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City Park Amusement Park Opens for Spring

City Park's Amusement Rides open for the spring season on Saturday, March 4 (weather permitting).
Rides are $1 each or a book of 10 tickets for $8, Individual & Family Season Passes are also available!
Burlington City Park • 1333 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215
Bring your family out to City Park and start a tradition!  Rides include the Historic Dentzel Carousel, train, planes, boats, and cars.   For more information about season passes, please call (336) 222-5030 or visit  

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 8 • 8am-10am 
For All Ages
Cost: $5 per person 
Thataways Youth Center • 1331 Overbrook Road, Burlington, NC 27215
Celebrate with Burlington Recreation & Parks at Thataways Youth Center with the whole family! The event includes breakfast, arts & crafts, and face painting. The Burlington Youth Council will have a bake sale table to support Allied Churches of Alamance County. Don’t forget your camera to take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Tickets are now on sale through April 5, space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For more information, please call (336) 222-5030. Register Online

Register Now for Summer Camps and Afterschool 

Afterschool registration is currently underway! Afterschool is offered on site at Andrews, Grove Park, Hillcrest, & Newlin Elementary Schools. We also offer a pick-up & drop off program at Thataways Youth Center for students of Smith Elementary (limited space) & River Mill Academy (full with waiting list).  Space is limited! Visit or call (336) 222-5030 for more information.

Summer Camp Registration!
Burlington Recreation & Parks offers a variety of Summer Day Camps across Burlington & Elon, as well as week-long Specialty Camps! Each camp offers a unique and individual camp experience to participants. Your child will enjoy exciting adventures in the outdoors, organized games, day camp field trips, and tons more engaging opportunities with a caring and responsible staff to lead the way! Space is limited. For more information, please visit  

Indoor Recreation Center Assessment Survey & Input Sessions

The City of Burlington is studying the possibility of building a new indoor recreation facility in the western part of the city and would like your input to help guide the process. We currently operate 2 community centers with gyms, and 4 smaller centers with programming and meeting space. Each of these facilities are noted on the survey map and are located east of City Park. There will be 2 public input sessions along with the survey capturing citizen feedback. We hope that you will participate!

  •  March 2nd, 6:30pm-8:30pm: Kernodle Center-1535 S. Mebane Street
  • March 4th, 10am-12noon: Burlington Trinity Worship Center-3157 S. Church Street, Burlington

Link Transit Celebrates 60,000 Trips

On February 22nd, Link Transit carried its 60,000th passenger safely to their destination. Have you tried Link Transit? Learn more about how to ride, enjoy, and connect with Link Transit at
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