John Dove "J.D." Pone Sr. Recreation Center at Gray's Creek

formerly known as Gray's Creek Recreation Center

2964 School Road, (910) 433-1015
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm



Open Gym

Enjoy playing basketball? Then come out and play! Youth 7-17 years must have a Current permission form on file; must be renewed annually. Open gym is on-going with exception to scheduled recreation center programs/activities.
Youth Open Gym: 13-17 yrs; Sat.; 9 am-noon; 1st, 3rd, 5th Sun. of each month; 2-5 pm; Free and a picture ID
Adult Open Gym: 18+; Sat.; noon-3 pm; 2nd and 4th Sun. of each month; 2-5 pm; $2 and a picture ID

Open Fitness Room

Work up a sweat in our fitness room! There are no memberships required, but a waiver form must be on file at the center to participate.
18+; 13-17 yrs with a parent/guardian; Mon-Fri.; 1-9 pm; Sat.; 9 am-5 pm; Sun.; 2-5 pm; Free

Senior Walking Club

The Senior Walking Club is perfect for seniors trying to get a little exercise in a friendly, enclosed environment in our gymnasium. Whether it’s rainy or sunny outside you will always have a chance to get your walk on!
55+; Mon.-Fri.; 4:45-5:45 pm; Free

Better Health Diabetic Clinic

Better Health of Cumberland County holds weekly Diabetic Screenings, Clinics, Management Plans and other services for diabetics.
40+; Wed.; 9 am-noon; Free

Tae Kwon Do

This class offers academic achievement, self-discipline and physical fitness. Sessions begin the first Mon. of each month. 
5+; Mon. and Fri.; Beginners 6-7 pm; Intermediate 7-8 pm; $40/month


This program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness program that will blow you away. We want you, to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked on an exciting hour of calorie burning, body energizing, awe inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!
13+; Tues and Thurs.; 7-8 pm; $25/month or $5/class


This class gives your children the opportunity to learn the basics of tumbling, to include rolls, cart wheels, hand springs, and flexibility.  
4-6 yrs; Wed.; 5:30-6:15 pm; $25/month
7-10 yrs; Wed.; 6:15-7:00 pm; $25/month

Girl Scouts

Girls Scouts provide young ladies with an accepting and nurturing environment where girls can build character and skills for success in the real world.
Grades K and 1st: Troop# 4072; 1st and 3rd Mon.; Grades K and 1st: Troop#441; 1st and 3rd Thurs.


Fall Festival

Come join us in conjunction with Grays Creek Elementary to celebrate Fall! We will have games, bounce houses, snacks and more! Bring the family out for a night of FREE fun!                                                                                      All ages; Fri., Nov. 8; 5:30-8 pm; Free 

Winter Carnival

Come celebrate the holidays with family fun for all. There will be games for the entire family, bounce houses, vendors, crafts, and more! Bring your holiday cheer and pose for a photo with Santa!                                                  All ages; Fri., Dec. 13; 6:30-8 pm; Free