pm. Campers are usually available for pickup between 4:30 and 5pm||15-501 North Canoe Access Parking Lot|
|Adult COED Fall Softball
Registration is NOW through September 5th
|September 10th through November 19th||All Games are held Sunday afternoons. Practices are scheduled by teams.||Earl Thompson Park/ Bynum Ball Field
170 Bynum Hill Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
|Back to School Family Fun Day
This event will have an outdoor movie, games, prizes, a food vendor, and more! Concessions subject to fees. Event is free to public.
|August 18th||6:30PM-9PM||Northwest District Park
2413 Woody Store Rd, Siler City, NC 27344
CONTACT INFORMATIONOFFICE LOCATION: 90 East Street, Pittsboro, NC (between Hardee's and Gas 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)
916 East Street, P. O. Box 1783, Pittsboro, NC 27312
DIRECTOR: Tracy M. Burnett
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgFOR GENERAL INQUIRIES: email@example.com
COUNTY PARKS & TRAILS: Click here
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES: Click here
RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD & LOCAL GRANTS: Click here
SPECIAL EVENTS: Click here
SLIDE SHOW: Provides information on programs and facilities. Click here. Must have Powerpoint to view slide show.
PARKS & RECREATION MASTER PLAN: Click here