The goals of Wallace Parks and Recreation Department to create and maintain the very best recreational programs and activities for citizens of Wallace and the surrounding communities. It is committed to providing a clean, safe and educational environment to meet the recreational needs of our community.
BlastBall (3-4 year olds)
This program is a co-ed. program that was created to be played at a faster pace then older t-ball programs in order to help hold the attention of younger players.
Teams are made up of fewer players then older t-ball teams, which provides more game playing experience. This is an in house program created by the WPRD.
Age cut off for this program is May 1 of the current year.
Babe Ruth Softball
The WPRD plays softball in the Dixie Youth Softball organization. We play in District 8. Playing ages for all Dixie Youth Softball Programs are as of January 1 of the current year. Dixie Youth Softball Programs offered by the WPRD include:
- Darlings: 8 years old and up (Coach-Pitch)
- Angels: 10 years old and up
- Ponytails: 12 years old and up
- Belles: 15 years old and up
Dixie Youth Baseball
- T-Ball (co-ed): 5-6 year olds
- Coach-Pitch: 7-8 year olds
- Minors: 9-10 year olds
- Majors: 11-12 year olds
Dixie Boys Baseball
The WPRD offers baseball to boys ages 13-14 through Dixie Boys Baseball. Playing age for this league is as of May 1 of the current year.
Visit the Dixie website for more information on these programs at http://www.dixie.org/
Futsol (Indoor Soccer)
4-5 year olds
Futsol is an exciting indoor soccer program. Futsol is open to both male and female soccer players. Playing age is as of March 1. Age groups for Futsol include 4U, 5U, 8U, 10U, and 12U.
Summer Youth Programs
Sign-ups begin in May with practices starting in June. The season starts in July. Summer youth volleyball is open to boys and girls ages 10-12 and 13-15. Playing ages for this league is as of August 1 of the current year. This is a short season league created for fun!
Fall program sign-ups start in late June.
5-8 year olds
Playing age is as of September 1 of the current year.
This league starts in late September.
7-8 years old / 9-10 years old / 11-12 years old
Playing age is as of May 1 of the current year. Tackle football practices starts in August and games begin in September.
9-12 year olds
Playing age is as of May 1 of the current year. Cheerleading practice starts in August and games begin in September.
- 5-6 year olds
- 7-8 year old girls
- 7-8 year old boys
- 9-10 year old girls
- 9-10 year old boys
- 11-12 year old girls
- 11-12 year old boys
This is a co-ed league open to adults ages 18 and older. Kickball starts play in July.
This is a co-ed league open to all adults ages 18 and older. Play starts in August.
Birthday Parties & Special Events
Enjoy your birthday party with us! Have a sports themed birthday party in the Campbell Center. Enjoy a game of basketball, volleyball or indoor soccer before you move into our dinning room to open presents and enjoy your own cake and ice cream.
Looking for something else fun to do on your birthday other then playing sports? Then an inflatable bouncy house or slide will fit right in the Campbell Center Gym.
- Picnic Shelter Rental: $25.00
- Campbell Center Birthday Party/Special Event Rental
$150.00 (plus a refundable $50.00 deposit)
Boney Mill Pond Boating & Fishing
- Daily Pass:
$5.00 (covers ages 13 and up)
- Weekend Pass:
$10.00 (covers family of 4)
- Monthly Pass:
$20.00 (covers a family of 4)
- Yearly Pass
$45.00 (covers a family of 4)
Ages 16 & older must have a fishing permit. All fishing permits include a family of 4. A weekend permit covers Saturday and Sunday only.
Fishing and boating permits are issued at Town Hall. Questions can also be directed to the Parks & Rec office.
Carr Family Senior Citizen Center
The Wallace Parks and Recreation Department and the Duplin County Department of Aging, offer our community’s Seniors a one of the kind environment for recreation, nutrition, and exercise. At the Carr Family Senior Citizen Center, seniors can have lunch Monday-Friday, exercise by walking in the climate controlled gym, and take part in games and educational classes.
For more info go to www.duplincountync.com or stop by and see the site supervisor.
Duplin County Services for the Aged – 910-296-2140
Sponsorship With Wallace Parks and Recreation
A sponsorship with the Wallace Parks and Recreation Department not only helps your business, it also supports the youth of our community. By sponsoring a youth baseball or softball team, you help the WPRD provide a safe and clean play experience for our young athletes. Team sponsorship help our department make much need equipment purchases like baseballs, softballs, bats, uniforms, and field equipment. Also, sign advertisements are a great way to display your business and show your support for the future of our community.
Contact the WPRD for more information on a great opportunity for your business and your community.
Recreational Advisory Committee
Designed to work with the WPRD Director
WPRD Recreational Advisory Committee members
- Jeff Hargrove-Chairmen
- Lartasha Kelly
- Dune Batts
- Bill Schuyler
- Raquel Davis
- Ray Rosso
- Diane McNamra
- Norman Hall
- Nichelle Davis