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.
Wrightsville Beach Holiday Decorating Contest
Tuesday, December 19, 2018
- Most Creative
- Most Traditional
- Most Holiday Spirit
- Best Holiday Lighting
- Best Overall Residence
- Best Overall Business
Wrightsville Beach Valentine Run
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Run the 5k at 8:00 a.m., the 10k at 9:00 a.m., or go for Double Trouble and run both!
Click here to register.
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.
Wrightsville Beach Park Inclusive Playground
Thanks to a $300,000 grant from Trillium Health Resources in 2016, the Town of Wrightsville Beach has a beautiful 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:
~ Power & Agility Step Exercise Station
~ Core, Torso, & Balance Exercise Station
25th Annual Bark in the Park
Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 am (rain date Sunday, October 7th at 1:00 pm). Everyone is welcome to enjoy this free, unique event and applaud the talented canine athletes. Competitors need no previous experience. Stay tuned for more information!