Parks & Recreation

The Eden Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs and facilities for the residents of the city of Eden and visitors to the City.

There are sports related activities for youth and adult, such as baseball, softball, football, flag football, basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball, and others scheduled throughout the year.

The City offers a full service Senior Citizens program that is held Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at the Garden of Eden Center.  The location of this facility is 508 Orchard Drive.  A wide range of activities, both passive and active are held each day.

The City had many facilities available for use by the public, which includes Freedom Park, Bridge Street Recreation Center, Mill Avenue Gym and Pool, Garden of Eden Center, Boone Road Community Center, Peter Hill Park, Dehart Park, Draper Ball Field, Smith River Greenway, Leaksville Landing, Island Ford Landing, and Draper Landing. 

The Parks and Recreation Department strives to offer programs and facilities that will help enhance the quality of life for the residents in the City of Eden, and help make for an enjoyable experience for visitors when they come to visit our City.

The Parks and Recreation Staff, which is listed below, is always available to assist in helping the citizens and visitors to the City of Eden, to learn more about the great opportunities available through the City’s Parks and Recreation Department

Terry Vernon, Athletic Director

Carla Huffman, Senior Citizens/Program Director

Kathy Overby, Mill Avenue Recreation Center Director/Freedom Park Supervisor

Jeff Moore, Bridge Street Recreation Center Director

George Gill, Assistant Mill Avenue Recreation Center Director

Patricia Scales, Assistant Bridge Street Recreation Center Director

Gail Setliff, Administrative Assistant

Freedom Park