Effective March 27, 2020: FCPR playgrounds, outdoor basketball courts and the skate park are closed to the public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Parks and trails remain open. Use caution and practice social distancing.

Effective March 25, 2020: FCPR facilities are closed to public access. FCPR will conduct business over the phone and online. General Information: 910-433-1547; Email:; Website: FCPR has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events and rentals through April 30. FCPR will not take any additional shelter or room reservations until after May 31. FCPR staff will contact and work with affected individuals and groups to reschedule or refund at a later date. As conditions change, the status of these postponements and closures will be re-evaluated.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 information as it relates to the City of Fayetteville.

Coach Resources


Thank you for your interest in volunteering to coach with Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation (FCPR).

Contact your local Recreation Center if you are unsure as to the expiration date on a current background check or if you're inquiring about the status of a background check.  

Please review the Volunteer Policy and Disqualifying Factors for Volunteers prior to submitting your application for a Background Check. 

Background Checks are required for all interested candidates. By submitting an application for Background Check, candidates are agreeing to adhere to the Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation Code of Conduct.

Please CLICK HERE to begin the application process. You will be directed to an external site to process a secure background check through Southeastern Security Consultants, Inc. 


Informational PowerPoints 

The coaches powerpoint has been prepared for you to provide basic information about FCPR programs. The powerpoint contains items such as rules, practices, important dates to remember, registration districts and procedures, coach recruitment, player draft procedures, sports information, etc.

It is our sincere desire to serve you with the best athletic program possible. We hope that you will take a few moments and read through this information. Hopefully, any questions you have will be answered within this packet.

Basketball Coaches Meeting Powerpoint

Heads Up Concussion Protocol