Town of Broadway
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Broadway and the surrounding area offer a variety of recreational activities. The Town likes to boast about its Optimist Ballpark located right in town where games and practices are scheduled daily from April through October.

Broadway prides itself as a walkable community with quiet streets that are enjoyed by many who enjoy walking, jogging, roller blading and bike riding. The Town Park is one of the stops for an annual bike event that originates in Wake County.

Watson Lake Park is the perfect place to spend the afternoon with friends and family. The Park has something for everyone! Enjoy a stroll or run around the newly paved trail. Bring a kayak and paddle around the lake. The lake is also the perfect place to get a line in the water. Let the kids play on the swings. Or kick back and enjoy time out in the sun.

The gymnasium at Broadway Elementary School on Main Street can be rented for basketball and volleyball and also is used for aerobics classes in the evening. Public recreational facilities offered through Lee County Parks and Recreation within 10 minutes include 5 tennis courts, olympic-size pools and a frisbee course.

For the naturalist, located 10 miles from town, one might enjoy Raven Rock State Park on the Cape Fear River with its many walking trails for backpacking and access to some "rapids" to enjoy by canoe or kayak. There is also San Lee Park which offers walking trails, picnic areas, fishing, canoeing or paddle boating on its quiet lakes.

Jordan Lake and Harris Lake are within a 30-minute drive for boating, jet skiing, sailing and fishing. The House in the Horseshoe is an historic site where battles are reenacted on the grounds in nearby Moore County. Broadway is within 45 minutes of Raleigh and Fayetteville where other numerous activities can be enjoyed.

For the golfing enthusiasts, there are seven courses in close proximity and Pinehurst, with its wealth of courses, is 35 minutes away.

Broadway is fortunate to have access to the arts as well. The Temple Theatre is 15 minutes away and offers workshops, auditions and productions for young and old. Potteries are scattered throughout the area and courses on learning to throw pottery or to improve your technique are offered. Central Carolina Community College, 10 minutes away, offers art lessons, shag lessons, and many other enjoyable activities.





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