Part of the playgrounds at Abbotts Creek Park

Abbotts Creek Park

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Year 2015 | Acres 29.12

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Abbotts Creek Community Center is a 26,000-square-foot facility and park. The project is a joint venture with Wake County Government and Wake County Public School System. The building was designed with sustainable features to obtain a Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, developed by the United States Green Building Council



Director Robert Stewart
Assistant Director Amanda Kohl

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Abbotts Creek Park
9950 Durant Road
Raleigh, NC 27614



The gymnasium at the Abbotts Creek Community Center can be set up as a basketball or volleyball court. 

Seating area inside the Abbotts Creek Community Center lobby. 

Chalk art at the Abbotts Creek playground.

Tot and youth swings at Abbotts Creek

Slide at the tot and youth playground at Abbotts Creek Park.

Kids get a chance to show friends and family their tee ball skills on the multi-purpose field at Abbotts Creek Park. 

Treadmills and elliptical machines in the Abbotts Creek Fitness Room.

Various weight and cardio machines inside the Abbotts Creek Fitness room.

A classroom inside the Abbotts Creek Community Center comes with a wall mounted TV for presentations and programs.

Fridge, microwave, oven, sink and dishwasher can be found at the Abbott Creek Community Center Kitchen.

Abbotts Creek has a multipurpose room that is the largest room for rent with a sink and 136 person capacity. It rents for $75 per hour. 

Abbotts Creek Park has an upstairs fitness studio available for rent with mirrors. The rate to rent is $65 per hour.

Community Center

Front view of Abbotts Creek Park community center

Our community center is your community center. No membership fees or dues are required. Sign up for classes in financial wellness, tai chi, English as a Second Language (ESL), yoga, watercolors, and more.

Browse programs and classes at Abbotts Creek Community Center on RecLink.

Fitness Room

Fitness room at Abbotts Creek Park with multiple machines, cardio equipment and free weights.

The fitness room at Abbotts Creek has a variety of cardio and strength-building machines to help you stay in shape. You must be 18 or older to use the equipment. Monthly membership is $15 per person. 

Find out more about the equipment that is available.


Indoor gymnasium at Abbotts Creek Park with several basketball courts and hoops.

Abbotts Creek has many free open-play opportunities available to patrons. Check out the calendar at the community center front desk for monthly schedule. Offerings include Senior, Adult, and Youth/Family Basketball, Cricket, Volleyball, Tot Time, and others. 

Learn more about Open Play Sports.


An outdoor playground at Abbotts Creek Park

Tots and young kids alike can enjoy Abbotts Creek with two playgrounds.

  • 2- to 5-year-old playground has a rubberized safety surface, enclosed fenced in area, and two tot bucket swings.
  • 5- to 12-year-old playground has two traditional belt swings, rubberized play surface, and shade canopy.

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Greenway Connector

The signage that shows two different greenway trails that can be accessed at the park

Abbotts Creek is part of the Capital Area Greenway System. The 2.9-mile connector follows Abbotts Creek from the Neuse River Trail to Simms Branch Trail near the intersection of Durant Road and Cub Trail.

Download a map of the greenway system here.

Multipurpose Fields

Wide shot of green field with trees in distance.

There are two multipurpose fields at the borrow site south of the North Wake Landfill Park in northeast Raleigh.

Request your rental online using RecLink or contact Athletics at 919-996-2154.

Take note: Requests will be subject to staff approval. Upon approval, payment will be required to confirm the reservation. Your reservation is not finalized until you receive confirmation of your payment.

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One of the larger rooms for rent at Abbotts Creek Park

The fitness room, gymnasium, multipurpose room, classroom, studio, and warming kitchen are available to rent for your next event. 

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Community Center Hours

7 a.m.–9 p.m.
7 a.m.–9 p.m.
7 a.m.–9 p.m.
7 a.m.–9 p.m.
7 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
1 p.m.–6 p.m.

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