Ayden Arts and Recreation offices is located in the former Ayden High School at 4354 Lee Street. The Department is lead by Tommy Duncan, Arts and Recreation Director. Athletic Programs are planned and lead by Stephanie Hayes, Athletic Programs Supervisor and Terry Blount, Athletic Programs Assistant.
 
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Athletic Programs


Download the Recreation Participant Information Form

Download the Recreation Program Registration Form


Youth Sports

Youth Flag Football:
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $40 (all others)
Ages - 5 to 9 years old; there will be a 5 to 6 year old league and a 7 to 9 year old league.
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Youth Tackle Football:
Cost - $25 (Ayden Residents); $50 (all others)
Ages - 8 to 12 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center
Weight Limits - a minimum weight of 65lbs will be implied for all ages 9 to 12. Age 8 must weigh 80lbs to participate. There will be a maximum weight of 150lbs for ages 8 to 10 and 140lbs for ages 11 and 12. Players weighing 136lbs to 150lbs will be required to play offensive and defensive line. Players weighing 150lbs and up will be required to play offensive line.

Girls Cheerleading (Football):
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $30 (all others)
Ages - 6 to 12 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Girls Volleyball:
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $30 (all others)
Ages - 6 to 12 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Youth Basketball:
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $30 (all others)
Ages - 4 to 15 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Youth Summer Basketball:
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $30 (all others)
Ages - 4 to 15 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Girls Softball:
Cost - $20 (Ayden Residents); $30 (all others)
Ages - 6 to 15 years old
Registration - TBA; Arts and Recreation Community Center

Youth Baseball:
Contact - Ayden Farmville Grifton Baseball League
Registration - Call Ernest Brannon (714-7526) for more information or visit http://afg.baberuthonline.com
 
 
Summer Camps

Summer Day Camp
Date - June 17 - August 16
Cost - $45 per week
Ages - 6 to 12 years old
Registration - Please call for more information

Softball Camp
Date - June 17 - June 21
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Ages - 8 to 13 years old
Registration - Please call for more information

Summer Drama Camp
Date - Session One June 24 - 28
Date - Session Two July 15 - 19
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Ages - 11 to 14 years old
Registration - Please call for more information

Basketball Camp
Date - Session One June 24 - 28; Ages 6-10
Date - Session Two July 8 - 12; Ages 11-14
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Registration - Please call for more information

Art Camp
Date - Session One June 17 - 21; Ages 9-12
Date - Session Two July 8 - 12; Ages 6-8
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Registration - Please call for more information

Volleyball Camp
Date - Session One July 15 - 19
Date - Session Two July 29 - August 2
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Ages - 8 to 14 years old
Registration - Please call for more information

Football Camp
Date - July 29 - August 2
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Ages - 8 to 12 years old
Registration - Please call for more information

Cheerleading Camp
Date - July 22 - 26
Cost - $25 (Ayden Resident); $35 (all others)
Ages - 8 to 12 years old
Registration - Please call for more information
 
 
Special Events
Ayden Safe Night Out Halloween Carnival
Ayden's Sp'Egg'tacular Easter Egg Hunt
Family Splash Day
Father-Daughter/Mother-Son Dance


Community Center Classes


Ladies Aerobics: meets Tuesday and Thursday in the Activity Room from 6-7p.m. The class is instructed by Gail Smithson.  Cost is $15 per month or $2 per class.
 
Senior Aerobics: meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Activity Room from 10:30a.m. to 11:30a.m.  The class is hosted by Pitt Community Schools. There are no fees to participate.
 
Senior Exercise Class: meetings Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the exercise room from 9:30a.m. to 10:30a.m.  The class is supervised by Margaret Butler.  There is no cost to participate.
 
Weaving: Wednesday's from 9:00am to 12:00pm. The class is taught by Catherine Billingsley. There is a $55 per quarter fee to participate.
 
Adult Ceramics: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 6pm to 8pm. The class is a 6 week session.  The cost is $15 for Ayden Residents and $25 for non-Ayden residents and the cost of materials.  The class is taught by Robin Whitten.

Session One - June 6th to July 20th
Session Two - July 25th to August 31st
Session Three - September 5th to October 12th
Session Four - October 17th to November 30th
Session Five - December 5th to January 25th
Session Six - January 30th to March 8th
Session Seven - March 12th to April 19th
Session Eight - April 23rd to May 31st
Session Nine - June 4th to July 16th
 
Painting: Tuesdays from 6pm to 8pm.  The class is a 6 week session.  The cost is $15 for Ayden Residents and $25 for non-Ayden residents and the cost of materials.  The class is taught by Robin Whitten.
 
Session One - June 5th to July 17th
Session Two - July 24th to August 28th
Session Three - September 4th to October 9th
Session Four - October 16th to November 27th
Session Five - December 4th to January 22nd
Session Six - January 29th to March 5th
Session Seven - March 12th to April 16th
Session Eight - April 23rd to May 28th
Session Nine - June 4th to July 16th

Youth Art Classes: Monday and Tuesday from 6pm to 7:30pm. The class is an 8 week session. The cost is $15 for Ayden Residents and $25 for non-Ayden Residents and the cost of materials.
 
Karate Class: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm. The cost is $20 per month for ages 3 to 7 and $25 per month for ages 8 and up. The class is instructed by Sensei Tim Garris. For more information, please contact Sensei Garris at (252) 902-7021.
 
For more information about Art Classes and the Ayden Community Theatre, go to the Arts and Entertainment portion of the website!

 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact the Recreation Department
 
4354 Lee Street
P.O. Box 219
Ayden, NC 28513

tduncan@ayden.com
sboswell@ayden.com