Parks, Recreation & Tourism

About Us

The mission of the Surf City Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is to enhance the quality of life for citizens and visitors by providing diversified parks, recreation, and education programs, facilities and open spaces that are inclusive and meet the needs of all ages, while utilizing, enhancing, and preserving our natural resources.

Surf City Parks, Recreation, & Tourism would like to invite you to explore all that our town has to offer! Whether you’re a local or just visiting for the week, you’ll be sure to find your adventure at one of our 36 public beach accesses, parks & playgrounds, recreation or wellness classes, athletic facilities, off-leash Bark Park, Disc Golf Course, and so much more! 

Surf City Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Program Guide 2021

Click here to register for athletic leagues & programs!

Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan

Event Banners 2021 (1)

Are you passionate about skateboarding?!
Surf City Parks, Recreation, & Tourism is currently seeking applications for our Skatepark Design Team! If you are interested in being involved in the design & development of the new skatepark, please complete THIS FORM & submit to Chad Merritt at by Monday, November 1st at 5pm.