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 Night

Learn quilting techniques from others or showcase your own talents. Bring all your supplies and we’ll provide the space.
All ages; Wed.; 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


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 Thurs.; 6:30-7:30 pm; $30/month or $5/class

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

Open Gym

The gym will be open to shoot around or play a game of basketball with others. Open Gym is suspended when athletic events are scheduled in the gym and is subject to change depending on recreation center programs or events.
Youth Open Gym: 7-17 yrs; Sat.; 9 am-2pm; 1st and 2nd Sun. of the month; 2-5 pm; Free
Adult Open Gym: 18+; Sat.; 2-5 pm; 3rd and 4th Sun. of the month; 2-5 pm; $2


Bringing the art studio to Eastover! KidCreate Studio will offer different art classes for children to unleash their creativity.  Classes range from painting to pottery and everything in between.  Children ages 4-12 yrs are encouraged to attend.  Classes are one hour in length.  Please dress appropriately.  Call the Eastover-Central Recreation Center for more information!
4-12 yrs; Wed; Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Dec. 18; 6-7pm; $13/class

Instructional Cheer

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. Classes start Nov 6.                                                                                                                             5-12 yrs; Wed; 7-8pm; Fri; 6-8pm; $30/month or $5/class


Trunk or Treat

Parents mark your calendars and plan to join us at Eastover Ball Park for trunk or treat night! We will need volunteers and participants. Help us create a safe Halloween environment for the kids to collect candy and have fun! Decorate your vehicle and be prepared to pass treats and goodies out to the kids as they walk through. Call the rec center to reserve your spot!                                                                                                 
All ages; Fri., Oct. 25; 5 pm-8:30 pm; Free

Kid's Movie Night

Parent's Night Out! Bring your kids to the recreation center to enjoy popcorn and a movie in their pajamas! We will be showing Toy Story 4.        
5-12 yrs; Fri., Nov 22; 6:30-8:30 pm; Free

Cape Fear Regional Basketball Camp

Join us for our 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. Pre-registration is required by Jan. 11.
7-14 yrs; Sat., Dec 14; 9:30 am-noon; $5

Family Game Night

The entire family is invited out for movies, games, crafts, food and fun! Come enjoy games like Twister, Monopoly, and Connect Four or make crafts with your little ones. We'll end the night with popcorn and a movie on the big screen. Please register by Jan. 20.                                                                                     
All ages; Fri., Jan. 24; 6:30 pm; Free

Red and White Valentine's Dance

Dance the night away at our annual Valentine's Dance. Tickets are only sold in advance at the recreation center and will be available until Feb. 6. 
Grades K-5; Fri., Feb. 7; 6:30-8:30 pm; $5

Instructors Needed

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