No matter what game you play, we have a venue to accommodate you. Our location in central North Carolina makes it easy for teams around the state to get here. Our area features outstanding sports and recreations facilities to host baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, BMX and more. In addition, we are home to the Burlington Royals, the minor league baseball team owned by the Kansas City Royals. Venues include 31 sports fields, 4 complexes, 23 public parks, 5 golf courses and 20 miles of hiking and walking trails on the Haw River Trail, part of the Mountains-To-Sea Trail.
The flagship of the Burlington Parks system, City Park, offers five athletic fields, an amusement area featuring an extensive playground and courtyard, and the Historical Dentzel Carousel, a walking track, twelve lighted tennis courts, a year-round aquatics facility, Thataways Youth Center, a state-of-the-art youth center, three enclosed shelters with grills, two open air shelters with grills, picnic tables throughout the park, a peaceful stream which winds its way through the park, and a greenway. Throughout the spring and summer, the park comes alive with baseball and softball tournaments, and many special events. The park is located one mile from Downtown Burlington.