The Statesville Recreation and Parks Department strives to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Statesville through recreation programs, facilities and experiences designed to meet the leisure needs of the community and to provide people of every age, race, and creed an opportunity to come together, participate, create, and share the positive experiences of Life.

Statesville Recreation & Parks Department Administrative Offices

Address: 1875 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625

Phone: 704-878-3429

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8a-5p

Our state-of-the-art facilities and diverse range of recreational offerings ensure that there's something for everyone to enjoy.

The Statesville Leisure Pool is a popular recreational destination for families and individuals seeking a refreshing escape from the summer heat. Enjoy well-maintained facilities, water slides, and relaxing lounging areas, visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy a fun-filled aquatic experience. Whether it's swimming laps, taking aqua fitness classes, or simply enjoying some leisurely water activities, our pool offers a refreshing escape from the summer heat.

The Bentley Community Center is another gem in our repertoire, occupying approximately 3 acres of land. Within its walls, you'll find a full-size basketball court, a well-equipped fitness room to keep you in top shape, and a game room for some friendly competition. The multipurpose room is available for rent, making it an ideal space for events and gatherings. Additionally, the center houses a kitchen and learning center, catering to both physical and intellectual development. Outdoors, the Statesville Splash Pad provides a fun and interactive water play area, perfect for cooling off during warmer months. With rentable shelters available, it's an excellent venue for birthday parties and family get-togethers.

The Bristol Road Recreation Center is another excellent facility, boasting multipurpose rooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and restrooms. The outdoor area offers two basketball courts, a playground for kids to let loose, ample parking spaces, a serene lake, and a lovely picnic area where families can bond over shared meals and nature.

Our department takes pride in offering a wide array of activities and events for all age groups. From Youth and Adult Athletics, encouraging friendly competition and teamwork, to Youth Summer Camps that foster learning and friendship, there's no shortage of ways to get involved.

For those seeking Group Exercise classes to keep fit and stay motivated, we have a variety of options to choose from. Whether you prefer yoga, aerobics, or strength training, our expert instructors will guide you towards your fitness goals.

Community engagement is essential to us, and we organize Special Community Events that bring everyone together for memorable experiences. We celebrate the diversity and spirit of our community.

Beyond our fantastic facilities and events, Statesville is home to over 20 parks, each offering a unique blend of amenities. Whether you're looking for walking and biking trails to embrace nature, playgrounds for the little ones to explore, or basketball courts for some friendly pickup games, our parks cater to every interest. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy an eighteen-hole Disc Golf Course for a fun and challenging outdoor experience.

And if you prefer a more relaxed approach, the Statesville Greenway Trail is the perfect option. It offers a tranquil and picturesque setting for walking, jogging, hiking, and biking, while avoiding motorized vehicles and large crowds. The greenway comprises four sections that will eventually connect to form one continuous trail encircling the city.

At the Statesville Recreation & Parks Department, we are committed to enriching lives, fostering a sense of community, and providing opportunities for everyone to lead a healthier and happier life. Come join us as we embark on this exciting journey of recreation, fitness, and exploration. Together, we'll make lasting memories and build a stronger, more vibrant Statesville!

Meet Our Team

The Statesville Recreation & Parks Department Team is committed to fostering a thriving recreational environment, this dedicated team coordinates and oversees the numerous recreational programs and facilities, ensuring they meet the diverse needs of residents of all ages and backgrounds. With a focus on promoting physical activity, social engagement, and cultural enrichment, the team works tirelessly to create a harmonious and inclusive community space where individuals can bond, grow, and create lasting memories. Beyond their organizational skills and managerial expertise, the Administration Team's passion for community development and wellbeing is the driving force behind their success, making them an indispensable asset to the residents of Statesville.

Administration Team

Richard Griggs


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Lynn Miller

Superintendent of Parks / Public Grounds

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Kali Bailey

Program & Facilities Manager

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Daniel Lewis

Athletics & Aquatics Manager

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Jennifer Owens

Office Manager/Cemetery Technician

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Robin Sprinkle

Administrative Associate

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Fitness & Activity Center Staff

H Patton

Facility Supervisor

Lucas Setzer

Assistant Facility Supervisor

Emily Diehl

Assistant Facility Supervisor

Mark Wilkinson

Fitness Coordinator