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Smithfield Parks and Recreation To Begin Reopening Under Executive Order 141

On Tuesday, May 19th, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 141, moving into “Phase 2” of easing restrictions on business operations and mass gatherings. In response, the Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department has announced the following measures:

Athletic fields and shelters will be open for rentals beginning June 1st. Athletic fields will be open for practice only. Reservations can be made, beginning Thursday, May 28th, by calling 919-934-2148 during normal business hours. Per Executive Order 141, social distancing must be maintained and gatherings are limited to 25 persons.


The Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center will open the pool to members for lap swimming only beginning June 1st. Reservations can be made, in one hour increments, for the following times:

Monday through Friday: 5:30am-9:30am, 2:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday:     8:00am-12:00pm

We will begin accepting reservations Thursday, May 28th by phone (919-934-1408) or by email  ( during normal business hours.

Basketball courts, playgrounds and restrooms will remain closed; tennis courts remain open. 


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 761, Smithfield, NC 27577
Physical Address:
350 East Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Main Phone: 919-934-2116
Fax: 919-934-1134


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