Parks & Recreation

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Parks & Recreation

The Town of Selma Parks and Recreation Department recognizes that recreation is a valuable part of life and it seeks to promote enjoyable, constructive leisure and recreational activities that will meet the needs of the surrounding community it serves. The commitment to health education, entertainment, and high morality will be emphasized through all activities and programs conducted or sponsored by the Recreation Department. The Recreation Department will strive to maintain activities that are beneficial to current population needs and create programs that are considered appropriate to the changing needs of the area in and around Selma.

Who we are …. What we do

The Recreation Department sponsors a wide range of youth, adult, and senior athletic programs throughout the year. For youth we provide football, cheerleading, wrestling, soccer,  fast-pitch softball, basketball, baseball, T-ball, and coach-pitch. For adults we offer church softball league.  For our senior adults, we offer pickleball and line dancing along with the Johnston County Senior Games. Festivals, special events, and special programs are provided throughout the year as well. The largest of these events is the Selma Railroad Days Festival that is held during the first weekend of October featuring live entertainment, food, vendors, a children’s area, parade, hollerin’ contest and much more. Selma Saturdays Arts & Crafts Market, the All-American Festival and the Christmas Parade are other events sponsored by the Parks and Recreation department that enhance the livability of our community. Recreation facilities operated by our department include neighborhood parks, tennis courts, a gymnasium, outdoor basketball courts, picnic shelters, and baseball/softball fields. Many facilities are available to rent for birthday parties, company picnics, family reunions, and other functions.

Upcoming Parks & Recreation Events

Railroad Days 2022

**Please complete vendor application & vendor fee and drop off at our office at 112 E. Anderson Street Selma, NC 27576.

For more information, please call 919-975-1411 or email Alyssa at afox@selma-nc.com.

2022 Trunk-or-Treat Event


Come join us on October 28th from 6pm-8pm at the Selma Civic Center for free candy, games, and a spooky time!


We encourage everyone to wear a costume! This event is free! For more information, please call 919-975-1411!

Christmas in Selma 2022


Come join us on December 6th, 6:00 p.m. in front of Town Hall for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade.


 This event is free for Individuals and Non Profits! For more information please call 919-975-1411!

Selma Parks & Recreation

Selma Parks & Recreation Staff

Contact Selma Parks & Recreation

Physical Address:  112 E. Anderson Street – Selma, NC
Mailing Address:  114 N. Raiford Street – Selma, NC 27576
Main: (919) 975-1411
Fax: (919) 965-4637

Parks and Recreation
Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

CLOSED
Saturday & Sunday
Major Holidays

Alyssa Fox
 Parks & Recreation Director

(919) 965-9841, ext. 8001

afox@selma-nc.com

Cameron Gupton
 Athletics Supervisor 

(919) 965-9841, ext. 8002

cgupton@selma-nc.com

Dylan Gottuso 

Alexis Gupton

Logan Higgins

Part-Time Recreation Assistants

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