Recreation and Camps

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The department offers numerous recreational opportunities throughout the year including day camps and family fitness nights. The goal of these programs is to provide entertainment and activities while promoting learning and healthy lifestyles. 

Adult Partner Dancing

 Partner dancing for those 16 and older is being offered on Wednesdays during the months of January and February.   Registration is required.  Registration is FREE for in-town residents and $10 for a set of three classes in January or a set of three classes in February.  Classes are held at the Nashville Community Building on Alston Street from 7:00-8:00 PM.  To register online please click on the link.

Step Class

Stepping is a type of dance in which dancers use their hands, feet, and body to create the beats and rhythms. Everyone ages 12-18 are welcome to participate no prior experience needed!

This class is being offered on Wednesday, January 23 from 6:30-7:30 PM in Town Council Chambers located at 114 West Church Street.

To register please click this LINK.

The class is FREE.

people participating in step

Town of Nashville League Night

Join us for a night of family fun at Five County Stadium in Zebulon for Nashville Community Night at  the Mudcats against the Potomac Nationals on Sunday, April 28 @ 2:00 PM.  This is a fundraiser for our league.  Tickets are $7.00 for box seating and can be bought by clicking on this  LINK .  The more tickets we sell the more benefits we receive.  Their will be beverage specials and as always kids get to run the bases after the game.  So come on out and enjoy a baseball game with your friends and neighbors. 

youth at mudcats baseball game in stands

 Open Gym


basketball going into net


Individuals 16 and older are welcome to come and play pick-up basketball from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Nashville Elementary School Gym on Tuesday and Thursdays nights during  January and February. Games are played as pick-up, so come when you can and play as long as you like.  Individuals will have to sign a waiver to play, and should wear athletic shoes and athletic clothing to participate.  NOTE: There will be no play on December 18, 25, or 27.

5KTraining Program

Participants meet every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday for 7-weeks at Glover Park from 6:15-7:15 PM.  You must be at least 16 years of age to participate.  This is free for in-town residents and only $10 if you live out of town limits

 Please check back in a month for a new set of dates for this program. 

Walk With Ease Adult Walking Program

Walk With Ease is an adult walking program that anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to participate in.  It meets for 6 weeks, three times per week.  Each Session lasts about one hour.  The length of each session depends on how long the group decides to walk.  The program goal is to be completing a 30 minute walk by the end of the 6-week class.  Each session begins with a brief discussion on a topic important to successful walking management.  After the discussion, the group will warm up, stretch, walk, cool down and stretch one last time.  

Please check back in a couple of months for this program offering.

Family Fitness Fun Series


In cooperation with local businesses the department is offering the Free Family Fitness Fun Series.  This program is geared for people of ALL ages and abilities to come out and move together towards a healthier lifestyle, self and community.  This program is offered every from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Nashville Elementary School Gym.

family fitness participants at family bootcamp