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Picnic Shelters Community Center Rentals Parks and Recreation Newsletter

Have a family event, group meeting or special occasion to celebrate? John Chavis Memorial Park has classrooms, meeting rooms, picnic shelters all within the downtown area. 

Picnic Shelters

There are four picnic shelters to choose from depending on your group size and availability. 

smaller square picnic shelter at Chavis Park with tables

Shelter 1

Shelter 1

  • Capacity: 25
  • Tables: 4
  • Grills: 1
  • Not rentable at this time
  • No electricity
  • Located close to the playground
picnic shelter with a fireplace, tables and charcoal grill

Shelter 2

Shelter 2

  • Capacity: 70
  • Tables: 26
  • Grills: 3
  • $12/hour
  • No electricity
  • Located across the bridge, behind the carousel
medium sized round picnic shelter with grass and flowers in bloom around it.

Shelter 3

Shelter 3

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • Tables: 8
  • Grills: 1
  • $7/hr
  • No electricity
picnic shelter No. 4 near the greenway trail

Shelter 4

Shelter 4

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • Tables: 6
  • Grills: 1
  • No electricity
  • No reservations - first come first serve

View other shelter locations

Community Center Rentals

For rental inquiries and information, please contact 919-831-6989.


empty full court view of gymnasium inside chavis park community center

Gymnasium at the John Chavis Memorial Park community center


  • Capacity: 300
  • Basketball courts with 3 sets of bleachers
  • $65/hour
Dance room with mirror at Chavis Community Center

Dance room at the John Chavis Memorial Park Community Center

Dance Room

  • Capacity: 49
  • $65/hour
Open room with wall mounted countertops with plenty of plugs for computers

The media center is an open room with plenty of room for tables. Numerous outlets are available in the room. 

Media Center

  • Capacity: 170
  • 44' x 38'
  • $75/hour
large meeting room with linoleum floors

Community Room

Community Room

  • Capacity: 39
  • 34' x 28'
  • $40/hour

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