Because of seasonal hours, please call or check individual websites before visiting.

Art Beat

Art Beat

ArtBeat, Burgaw's Community Center for the Arts, offers programming to the community with art classes, workshops, and events!  Times and prices of classes vary so be sure to call us or check out our website to find out more information about what you can participate in!

History & Culture, Children's Activities, , ,

108 E. Wilmington St.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 259-9510
Website: facebook.com/penderartscouncil
Email: artbeatofburgaw@gmail.com
ArtExposure, LLC

ArtExposure, LLC

ArtExposure offers an Artists Association with Studio Space, a sales gallery, and monthly exhibits. We also offer classes, art supplies, and framing. Our gift shop offers local hand-made and fine crafted gifts.

Shopping, History & Culture, Children's Activities, ,

22527 US Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 803-0302
Website: artexposure50.com
www.facebook.com/ArtExposure
Email: artexposure50@gmail.com
Ashton Farm Summer Day Camp

Ashton Farm Summer Day Camp

Ashton Farm is 72 acres of the old historical Ashe Plantation. We have developed it into a summer day camp designed to provide children the opportunities to learn the skills of various sports, to become a part of farm life, to feel the joy of being together in camp life, and to get to know and appreciate the atmosphere of nature.

Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, ,

5645 US Hwy 117 S.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 259-2412
Website: www.ashtonfarmcamp.com
facebook/Ashton-Farm-Summer-Day-Camp
Email: info@ashtonfarmcamp.com
Fowler's Farm

Fowler's Farm

Visitors can plan a family day on the farm to meet and feed the animals.  We are also an events venue and can supply giant inflatables for children's events.  Check us out under special occasions as well.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

Old Savannah Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 297-5214
Website: facebook.com/Fowlersfunnyfarm
Email: spfowler70@yahoo.com
Hampstead Kiwanis Park

Hampstead Kiwanis Park

The Hampstead Kiwanis Park is 53 acres. It offers several athletic fields for baseball, soccer and football along with a walking trail and playground. The picnic area can be reserved for parties and events.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

586 Sloop Point Loop Road
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 259-1330
Website:
penderpr.recdesk.com/Community/Page
Email: parksandrec@pendercountync.gov
Hankins Park

Hankins Park

Hankins Park is a passive park which includes a pavilion with picnic tables, charcoal grill and restrooms surrounded by large grassy areas. Hankins Park is connected to the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail. The pavilion has restrooms and picnic tables for your convenience. For a fee it can be reserved for parties etc. but the remaining grassy areas are open to the public at all times. For reservations, please contact the Burgaw Parks and Rec at 910-300-6401. Visit our website to download an application. The park is open year-round from sunup to sundown.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

310 North Walker Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Harrell Memorial Park

Harrell Memorial Park

Harrell Memorial Park is a children's playground which includes play equipment for all ages. There are also tennis courts connected to the park. Since this park is diagonally across the street from Hankins Park, restrooms are within walking distance. The park is open year-round from sunup to sundown.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

108 East Ashe Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo is an indoor children's recreation center geared toward walking children - 9 years of age.

Children's Activities, , , ,

16406 Highway 17 North, Unit 8
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 821-1250
Website: www.HullabalooPlay.com
www.facebook.com/hullabalooplay
Email: info@hullabalooplay.com
Johnson Park

Johnson Park

Johnson Park is a passive park located along the Osgood Canal and is a part of the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail. This park is quiet, well landscaped and inviting. It is the perfect place for a quiet lunch or a good book. There are no facilities at this park. Johnson Park is located at the corner of South Walker Street and East Hayes Street. Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

311 S. Walker St.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue  Rehabilitation Center

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue Rehabilitation Center

Located on the mainland side just west of the Surf City Bridge, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue Rehabilitation Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured sea turtles. An important component of the mission is education outreach pertaining to sea turtles, the ocean and conservation. Come and see the recovering turtles and take a tour of our facility. Tours are available June through December. Check our website and Facebook page for seasonal hours which vary. We have lots of turtle items in the gift shop that are sure to delight you and their purchase helps to fund our program. We are an all volunteer-run organization and appreciate your support. For more than twenty years volunteers with the Topsail Turtle Project have monitored the beaches of Topsail Island, staking off and protecting the nests of endangered sea turtles. Visit our website or Facebook for more information.

Beach, Children's Activities, , ,

302 Tortuga Lane
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 329-0222
Website: www.seaturtlehospital.org
www.facebook.com/seaturtlehospital
Email: Loggerhead@aol.com
Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Park located on the sound features a slide, swings, camel back climber, picnic shelter, basketball court and a 920 foot boardwalk.

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

911 South Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
facebook.com/Kenneth-D-Batts-Family-Park
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Miller's Pond

Miller's Pond

Miller's Pond is a great place to walk, fish, picnic or just enjoy nature. The park's main features are a seven-acre pond surrounded by a half-mile walking trail, a kayak launch, playground and picnic shelter.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, Fishing, ,

12762 US Highway 117
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 259-1330
Website:
penderpr.recdesk.com/Community/Page
Email: parksandrec@pendercountync.gov
Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Located across the street from one of our public beach access and adjacent to one of our public restroom facilities, the park is sure to be a family hit. In addition to the Pirate Ship modular play system, there are single swings and a mommy and me swing.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Children's Activities, ,

101 Broadway St.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Patio Playground

Patio Playground

We are the only Putt-Putt on the island. Family-friendly for all ages. Original 1955 retro putt-putt. We have ice cream, bike rentals and an air-conditioned arcade. DJ on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights plays oldies and break out your dancing shoes for Friday night DJ Dance Party and golf!

Beach, Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, Golf,

807 S Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-2814
Website:
facebook.com/Patio-Playground-the-Putt-Putt
Email: bimiii@aol.com
Puddle Jumpers Nature Pre-School and Day Camp

Puddle Jumpers Nature Pre-School and Day Camp

Puddle Jumpers Nature Preschool offers nature-based, hands-on learning which fosters discoveries that integrate Science, Math, Literacy, and the Arts.  Do you Need a few hours for errands, appointments, lunch with friends, or just need a little break? Avoid all the illness & germs at indoor drop-in childcare options! Come Play in the Fresh Air & Sunshine in the Great Outdoors!

Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, , ,

15670 Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 231-6775
Website: puddlejumpersnaturepreschool.com
facebook.com/puddlejumpersnaturepreschool
Email:
puddlejumpersnaturepreschool@gmail.com
Rotary Park

Rotary Park

Rotary Park includes play equipment for all ages including a tot lot, play structure for older children and swings. There is also a pavilion with restrooms and picnic tables. The pavilion at this park cannot be reserved and is on a first come, first served basis. Rotary Park is nestled among large shade trees with plenty of grassy areas for children to run and play. Rotary Park is located on Industrial Drive between the Burgaw Middle School and Cape Fear Community College and is just off the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

102 Industrial Dr.
Burgaw, NC 28426
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Shingleton Farms Equestrian Resort

Shingleton Farms Equestrian Resort

Located approximately 15 miles north of Wilmington, NC on 411 acres, Shingleton Farms is a full-service Equestrian Resort. We offer a fully equipped barn with 40 spacious stalls, 150' x 300' lighted arena, round-pens, miles of beautiful pristine trails, camping, bathhouse, shaded picnic area Trail/Day passes and much more. Our staff members are true experts in their field, offering an exceptional level of knowledge and experience that we here at Shingleton Farms are very proud of.

Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, Children's Activities, ,

904 Saps Rd.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 619-7104
Website: www.shingletonfarms.com
www.facebook.com/shingleton.farms
Email: farnell@shingletonfarms.com
Shipwreck Point Golf

Shipwreck Point Golf

Tourists & locals alike are invited to come out for a game of mini-golf, and some pirate fun - Topsail style!

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, Golf,

107 Charlie Medlin Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 329-4653
Website:
facebook.com/ShipwreckPointMiniatureGolf
Soundside Park

Soundside Park

A beautiful location for family fun. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, this park has a boardwalk, playground, picnic shelters, fishing pier, amphitheater and a public boat access. The town of Surf City host many events throughout the year in the park including concerts and movies from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It is a scenic location for weddings, birthday parties and other family gatherings. Featured on the MST, Seg. #15 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/.

Beach, Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, ,

517 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Surf City Community Center

Surf City Community Center

Facility includes tennis courts, a gymnasium, an exercise room, locker rooms/showers, classrooms, and a playground. A variety of classes are offered throughout the year, including fitness, wellness, dance, art, cards and Cape Fear Community College Continuing Education classes. A variety of year-round athletic programs and leagues are also offered for adults and youths. Featured on the MST, Seg. #15 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/.

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

201 Community Center Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
The Skate Barn

The Skate Barn

The Skate Barn in Hampstead, NC is a 6000 square foot, indoor/outdoor paradise for skaters.  We also offer contests, summer camps, beginner clinics, private lessons, park rentals and professional demos at The Skate Barn. Keep up with us on facebook and check out the calendar page on our website to see what events are coming up!

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

155 Pansy Lane
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-3497
Website: www.theskatebarn.com
www.facebook.com/The.Skate.Barn
Topsail Skating Rink

Topsail Skating Rink

A family-style skating rink is located in Topsail Beach above the Post Office.  Equipped with wooden floors, open windows, disco ball and great music. This rink is typically open 7 PM - 10 PM nightly during the summer. Roller skating only: no skateboards

Beach, Children's Activities, , ,

714 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 330-7891
Website:
https://topsail-beach-skating-rink.business.site
facebook.com/topsailbeach.skatingrink
Wild Child Art Studio

Wild Child Art Studio

Come explore art at the Wild Child Art Studio. We offer homeschool classes, adult and children’s sessions, workshops, special events, and more. We teach a variety of art styles from clay to watercolors. How about destressing with one of our meditative art classes or explore your abstract side with alcohol inks? Participate in family-friendly events, group classes and private sessions. Whether its teacher workdays, holiday breaks, summer camp we’ve got art fun for all ages. What kind of art speaks to you?

Children's Activities, History & Culture, , ,

16324 US Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (336) 309-3040
Website: www.thewildchildartstudio.com
www.facebook.com/thewildchildartstudio
Email: thewildchildartstudio@gmail.com
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