Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Our Mission

It is our mission at Pineville Parks & Recreation to provide diverse year round leisure opportunities by developing an array of affordable programs and events that promote a healthy lifestyle and meet the ever-changing recreational needs of our community.

Our Vision

Vision Statement: The department strives to develop and maintain safe and attractive park and recreation areas. In a joint venture with other town departments, area agencies, sponsors and organizations we are able to meet the leisure needs of residents in the most cost-effective manner.

For more information contact the Park & Recreation office located in the BJCC:

Belle Johnston Community Center

1000 Johnston Drive
Pineville, NC 28134
Phone: (704) 889-2400
Fax: (704) 889-2413

Hours: Mon–Thu: 7am–8pm, Fri: 7am-6pm, Sat: 10am–5pm, Sun: 1pm–5pm

Basketball Open Gym Hours

October 3rd – October 9th

Monday: 7am-8:30am & 3pm-5:15pm
Tuesday: 7am-8am & 11:30am-5:15pm
Wednesday: NO OPEN GYM
Thursday: 7am-8am & 11:30am-5:15pm
Friday: 7am-8:30am & 12pm-5:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 4:45pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4:45pm

Help Build Your Community and Sponsor an Event

Partner with the Town of Pineville throughout the year by sponsoring an event or location:

Annual Events:

  • Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Senior Valentine Banquet
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Family Game Night
  • Pineville Fall Fest
  • Rockin’ n Reelin’ Movie & Concert Series
  • Halloween Bash
  • Arts in the Park


  • Canine Commons Dog Park
  • Jack Hughes Memorial Park
  • Wall of Fame

For more information or to sponsor an event, contact 704-889-2400.

Contact Pineville Parks & Recreation

Matthew Jakubowski, CPRP
Parks & Recreation Director
[email protected]
(704) 889-2400

Heather Creech
Programs Coordinator
[email protected]
(704) 889-2400

Erin Hamilton, CPRP, AFO
Athletic Coordinator
[email protected]
(704) 889-2400/(704) 889-2255

Jordan Williams, CPRP, CPSI
Special Events Coordinator
[email protected]
(704) 889-2400

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ATTENTION PINEVILLE RESIDENTS: If you live within the city limits of Pineville and pay your taxes to Pineville, then you may use the Belle Johnston Community Center for FREE (fitness equipment, track, and basketball court).  But first you need to get your resident card made. We will need proof of residency in the form of a photo ID with current address and a recent bill (ex. gas, electric, telephone).