WINTERVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Pitt County Schools and Community Recreation is celebrating National Parks and Recreation Month through a social media campaign.
The July 2022 theme “We Stand Up for Parks and Recreation” recognizes all staff who are dedicated to building communities through the power of parks and recreation. The PCCSR is a partnership between the Pitt County Board of Commissioners and the Pitt County Board of Education.
“Community schools and recreation advance the county’s mission by supporting the physical, mental and social well-being of residents of all ages and skill levels,” said James Rhodes, AICP, deputy county manager and planning director. .
“In 2021-22, Community Schools and Recreation hosted 188 programs engaging 7,188 youth, 16,204 adults and 20,100 senior participants,” said Rob Maloney, athletic director for Pitt County Schools.
“Over the past few years, staff have made infrastructure improvements such as closing walking paths, paving additional parking lots and adding two shaded structures for community enjoyment. The District Park continues to be a source of enrichment for the people of Pitt County,” said Alice Keene, Recreation Projects Coordinator for the Pitt County Planning Department.
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