Parks & Recreation
Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation is continually seeking opportunities to enhance the park settings and to maximize recreational opportunities. We strive to provide services and leisure opportunities that will contribute significantly toward the physical, social and emotional well being of the community. Click here to read more about the history of the Parks & Recreation Department.
Come see our new playground!
Thanks to a $300,000 grant from Trillium Health Resources, the Town of Wrightsville Beach has a brand new inclusive playground! For information or access to the wheelchair swing, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 910-256-7925.
Play components include:
~ Aero Glider ~ Wheelchair Swing
~ Slides (6) ~ Wacky Log
~ Spin Cups ~ Cozy Cocoon
~ Quattro See-Saw ~ Rockblocks Climbing Tunnel
~ Unity Dome ~ Swings (2 each) infant, belt, & accessible
~ Cruise Line ~ Ladder and Rope Climbers
~ A Variety of Sensory Components
Exercise equipment includes:
~ Striders (2)
~ Power & Agility Step Exercise Station
~ Core, Torso, & Balance Exercise Station
Parking at Wrightsville Beach Park and Town Hall
May 1st - September 15th
If you hold a reservation for facility use in Wrightsville Beach Park, you are entitled to use the Event Parking Lot. This area is not a pay-to-park area and a parking receipt is not required in the vehicle dash. If you choose to park in a paid parking lot, you will be required to pay for parking as described above, even with a facility reservation.
A Skyhoundz Hyperflite Event
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
(rain date Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.)
Shred and Protect Document Shredding
Friday, November 18, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Grounds
New Hanover County Health Department Outreach
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Fran Russ Recreation Center.
Public welcome; bring your picture I.D. and insurance card.
Friday, November 25, 2016. Elf Patrol performs at 5:30 p.m., and Santa Claus arrives at 5:45 p.m.