Stedman Recreation Center

175 Circle Drive, (910) 433-1440
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm



Youth Open Gym

Participants must have a permission form completed by a parent or guardian to participate. Participants must be signed in by an accompanying adult. Youth Open Gym ends Sat., Nov. 28.
17-under yrs; Sat.; 9:45 am-2 pm; Free

Adult Open Gym

Participants must complete a waiver to participate. Participants will be required to present identification. Adult Open Gym ends Sat., Nov. 28.
18+; Sat.; 2:30-4:45 pm; $2/person

Walking Track

Enjoy a cardio workout on your down time; utilize the walking track around the baseball field. For those keeping count, 5 times around the track equals a mile!
All ages; Mon.-Fri.; 2 pm-dusk; Sat.; 9 am-dusk; Free

Stedman Walking Club

Join the Stedman Walking Club. Enjoy an evening stroll or run as a family, gather up some friends, or come out and make some new ones. The Walking club is a fun way to socialize with residents of the community while getting the necessary exercise.
All Ages; Mon.-Sat.; 1-8:30 pm; Free

Friday Night Food, Fun & Fellowship

Looking for a night out with friends? Come to the Stedman Recreation Center for a grand ole’ time! All participants must register at least three days before the date of the program! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out! Sept. 30: Breakfast for Dinner; Feb. 17: Mexican Dinner
55+; Fri.; 6:30 pm; $5

Cool Kids Cook!

Aspiring young cooks will love this class! Young Chefs will join us in preparing a variety of foods. Participants will then enjoy their family-style meal. Pre-registration is required one week in advance.
5-12 yrs; Fri.; Oct. 7, Jan. 6; 6-8 pm; $10/child

Kids Movie Night

Register your child for an exciting night including dinner and a movie. That’s right…it’s a night out for Mom and Dad! Pre-registration is required one week in advance and late registrations will not be accepted. (Early drop-offs/ late pick-ups are not accepted.)
5-12 yrs; Fri.; Nov. 4, Feb. 3; 6:30-8:30 pm; $5/child

Children’s Book Exchange

Looking for some different books to read with your child? Has your child outgrown the books they have? Or are you looking to clean off your child’s bookshelf? Bring your gently used books to the Stedman Recreation Center for a Book Exchange. Books will be organized by reading levels
for everyone. Drop off books and register 1 week prior to the event.
All Ages; Sat., Nov. 5; 11 am-1 pm; Free

Senior Fitness

Are you above the age of 55 and looking to get healthy? The Stedman Recreation Center will be offering a FREE workout class twice a week to help you achieve your fitness goals. We will be showing a variety of senior workout videos that you can follow along with!
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 1-2 pm; Sat.; 9:30-10:30 am; Free

Cheer & Tumble Class

Cheerleading promotes coordination, fitness and confidence. Learn all you need to know to prepare for
middle school and high school cheerleading. This class will concentrate on cheer, motion technique, dance, jumps, tumbling and stunts.
4-12 yrs; Mon.; 6-7 pm; $25/month

Tae Kwon Do

Self-defense offers a physical fitness, self-discipline, academic achievement, fun and excitement in a non-violent atmosphere.
5+; Tues. and Thurs.; Beginners 6-7 pm; Intermediate
7-8 pm; $40/month

Tiny Tumbling Play Group

This social group is perfect for your lively toddler with lots of energy! Gymnastics promotes balance, coordination and fine motor skills through a series of playful activities. Join us with your toddler for an interactive play group. Parents and care-givers are encouraged to participate with their toddler.
15 mos-5 yrs; Sat.; 10-11 am; Free


This unique fitness program is sure to have you grooving along to Latin tunes all while getting a top notch workout. You will get hooked on this exciting hour of calorie burning, body energizing high intense program.
13+; Mon.; 7:30-8:30 pm; Thurs.; 8-9 pm; $5/class

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Attention Middle or High School Students….are you looking for volunteer hours for school. Are you interested in building your resume? The Stedman Recreation Center has volunteer hours for you. We are always looking for volunteers for Special Events and/or programs around the center. All between the ages of 14-18 are encouraged to contact the center for additional details!
14-17 yrs; Free


Cape Fear Regional Basketball Camp

Join us for our third annual Cape Fear Regional Basketball Camp and learn the important fundamentals of the game from our great staff of experienced coaches and players! We will be focusing on shooting, dribbling, defense, rebounding and team play by using drills and exercises. Camp will be held at Cape Fear High School and will feature variety of experts. Pre-registration is required by
Dec. 5.
7-14 yrs; Sat., Dec. 10; 9:30 am-noon; $5

Make Your Class Valentines

This is a great opportunity for your kids to make their class valentines! Use our valentines, bring your own or even create some with our supplies. You must pre-register by Jan. 20.
5-12 yrs; Sat., Jan. 28; 10 am-noon; $5