On Friday, July 1, 2022, at 10 am, a ribbon-cutting will be held for phase one renovations of the Magnolia Ernest Recreation Park in the Soul City community of Warren County.
Warren County received a grant award from North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to assist with renovations at Magnolia Ernest Recreation Park. Phase one included renovations to the basketball and tennis courts, upgrades to the pump house electrical, and adding an additional paved walking area.
In celebration of the phase one completion, Warren County is offering free activities following the ribbon cutting until 11:30 am, including:
Tie-dye T-shirts: participants can make their own (while supplies last)
- Tennis courts: racquets and balls available to use, as well as door prizes
- Basketball court: basketballs are available, as well as a youth shooting station for prizes
- Free ice cream (while supplies last)
The Magnolia Ernest Recreation Park is located at 252 Duke Dr., Norlina, NC. Phase two renovations will include a picnic shelter and bathhouse renovations.