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John Davis,

Physical Address
206 Gamble Dr. Suite D
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Mailing Address
PO Box 25
Lincolnton, NC  28093

Ph: (704) 748-1518
Fx: (704) 748-1519

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

2018 Lincoln County Senior Games Registration
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Senior Games Kickoff Special! We had a great time thanks to new and returning participants, great volunteers, and hard working staff from Parks and Rec and Senior Services! Special thanks to Dunkin Donuts for sponsoring our refreshments today too!

Registration for the 2018 Lincoln County Senior is now open and will continue until Friday March 2nd. The Senior Games program is available to residents 50+ years old and encourages seniors to be active both physically and socially through competition.  Registration is only $10, includes participant Senior Games t-shirt, and covers all events registered for except golf and bowling which have additional fees.

You can pick up a registration packet at the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation office in Lincolnton on Gamble Drive, at Lincoln County Senior Services in Lincolnton, or at the East Lincoln Community Center in Denver on Optimist Club Road. You can also download here. Completed registration packets can be dropped off in person to our office in Lincolnton, to Senior Services, or to the East Lincoln Community Center. For more information, call (704) 748-1518.

If you have questions about Senior Games and want to learn more about participating, please call us at 704-748-1518.

LCPR 5K Race Information
Join us for the Lincoln County Parks and Rec 5K on April 7, 2018! The purpose of this event is to promote health and fitness here in Lincoln County and to invite the community to learn more about our local parks. Youth ages 13 and under can register for only $10 and adults can register for just $20! To sign up, visit For more information, call Shannon at (704) 748-1518.

Camp Updates
Thank you to everyone who attended our Winter Break Camp! It was a great success with crafts, baking, and field trips to bowling and the movies. We are preparing now for our Spring Break Camp that will take place April 2nd-6th. For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Lindsay Ross at (704) 483-8980.

East Lincoln Community Center Activities Schedule
Walking- Daily 8:30-11:30am
Pickleball- Monday 1-4:45pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1-3pm
Basketball- Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30-4:45pm
Senior Basketball- Thursday 3:30-4:45pm
Volleyball- Friday 1-4:50pm

Parks and Recreation Offices Have Moved
The office for the Parks and Recreation Department has moved to 206 Gamble Drive, 1st Floor (with Veterans Admin Office), located next to the old hospital in Lincolnton. People needing to book park shelters, pick up keys for reservations, or any need other Parks and Recreation info, should come to the new office. 

Parks and Recreation eNewsletter
Stay informed of the latest Parks and Recreation news by signing up for our monthly eNewsletter.  The monthly email will include updates on park openings, community programs, upcoming events, and much more!  To sign up, email Lincoln County Parks and Recreation.

Click here to see this month's Newsletter. 


Mission Statement

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation department is to provide recreational opportunities for the citizens of Lincoln County:

  • Through the development and operations of parks and facilities
  • Sponsorship of programs, classes and special events
  • By working with others in the preservation of the dwindling open space and natural resources of our county