Southport’s Best Amenities

Nestled between Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, the Home Place of Southport is the perfect place to enjoy an active coastal lifestyle (mixed in with plenty of relaxation, don’t worry). A stone’s throw from pristine beaches and waterways, there’s ample water sports, lush parks, and walking trails. And with all of Southport’s best amenities right at your fingertips, there’s something for everyone. It’s time to explore!

Tennis and Pickleball

Try out pickleball, the newest retirement trend, or stick with a perennial favorite. Both tennis and pickleball are low impact sports and a great way to connect with your Home Place friends. Southport offers three great locations to pair off. 

  1. Smithville District Park, 8340 River Rd. Se. (2 min) 
  2. Lowe-White Memorial Park, Downtown Southport (5 min)
  3. Middleton Park, 102 SE 47th St. (14 min)

Fitness Centers and Clubs 

Get your sweat on at some of Southport’s best fitness centers or enjoy an evening of jazz and dance. Whether you prefer high intensity workouts, Tai Chi, or flexing your brain, Southport’s got you covered. 

  1. CrossFit Southport, 4633 Long Beach Rd. SE (3 min) 
  2. Cape Fear Fitness, 5130 Southport-Supply Rd. (2 min) 
  3. Brunswick Center of Southport, 1513 N Howe St. #1 (4 min)

Walking Trails

From bursts of pink azaleas to graceful herons, one of the best parts of life in Southeastern NC is our coastal flora and fauna. Southport’s walking trails are great for scouting out the wildlife or enjoying a meditative stroll. Bill Smith Park even has a playzone for your pup!

  1. Smithville District Park, 8340 River Rd. SE (2 min) 
  2. Bill Smith Park, 446 Fish Factory Rd. SE (5 min)
  3. Lowe-White Memorial Park, Downtown Southport (5 min)

Water Sports

Pick your adventure: paddle our sparkling waterways, zip along the coast, or for a quieter day–get in some laps at the local pool. Whatever your choice, Southport is the perfect place to enjoy aquatic sports and adventures. 

  1. Kayak Launch at Bill Smith Park, 446 Fish Factory Rd. SE (5 min)
  2. Brunswick Community College Aquatic Center, 210 College Rd. NE, Bolivia (20 min)
  3. Freedom Boat Club (Boat Rentals), 606 W. West St. (7 min)


Golf is a great way to immerse yourself in our magnificent coastal weather while working out and meeting like-minded friends. Whether you are putting to beat your personal best or just there for the golf-cart rides (I see you), Southport has two excellent courses to tee-off and enjoy the day. 

  1. South Harbour Golf Links (no membership necessary), 4188 Vanessa Dr SE (7 min)
  2. Oak Island Golf Club, 928 Caswell Beach Rd. (10 min)

Give us a call at 833-939-3814 to learn more about all the activities and attractions that await you at the Home Place of Southport or make an appointment online.