Parks and Recreation Department

The Parks and Recreation Department manages more than 400 acres of land developed for recreational use in Morganton and organizes and promotes the city's various recreation programs and events.

Parks and Recreation staff maintain three recreation centers, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a soccer complex, eleven parks, a skeet range, an extensive greenway system, and Catawba Meadows Park, which covers more than 200 acres along the Catawba River! Programs and events include youth and adult sports leagues, yearly leisure activities, instructional classes, as well as the Red, White and Bluegrass Festival.

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Rob Winkler
Parks and Recreation Director

828-438-5350

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City of Morganton Parks & Recreation

Location
300 Collett St.
Morganton, NC 28655

Mailing Address
City of Morganton
Parks and Recreation Department
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680-3448

 

Rob Winkler
Director

828-438-5351
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Jennifer Nicholson
Administrative Manager
828-438-5350
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Jesse Williamson
Administrative Office Assistant
828-438-5352
Programs Division  
Robert Bolick
Assistant Director
828-438-5241
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Mike Foust
Aquatic Programs Supervisor
828-438-5380
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Rakeem Rutherford
Mountain View Recreation Center Supervisor
828-438-5356
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Maintenance Division  
Tim Knipp
Facilities Maintenance Superintendant
828-438-5371
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The City of Morganton Parks and Recreation Department maintains more than 400 acres of land developed for recreational use including 10 public parks and the Morganton Greenway System. All parks are open from dawn to 10:00 pm. 

The Parks and Recreation Department also operates several facilites in the City including two recreation centers, an indoor and outdoor pool and a skeet range.

The Parks and Recreation Department also organizes and manages the City's youth and adult sports leagues, yearly leisure activities, classes and fitness programs, senior citizen activities and trips and aquatics programs, as well as special events such as Morganton's Red, White and Bluegrass Festival.

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City youth and adult sports leagues include Little Leage Baseball, swimming, wrestling, football, soccer, golf, and more!

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Adult sports leagues include softball, basketball, golf, and kickball!

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City youth sports leagues include Little Leage Baseball, swimming, wrestling, football, soccer and more!

Staff: Mike Foust | 828-438-5380 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The City's Parks and Recreation Department offers many aquatics programs and classes including swim lessons, lifeguard certification, water exercise and water volleyball!

Aquatic Center Indoor Pool Collett Street Outdoor Pool

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The Morganton Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of activities and classes for everyone to enjoy! You can learn guitar and banjo, try your hand at painting and drawing, or improve your moves on the dance floors!

Collett Street Recreation Center Mountain View Recreation Center

Morganton Skeet Range

City Contact

828-437-8863

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Staff Directory

305 E. Union St. Ste A100
Morganton, NC 28655 i Google Maps 16x16

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