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FREE Family Movie Night

FREE Family Movie Night returns to the Zebulon Community Center on Friday, April 12. This month we are showing Disney's "Ralph Breaks The Internet". The doors will open at 6:30pm and the movie will start at 7:00pm. As always, we will have FREE popcorn and bottled water for everyone. 

Zebulon Championship Disc Golf Course

This beautiful 18 hole championship course is located at Zebulon Community Park (401 S. Arendell Ave, Zebulon). The course is open from sun up to sun down, seven days a week. Concrete tee pads and hole layout signage await you on every hole. 

Cards For Seniors

Join your friends at the Community Center for a couple of games of cards. We provide everything you need, including a nice, hot cup of coffee. Games are played every Tuesday and Friday from 10:00am - 2:00pm. FREE!!


Join Hanshi, Charles Mann, a 9th degree Black Belt for our very popular Karate program. Charles has been the instructor for this traditional Okinawan Karate for over 30 years. This particular style of karate teaches students of all ages the techniques of Kobubo/Weapon and tournament style fighting. Parents and children are welcome to take this class together. Classes are offered year round on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7:00pm at the Zebulon Community Center. Cost is $40/month for residents and $50/non-residents. 

Chair Yoga For Seniors

Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using the chair for support. The FREE program is offered on Tuesday mornings from 9:00am - 10:00am at the Zebulon Community Center. 

Art Adventures

Program Coordinator Amy Hayden leads this one of a kind art adventure for your preschooler with a different theme each month. A parent MUST attend and assist with their own child. 

Monday, February 11 - Heart-Rageous Valentines (Deadline February 6)

Monday, March 11 - Leapin Leprechauns (Deadline March 6)

Monday, April 8 - Egg-Tastic Easter (Deadline April 3)

Age: 4-5 years old

Time: 10:00am - 10:45am 

Cost: $3.00 per class


BINGO Days At The Center

How lucky are you feeling? Come play fun games of Bingo with your friends. These games will be FREE to play and prizes will be awarded. 

Play Dates: February 13, March 13, and April 17

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Super Salads Lunch

Share a healthy lunch with friends at the Zebulon Community Center. We will provide a house salad and all of the fixings and you provide your healthy appetite. 

Friday, March 15 (Deadline March 8)

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cost: $3.00 per person

Sylvan Bird Sanctuary Day Trip

Sylvan Heights Bird Park is designed to give visitors an unforgettable, up-close experience with over 2,000 waterfowl, parrots, toucans, flamingos, and other exotic birds from around the world. Open to the public since October 2006, the 18 acre facility features spacious, walk through aviaries displaying birds from South America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. 

Thursday, April 4 (Deadline March 27)

Time: Leave Community Center around 9am - 10am

Cost: $25 per person (includes admission ticket and transportation)

**We will provide a cooler on the van and each participant should pack a bag lunch**

Pictures With The Easter Bunny

Receive a FREE 4 X 6 picture with the Easter Bunny, courtesy of Kent Massey Photography. We will also be accepting canned food donations that will be given to a local food pantry. Pictures will take place at the Zebulon Community Center from 5:30pm - 6:30pm on Friday, April 12.

Superhero Day At Whitley Park

Calling all Superheros!! We need your help to save Whitley Park on Saturday, March 30 from 10:00am - 11:00am. If you are between the ages of 3-9, wear your favorite Superhero costume and show us what you have as we play games, make masks, and run the Superhero Obstacle Course. This program is FREE and no preregistration is required.

Easter Egg Hunt

Grab your baskets and meet us at the Zebulon Municipal Complex (1003 N. Arendell Ave) for this time honored Easter tradition. This years hunt will take place on Saturday, April 13 and will begin at 10:00am sharp. 

Spring Break Basketball Camp

Coach Mike Murray and his staff will lead this spring break camp. Learn and focus on the fundamentals of team basketball while also improving your individual skills.

Monday, April 15 - Thursday, April 18

Age: 7-13 years old

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm daily

Cost: $50 Residents     $60 Non Residents (Snack provided each day)

Kids In The Kitchen

Chef Victor is at it again!! Join him as he creates both kitchen and grilling recipes that your children can remaster at home. 

Monday, April 15 - Thursday, April 18

Age: 8-12 years old

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm daily

Cost: $50 Residents     $60 Non Residents

Celebration of the Arts

Check out the artistic talent of our local children as it is displayed at the Zebulon Community from April 22 - April 26. Viewing hours at the Community Center will be Monday - Thursday from 6:00am - 9:00pm and Friday from 6:00am - 4:00pm. 

Youth Art Celebration

Join us from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the Zebulon Community Center on  Friday, April 26 for a special evening to celebrate the talent displayed at the Youth Art Exhibit. Light refreshments will be served and all of the contest winners will be revealed. 

Color Pot Class

This very popular class will teach you how to plant an arrangement of bright, colorful flowers with an emphasis on Spring. You supply your own 12" - 16" pot and we supply everything else. 

Saturday, April 27 (Deadline April 22)

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $10 per person

May Day In Zebulon

This fun filled, community event is scheduled for Saturday, May 4. Activities at this years May Day include a 5K Road Race, The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market, The Steel Magnolia's Garden Club Plant Sale, and an evening concert. More info will be released as details are finalized. Please check back here or at for more details.

Spring Tennis Lessons

Allen White leads this very popular program which teaches the basic skills and techniques of tennis. All sessions will be held at Whitley Park Tennis Courts

Saturday's April 27, May 4, May 11, and May 18 (Deadline April 18)

Age: 7-12 years old

Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Cost: $25 Residents     $35 Non Residents

Spring Golf Lessons

Learn the basics of golf with Zebulon Athletic Coordinator Josh Hardin. This four sessions program is appropriate for the beginning golfer as well as the child that is just looking to polish their game. All sessions will be held at the Zebulon Country Club.

Tuesday's May 7, May 14, May 21, and May 28 (Deadline May 1)

Age: 7-12 years old

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm 

Cost: $25 Residents     $30 Non Residents



Sheila Long
Parks & Recreation Director
Josh Hardin
Athletic Coordinator
Tim Hale
Community Center Coordinator
Amy Hayden
Program Coordinator
Joe Beck
Parks Crew Leader