Facilities and Parks<p>The Mission of the Burke County Parks and Recreation Department is to help improve the quality of life for our citizens by providing low cost leisure services through safe and attractive facilities. It is the Department’s goal to offer diversified active and passive recreational programs that meet the needs and requests of our population.<br><br>The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for planning and implementing youth and adult sports and activities. Youth athletic programs include football, basketball, baseball and soccer.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-5">**ATTENTION**</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">If you are attending or participating in an event at Reep Park on Johnson Bridge please use one of the routes linked below. The bridge is currently closed for reconstruction. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. </p><p style="text-align:center;"><a href="https://goo.gl/maps/LxnM5TEvka22">Use these directions if coming from Hickory.</a> (click to view) </p><p style="text-align:center;"><br><a href="https://goo.gl/maps/3XwJqiNPkJP2">Use these directions if coming from Morganton.</a> (click to view)</p> https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/ParksAndRecreation/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=7https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/ParksAndRecreation/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=7https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/ParksAndRecreationDaniel.Lasher@burkenc.org | Daniel Lasher | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C64616E69656C2E6C6173686572 i:0#.w|burke\daniel.lasher4/3/2017 4:51:45 PM06320aspx6https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/ParksAndRecreation/Lists/Website Pages/AllItems.aspxFalse

Spring Park

3759 East Burke Blvd.
Connelly Spring, NC 28612

Reep Park

***ATTENTION - Please see new directions on this page above the maps due to Johnson Bridge being out.***
4773 Johnson Bridge Road
Hickory, NC 28602

Simpson Park

618 Hennessee St
Glen Alpine, NC 28628