Programs and Events

Community Center Program Registration Form

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Youth Basketball Registration

Registration for Youth Basketball will take place from September 17 thru October 5 for boys and girls age 5-17. Registration fee is $45 for residents and $65 for non residents. Please visit the athletics page for more information on Youth Basketball.

FREE Family Movie Night

FREE Family Movie Night returns to the Zebulon Community Center on Friday, October 12. This month we are showing the family movie "Wonder". 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. 


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 (Returns in September)

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. 

Adult Pumpkin Cut Out Art Class

Unleash your inner artist and explore your creative side with this cut out pumpkin art class. Pre registration is required by the deadline of September 21. 

Program Date: Thursday, September 27 from 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Age: Adults age 18 and up

Fee: $15 per person (includes all materials) 

Yoga At Little River Park (FREE)

Experience the peaceful and calming waters of the Little River while learning movement to help you attain longer lasting wellness. One day of class only!! Saturday, September 29

Sunrise Class @ 6:45am

Morning Class @ 8:30am

Flip Flop & Drop (Ages 3-5)

Participants will learn the basics of gymnastics in a fun and exciting environment. Let your child explore their flexibility and balance through skills, techniques, forms, and positions. Instructed by long time coach Terry Keith. Limited Space, eight children max per session.

Session #1     Tuesday's from September 25- October 30 (1:15pm - 2:00pm)

Session #2     Tuesday's from November 6 - December 18 (1:15pm - 2:00pm)

Fee: $25 Residents     $30 Non Residents (per session)

Gymnastics (Ages 6-9)

Learn the ins and outs of tumbling fun. Children will learn basic gymnastic techniques and skills. Participants will be introduced to the balance beam and bar as well. Limited Space, 10 children max per session. 

Session #1     Monday's from September 24 - October 29 (4:30pm - 5:30pm)

Session #2     Monday's from November 5 - December 17 (4:30pm - 5:30pm)

Fee: $25 Residents     $30 Non Residents (per session)

Preschool Dance Classes (Ages 3-5)

Join instructor Inga Beck for this one of a kind introduction to dance for your preschoolers. Classes will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9:00am - 9:45am at the Zebulon Community Center. Limited Space. Ten children max per session.

Session #1     Wednesday's from September 26 - October 31 (9:00am - 9:45am)

Session #2     Wednesday's from November 7 - December 12 (9:00am - 9:45am)

Fee: $25 Residents     $30 Non Residents (per session)

Essential Oils 101

Join us for an educational class that teaches you how to reclaim your health and vitality through essential oils. What are essential oils? How can you use them? What can you use them for? Find the answers to these questions and more, as well as make your own essential oils sugar scrub. 

Session #1     October 9 from 10:00am - 11:00am (Deadline to register is October 5)

Session #2     October 23 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Deadline to register is October 19)

Fee: $5 per person

Preschool Play Days (FREE - Ages 5 and Under)

Welcome to our free parent/child interactive play day for children 5 years of age and younger. Come meet other families in a safe, recreational setting. The gym will be open for parents and their children to play together. Sports and recreation equipment will be available for use. Onsite registration is required each week. DUE TO LIMITED SPACE AND SAFETY, OLDER SIBLINGS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE.

Wednesday's beginning October 3 from 11:15am - 1:15am.

Trunk or Treat (FREE)

Come to the Community Center parking lot dressed in your favorite costume. We will have tons of fun, music, and treats. Oh, and don't forget the very popular Walking Tacos by Chef Victor. Trunk or Treat will be held on Friday, October 26 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.

Spooky Science & Creepy Crafts Day Camp

Boo!! Trick or Treat!! We will have a spooky good time with some Halloween science and creepy, crawly crafts. Registration deadline is October 26.

Camp Date: Wednesday, October 31 from 8:00am - 4:00pm

Ages: Kindergarten - 12 years old

Fee: $25 Residents     $35 non Residents

Veterans Day Celebration

We invite all veterans and active military to attend a reception honoring the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Please respond with your intent to join us and your fellow veterans by calling (919) 823-0432. This year's celebration will take place on Friday, November 9 at 9:00am. 

Thanksgiving Soup & Sandwich Lunch

Join us on Tuesday, November 20 as we celebrate the approaching Thanksgiving holiday with a tasty lunch. Pre registration is required by the deadline of November 16. 

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:30pm

Fee: $3 per person

Wreath Making Class 

Join instructor Gina Bryant for a fun and festive Christmas Wreath Making Class. All wreath making materials and a bow are included in your $10 registration fee. Pre registration is required by November 20.

Program Date: Thursday, November 29 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Ages: Adults age 18 and up

Fee: $10 per person

Pictures With Santa (FREE)

Santa is taking a break from toy making to visit with the children of Zebulon. Come get your free photograph with Santa, courtesy of Kent Massey Photography. Pictures will be taken on Friday, November 30 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at the Zebulon Municipal Complex (1003 N. Arendell Ave).

Cookie Swap Party (FREE)

It's the time of year when the best cookies are made so why not meet up with friends to share and trade? Bring 4 dozen cookies and your recipe to share with others. Don't forget a container to take home all of the fabulous samples. Program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is Friday, November 30. Program date is Thursday, December 6 from 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Community Center.

Deck The Halls Senior Christmas Breakfast

Celebrate Christmas with some holiday music and a performance by the children from Zebulon Elementary School. This year's breakfast will take place on Friday, December 4. Pre registration is required by the deadline of December 4. 

Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Fee: $3 per person

Hill Ridge Farms Day Trip

Celebrate the Christmas season with a magical tour of the Hill Ridge Farms Festival of Lights. Take a covered wagon hayride through the acres of beautiful lights and meander through the old fashioned candy toy and candy store. Limited Space. 

Trip Date: Tuesday, December 18 (Depart from Community Center at 4:00pm)

Ages: Adults 18 and up

Fee: $20 per person (includes van ride and admission to the Festival of Lights).

Crafty New Years Countdown

Let's celebrate the New Year with crafts, games, and crazy fun. It all ends with a special countdown and toast as we celebrate the year that was 2018 and look forward to 2019. Registration deadline in December 21.

Program Date: Friday, December 28 from 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Ages: 7 -12 years old

Fee: $15 Residents     $20 Non Residents


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