Parks & Activities
GET IN to fun! The city park has walking and biking trails and a large children’s area
complete with rides!
Alamance County YMCA
The Alamance County YMCA has been serving area citizens for almost 55 years! Their location along South Main Street is just adjacent to Downtown Burlington. Offering sports leagues, swimming lessons, summer camps and a full fitness center, the Y is a great place for adults and families to spend time.
Burlington City Park
Just a short trip from downtown Burlington is the City Park. The City Park offers more than 75 acres of activities for the entire family. It serves as the home of an amusement area, one of the only three municipally operated in the state. A fully restored Dentzel Carousel is the highlight of the amusement area. As part of the National Historical Register, the carousel attracts thousands of visitors yearly.
Nestled near the Burlington City Park and only minutes from Downtown Burlington, the Splash Park is sure to give you a a fantastically fun summer time.
Jiggs Askew Memorial Bark Park
The Jiggs Askew Memorial Bark Park is located off of Kitchen Street in Burlington at City Park, behind the YMCA. It sits on approximately two acres of fenced-in land with two separated areas, one for smaller and older dogs and the other for larger dogs. Nicely landscaped areas with benches are found throughout the park for dog owners as well as access to water for your canine friend.
This is a designated dog recreation area. You will encounter dogs off-leash. Users of this park do so at their own risk. The City of Burlington shall not be liable for any injury or damage caused by any dog in the park. Dog owners are legally and financially responsible for their dog's behavior. Violation of these rules can result in permanent loss of park privileges.
All first time users must register at the Burlington Recreation & Parks Department. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm.