DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION park Forest City

 

217 Clay Street
Forest City, NC
Phone: 828-248-5220
Fax: 828-248-3442
Email: fcpr@townofforestcity.com

 

Welcome to the Town of Forest City Parks and Recreation Department!

Mission Statement:

The Recreation Department’s goal is to actively encourage, provide, promote, and protect quality leisure, recreation and cultural opportunities, facilities and environments that are essential for the enhancement of the lives of our citizens.

Please feel free to call us at 828-248-5220, email us at fcpr@townofforestcity.com or fax us at 828-248-3442

Jody Wright   Myra F. King
Director   Administrative Assistant
Senior Program Coordinator

 

 

Rental Information

Picnic shelters

Picnic Shelter rental fees $15.00 for 2 hours and $5.00 for each additional hour after that
Names of Shelters: Forest City Shelter, Dogwood Shelter, Cone Shelter, White Oak Shelter, and Jaycee Shelter
Amenities: (All shelters have grills and most of the shelters will hold up to 60-70 people)

Ball fields

Ball field rental fees $15.00 for 2 hours and $5.00 for each additional hour after that
Lights on ball field (per hour) $15.00
To rent the Entire Park/Full day rate $500.00

Tournament fees:
Use of field per day $75.00
Clean up deposit $40.00
Employee (per hour) $20.00

 

Callison Gymnasium / Cool Springs Gymnasium

Gym Rental (per hour) $10.00
Gym lights (per hour) $10.00
Employee (required during rental) $20.00 (per hour)
* We only rent out the gyms for basketball tournaments

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Callison Center Weight Room

Membership fee $30.00 (quarterly)

Clay Street Pool at Callison Recreation Center fees

Children under 5 yrs free w/paid adult
Children 5-17 yrs.  $2.00
Adults 18 & over $5.00
   
Season Membership Fees:  
Individual $50.00
Family up to 5 members $75.00($10.00 for each additional person)
Pool Rental $75.00

 

(Pool Parties are only on Friday’s after 7pm & Saturday’s and Sunday’s after 6:00pm and you can’t go later than 10:00pm)(Unless there is a swim meet scheduled)


Lifeguard fee after hours: $15.00 per guard per hour

  • Party must be paid in full 2 weeks prior to the party date
  • You are required to have a minimum of 2 lifeguards on duty at your pool party
  • If you have more than 40 people in the pool area you will be required to have a third lifeguard. Ratio is 1 guard for every 20 people. We only use our certified lifeguards that are employed by the Town of Forest City’s Recreation Department.

Swimming Lessons

$20.00 per child for 10 hours of instruction, must be 5 years old (We start taking registrations on May 1st).

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Adult Basketball

Men’s Civic League         $40.00
(Usually played during the winter months)
Men’s Summer Civic League       $35.00 (if the program is offered)

Summer Camps

  • Basketball Camp - $20.00 per child per session
  • Golf Camp - $25.00 per child per session
  • Tennis camp - $20.00 per child per session
  • Volleyball Camp - $20 per child

 

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Special Events

Co-Sponsored Information

    • Football   - James Shippy (864) 529-4285
    • YBOA & Youth Basketball - Larry Ross (828) 247-6102   (Cool Springs Gymnasium)
    • Little League Baseball 
    • Swim Team - Mark Galloway (828) 289 - 7081
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PROGRAMS

CHILDREN & YOUTH PROGRAMS

ADULT PROGRAMS

CLAY STREET POOL

PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

PARK PROGRAMS PICTURES

MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE

FOREST CITY CLUBHOUSE

 

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The Board of Commissioners will no longer hold their meetings at Town Hall. 

Due to ADA regulations, the meetings have been moved to the Cool Springs Administrative Office Building Auditorium

Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Monday nights of each month at 6:00 p.m.

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