The Recreation commission was installed to assist the Board of Commissioners and the Town Manager in the design and execution of the most appropriate for of recreation for all citizens, regardless of age, or talent, that exceeds what the community has the right to expect. The mission of this commission is to provide recreational activities, both athletic and non-athletic, to all age groups and all citizens thereby improving the quality of life in Farmville while meeting the needs of the community and gaining the maximum involvement of the citizens of Farmville.
The Parks and Recreation Department of Farmville strives to create diverse opportunities and experiences in order to provide social, cultural and physical growth within the entire community. With the goal of developing, promoting and enhancing citizen participation and stewardship through the use of exceptional facilities, parks, people, programs and special events in recreational activities.
Farmville Parks and Recreation strives to provide the community with exceptional experiences through people, programs and events.
*Unless previously registered in an athletics program with this department, a copy of the participant’s birth certificate is requires for any youth athletic program.
Farmville Spring Baseball
We will be playing with Southern Pitt Baseball this season. Baseball skills taught in a fun but competitive environment. Games played weekly.
Location: Bud Avery and the Babe Ruth Fields
Ages: 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
Farmville T-Ball League
Baseball skills taught in a fun noncompetitive environment.
Location: Bud Avery Field and Bundy Field
Babe Ruth League Baseball
Baseball skills taught in a fun but competitive environment. Games played weekly with some traveling expected.
Location: Babe Ruth Field
Ages: 13-15; 16-18
An organized youth basketball program. Fundamental basketball skills stressed along with league play.
Location: Farmville Middle School & Farmville Central High School
Ages: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-16
An organized youth cheerleading program. Participants will cheer at youth basketball games.
Description: Flag Football skills taught in a fun but competitive environment. Games may be played during the week and on Saturdays.
Location: Bud Avery Field
Ages: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12
Youth Tackle Football
Description: Playing with the Eastern Carolina American Youth Football and Cheer Conference. Fundamental rules stressed with league play.
Location: Practices at Farmville Athletics Field; Home games at Farmville Central High School; Traveling expected for away games.
Age groups: 9-10 (skill positions 125 and under) and 11-12 (skill positions 145 and under)
Farmville Youth Girls Softball
Description: Softball skills taught in a fun but semi competitive environment. Games may be played during the week and on Saturdays.
Location: Bundy Field, and High School Softball Field
Ages: 7-9, 9-10, 11-12, 13-16
Farmville Soccer League
Description: Soccer skills taught in a fun but semi competitive environment for ages 2-4 and 5-6 and competitive environment 7-8, 9-10 and 11-13. Games will be played on Saturdays.
Location: Farmville Athletic Complex or Farmville Middle School
Ages: 2-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-13
Summer Sports Camps
These are non-competitive, sports camps designed to help kids develop skills in a fun, safe environment.
Baseball Camp: June 18-21
Softball Camp: August 13-16
Soccer Camp: July 9-12
Tennis Camp: June 25-28
T-ball Camp: July 16-19
Basketball Camp: July 23-26
Location: Various Recreation venues
Ages: Varies by camp
Time: 9-12 am Monday-Thursday
except Wrestling Camp will be 6-8 pm.
Fees: $50 for baseball and basketball; $30 for all others
Farmville Summer Camp
Join the Farmville Parks and Recreation Department as we host a summer day camp. The camp will run for seven weeks. Daily activities will include arts and crafts, camp games and athletic activities. The camp will take a field trip weekly. Each week will have a different theme with activities based around the theme. Participants will travel on a Pitt County Schools Activity Bus.
Location: Farmville Community Center
Fees: $50 weekly
Industrial and Church/Co-ed Softball Leagues
Organized adult softball leagues for local companies and churches. Industrial league will play Monday and Wednesday, Church/Co-ed league will play Tuesday and Thursday.
Location: Babe Ruth Field
Ages: 16 and over
Fees: $200.00 per team
Cost $1 for 2 cards
Dates : September 26, October 24, November 14, 28, December 12, January 9, February 13, 27, March 27, April 10, 24, May 8,22
Location: Community Center
Time: 12:30 pm – 2 pm
Senior Line Dancing
Mondays October 2 – December 18
Location: Community Center
Time: 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Reserving a Picnic Shelter
In order to reserve a picnic shelter you must contact the Recreation and Parks Director between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am and 12:00 pm on Friday. To check availability, please call 753-6712.
Picnic Shelter Rules
- NO ALCOHOLIC beverages allowed.
- No open fires,use charcoal grills.
- Leave hot coals in grills.
- Must abide by city noise ordinance
- Curfew for picnic shelters is dark.
- Ball fields, tennis courts, and/or play equipment are not assumed to be reserved with shelter.
- Please use appropriate parking lots. Special permission for access to a shelter is available upon request.
- Please assist in the clean up of the facility.
Recreation & Parks
PO Box 86 / 3672 North Main St
Farmville, NC 27828
(252) 753-6712 – office
(252) 753-2963 – fax