Parks & Recreation

(919) 496-6624
62 West River Road
Louisburg, NC 27549

Parks & Recreation

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to promote the quality of life by serving the community's needs for leisure, parks, information and referral, by providing quality and affordable recreational programs and services to all residents.

Along with offering many recreational programs, we also have two county parks located in Franklinton and Pilot NC. They offer different amenities for county residents.  Franklinton Park has a baseball and softball field, picnic shelter that can be reserved for outings, a walking trail, a quarter mile track and a soccer field.  Pilot Park offers a baseball and softball field, walking trail, and a picnic shelter for rental.

Volleyball Evaluation

7-10 group will have their evaluation on Saturday (1/30/16) at 10:00 am at Royal Elementary School.

11 & up group will have their evaluation on Tuesday (1/26/16) at 6:30 at Royal Elementary School.  


V.E. and Lydia H. Owens Recreational Park

Vision Statement

The park will enhance quality of place for Franklin County by offering diverse and inclusive recreational activities and educational opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Adult Dodgeball League-

This schoolyard classic is brought back to be played in gym forum. It is complete with referees and scorekeepers. The fee is $250 per team. Registration ends on January 8, 2016.

Father/Daughter Dance -

Father Daughter Dance gives fathers and daughters a chance to have an evening of fun, dancing, and prizes. Refreshments are provided and space for the event is limited. The dance will be held on February 6, 2016 at Louisburg Elementary. The fee is $25. Ages are for K-5th Grade. Registration ends on January 29, 2016.

Easter Egg Hunt-

20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 19, 2016. (Rain date: March 26th). The hunt is for toddlers through 5th graders. It will be held at Franklinton Park. More information will follow the closer we get to the event.

62 West River Road, Louisburg, NC  27549

Tel: 919-496-6624   Fax: 919-496-7656