Stedman Recreation Center

175 Circle Drive, (910) 433-1440
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm




Youth Open Gym

Participants must have a permission form completed by a parent or guardian to participate. Participants must be signed in by an accompanying adult. 
17-under yrs; Sat.; 12:45-2:45 pm; Free

Adult Open Gym

Participants must complete a waiver to participate. Participants will be required to present identification.
18+; Sat.; 2:45-4:45 pm; $2/person

Walking Track

Enjoy a cardio workout on your down time; utilize the walking track around the baseball field. For those keeping count, 5 times around the track equals a mile!
All ages; Mon.-Fri.; 2 pm-dusk; Sat.; 9 am-dusk; Free

Friday Night Food, Fun & Fellowship

Looking for a night out with friends? Come to the Stedman Recreation Center for a grand ole’ time! All participants must register and registration ends three days before the date of the program! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out!
55+; Fri.; Nov 8; 6:30 pm; $5


Zumba uses a combination of easy to follow dance and fitness moves in a one of a kind fitness program that will blow you away! Zumba inspires participants so that you are excited to work out for this energizing, non-stop hour.   
13+; Mon.; 7-8 pm; Thurs.; 7-8 pm; $5/class (See staff for additional class pass rates)

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold is a lower intensity class for active older adults or beginners.  It focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. It also focuses on all elements of cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance.                                                                                                                                                                                Wed.; 10:30-11:30 am; $5/class (See staff for additional class pass rates) 

Tae Kwon Do

Self-defense offers a physical fitness, self-discipline, academic achievement, fun and excitement in a non-violent atmosphere.   
5+; Tues. and Thurs.; Beginners 6-7 pm; Intermediate 7-8 pm; $40/month


Bringing the art Studio to Stedman! KidCreate will offer different art classes for children to unleash their creativity.  Classes range from painting to pottery and everything in between.  Children ages 5-12 yrs are encouraged to attend.  Classes are one hour in length.  Please dress appropriately.  Call the Stedman Recreation Center for more information!
5-12 yrs; Fri., Dates and Times TBA; $13/class

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Attention Middle or High School Students….are you looking for volunteer hours for school. Are you interested in building your resume? The Stedman Recreation Center has volunteer hours for you. We are always looking for volunteers for special events and/or programs around the center. Contact the center for additional details!
14-17 yrs; Free


Stedman Recreation Center Coat Drive

With Winter just around the corner, lets help those in need.  We are asking for new or gently used coats to be donated for local charities or families.  We will accept donations from Sept 1 - Oct 31.  All items can be dropped off at the Stedman Recreation Center.                                                                                                                                 All ages; Free               

Stedman Recreation Center Food Drive

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, let’s help those in need.  We are asking for non-perishable food items to be donated to local charities or families.  We will be accepting donations from October 5- November 22.  All items can be dropped off at the Stedman Recreation Center.

15th Annual Fall Festival

Bring your children out for a night full of fun filled activities. There will be carnival games, face painting, inflatable’s,  costume contest, and the monster egg hunt for those who wish to venture our with their flashlights. For those with a sweet tooth we will be having Cake Walk! Concessions will be available.
All ages; Thurs., Oct. 24; 6-8:30 pm; Free

Holiday Helpers

Calling all of Santa’s Helpers! We will begin by creating our very own make and take Christmas Ornaments. We will then take a break for milk & cookies and then we will begin decorating the Recreation Center Christmas Tree. When we are done, what a Winter Wonderland the center will be! Pre-registration is required by Nov. 20.
5-14 yrs; Sat., Nov. 23; 1-4 pm; $5

Cape Fear Regional Basketball Camp

Join us for our third annual 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 and will feature variety of experts. Pre-registration is required by Dec. 5.
7-14 yrs; Sat., Dec. 14; 9:30 am-noon; $5