Effective July 10, 2020: FCPR pools and splash pads will remain closed for the duration of the 2020 season and camps will not operate this summer. These decisions were made with support from the City of Fayetteville's Emergency Management team and Cumberland County Health Department. FCPR facilities remain closed to public access. FCPR will conduct business over the phone and online. General Information: 910-433-1547; Email:; Website: FCPR has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events and rentals until further notice. FCPR will not take any additional shelter or room reservations until further notice. FCPR staff will contact and work with affected individuals and groups to reschedule or refund at a later date. As conditions change, the status of these postponements and closures will be re-evaluated. Parks and trails are currently open (playgrounds, outdoor basketball courts and the skate park remain closed). Use caution and practice social distancing.

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Joint City & County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

Public Meeting

  • Date: 11/26/2019 5:30 PM  
  • Location: Parks & Recreation Administrative Office Conference Room
    121 Lamon Street
    Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Introduction: Regular meetings occur on the last Tuesday of each month.
The purpose and functions of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission are:
1.  To advise, encourage, counsel, solicit, inform and promote the dedication and establishment of parks and recreation areas of all sizes and descriptions in all Sections of Cumberland County  and, in particular, those areas where development is taking place, with the ultimate aim of making neighborhood playgrounds  and  parks   accessible  to  all  residents  of  the  County  through donations or dedication of property either perpetually or for a limited term.
2.   To promote studies and plans of parks and recreational needs of Cumberland County, and inform and advise the Fayetteville City Council and the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners and conduct public information programs to develop public awareness of the need for such facilities.
3. To advise the Parks & Recreation Director in planning recreational programs and activities and encourage voluntary sponsorship and participation in the same clubs, societies, social and business organizations neighborhood groups and individuals.
4.   To coordinate and liaise with  other organizations in the full development of their programs and functions as they relate to parks, playgrounds, and recreational areas.
5. To advise the Parks & Recreation Director in acquiring land and water areas and accepting any grant, gift, bequest or donation and any personal or real properties offered or made available for recreational purposes.
6.  To encourage a   program   for   the establishment of memorial parks and Playgrounds.
7. To assist and encourage the Parks & Recreation Director in the conservation and development of the natural beauty of Fayetteville and Cumberland County.
And further, to advise and comment on:
1.  A Master Plan for Parks and Recreation;
2.  A Capital Improvement Plan;
3.  Programming to maintain and increase program participation
      A. Establish and maintain appeals process of staff decisions on programming issues;
      B. Establish and maintain Program Standards;
4.    Standards for facility usage and charges; and
5.    Preservation of historical sites and conservation of green space
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