All Programs, Clubs & Classes

Youth

All Ages

Adults

Senior Clubs
Senior Programming

 

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Middle School Dance

New Bern Parks and Recreation will sponsor a Middle School Dance for New Bern/Craven County middle school students.  Students attending schools with ID must present it to enter.  This is a lock-in.  Once a student is in, they will not be released until the dance concludes unless a parent picks them up! 

 

Date:

Cost:

Location:

Contact:

Phone: 

E-mail:

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$4.00 for students with ID

$5.00 for students without ID

West New Bern Recreation Center

Jermaine Thomas, Program Coordinator

639-2922

thomasj@newbern-nc.org

      

                     

 

Adult Exercise Class

This class will cater to the needs of both adult men and women with low-impact exercises.  Registration fee is free.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Cost:

Glenda Moye at 639-2919

Stanley White Recreation Center

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

6:00p

Free

    

YOUTH PROGRAMMING

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YAAC Young Adults Active in the Community (Teen Council)

With a focus on recreation and leadership, high school students are encouraged to join this exciting group.  In an effort to extend this program, there are several chapters to choose from.  Chapter meets at West New Bern Recreation Center on Pine Tree Drive.  


Contact:

Location:

Times:

Nicole Dewar-639-2902

West New Bern Rec. Ctr.

Sept. - May

 

  

                 

 

Cheer America Cheerleading

Young Champions Cheerleading is a fun and exciting cheerleading program for ages 4-14. This class promotes coordination, confidence, poise, artistic expression, competitive spirit and physical fitness. Students will learn the following: fundamentals of pom and cheerleading, dance routines, parade routines, cheers, chants, leaps, jumps, how to perform in front of audiences, and preparations for tryouts for junior high and high school squads. Classes are 45 minutes of "Fun and Instruction".   For more information, call 639-2912.

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Cost:

West New Bern Rec, Center - 639-2912

West New Bern Recreation Center

Thursdays, September - January

5:45p

$7.00 for registration and $7.00 per class

 

 

                                  

 

Double Dutch Club

This program is a great way to keep children physically active and interested in a different activity, competing with other team in surrounding areas.  Program welcomes children ranging in age from 3rd grade to 12th grade. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Jay Bulloock - 639-2921 or 636-4127

Stanley White Recreation Center

Every Wednesday

5:30p-6:30p

 

 

 

Kidsville Birthday Club

Come and join West New Bern Recreation Center Birthday Club, filled with fun and excitement for kids ages 3-10.  This program will assist parents in preparing for parties, and we will accommodate them with activities, food, and cake. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Cost:

Ashley Parham at:  639-2913

West New Bern Rec. Center

Saturdays

By appointment only

Packages vary

 

                               

Pop Warner Cheerleading
Pop Warner Cheerleading is a Little Scholars Program designed to improve the physical fitness, self-image, and health for children ages 7 - 12.  Children can benefit from participation by learning the concepts of teamwork and cooperation through routines that consist of tumbling and jumps. 

Contact:

Tameka Delmar

639-2920

Location:

West New Bern Rec. Ctr

Stanley White Rec. Ctr.
Registration:
Begins:  April 1, 2009
Ages:
5-13
Practice:
Begins August 1, 2009
Cost:
$40.00

     

 

 

Girl Scouts Program

The purposes of the Girl Scouts are to promote self-sufficiency, selflessness, and to teach patriotism, courage, self-reliance and kindred virtues. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. The ages range from 6 - 17

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Shelley Collins at 636-4127.

West New Bern Rec. Center

Sept. - May

Wed 5p-6p bi-weekly

 

 

Choices & Consequences---"The Imaginary Friend"

This program targets youth, and parents of youth who are engaging in illegal drug use.  The program will discuss the epidemic of teenage drug use in the Craven County School System.  The speaker will touch on the consequences of selling drugs and the results of using drugs.  Parents are encouraged to attend this program with their teen(s) so they may learn of the tell-tale signs of drug use, and or selling drugs. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at:  252-639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

TBA

5:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Choices & Consequences---"Sexual Awareness"

This program will target teens ages 13-19.  The speaker will share information with teens who are engaging in inappropriate sexual behavior.  The HIV/STD Counselor from the Craven County Health Department will advise teens on the consequences of unprotected sex.  Teens will receive handouts on how certain diseases are transmitted.  There will be Q&A period after the presentation.  This program is open to the public. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at:  252-639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

TBA

5:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Choices & Consequences---"Penn State or State Pen"?

This program targets teens who are considered by the Craven County School System to be "at-risk".  Also welcome are teens whose parents feel thier child is headed toward a life of crime.  The guest speakers will be incarcerated teens from Dobbs Juvenile Detention Center in Kinston, NC.  The speakers are incarcerated for crimes from selling drugs to murder.  This program is open to the public. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at:  252-639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

TBA

5:00p - 8:00p

 

                                  

Fit and Fun
This program encourages bonding and interaction between parents and their toddlers ages 1 to 5 years old. Parents can play games and enjoy other activities with their child(ren) to help improve motor skills.

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Ashley Parham at 639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center

October through May

Tues. & Thurs,

9:30a.- 11:00a

 

         

Teen Alliance - is now Jr. YAAC
This program is a collaborative effort aimed at fostering youth called “Teens Stepping Up”. Our motto is: “Don’t make decisions about us, without us. The teens will have rap sessions, addressing the problems or issues they are faced with on a daily basis. They also attend the County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Aldermen meetings, Tryon Palace, etc. Middle school students are encouraged to join this exciting group. 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Shelley Collins at:  636-4127 or 639-2912

Community Resource Center

Sept., 2009 - May, 2010

TBA

 

 

Teen Night
Youth ages 12- 17 have the chance to get out for a fun and free Friday night. Teens will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities from basketball to billiards.  Food and drinks will be served and door prizes will be awarded.  There will be a 10 - 15 minute rap session included with the activities.

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at:  252-639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

TBA

6:00p - 9:00p

 

                                

Saturday Night Madness


Come to the gym for a night of fun and excitement.  Youth ages 17 and under can participate in all the Recreation Center has to offer.  There will be a 10 - 15 minutes rap session with the teenagers.

 

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Anthony Boggan - 639-909

West New Bern Rec. Center

3/21/09 & 4/18/09

6:00p - 9:00p


                     

ALL AGES

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Table Tennis Club

West New Bern Recreation Center is offering Table Tennis Club every Thursday evening from 6:30pm until 9:00pm. Anyone interested in playing please come out to the center and participate. There is no cost, and the club is always looking for new members.   

Contact:

Telephone:

West New Bern Rec. Ctr.

639-2913.

 

      

Table Tennis Tournament

Come to West New Bern and test your table tennis skills.

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

Cost:

Ashley Parham at 639-2913

West New Bern Recreation Center

February 20, 2009 

5:00p-8:00p

$3.00

                 

                         

Fencing

Experience the exciting Olympic Sport of fencing with Salle New Bern. Instruction includes learning skills with the Epee, Foil, and Saber. Equipment is provided. Head Coach John Wollertonm has over twenty years of experience in teaching and competitive experience.  Training held each Monday and Wednesday evening, for ages 12 and up.  

Contact:

Location:

Date:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center
Beginning in September

7:30p-9:00p


Fencing Tournament:  Three USFA sanctioned tournaments a year-- one in the fall and one in the spring.   The Youth Tournament is held in February.    

 

"Meet Me at the Park" Tennis

Craven County Tennis Association is sponsoring "Meet Me at the Park" tennis on Monday nights at the West New Bern Recreation Center.  The program is an organized match-play for all ages and is a great way to find new tennis challenges

Contact
Billy Wilkes-639-6606
Location:
West New Bern Rec. Ctr.
Times:
6:30p- March to Oct.
Dates:

Start 3/23/09 - Beginning

in April, every other Monday

Cost:
Free

 

Adult Programs, Clubs, Classes and Events

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Ceramics Classes
Would you like to meet new people and develop friendships while learning different techniques and concepts in the art of ceramics? Registrants may sign up for one class per session and the class fee is due upon registration.  Classes are held at both West New Bern Recreation Center and Stanley White Recreation Center.  Classes are held in two sessions.  Sept. - Dec. and

January - May.

West New Bern Recreation Center:

Class times:

Tue: 9:00a-12:00p &  6:00p-9:00p
Wed: 12:00p-3:00p
Contact: Nita Henderson  639-2912
   

Stanley White Recreation Center

Class times:

Monday: 11:00a-2:00p
Thursday: 11:00a-2:00p
Contact: Nita Henderson  639-2912

 

 

Open Bid Whist

This program is open to the public.  All Bid Whist players are invited.  The games will be in the Game Room of West New Bern Recreation Center. 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Anthony Bogggan-639-2909

West New Bern Rec. Center

Every Monday

5:00p-7:15p

 

 

Mid Day 4 on 4 Basketball

This program is open to men and women 18 and over.  Come out on your lunch break for a game of 4 on 4 basketball.  There will be a 15 minute running clock for this program. 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at 639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

Monday - Friday, Sept. to May

12:00pm - 2:00pm

 

 

A.B.E. (Adult Basic Education)/GED

This program, in collaboration with Craven Community College, teaches the skills necessary for acquiring the GED.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Community Resource Center at: 636-4127.

Community Resource Center

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AARP Board

The local chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons.

 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

West New Bern Rec. Center at:  639-2912
West New Bern Recreation Center
Monday 1:00p-2:30p

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Outdoor Adventure Club

This club offers a variety of outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing, white-water rafting, climbing and other outdoor adventures. Previous experience in these activities is not required. 

See website at: www.nboac.org.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Gus Hill at 639-2908
West New Bern Rec. Ctr
Every 3rd Tues.-7:00pm

 

 

Concerned Citizens

A local group of people from the Duffyfield Community meet to discuss ways to improve the quality of life in their community.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Community Resource Center at:  636-4127
Community Resource Center.
Every 3rd Monday, 7:00p, September - June

 

 

E.N.C.P.W.Y.F.C.

The Eastern North Carolina Pop Warner Youth Football Conference meets to discuss conference business.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Taurance Williams at:  639-2903
Stanley White Recreation Center
Every 3rd Wednesday, 7:00pm

 

Community Watch

Working in conjunction with the Police Department, this group monitors activities in their communities and meets to discuss solutions to concerns that arise.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Stanley White Recreation Center at:  639-2919
Stanley White Recreation Center
Every 1st Tuesday, 7:00pm

 

Miniature Club


Come out and explore the world of miniature arts & crafts.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

 639-2912
West New Bern Rec. Ctr.
Every 2nd Tue.11:00a-1:00p

Every 4th  Tue.  1:00p-3:00p

 

 

Movie Club/Book Club
Join us as we read popular novels and enhance our understanding of them by comparing the film version to the novel.  

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Community Resource Center at:  636-4127
Community Resource Center
Fridays at: 10:00a

 

Crystal Coast American Needlepoint Guild
This educational, non-profit organization offers active participation and fellowship through programs and instructions in the field of needlepoint. The only thing that the guild requires for membership is a love of needlepoint and a desire to learn more.  Call 639-2912 for more information.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

West New Bern Rec. Center - 639-2912
West New Bern Recreation Center
Every 1st Monday, 9:00a-1:00p

 

 

The Embroiders’ Guild of America, Inc.

The Tryon Chapter of the Embroiders’ Guild of America is a non-profit organization which meets twice a month to stitch, improve needlework, and to learn new embroidering techniques. Membership is open to anyone interested in needlework.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

639-2912
West New Bern Rec. Center
Every 2nd and 4th Monday,

9:00a-12:30p

 

 

Residents Council
This group meets to talk about revitalization of the Duffyfield community, how to improve living, and how to reduce crime. This council is the driving force behind the Duffest.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Stanley White Recreatin Center - 639-2919
Stanley White Recreation Center
Every 1st Thursday, 7p

 

Newcomers of New Bern Duplicate Bridge Club
Enjoy the thrill of outsmarting fellow players and incorporating strategy into each hand. 

Contact:

Location:

Times:

West New Bern Rec. Center - 639-2912
West New Bern Recreation Center
Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, 9:30a-1:00p

 

 

Tryon Treasures Doll Club
If you like to collect dolls or make new dolls that may one day be collectibles, join us! 

Contact:

Location:

Times:

639-2912
West New Bern Rec.Ctr.
2nd Monday of each month

1:30p-3:30p

 

 

Paint With Us
New Bern Recreation Department is sponsoring an exciting program for painters called “Paint With Us”. Interested participants can come out, bring their easel, paint, brushes and paint with other painters. There is no cost for this program, all you need to do is show up and be ready to paint and have fun! Beginners are welcome!!!

 

Contact:    639-2912

Location:   West New Bern Rec. Center

Times:       Mondays, 9:00am-12:00pm

                 Septmber through May

Cost:         Free

 

Voter’s League
This organization encourages citizens to register to vote and discusses various governmental issues.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

639-2919
Stanley White Recreation Ctr.
Every 3rd Tuesday, 7:00pm

 

 

Stork Nest Program
This is a collaborative effort between Community Resource Center and the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Clothes are provided by the March of Dimes for children between the ages of newborn - five (5) years of age.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Community Resource Center - 636-4127
Community Resource Center
Call for an appointment

 

 

Creative Writing Class
Have you had aspirations of being a writer, or would you simply like a venue to present some of your work? Come and explore your writing talents. 

Contact:

Location:

Times:

639-2912
West New Bern Rec. Center
Every Friday, 12:00p - 3:30p,

September - May 

 

 

Toys for Tots
Applicants wishing to sign up for the annual Toys for Tots drive should come by the center beginning in October. On average we service 150 families. Each applicant must have a valid identification card, a social security card and a social security card for each child. If the applicants sign up at our facility, he/she will not be allowed to sign up at another agency. Toys are provided by the Marine Corps Reserves.

Contact:

Location:

Times:

Shelley Collins- 636-4127 or 639-2912
Sign up at: Community Resource Center,

                  West New Bern Rec. Ctr. & Stanley White Rec. Ctr.

Applications taken beginning in October 2009

 

 

Open Net Volleyball

Come out and enjoy an evening of free co-ed volleyball.  This activity is open to all levels of ability.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Anthony Boggan at:  639-2909

West New Bern Recreation Center

Mondays, September - May

7:00p - 9:00p

Senior Clubs

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Our Senior Citizens Clubs are very active social clubs for seniors over 55.  These groups promote friendships and social outlets for its members while offering training, educational seminars as well as workshops at the district and regional level. Each club meets twice per month locally and once a quarter for district meetings. Senior clubs are members of the North Carolina Association of Senior Citizens Clubs, affiliated with the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Society.

 

Golden Age Club
The GAC holds meetings, programs,  celebrates special occasions, holidays, anniversaries and birthdays as well as daily and seasonal trips. Refreshments, catered lunches and covered dish lunches are served at meetings. 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Ashley Parham - 639-2913
West New Bern Rec. Ctr.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays

9:30a-12:00p

Senior Programming

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Tap Dancing

Come and dance with style and grace.  The class is not only a way to learn new dance steps, but is great exercise.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center

Fridays, Sept. - May

9:00am-10:00am

 

 

 

Senior Appreciation Day
This is a time for seniors to socialize, have fun and meet people in the community.  We will have refreshments, door prizes, movies, entertainment, and bingo. 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center

March 28, 2009

9:00am-12:00pm

 

 

Senior Activity Days

For seniors 55 +.  Come and enjoy playing table tennis, billards, shuffleboard, chess, checkers, basketball, badminton, tap dance, or just get a little exercise by waking around the gym.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Recreation Center

Monday, Sept. - May
9:00a - 11:00a

 

 

Seniorcise
Feel like you need to get yourself back into shape? This class will get you started. Seniorcise exercises cater to the needs of the senior adult and integrates low-impact exercise and fun.

 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center
Mondays, September - May

9:00a -10:00a

                       

 

Senior Line Dancing


Seniors, come out and learn the newest and best line dance moves every Thursday morning.  This is a time for Seniors to socialize while exercising.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Ctr.

Thursdays
9:30a-11:00a


 

Senior Shuffleboard

We invite Seniors to come play shuffleboard at the West New Bern Recreation Center.  Come out to socialize and enjoy a game of shuffleboard with your friends. 

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

639-2912

West New Bern Rec. Center

September through May

Mondays 10:00a -12:00p, and Fridays 9:00a -12:00p    

 

 

 

Senior Arts and Crafts

This is a quarterly program designed to provide an opportunity for Seniors to meet, greet, and gather together for the purpose of creating beautiful pieces of art.

Contact:

Location:

Dates:

Times:

Jermaine Thomas at 639-2920

Stanley White Recreation Center

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City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Parks & Rec Main # (252) 639-2901
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