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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Stedman Recreation Center

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




In a cooperative and supportive effort and effective immediately, Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events, and rentals through April 30. 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 will be re-evaluated. 

Cancelled programs/events have been removed.                                                                       Programs with an asterisk (*) have been postponed. 

*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.; July 10; 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; Tues.; March 24, April 7, April 21, May 5; 6-7 pm; $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


Cinco de Bingo

Miss the crowds at the restaurant while still getting your taco fix.  WE will be catering a delicious Mexican dinner while playing a friendly game of Bingo.  Please pre-register by May 1.
55+; Fri., May 1; 6:30 pm; $5

2020 Summer Kickoff!

Schools (almost) out for summer! Bring the family out for a fun filled day of good food and good times. There will be water activities (water slide, etc.), a traditional summer BBQ, field games and more!                                 
All ages; Sat., May 23; 11 am-2 pm; Free

Cape Fear Regional Sports Camps

We will be partnering with Cape Fear High School to host several sports camps throughout the summer. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity! Stop by or call the recreation center for more details.

Parking Lot Picassos

Bring the whole family and spend a morning creating your very own sidewalk chalk masterpiece!  Prizes will be awarded based on originality, creativity, and more.  Supplies will be provided or bring your own for a morning of family fun.                        
All ages; Sat., June 6; 10 am-noon; Free

Back to School Ice Cream Social

Bring your family and friends for a back to school celebration!  Mingle with old friends and celebrate with new ones all while enjoying a delicious sweet treat.                                                                                                               
All ages; Fri., Aug 28; 6-8 pm; Free