Departments

Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation





Parks & Recreation Office


For general information regarding the Recreation Center or programs, please call (910) 458-2977


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Parks and Recreation Director
Eric Jelinski
eric.jelinski@carolinabeach.org
(910) 458-7416

Parks and Programs Superintendent
Tim Murphy
tim.murphy@carolinabeach.org
(910) 458-7416

Parks Maintenance Superintendent
Margaret Dowling
margaret.dowling@carolinabeach.org

Recreation Leaders
Erin Whitman
erin.whitman@carolinabeach.org
Samantha Robinson
samantha.robinson@carolinabeach.org
Bryce Smithson
bryce.smithso
n@carolinabeach.org
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Purpose

Welcome to the web site for the Town of Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department. The Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for the stewardship of the Town's entrusted assets for the enhancement of the Town, the enjoyment of its citizens and for initiating and conducting recreational programs and activities for all Carolina Beach residents and visitors.

If you have any questions regarding parks, trails, programs, or any other recreational opportunities, please give us a call at
(910) 458-2977.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Town of Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department is to provide an excellent variety of leisure opportunities to enhance the individual’s quality of life through exceptional programs in attractive, safe, and well-maintained parks and facilities.


Vision Statement
"We Create Community through People, Parks, and Programs" articulates the vision of the Town of Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department.  The staff and many volunteers strive continuously to create connections. Through our parks, greenways, and trails we connect neighbors with the opportunity to gather and enjoy the outdoors.  The many programs we provide are offered through the talents of our community members and dedication of many volunteers.  All of our parks and programs in someway are connected through the talents and vision of our citizens.  

Programs and Responsibilities
Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs and events with focus on providing opportunities that contribute to the enhancement of life for citizens of all ages. We partner with local civic groups in order to provide many enjoyable and cost-effective recreation, sports, youth and adult programs and special events.  

There are three parks located in Carolina Beach: Mike Chappell Park, Carolina Beach Lake Park and McDonald Park.  Also, located in Carolina Beach along Snow's Cut is the Snow's Cut Bike Path, the Island Greenway, and the Carolina Beach Recreation Center.