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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


Sr. Debutante Ball

Feb. 14, 2015

Senior adults ages 55 and better.

Dinner and Dancing $15

Call 704-825-8191 for ticket information


Classes currently in session:

Zumba, Fitness class, Saturdays 10:15am, $4/class

Martial Arts, Thursdays 6:30pm, $30/month (family discounts)

East Coast Swing, dance class, Tuesdays 7:00pm, $40/session

Fit 4 You, individual fitness, Tuesday and Thursday, $15/class

Tap, Ballet, Jazz dance, Wednesdays, prices varies

Genealogy Class: Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm, free

Litl' Bit Crafty: Monday and Thursday, 1:00-3:00pm

Crafty Cards: 4th Friday 10am-1pm, price varies

Other Classes due to start at first of year:

Guitar 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


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.