**Under the Kure Beach State of Emergency Declaration, the Town has canceled many events, classes, and rentals. The Ocean Front Park playground is closed. In addition, the playground at Joe Eakes Park is closed. No groups larger than 25 people may congregate at any park and please maintain at least 6 feet social distance.**
The Town of Kure Beach strives to provide its residents and visitors with the means to have fun, keep busy and engage in the community.
Joe Eakes Park, located off K Avenue on South 7th Avenue, contains tennis, pickleball, basketball, and bocce ball courts, baseball field, disc golf course, play ground, dog park and a shaded picnic area.
The Kure Beach Ocean Front Park is located on Atlantic Avenue, near the Kure Beach Fishing Pier and fronts the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. This park houses an expansive pavilion, public restrooms, a kiddie play area with pirate ship and park benches and swings. The pavilion is available for rent for private events. The beautiful view of the ocean makes it a perfect location for beach weddings without the sand.
The Kure Beach Community Center is located on Third Avenue, near Big Daddy's Restaurant, and is available for rent for private parties, receptions, business meetings and other events.
For more information on any of the parks or facilities, choose from the links on the left of the page.
The Recreation Department was established in 2018 and is based out of Kure Beach Town Hall. The Department consists of two full time employees, along with seasonal part-time help as needed. The primary duties of the Recreation Department are as follows:
- Manage rental of town facilities and special events
- Coordinate educational and entertainment programs at town facilities
- Administer recreational programs and classes at town facilities
- Promote town events, programs, classes, and facilities