Recreation

The newly renovated Town Creek Park includes two new playgrounds.
After months and millions Town Creek Park reopens
The Town Creek Park is reopened after a year and half and about $5 million of renovations. Wed, 05/13/2015 - 5:40pm
Squash tournament in Wilmington, still time to sign up
Want to play in a squash tournament in Wilmington? Your opportunity awaits later this month. The Wilmington Athletic Club will hold a tournament on April 18th. Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:14pm
Two NC ski resorts open on heels of weekend snow
Two out of North Carolina's half-dozen ski resorts are open for business and fun after an early snow hit parts of the state's mountains. Sugar Mountain Resort and Cataloochee Ski Area opened Sunday for their winter season Sunday. Tue, 11/04/2014 - 1:27am
Squash tournament in Wilmington, still time to sign up
Want to play in a squash tournament in Wilmington? Your opportunity awaits later this month. The Wilmington Athletic Club will hold a tournament on October 18. Sun, 10/05/2014 - 11:19pm
FootGolf takes hold at golf course in Calabash
FootGolf isn't the latest rage yet, but there's hope at the Meadowlands Golf Club in Brunswick County that it'll catch on with golfers and soccer enthusiasts. Public play is set to open this weekend for the newest sport in Calabash. Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:50am
Council approves $86k for Smith Creek kayak launch
Wilmington City Council approved more than $86,000 to provide a local match for a state grant to build a kayak launch on Smith Creek. Wed, 05/08/2013 - 3:32am
Pender County parents hope commissioner OK rec center plan
Pender County parents say they have a tough time keeping kids off the streets and out of trouble after school hours. That's why they hope commissioners will approve a plan to build a rec center in Burgaw. Fri, 09/17/2010 - 8:02pm
Nudists take the plunge for skinny dip world record
Saturday was the day nudists all across the nation have been waiting for, as several nudist resorts, including Whispering Pines in Brunswick County, gathered in an attempt to set a world record. Sun, 07/12/2009 - 1:02pm
Golfers looking for affordable options
The economy is keeping area golfers close to home, and driving some out of private clubs and onto public fairways. Tue, 01/13/2009 - 10:57pm
Leaders meeting today to discuss Empie Park tennis expansion
Wilmington Parks and Recreation leaders are meeting today to discuss the tennis court expansion project at Empie Park. Mon, 06/23/2008 - 5:42pm