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Recreation Programs

The Town of Leland seeks to offer a variety of recreation programs for youth and adults that encourage positive leisure lifestyles. Recreation programs provide opportunities for socialization, personal growth, physical activity and character building. The Parks and Recreation Department is always looking to expand the services it provides so that it remains responsive to the community and on the cutting edge of recreation trends. Check back often as new programs are added regularly.

If you are an instructor interested in offering a class through Leland Parks and Recreation, please review the following documents:

If you would like to register for a program, please fill out the following form and return it to the Parks and Recreation office:

Arts Programs - Leland Cultural Arts Center

For more information on the arts programs offered through Parks and Recreation at the Leland Cultural Arts Center, click here or the online registration button at the top of the page.


Current & Upcoming Recreation Programs

Kayak Tours
What Explore the beauty of Sturgeon and Mill creeks by kayak with this leisurely 4-mile guided paddle led by Mahanaim Adventures. You will have the opportunity to view up close the amazing wildlife of the local tidal creek environment under the watchful eye of your guide. This trip is great for beginners and those looking for an introduction to kayaking. Equipment and Boats will be provided. All you need to bring is a water bottle, sunscreen and bug spray. Call 910-332-4823 for more information.
Where Sturgeon Creek Park (844 Appleton Way)
When Sunday mornings 8:30 a.m. (Tours take approximately 3 hours) August 2
Fee $45 includes kayak, safety gear and instruction. Additional online registration fee applies.
Total Body Conditioning
What This fitness class in the park with fitness trainer Alan Murphy will challenge and test your fitness level, helping you lose weight, burn fat, gain muscle and have fun! Cardio bursts, strength training drills and core exercises will be used to help you achieve your fitness goals. You will set your goals at the beginning of the session and track them throughout. Please bring a can-do attitude, water, an exercise mat and a towel. New sessions start the first Monday of each month. All fitness levels and ages welcome. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Where Leland Recreation Building (102 Town Hall Dr.)
When Each Monday and Wednesday 5:45 pm -6:45 pm. Pre-registration is required. (New 4 weeks starts first Monday of each month)
Fee $60 for 4-weeks (8 sessions). Call 910-332-4823 for more information. Click on the Registration button above to register online.
Leland Sting Wrestling Club
What The Leland Sting Wrestling Club is getting ready for a new season with a home at the Leland Recreation Building (102 Town Hall Dr.). The program is designed to teach youth ages 5-13 the sport of wrestling and the leadership skills, discipline and techniques necessary to be successful wrestlers and students.
Where Leland Recreation Building (102 Town Hall Dr.)
When Season will resume in late summer/fall.
Fee $25 (includes program cost and insurance from NCWAY). For more information or to register contact Coach Tom York at (919) 482-9707.
Leland Community Garden
What The Leland Community Garden is currently undergoing rennovations and will resume in the Spring.

Like to play in the dirt? Love to see the fruits of your hard work come into full bloom, but short on space around your house? Want to work a plot in a supportive environment with other gardeners like you? Then the Leland Community Garden is for you. Plots are now available at the Leland Community Garden, across from Town Hall on the Leland Municipal Campus.

Community Garden Rules
Community Garden Plot Application
Where Leland Community Garden across from the playground on the municipal campus, 102 Town Hall Drive
When Currently under rennovations
Fee Contact Leland Parks and Recreation at 910-332-4823 for more information.