Parks and Recreation
The City of North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation department strives to provide all citizens of North Myrtle Beach the highest level of programs, facilities and services that will positively affect the city’s vision of creating community.
The Parks and Recreation maintains 11 parks and over 240 beach accesses. Through parks and open spaces, the city provides opportunities for recreation while preserving the environment.
The community recreation center and local parks provide a safe environment for affordable programs and community events. Individuals and families are able to enjoy active lifestyles promoting health, fitness, social interaction and overall wellbeing.
Through special events and upscale sports facilities, the City of North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation department increases tourism and promotes the local economy. The city’s annual calendar of events and festivals is full of distinctive celebrations offering live music, family fun entertainment and great social settings.
A highlight of the city’s Parks and Recreation department is the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, which opened in 2014. The 145-acre sports complex includes baseball, softball and soccer fields, as well as three playgrounds, an amphitheater, walking and biking trails, picnic shelters, a seven-acre water park, a 2-acre dog park, a 25-acre lake for fishing and paddle boats, and so much more. This facility, along with the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center and the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center and Central Park, make the North Myrtle Beach an area abundant with recreational activities for every member of the family.