Programs & Events
The Town of Leland offers 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.
Upcoming events are listed below. For a full list of programs and events the Town offers, check out the CAPE Fall & Winter 2020 - 2021 program catalog above.
We have created Recreation in a Box to encourage our community to be engaged, creative and active!
There will be two boxes available - one filled with art and movement activities and the other filled with a wider variety of activities, ranging from nature- and science-based activities to fitness and movement activities. Each box will provide 8+ activity descriptions, as well as additional activities to help utilize leftover supplies.
Ages: 6 years+ (recommended but not limited to 6-13 year olds)
Fee: $25/Box (Delivery, Pick-up, and Shipping (extra fee) options available)
Kids Run Leland
Available June 8, 2020
Based on the Road Runners' Club of America's Kids Run the Nation curriculum, this program will be completely online. Each week, videos will be uploaded with new lessons on running technique, nutrition, goal setting, and more, accompanied by workouts that will become more difficult each week. Two levels of workouts will be available each week; Level one for beginners and level two for those who are already active. A certified coach will be available throughout the week to answer questions by email or video. All of these workouts can be completed at home, in your neighborhood, or in your local park. Please remember to observe the CDC's social distancing guidelines when running in public.
Ages: 8 years+
Sunday, July 26; 8:30 AM
Location: River Road Park, Wilmington
Explore the Cape Fear River and its islands where you can hunt for fossils and prehistoric sharks’ teeth on this easy and enjoyable trip!
Fee: $45; Registration is full.
Disc Golf 101
Monday, August 17; 7 PM
Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)
Learn how to play disc golf on our local course! Participants will get an introduction to the sport, great for kids and beginners!
Fee: Free; Pre-registration required.
After referencing the CDC Guidelines, American Camp Association Guidelines, NRPA Guidelines, and survey results from current/previous camp families as well as social media, staff has decided to cancel camp for summer 2020.