Parks & Recreation

The Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities, programs and services for both residents and visitors alike. Folks of all ages are certain to find an activity for their enjoyment. 

Major Repairs Coming to Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Community Center

Highly requested renovations are coming to the Emerald Isle Community Center!

  • Painting of our gymnasium, hallways, entryway, and weight room. 
  • Steam clean and sanitize the floors in the gymnasium.

Check out the video here:

Anticipated Renovation Schedule 

  • Wednesday, May 3rd through Tuesday, May 21st. Our weight room will be closed.
  • Monday, May 8th, through the 21st of May. The entire community center will be closed to the public.
  • Monday, May 22nd, the community center will reopen, but the gymnasium and indoor restrooms will remain closed.
  • We are hopeful that on May 24th, we will open the entire gymnasium.
  • These dates are subject to change.

Please keep an eye on our website for updates at

Click on one of the links to the left to explore more of what's currently being offered and be sure to read the May Leisure Lane. Don't hesitate to contact us with questions, comments or suggestions. Have fun and enjoy beautiful Emerald Isle!

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The Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department's area of the Municipal Complex includes a community center, an outdoor basketball court, two tennis courts and a playground with adjacent restroom facilities.

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