Massey Hill Recreation Center

1612 Camden Road, (910) 433-1569
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-7 pm, Sat. 11 am-5 pm, Closed on Sun.



Art Classes                                                                                                                                                       

Calling all inspired artist or anyone wanting to better their drawing skills and techniques to make yourself an all-around artist this class is for you. If drawing is not your thing then maybe you can take a shot at knitting which will be offered at the same time and place with a different instructor.                                                                              8+; Tues. and Thurs.; 5-7 pm; $20/month

Parenting Workshop                                                                                                                                 

The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills “to empower individuals and families with new knowledge, beliefs, strategies and skills to make good and healthy lifestyle choices.” “The lessons are a versatile means of educating families in the community on the philosophy and skills of Nurturing Parenting." The programs feature activities to foster positive parenting skills with nurturing behaviors, promote healthy physical and emotional development and teach appropriate role and developmental expectations.
17+; 2nd Wed. of the month; 5-7 pm; Free

Massey Hill Tigers Youth Group

Youth will engage in positive learning experiences consisting of various fun activities that include gardening and crafts. Youth will also engage in community service events that will promote personal development and integrity that fosters a sense of community pride.
7-17 yrs; 4th Tues. of the month; 4-6 pm; Free

MIRO’S Shotokan Karate Do

Come join our group, we offer Martial Arts for the entire family.
3-7 yrs; Wed.; 5:30-6 pm; $40/month
8+; Wed.; 6-7 pm; Sat. 11 am-12:30 pm; $50/month

Life Beyond Amputations

Amputee's living life, changing lives one step at a time.
All ages; 3rd Sat. of each month; 11 am-1 pm

Massey Hill Community Watch

Learn about your community and share your concerns with others who care about the Massey Hill neighborhood.
All ages; 2nd Tues. of the month; 7 pm; Free

Cape Fear Table Tennis Club (CFTTC)

The Massey Hill Recreation Center and the Cape Fear Table Tennis Club have collaborated to provide free table tennis to the public. Come enjoy a free game of table tennis. Paddles and balls will be available.
All ages; Mon. and Thurs.; 6:30-9:30 pm; $5/evening membership

Open Gym

Come work on your basketball skills while improving your health along with others your age at the Massey Hill Classical School’s gym. Participants must have a completed Parent Permission form on file prior to participating. Program times are subject to change, due to seasonal and scheduled programs.
17-under yrs; Mon.-Thurs.; 5-9 pm; Free

Fitness Room

No more excuses! Fitness equipment is available during all operation hours. Schedule your time to get a good workout and get your body into shape. Ages 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must complete a “Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire. Open during facility operational hours.
13+; Free


FCPR has partnered with Cumberland County Schools to provide computer capability to students who currently attend Cumberland county schools, and the general public. Individuals who wish to utilize the Chromebooks must have a completed “Chromebook Activity” registration form on file. Chromebooks can only be used within the facility for a limited time period.
All Ages; Free


Boccia is a precision ball sport. It was originally designed to be played by people with cerebral palsy, but now includes athletes with other disabilities affecting motor skills. Come and learn the basics and enjoy the competition. Equipment provided.
18+; 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month; 2-3:30 pm; Free

Kitchen Art                                                                                                                                             

Calling all aspiring young cooks that are looking for an alternative to fast food. Participants will assist in preparing a variety of dishes and then get to enjoy the meal. Pre-registration required.
8-13 yrs; 3rd Fri. of the month; $5/person per class

Outdoor Pickleball                                                                                                                                           

Looking for something to do with the family, Massey Hill has three outstanding outdoor pickleball courts for anyone of different skill levels can come out and enjoy themselves.                                                                           
All ages; Mon.-Sun.; Dawn to Dusk; Free

Cooking on a Budget!!!                                                                                                                         

Looking for an exciting fun way to save on you your grocery bill? This class is for you! We will go through a variety of way to cook one meal and turn it into a meal for each day of the week. Pre-registration required.   
18+; 3rd Thurs. of each month; 6 -7 pm; $10/class


Cupcake Bake and Decorate

Looking for something exciting to do for Valentine's Day? Bring the entire family out to bake and ice cupcakes. while we wait we will be decorating Valentine's Day cards. Pre-registration required.                                        
All ages; Fri., Feb. 14; 5-7 pm; $5/family

Hunt for the Gold!!!                                                                                                                                 

Have you ever tried finding a leprechaun's gold? We have, but we hid it again! Can you and you team find the gold before the leprechaun does? Join us in the search for gold through our scavenger hunt to see which team will find the gold first!                                                                                                                                                            
All ages; Tues., March 17; 4-7 pm; Free

Easter Showdown                                                                                                                                

Looking for a good way to have fun for Easter? Bring your families out to Massey Hill Recreation Center as we will have a Easter egg hunt and games for the kids.                                                                                                         
3-12 yrs; Sat., April 11; 10 am-1 pm; Free                                                                                                                   
Egg hunt times:   
3-4 yrs: 10 am                                                                                                                                                                         
5-7 yrs: 10:45 am                                                                                                                                                                     
8-12 yrs: 11 am

Day of Play

Kickoff the spring and enjoy Day of Play. Day of Play will be a day to get out and enjoy playing different games with your families and friends. Day of Play will provide unique activities for all ages to participate. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your family moving for the afternoon!!                                                                                     
All ages; Sat., March 21; 1-3 pm; Free

Mom and Child Craft Night

Share quality time experiencing the fun of creating delightful arts and crafts designed around a special theme of the night. Together you will enjoy designing a wonderful work of art to proudly take home. Come with one or all of your children!                                                                                                                                                                 
All ages; Fri., May 8; 5:30-8 pm; $5/family

Daddy’s Dodgeball

Want to show the old man up or relive your glory days in P.E. class? Then come to the recreation center for an afternoon of friendly but competitive dodgeball. Bring your dad, a team or just bring yourself. Either way you’ll have a blast.                                                                                                                                                                           
All ages; Sat., June 21; 10 am-2 pm; $2/family

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice cream.                                                                         

An old-fashion ice cream making party. Kids will get a chance to crank the wheel and see how ice cream is really made. Many different kinds will be made and children will have activities and games to participant in to learn the history and fun facts about ice cream.                                                                                                           
All ages; Wed., July 1; 6-7 pm; $2/participant

Wacky Olympics

No special skills needed for this wacky version of the Olympics. Come prepared to have some crazy fun with activities such as leapfrog relays, shoe kicks, potato sack races, and a frozen balloon toss.                                 
All ages; Sat., Aug 22; noon-3 pm; Free