The outside of the Halifax Park community center and part of the playground

Halifax Park

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Year 1972 | Acres 4.7 | Landmarks Just behind William Peace University and Seaboard Station on the edge of downtown Raleigh. The community center was recently renovated.

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Director Emily Collins 
Assistant Director Chris Moore

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Halifax Park
1023 Halifax Street
Raleigh, NC 27604



Community Center

Three young girls smiling and posing for a picture during a summer camp

Center Programs

Halifax Community Center offers a variety of programs. Browse and register for programs and classes at Halifax Community Center on RecLink.

A fitness room with cardio equipment and machines at Halifax Park

Fitness Room

  • The fitness room offers:
    • Two treadmills
    • One elliptical
    • One recumbent bike
    • One rower
    • One universal weight machine
    • Medicine balls
    • Dumbbells ranging from 5 to 50 lbs.
  • Memberships available for $15 per month
  • Fitness room closes 15 minutes prior to building closing


Request your rental online using RecLink or by reaching out to the facility. 

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.

A wide shot of the Halifax Park gymnasium with basketball courts and hoops


  • Heating and air conditioning
  • 6 goals (2 main and 4 sides)
  • Tarkett sports flooring with lines for basketball, volleyball, and walking track
  • Curtain divider available
  • No food or drink allowed in the gym besides water
  • Capacity: 619
  • $85/hr.
A large meeting room at Halifax Park with projectors and whiteboards

Extra Large Meeting Room

  • Mounted ceiling projector with pull-down viewing screen
  • Audio outlets with speakers throughout the room
  • Mounted whiteboard
  • Can be divided into two smaller rooms (A & B)
  • Capacity: 75
  • $75/hr. (2-hour minimum)
A second large open space meeting room at Halifax Park

Large Meeting Room

  • Mounted ceiling projector with pull-down viewing screen
  • Mounted whiteboard
  • Direct access to kitchen
  • Capacity: 42
  • $65/hr. (2-hour minimum)
A third open space meeting room at Halifax Park

Medium Meeting Room

  • Capacity: 24
  • Hallway access to kitchen
  • $40/hr. (2-hour minimum)

Warming Kitchen

  • Food may be warmed only, not prepared from scratch
  • Kitchen available for use only when the meeting room has been rented
  • Amenities include refrigerator, stove, and microwave
  • $25/hr.
An outdoor covered patio with picnic tables next to the playground at Halifax Park

Covered Patio

  • Next to the playground
  • Capacity: 15–20
  • 2 tables
  • No grills
  • Access to electricity
  • Access to restrooms during center hours
  • First come, first served
  • Available to rent for $10/hr.


An outdoor basketball court with two basketball hoops at Halifax Park

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • 2 baskets on a concrete surface
  • All courts are first-come, first-served
  • Available to rent for $35/hr.

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A smaller playground with a slide and climbing equipment for younger kids at Halifax Park

Ages 2–5

  • Rubberized safety surface
A second slightly larger playground for older kids at Halifax Park

Ages 5–12

  • Rubberized safety surface

View other playground locations.

Community Center Hours

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

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