Parks and Recreation are resources and services provided for the purposes of leisure, entertainment, and recreational pursuits. Landis homes its own camping and wilderness park, a community swimming pool, ball fields, and picnic and playground areas. Each year the Town of Landis brings many special events to the community. You can look forward to Classic Car Cruise-Ins, Outdoor Movie Nights, and many special Holiday events. Landis also has its own seasonal Farmers Market for local farmers, vendors, and crafters to sell their home grown and hand made items.
Learn more about Town of Landis Parks & Recreation below…
Parks and Recreation Director
Jessica Stamper has served the Town of Landis since 2018 and was named Parks and Recreation Director in 2021. Jessica earned her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and her Business Administration Marketing Certificate from Stanly Community College. She holds a certificate from the Exercise Safety Association, is a SAFE group exercise leader, a certified Personal Trainer, Kickboxing Fitness, Aquatics Fitness, CFL1 Certification, Mobility, and CF Kids. Jessica has held positions related to fitness and exercise with Albemarle Academy of Dance, Stanley County Senior Center, Pfeiffer University – Knapp Center, and most recently as the manager of ProFit Sports Center. Her training and experience have prepared her for managing Corriher Wilderness Park, the town pool, and event planning for the fall festival, cruise-ins, the Easter egg hunt, Santa at the Park, and other town-sponsored activities. Jessica’s community involvement includes volunteering with the Silver Arts & Senior Games events, community 5K’s in Rowan and Stanly County, and fundraising events for Esther House, the Butterfly House, and Uwharrie Youth Arts. Jessica is passionate about creating fun and exciting family-friendly spaces and events that everyone in Landis can enjoy.