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:  

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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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    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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What is the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center (SRAC)?
The Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center is a joint venture between the Town of Smithfield and Johnston County Schools.

Does the community have access to the SRAC?
Absolutely!  Complete access to pools, fitness center, racquetball, group fitness, etc…

What does the SRAC offer?

  • 8-lane Competition Swimming Pool
  • Playroom
  • Children’s Play Pool
  • Group Fitness/Aerobics Room
  • Indoor Track
  • Banquet Room
  • 2 Racquetball Courts
  • Concession Area
  • Double Gymnasium
  • Locker Rooms
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Strength Training Room
  • Programs:  Arts and Crafts, Personal Training,
  • Fitness Room
  • Birthday Parties,
  • Camps,
  • Aquatics programs,
  • Seniors’ activities and much more.

How much does the SRAC cost?
The SRAC is an annual membership based facility with affordable rates for everyone.  For more information call (919) 934-1408 or by e-mail:

Why is there a membership fee?
All usage and rental fees will be used to help operate and maintain the center on an annual basis.

What are the benefits of membership?
Free fitness classes
Free lap and recreational swimming
Free access for your children
Free use of open gym
Member discounts for swim lessons, birthday parties and many more…

How do I sign-up?
All membership agreements must be filled out and submitted in person at the SRAC.

Do I have to be a member to use the SRAC?
No!  The SRAC encourages its members to bring guests.  However, guests will be required to pay a daily visit pass.  Remember, members receive discounts on programs and services.

What are the hours of operation?

Monday-Thursday:    5:30 am to 9:00 pm
Friday:            5:30 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday:           8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday:            1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

What hours are the pools open?
The pools will be open approximately the same hours of operation except close 30 minutes prior to facility closing.

Do you offer a sitter service/child care?
A playroom service will be offered for children 6 months to 11 years of age to members of the SRAC.  There will be a daily time limit of 1.5 hours per day/per child.  Parents must remain at the SRAC facility while children are in childcare area.

Hours are:
Monday-Friday    8:00 am to 11:00 am & 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturdays    9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Will you offer fitness classes in the Pool?

Fitness classes are scheduled a minimal of one month in advance.  All you have to do is show up to the scheduled fitness class.  Group fitness classes will be included in your membership fee.

What are the age policies for the SRAC?
You must be 12 years of age and older to be a member at the SRAC.  SRAC participants age 12-13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian while utilizing the fitness room. Participants 11 years of age and younger are not permitted to use the Fitness Center.

Do you have locker facilities?
Yes!  There are approximately 150 lockers available for daily use and rental.  Lockers may be rented annual as paid in full for the year or on a monthly draft via Checking Account or MasterCard/Visa.

Do you offer towel service?
Locker room amenities including bath towels, sweat towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotions, hair dryers, etc. will be provided daily.  There will be a $9.00 annual amenities fee for SRAC members.

I’ve signed up my child for a SRAC/Smithfield Parks and Recreation program/lessons and I need to cancel. Is there a fee?
There will be a $10 administrative fee charged if you cancel out of a program, lesson or rental. If the program, lesson or rental is canceled by SRAC or Parks and Recreation, you will not be charged the administrative fee.

Where is the SRAC located?
The SRAC is located at 600 Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield, North Carolina between the Smithfield Community Park and SSS High School.

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If I have other questions, whom should I contact?
Please call (919) 934-1408.