Important SRAC Announcements
  • Easter Holiday Hours: SPRD and SRAC

    Easter Holiday Hours: SPRD and SRAC

    Parks and Rec Offices are closed on Friday for the holiday but the Aquatic Center is open regular hours. We will have Doodlebugs at 9:30am. The splash park is open 10-12pm and 4-8pm. The regular pool is open all day. The Aquatic Center will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday.

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  • Track Trail is Now Open! We’re Part of the Kids in Parks Program

    Track Trail is Now Open! We're Part of the Kids in Parks Program

    Our track trail is officially open! The sign is up and brochures are out. Sign your child up at the Kids in Park website. Track their hikes and they will get some cool prizes. Check out the website to find out where other trails are in NC and other states. The Kids ...

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  • Please Take a Survey for the Miracle League Field / Inclusion Playground

    Please Take a Survey for the Miracle League Field / Inclusion Playground

    We want your input!! We're gathering feedback for the Inclusion Playground and the Miracle League Field. Have your voice be heard regarding this important local project. The survey takes about 5 minutes. We appreciate your participation. You can find the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WZKZSLS  

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  • Kids in Nature Series

    Kids in Nature Series

    Kids in Nature is back at the SRAC. Kids 3-5 years old (accompanied by an adult) are welcome to come explore nature with a different hands-on theme each week. Participants will hike, create, experiment and learn about the world around them. Please call to pre-register your child(ren). Price: $4.00 per child (Smithfield resident) $6.00 ...

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  • Winter 2013 – 2014 Pool and Splash Park Hours

    Winter 2013 - 2014 Pool and Splash Park Hours

    The pool and splash park hours have changed for the season - new hours are as follows: SRAC Splash Park Winter Hours, 2013-2014 Monday: 10:00 am  – 12:00pm and 4:00pm - 8:00pm Wednesday: 10:00 am  – 12:00pm Friday: 10:00 am  – 12:00 pm and 4:00pm - 8:00pm Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm SRAC Pool Winter ...

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  • NEW ADMISSION FEES – EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013

    NEW ADMISSION FEES - EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013

    As of July 1, 2013 our daily admission fees are: Children 2 and under: Resident: FREE Non-resident: FREE Youth 3-17 years old: Resident: $4.00 Non-resident: $7.00 Adult 18-58 years old: Resident: $6.00 Non-resident: $10.00 Seniors 59+: Resident: $4.00 Non-resident: $7.00 Please be prepared to present your drivers license prior to signing into the center. Thank you!    

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  • Doodlebugs Classes Every Friday, 9:30am-10:15am

    Doodlebugs Classes Every Friday, 9:30am-10:15am

    Doodlebugs Art Class ( Ages 18 months-3 years old) This 45 min. Class introduces your child to all mediums of art! Dribble, drip squish and squeeze, your way to fun while experimenting with dough, paper, watercolors, glue, and much, much more! Watch your young artist blossom! One child per adult please. Pre-registration is required. $5/class ...
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A Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:

Buffalo Creek Greenway

Buffalo Creek Greenway

The entrance to the Buffalo Creek Greenway is at the back of Smithfield Community Park. The trail meanders 3 miles along the Spring Branch to the Neuse River Walk at Smithfield Town Commons. The path is ten feet side and is our local part of the Mountains to Sea Trail. It’s perfect for hikers, runners and bikers.

For a larger map, click the image to the right.
Buffalo Creek Greenway Facts:

  • The Buffalo Creek Greenway is 2.94 miles in length and is part of the Mountains to Sea Trail.
  • 10 ft pavement section with 2 ft stone shoulders.
  • 4 pre-engineered steel bridges and 250 feet of boardwalk.
  • Easements and/or land donations for construction were given at no cost.
  • Links Historic Downtown Business District to the northern and southern historic residential neighborhoods.
  • The greenway links four Town parks together and links two schools.
  • The entire 2.94 miles of greenway has no “at grade crossings” of roadways
  • Less than an acre of wetlands was impacted, that required mitigation
  • Allows pedestrian access to the $11M community/aquatics center
  • The greenway has 5 trail head parking lots
  • Approx. 1800 ft. of greenway constructed with State Trails Funds (NCDENR)

Whether you run, bike or walk – we hope to see you on the greenway!