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Cramerton Parks and Recreation looking forward to 2020 and beyond

Jan 09, 2020 09:22AM

Edited by Alan Hodge

It’s a new decade with new opportunities to check out all the great new things happening at Cramerton Parks and Recreation in 2020. 

Here’s some 2020 registration dates, programs, and facilities information-

February 1 – March 2 Spring Sports Registration Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball. 

July 1 – August 1 Fall Sports Registration Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball. 

October 1 – November 2 Winter Sports Registration Basketball and Cheerleading. Registration begins  April 16.

Cramerton Parks and Rec. has a variety of fine facilities including-

Central Park— Corner of Washington Street and Brooklyn Avenue. 

C.B. Huss Recreation Complex— 8 Julian Street. 

Cramerton Community & Senior Center— 1 Julian Street.

Cramerton Swimming Pool—1 Julian Street. 

Cramerton Centennial Center & Veterans  Memorial—100 Center Street.

Goat Island Park and Greenway— 141 8th Avenue.

Riverside Park and Greenway— 75 Riverside Drive. 

South Fork Village Fishing Pier & River Access— 1005 S. Fork Village Drive.

C.B. Huss River Access— The end of 11th Street.

C.B. Huss Fishing Pier— The end of 10th Street.

Centennial Center River Access and Observation Pier— 141 8th Avenue.

Riverside Park Fishing Pier & River Access— 75 Riverside Drive.

Baltimore Fishing Pier & River Access— .1 mile from Cramer Mountain Road & Maymont Drive intersection. 

River Link Greenway—305 Greenwood Place.

River Link Greenway (SFV Section) - 1005 S Fork Village Drive.

Stuart W. Cramer Trail— 101 Lakewood Road.

Rocky Branch Mountain Bike Park— Trail head located on Stuart W. Cramer Trail.

Riverside Greenway— 10 Riverside Drive.

Goat Island Greenway— 305 Greenwood Place.

Stuart W. Cramer Connector Path— Indicated by blue line in the Lakewood Neighborhood.

C.B. Huss Walking Trail—8 Julian Street 


Summer Camps-

Summer camps  are also part of the Cramerton Parks and Rec. lineup and include-

Basketball, Girls Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Ar,t  Science, Tennis, Swimming Lessons. 


River Link Greenway Update-

The River Link Greenway is slated for completion in 2020.  Currently there are two section of the River Link Greenway—the new section located at 305 Greenwood Place and the old section located at the South Fork Village Apartments.  While NCDOT would not allow Cramerton to make the permanent connection during construction of the new section due to the Wilkinson Blvd. Bridge replacement project planned over the South Fork River slated for sometime between 2020-2023 they have allowed fior  a temporary connection of crushed concrete in 2020.  This will result in 1.35 miles of contiguous trail. 

Out With the Old While Preserving History- 

Renovations began on the Community and Senior Center in 2019 and will be complete in 2020.  Updates include new ceilings, lights, paint, bathrooms, industrial kitchen equipment in the Community Center and the addition of what will eventually become a History Museum in the Senior Center.

Central Park Get’s a Facelift-

The goats have made their final appearance in Central Park to help with kudzu and Cramerton plans to start work on the park in 2020.  Renovations include refurbishing and reopening the restrooms at the picnic shelter, planting new trees and flora, and  uncovering the northern end of the natural stream in the park.  Upgrades will involve installation of new enhanced natural surface trails, development of single track mountain bike trail, signage for the park and a dedicated park entrance at the corner of Washington and Brooklyn streets.

Start em’ Young-

In spring 2020 Cramerton Parks and Rec. will be offering 3-4 year old t-ball for the first time ever.  Solely instructional, this opportunity will offer parents a chance to run their kids tired first thing Saturday morning.  More of a social event than a competitive one, the hope is to build off the hugely popular 3-4 year old basketball leagues.  

Cramerton Creates-

In partnership with Crowned Sparrow Craft Co. and the Cramerton Community Committee, Cramerton Parks and Rec. will be offering a monthly ongoing creative series for the entire year.  Everything from making nail and string art, to lighted outdoor Christmas balls, to homemade cookies—be on the lookout for this great opportunity to get your craft on in 2020.

Questions?  Call 704-824-4231 or visit www.cramerton.org.