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Parks and Recreation Department


The Belmont Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide recreational and leisure opportunities to the citizens of Belmont of all ages. The Parks and Recreation Department offices are located at the J. Paul Ford Recreation Center at 37 East Woodrow Avenue, Belmont, NC.  
Office Hours: Mon.- Fri. - 8:30am-5:00pm 
Parks & Recreation Staff
Director: Sallie Stevenson, 704-901-2068

Athletic Program Supervisor: Gil Aguirre, 704-901-2070

   New Classes 

Please call if you are interested in :

 Engineering for Kids: Mechanical Engineering

starting Sept. 29, at 10:30am for ages 6 and under,

and 11:15am for ages 7-14. To contact instructor click HERE

Shag Dancing on Monday evenings starting Sept. 29

(Instructors Ron & Ann Lineberger) 6 wk session for $40

Beginner East Coast Dance Class Tuesdays at 7:00pm, $40 per person.

Beginner Guitar on Tuesdays at 5:30pm. 10 weeks = $100

Fist of the Tiger Martial Arts on Thursdays at 6:30pm.

 Zumba: starts Saturday, October 4, 10:15-11:15am. $4 per class.

J. Paul Ford Recreation Center

37 East Woodrow Avenue, Belmont, NC



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Advisory Board seeking new applicants

for two seats on the Citizens Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Applicant must live in the city limits of Belmont, NC.

Deadline to apply is Dec. 17, 2014.

Click HERE for an application

 "Mistletoe Market"

Holiday gifts at the Rec. Center

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2:00-6:00pm

37 East Woodrow Avenue

Belmont, NC 28012


Adult Basketball

Registration: February 2 - 21, 2015

Individuals - $50 In City, $55 Out of City
Teams - $475 In City, $525 Out of City



New Soccer Park: Everette C. "Ebb" Gantt Park


Construction on Gantt Park is not fully complete even though the bermuda grass is growing . We expect to play soccer there the spring of 2015. The park amenities include two full size soccer fields, 1/2 mile paved walking trail, playground, picnic shelter, and restrooms.

 Click here to view soccer park design.