Kiwanis Park front of the community center building.

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Raleigh Parks offers community centers throughout the city. Community centers offer a variety of programs and services for families and those of all ages. 

Please note hours of operation below apply specifically to community centers. Park hours are normally dawn to dusk.


Each center has different rooms and spaces available to rent and you can view more information about the rental spaces and details about policies and procedures. For all centers, the following policies will be consistent.

  • All rooms/spaces must be rented for a minimum of two hours.
  • There is a $15 application fee.
  • The completed rental contract and all rental fees must be submitted to reserve space.
  • There is a $100 damage deposit required for all rentals. This may be refunded if the renter adheres to the contract and stays within the rented time.
  • There is an additional fee of $20 per hour for any rentals that occur outside of operating hours. This does not apply to the neighborhood centers.
  • Both set-up and break-down time must be included in your rental. Factor this in when determining the length of your rental.
  • Warming Kitchens are available in many of the centers. Food may be warmed but not made from scratch in the kitchens.
Community Center Gym Meeting Rooms
Small Med Lg XL
Abbotts Creek 1*     2 1 Y Dance 
Barwell Road 2* 1 2   2 Y Dance
Biltmore Hills 1 1 1 1   Y  
Brier Creek 1*     4 1 Y  
Carolina Pines 1   1 1   Y  
John Chavis 1   3 1   Y Dance
Green Road 2*   2        
Greystone         2   Dance
Halifax 1*   1 1 1 Y  
Hill Street   1 1 1   Y  
Jaycee 1   2     Y  
John P. "Top" Greene       1   Y  
Lake Lynn 2*   1   1   Dance
Laurel Hills 2   1   1 Y Dance
Lions Park 1   1 1   Y  
Marsh Creek 1*   2 3 1 Y  
Method 1 1     1 Y  
Millbrook Exchange 1*     2   Y Dance
Optimist 1   1     Y  
Peach Road     2 1      
Pullen       2 1 Y  
Ralph Campbell       1   Y  
Roberts 1 1 1 1   Y  
Sanderford Road     1 1   Y  
Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson   2   1      
Tarboro Road 1   1   1 Y  
Worthdale 1   1 1   Y  
*Air Conditioned Gyms

Rental fees for community center rooms are based on the size of the room and the capacity that the room will hold. Please see the table below for basic information on capacity and cost for rental spaces.

Room/Space Capacity Cost
Gyms (Non-Air Conditioned) 100-400 (differs in each facility) $65/hr
Gyms (Air Conditioned) 100-400 (differs in each facility) $85/hr
Small Meeting Rooms Less than 16 $30/hr
Medium Meeting Rooms 16-39 $40/hr
Large Meeting Rooms 40-75 $65/hr
X-Large Meeting Rooms 75+ $75/hr
Neighborhood Centers Contact Center $55/hr
Warming Kitchens N/A $25/hr
Special Rooms Contact the Center Contact the Center

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.

Abbotts Creek

Abbotts Creek Community Center at night

Phone: 919-996-2770
Address: 9950 Durant Road, 27614
Director: Robert Stewart
Assistant Director: Jamie Quinn

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Barwell Road

Front view of the red brick and glass Barwell Road Community Center

Phone: 919-996-5994
Address: 5857 Barwell Park Drive, 27610
Director: Tori Voska
Assistant Director: Kevin Sanders

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Biltmore Hills

Front view of Biltmore Hills Community Center

Phone: 919-831-6895
Address: 2615 Fitzgerald Dr, 27610
Director: Kenny Lyons
Assistant Director: Karla Bonilla

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Brier Creek

Phone: 919-420-2340
Address: 10810 Globe Rd, 27617
Director: Laura Brannon
Assistant Director: Scott Graham

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Carolina Pines

Exterior shot of Carolina Pines community center

Phone: 919-831-6435
Address: 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd, 27603
Director: Tonya McNeil
Assistant Director: Nickey Brewster

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John Chavis

The front of the John Chavis Community Center with stairs and foliage in bloom

Phone: 919-831-6989
Address: 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 27601
Director: Grady Bussey
Assistant Director: Adrian Starks

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Green Road

View of the entrance to the Green Road Park community center

Phone: 919-996-4141
Address: 4201 Green Rd, 27604
Director: Aundrea White
Assistant Director: Kyle Swicegood

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Greystone Recreation Center

The exterior of Greystone Recreation Center

Phone: 919-996-4848
Address: 7713-55 Lead Mine Road, 27615
Director: Catherine Worthington

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playground with monkeybars and other climbing equipment at the front of the Halifax Community Center

A playground with climbing equipment is at the front of the Halifax Community Center

Phone: 919-996-6378
Address: 1023 Halifax St, 27604
Director: Emily Collins
Assistant Director: Chris Moore

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Hill Street

Side view of the Hill Street Community Center

Phone: 919-996-5300
Address: 2307 Hill Street, 27604
Director: Tina Martin

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Side view of the front of Jaycee Park community center

Phone: 919-996-6833
Address: 2405 Wade Ave, 27607
Director: Dan Bacon
Assistant Director: Tomara Rock

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John P. "Top" Greene

front view of split level john top green community center

John Top Greene Community Center

Phone: 919-831-6527
Address: 401 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 27601
Director: Grady Bussey

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Kiwanis Park front of the community center building.

Phone: 919-996-3135
Address: 2525 Noble Road, 27608
Director: Chase Sasse

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Lake Lynn

Lake Lynn

Phone: 919-996-2911
Address: 7921 Ray Rd, 27613
Director: Chris Nadeau
Assistant Director: Megan Jones

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Laurel Hills

Phone: 919-996-2383
Address: 3808 Edwards Mill Rd, 27612
Director: Tory Miller Mocock
Assistant Director: James Triplette

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Phone: 919-996-4726
Address: 516 Dennis Ave, 27604
Director: Christie Jones
Assistant Director: Jason Clemons

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Marsh Creek

Marsh Creek Park

Phone: 919-996-4920
Address: 3050 N. New Hope Rd, 27604 
Director: Heather O'Brien
Assistant Director: Chase Sasse

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Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White at Method Community

Method Road Park Community Center

Phone: 919-996-6066
Address: 514 Method Rd, 27607
Director: Denise Hill
Assistant Director: Elizabeth Shoaf

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Millbrook Exchange

Millbrook Exchange Park

Phone: 919-996-4156
Address: 1905 Spring Forest Rd, 27615
Director: Linda Stafford

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Optimist Park

Phone: 919-996-2880
Address: 5900 Whittier Dr, 27609
Director: Susan Adams
Assistant Director: Bryan Garrido

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Peach Road

Exterior shot of Peach Road Park community center

Phone: 919-807-8545
Address: 911 Ileagnes Rd, 27603

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Pullen Park Community Center brick exterior

Phone: 919-996-6052
Address: 408 Ashe Ave, 27606
Director: Abigail Kepler

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Ralph Campbell at Apollo Heights

Sign and front of brick building that is the Apollo Heights Community Center

This is the front of the old Apollo Heights Community Center. The community center is currently closed for renovations and is expected to re-open in 2020.

Phone: 919-250-2757
Address: 756 Lunar Dr, 27610
Director: Rickey Fowler

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Roberts Park

Phone: 919-831-6830
Address: 1300 E. Martin St, 27610
Director: Calvin Mitchell

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Sanderford Road

front exterior sanderford park community center

Front of the Sanderford Park Community Center.

Phone: 919-831-1898
Address: 2623 Sanderford Rd, 27610
Director: Adam Sproles

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Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson at Southgate

Phone: 919-831-6719
Address: 1801 Proctor St, 27610
Director: Grady Bussey

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Tarboro Road

An exterior shot of the front of Tarboro Road Park community center

Phone: 919-831-6505
Address: 121 North Tarboro Rd, 27610
Director: Chris Octetree

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Worthdale Park

Phone: 919-996-2730
Address: 1001 Cooper Rd, 27610
Director: Carletta Moore
Assistant Director: Troy Smith

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