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 Farmville Recreation and Parks Department shall contribute to the community through quality recreation programs, facilities, parks and open spaces. To accomplish this goal the staff shall:
- Provide opportunities for fun by offering individual and family oriented activities.
- Offer programs that enhance self-esteem and well being
- Encourage and reward participation over abilities for novice participants.
- Encourage an appreciation for the natural environment.
- Provide quality athletic experiences appropriate to age and ability.
- Ensure recreation opportunities for all ages and abilities.
- Ensure responsible stewardship of our financial resources, park and natural areas
*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 Tar Heel Spring Baseball
Baseball skills taught in a fun but competitive environment. Games played weekly.
Location: Bud Avery and the Babe Ruth Fields
Ages: 6-8, 9-12
Farmville T-Ball League
Baseball skills taught in a fun noncompetitive environment.
Location: Bud Avery 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
Ages: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-13
2017 Pee Wee Schedule
2017 Mini Mite Schedule
2017 Mitey Mite Schedule
2017 Little League Schedule
Youth Basketball Rules Quick Reference
Youth Basketball Rules
2017 Youth Basketball Little League Playoff Bracket
2017 Youth Basketball Mighty Mite Playoff Bracket
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, 9-11, 12-14
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 19-22
Softball Camp: June 19-22
Soccer Camp: June 26-29
Wrestling Camp: June 26-29
Tennis Camp: July 10-13
T-ball Camp: July 17-20
Basketball Camp: July 25-28
Location: Various Recreation venues
Ages: Varies by camp
Time: 9-12 am Monday-Thursday
except Wrestling Camp will be 6-8 pm.
Fees: Varies by camp
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
Weeks: June 19-23
July 31 – August 4
Times: 7:30 am – 6 pm
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
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