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.

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Junior Official Program

Junior Official Program

This 3-part program is open to ages 14-18 and will focus on the following:

  • Level 100 will focus on Life Skills training involving decision-making, conflict resolution, team building, customer service and communication.
  • Level 200 will focus on athletic officiating philosophies, rule enforcement, exams, mechanics, and film review.
  • Level 300 will focus on the field/court practicum exercises with live scrimmages.

Prospective officials must complete each level in order to advance to the next phase. Upon completion of all 3 levels, graduates have the opportunity to officiate youth games in the FCPR program and earn CASH!
Register at any recreation center.

Registration dates:

  • Football/Soccer/Volleyball: June 1-Aug. 1 
  • Basketball: Aug. 1-Oct. 1
  • Baseball/Softball: Jan. 1-March 1
  • Boys and Girls; 14-18 yrs; Free