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June - Aug   -   Aqua Nuts Swim Camp

Ages 5-12     Teaching children water safety for life.
Beginning lessons teach water safety and floating.  Intermediate and Advanced lessons for participants who can perform basic swimming will teach stroke development and refinement.      
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June - July          Summer Swim League

Participating in a swim team teaches teamwork, sportsmanship, and promotes self-discipline, coordination and endurance. Swimming is a life-saving skill and excellent exercise. Ages 5 - 18.
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Watch for these Special Events

    March 10  - Moonlight Hike
     March 17 - St Patrick's Day Hunt
     April 9      - Egg Hunt
     April 17    - Scavenger Hunt
     April 22    - Birds in the Sandhills
     April 29    - Springfest - Youth Bike Races
     May 13    - Jr. Flea Market
     May 10    - Bike to School Day
     Sept 8     - Moonlight Hike
Year Round - Rod, Reel and Tackle Loaner Program
Kids who don't have parents who fish or money to buy equipment can check out a rod, reel and tackle to give "America's Sport" a try. Zebco 33 classic rods and reels will be provided for check out. Parents must fill out a registration form at the Recreation Office in Campbell House or Douglass Community Center during office hours. 
  1. Fri Jun. 9

    Movies in the Pines - Trolls Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy an outdoor movie in the park.
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  2. Thu Aug. 10

    Fall Baseball Registration Ends This Week! See Youth Athletics for Details
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  3. Mon Aug. 21

    Youth Flag Football Registration Ends this week! see Youth Athletics for details
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  4. Mon Aug. 28

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  5. Fri Sep. 8

    Moonlight Hike with Southern Pines Recreation This ranger-led moonlight hike is co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods State Park. Listen to the sounds o...
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  6. Sat Oct. 7

    39th Annual Autumnfest plus 5K / Fun Run / Walk, Kid Races Join Southern Pines Recreation for great family fun at the 39th Annual Autumnfest. Crafts, concessi...
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May - August - Swimming Pool Open 

Full size outdoor pool with wading pool for tots. Pool Park has new playground equipment with zip-line, shelter with grill, basketball courts, ball field, greenspace and covered stage.

NOTICE: Southern Pines Pool Opening Delayed
Due to a shortage of lifeguards, the Southern Pines pool opening has been delayed. Please check our website, Facebook, or call Recreation & Parks for further information.
     Recreation Office:  910.692.2463    

Open Monday--Saturday:  June 10 -- August 19
Location:   Southern Pines Pool Park
                   735 S. Stephens Street / 730 S Henley St

    Hours:   12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
      Fees:    Daily:  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm 


                    Daily:  1:30 pm - 6:30 pm- As follows:
     Ages:    *12 and under (Age as of June 1) $1 r / $2 nr
     Ages:    13 and over (Age as of June 1,):  $2 r  / $4 nr


Ages 12 and under MUST be accompanied
                      by a paying adult at all times.

 Pool Rules
Pool Rules