Eastover-Central Recreation Center

3637 Pembroke Lane, (910) 433-1226
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm



Senior Citizens Fitness Morning

Get your workout done in the morning! The fitness room will be open early for seniors on Tues. and Thurs. for you to workout on your own. Days are subject to change during the summer months.
50+; Tues. and Thurs.; 9-10 am; Free

Quilting Day and Night

Learn quilting techniques from others or showcase your own talents. Bring all your supplies and we’ll provide the space.
All ages; Wed.; 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm; Free

A Unique S.C.E.N.T.

If you enjoy listening to live music then join us for Senior Citizens Entertainment Night every Tues. Each night will feature a style of music such as bluegrass, country /western, gospel and oldies. If you are interested in showcasing your musical talent, then call for more information and sign up to perform.
55+; Tues.; 6:30-8:45 pm; Free

Tang Soo Do Karate and Self Defense

Tang Soo Do enhances your awareness and well-being. The combat academy of Tang Soo Do offers Kata and Forms, Board Breaking, Fighting and Tournaments. These family oriented classes teach self-defense, Men’s weight-loss, Women’s muscle toning and physical fitness along with discipline that will last you a lifetime. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Martial Arts Student’s train together. Ask about our Family Savings and Discounts.
All ages; Tues. and Thurs.; 7:30-8:45 pm; $40/month

Home School Gym Time

If you are looking for a place to incorporate gym time in your home school curriculum, then stop by the recreation center! We will have gym equipment for you to play various games or you can bring your own. This program will end during the summer months.
17-under yrs; Tues. and Thurs.; 1-2:30 pm; Free

Healthy Helpers Cooking Class

If your kids enjoy cooking or helping out in the kitchen then bring them to the recreation center for a class they will enjoy. Kids will learn basic kitchen safety and make their own healthy dinner. No supplies needed, but space is limited so sign up early. Please call the center to pre-register or for more information.
6-14 yrs; 3rd Thurs. of the month; 6-7 pm; $10


Zumba is a dance fitness program that fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness class. Burn calories and have fun doing it during the hour of heart racing, muscle pumping, and body energizing movements that will engage and captivate you. Dance yourself into shape and shrink everything, but your smile!
All ages; Mon. and Fri.; 6:30-7:30 pm; $30/month

Body Sculpting

If you want to tone your body and strengthen your core, then this class is for you. Join us for a great mix of sculpting, toning and a little cardio. This class focuses on abs, glutes, hips, and thighs through the use of resistance bands, yoga mat, stability ball and hand weights. All skill levels are welcomed.
All Ages; Tues. and Thurs.; 4-5 pm; $30/month

Bible Study & Fellowship

Bring your bible and join others in your community in bible study and fellowship. Advance registration is not required but is appreciated for this ongoing program.
All ages; Tues.; 1-2 pm; Free

Spanish Classes

Learn basic Spanish during this 6 week course. After this course you’ll be able to discuss basic pronunciation, numbers, dates, and conversation for meeting new people.
18+ yrs.; Mon. and Wed.; 6:30-7:30 pm; $30/course.

Sunday Open Gym

Youth open gym will be held on the first and second Sunday of the month. Adult open gym will be held on the third and fifth Sunday. Volleyball open gym will be held on the fourth Sunday of each month.
All Ages; Sun.; 2-5 pm; Free


Flashlight Egg-travaganza!

Join us for our second annual Flashlight Egg-travaganza! Bring your flashlight and join others in this night time hunt for eggs! . Please pre-register by Mon., March 21 to have an egg-ceptional time.
All ages; Thurs., March 24; 6:30 pm; Free

3 Point Contest

Put your skills to the test and challenge others in our 3 point contest. Make as many 3’s as you can within a minute to win the trophy! Entry fee is 4 canned goods to be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
All ages; Sat., March 26; 10:30 am; 4 canned goods/person

Senior Appreciation Dinner

Join us for a special appreciation dinner the last Tuesday in April. Enjoy a delicious dinner, good company, and following the meal feel free to hang around for our Unique S.C.E.N.T. program. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot.
55+; Tues., April 5; 5 pm; Free

School Art Showcase

Students, show us your creative side! Students K-12 have the opportunity to showcase some of their best artwork as we welcome in summer. Schools, classes, or individual students can submit their artwork by Friday May 13, 2016. During the last week of May all art will be displayed for public viewing at the Eastover-Central Recreation Center. Please call the center for more information on registering your art.
Grades K-12; Mon., May 23-Sun., May 29; Free

Sweating for a Cause: Zumba Master Class

Come join us for the chance to give back to your community while burning some calories and having one big party! This event will feature several Zumba instructors who will ensure you have a great time while sweating for a cause. Zumba is a form of dance fitness that fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. Come join the party and support our chosen cause.
All ages; Sat., May 28; 10am-noon; minimum donation of $5

Little Kickers Soccer
If your little one is interested in playing soccer, then this program is for you. Registration is June 1-Aug. 1. Season will start in Sept. League age is the age attained by a player prior to Dec.1 of the current playing year.
3-4 yrs; $20

Volleyball Clinic

Learn basic fundamentals to improve your volleyball skills. Experienced coaches and players will provide instruction on serving, hitting and bumping through various drills.
10-17 yrs; Sat., July 16; 10 am-noon; Free

Cape Fear Regional Summer Sports Camps

We will be partnering with Cape Fear High School to host several sports camps throughout the summer. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity! Stop by or call the recreation center for more details.


Tumbling and Dance instructors are needed at the Eastover-Central Recreation Center. Please stop by or call for more information.