Other Good Stuff

1702 Live Oak St.
Ste. 100
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-2050

Many of the Carteret County public libraries offer incentive and educational library programs for kids, from Storytime for young children to game time and films for older students. Contact the individual libraries in your area for details:
Beaufort — (252) 728-2050
Pine Knoll Shores  — (252) 247-4660
Cape...more about Carteret County Public Library

Outside Fun

640 Shore Drive
Swansboro, NC 28584

This park tucked into a neighborhood near the historic district of Swansboro, NC, is ideal for small children because the entire .62-acre play-area is fenced-in. It is located at the intersection of Broad Street and Shore Drive not far from Highway 24. There are swings, a covered pavilion, a large climbing...more about Pirates Den Park

830 Main St Ext
Swansboro, NC 28584

This 18-acre municipal park is off the main thoroughfare, but conveniently located between Commerce Drive and Main Street Extension. Open to the public, this community park includes tennis courts, a basketball court, skateboarding park, a playground, small picnic shelters, a .66 mile fitness nature trail, multi-use fields, and a concessions/restrooms building. There...more about Swansboro Municipal Park

275 Old NC Hwy. 58
Cedar Point, NC
(252) 222-5836

This county park's 34 acres include lighted adult and youth fields, a lighted multipurpose field, restrooms, playgrounds, a basketball court, lighted tennis courts and a picnic shelter. The park also includes a community center featuring two small classrooms, one large meeting room and a kitchen....more about Western Park


Swansboro Recreation Center
830 Main Street Ext.
Swansboro, NC
(910) 326-2600

December 18, 2021  Enjoy this family-fun morning sponsored by the Swansboro Chamber of Commerce in the Recreation Center in the Swansboro Municipal Park. The Riverview Reindeer 5K Run begins at 8:00 AM followed by the Ugly Sweater Fun Run at 9:00 AM. From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM participate in Holiday Arts...more about Santa Fest

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