Effective March 24, all City offices are closed to the public. You may still interact with staff by email or phone, and there are online resources available for payment of utilities and permits, follow this link COVID-19. For information about the City of Thomasville School System response plan go here. For information about Davidson County School System response plan go here.

Our mission is to create opportunities that foster well-being and leisure for all.



Public Health Announcements:

Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Community Update 3.13.2020

Parks and Recreation COVID 19 Community Update 3.14.2020

Parks and Recreation COVID 19 Community Update 3.24.2020

 The Thomasville Parks and Recreation Department was established in 1949. Thomasville was the 18th city in North Carolina to create a municipal Recreation Department.

      The department maintains over 84 acres of recreation property in the City of Thomasville. They provide seven playgrounds, three tennis courts, a 7,000 sq. foot Skate Park, six outdoor basketball courts, one gymnasium, three recreation centers, one professional size baseball field, one football stadium, one administrative office building, and seven athletic fields. Our staff is made up of eleven full-time employees.

      The Administrative Staff consists of: The Recreation Director, Program Director, Administrative Assistant,  Athletic Director, Recreation Specialist and Center Director. We also have a maintenance staff of four. There are also three part-time counselors for our After School program. In addition, part-time staff is hired during the summer months. Approximately 40 part-time employees are hired seasonally. 

Download Parks and Recreation forms and rental contracts

Our 9 Hole Disc Golf Course is now open at Memorial Park, follow the link to play now! Disc Golf Location 

Check out our Park Maps, Click here for map! We encourage you to print or download for your use.  If you would like an official map stop by our main office or see us at a special event!

Useful links for area Recreational Opportunities:

Winding Creek Golf Course

Lake Thom-a-Lex

Davidson County Parks and Recreation

Tom A. Finch Community YMCA

Text: RECRE8 to 888777 and receive text alerts on sign-ups, special events and more!