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, splash pads, pools and the skate park remain closed). Use caution and practice social distancing.

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Smith Recreation Center

1520 Slater Avenue, (910) 433-1571
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 am-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm



In a cooperative and supportive effort and effective immediately, Fayetteville-Cumberland Park & Recreation has postponed all department organized programs, activities, athletics, special events and rentals until further notice. FCPR staff will contact and work with affected individuals and groups to reschedule or refund at a later date. As condition change, the status of these postponements will be re-evaluated.

Cancelled programs/events have been removed.
Programs with an asterisk (*) have been postponed.

*Smith Fitness Center*

Adults can now exercise using some of the latest fitness technology!  The Fitness Room is equipped with treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bikes to increase cardiovascular fitness. A simple questionnaire must be completed on the first visit and renewed annually.
Adults 18+; Mon.-Fri.; 10 am-9 pm, Sat.; 9 am-5 pm, Sun.; 2-5 pm
Youth 13-17; Must be accompanied by parent no children under 13 allowed

Youth Open Gym

Enjoy playing basketball?  Then come to open gym and work on your basketball skills while improving your health along with others your age. Gym hour vary depending on center activities. High School students should be prepared to present picture identification. Gym shoes and clothes must be worn. Youth open gym form required.  
17-under yrs; Mon.-Fri.; 3-5:30 pm; Sat.; 2-4 pm; Free

*Adult Open Gym*

Gym hours may vary depending on center activities. Valid picture identification is required.
18+; Tues. and Thurs.; 10 am-2 pm; Sun. 2-5 pm; $2/person 

*Senior Fitness Time*

Whether you want to stay fit or get in shape come and join our super seniors.
55+; Mon., Wed. and Fri.; 10-11 am; Free

*Traditional Martial Arts Academy*

Join our martial arts classes and learn self-defense and discipline. Our trained instructor will help you develop self-confidence, balance, control and overall physical fitness through these innovative techniques. Participants also have the opportunity to compete in local and regional tournaments.
All Ages; Tues. and Fri.; 6:30-8 pm; $25/person per month

*“Act like a lady” workshop series*

This program is designed for young ladies to get together and discuss topics as a team that will help promote building socialization skills, positive interventions, healthy living skills, and structure strong self-esteem. Workshop will be ongoing. For more information send an email to  or call the Center for further contact information.
17-under yrs; Wed.; 5:30-7:30 pm; Free

*Common Sense Self-defense*

CSSD is a Self-defense class that will teach you how to use your body and everyday items to defend yourself and your love ones all while help you to get into shape and burn calories. We believe in One Mind Any Weapon!
10+; Wed.; 6-7 pm; $20/month or $5/class 

*Let’s Move!*

Let's Move is First Lady Michelle Obama initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation so that every child born today—grows up healthy. The goal is to increase opportunities for physical activity and empower parents and caregivers to make healthy choices for their families. This is ambitious, but it can be done—so we're asking everyone to do their part, especially kids like you. By eating right and being active, you can be healthy and achieve your dreams. This program will support the presidents youth fitness program.
6-17 yrs; 2nd and 4th Sat. of each month; 10 am-noon; Free 

*Hungry Helper*

Decorating cookies is much more than a simple activity. It is a way for your child to express themselves in their own special way. Come enjoy time with your child decorating cookies, cakes and much more.
6+; 1st and 3rd Wed. of each month; 6:30-7:30 pm; $20/month

*Temple Building Dance Fitness*

Temple Building Dance Fitness specializes in exercising to contemporary Gospel and Hip hop music!! Our goal is to lift your spirits with encouraging music while you build endurance and strength in your body through a variety of exercises! Don't think it's possible??? Come out and give us a try! All skill levels and abilities are welcome!
All ages; Thurs.; 6-7 pm; $24/month or $6/class

*Sports Programs*

Sports are year around from Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Indoor Soccer, Rugby, Lacrosse, and Track season will be here soon. Come on and sign up while there are plenty of spaces still available. We even have “Lil Hitters” for 3 and 4 year old boys and girls. Registration for sports is on going.
3-17 yrs; $25, Football is $30; Late registration will begin the day after the last day of regular registration for an additional $5.


*Mother Day Plant Swap*

Show off your God given green thumb or just come paint it green with us at our Mother Day Plant Swap, sell and/or trade. We will be giving seminars on different topics and making craft projects. Come on out and bring clippings, you never know what you may take home. Please pre-register by May 4.
All ages; Sat., May 9; 10 am-2 pm; Free

Father’s Day Shootout

Come show off your skills and show these young players how it’s done! The Father’s day shootout is a day to have fun playing basketball and just spending quality time with the dad in your life.
All ages; Sun., June 21; 2-5 pm; Free

Movie in the Gym

Come have night out watching a summer time classic, eating popcorn and having some laughs. Bring your
blanket, chair or whatever makes you comfortable. Pre-register by July 10.
All ages; Fri., July 17; 6 pm; Free

Umoja Festival

Umoja means unity! The Umoja Group's annual celebration of African-American heritage featured arts vendors and a lineup of storytellers, performers and guest speakers. Come enjoy the festivities while we get to know each other!
All ages; Sat., Aug. 22; 9 am-3 pm; Free


*Association Meetings* 

*AARP 55+*

Meets 2nd Mon. of each month; 10 am-noon

*Area A Senior Club*

Meet 2nd Tues. of each month; 11 am-1 pm

*District 2 Senior Club*

Meet 1st Fri., of each month; 11 am-1 pm

*Life Changing Mentor*

Meet 1st and 3rd Tues. of each month; 6-7 pm

*Loyal Seniors*

Meet 1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am-1 pm

*Men’s Progressive Club*

Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month; 7:30-8:30 pm

*National Association of Black Veterans*

Meets 2nd Sat. of each month; 10 am-1 pm