Parks and Recreation

COVID-19 impacts on Parks and Recreation:

Our parks and walking trails remain open. Please feel free to utilize the park. We ask that you stay home if sick and prioritize using social distancing while at the park. 

The below services/facilities have been suspended thru April 30th. Staff will continue to monitor the situation and will respond with changes as necessary.

  • Town sponsored events have been suspended.
    • Staff will work to reschedule these events wherever possible. 
  • All spring youth athletic programs are suspended.
  • Support of all private events (including rentals) are suspended.
  • All senior programs are suspended.
  • All youth, adult, and cultural programs are suspended.
  • The Zebulon Community Center is closed.
  • All Park Restrooms are closed.
  • All playgrounds and basketball courts are closed. 
  • Remaining athletic courts and fields should be used for individual purposes where social distancing can be maintained.

Zebulon Parks and Recreation is dedicated to offering recreation opportunities for our community even during tough times. For this reason we are excited to offer self-led recreation opportunities. Visit our Self-Led Recreation page regularly for new activities, videos, and challenges. We are looking forward to keeping our community moving, learning and creating while also providing an outlet to relieve stress. This is a new experience for us, and we look forward to navigating this opportunity and growing these services!

 We request that registrations be conducted on the online portal, You may also mail in registration to 1003 N. Arendell Ave, Zebulon, NC, 27597. If you have business that can be handled by telephone, please call us Monday- Friday (8A M-5 PM) at 919-823-1817. Our parks and walking trails remain open for individual use.

For additional town updates related to Covid-19/Coronavirus , click here. 

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Download the Spring Program Brochure Here

 Zebulon Parks and Recreation Department works to enhance the lives of our citizens and visitors by providing beautiful parks, play opportunities, wellness programs, and educational opportunities. From sports leagues, fitness classes, art programs, travel experiences, educational presentations, summer camps, to the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market, there is something for everyone.

The Zebulon Parks and Recreation Department maintains and operates six public parks within the Town Of Zebulon. These parks contain walking trails, walking loops, athletic facilities, playgrounds, picnic shelters, a disc golf course, tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, and natural areas.  Zebulon Parks and Recreation also manages the Zebulon Community Center which has a gymnasium, classrooms, exercise/ weight rooms, and an art room, all of which can be rented for family or business gatherings.

Our staff implements many exciting programs, activities, and events throughout the year with the purpose of bringing community members together to play, learn, and pursue healthy living. 

The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is open every Saturday on the Zebulon Municipal Complex lawn from April through September. 


Stay informed on all that is happening in our Parks & Recreation Department by joining our email list. This will include the Farm Fresh Market, events, programs, camps and so much more.

Farm Fresh Market
Sheila Long
Parks & Recreation Director
Josh Hardin
Athletic Coordinator
Tim Hale
Community Center Coordinator