Kiwanis Park front of the community center building.

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Rentals Community Centers By Name and Location

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


Each center has 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. It 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 fee does not apply to the neighborhood centers.
  • Both setup and breakdown time must be included in the 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 LG and 1 XL  Y Dance
Barwell Road 2* 1 small, 2 med, and 2 XL Y Dance
Biltmore Hills 1 1 small, 1 med, 1 LG Y  
Brier Creek 1* 4 LG and 1 XL Y  
Carolina Pines 1 1 med and 1 LG Y  
John Chavis 1 3 med and 1 LG Y Dance
Green Road 2* 2 med    
Greystone   2 XL   Dance
Halifax 1* 1 med, 1 LG, and 1 XL Y  
Hill Street   1 small, 1 med, 1 LG Y  
Jaycee 1 2 med Y  
John P. "Top" Greene   1 LG Y  
Lake Lynn 2* 1 med, 1 XL   Dance
Laurel Hills 2 1 med, 1 XL Y Dance
Lions Park 1 1 med, 1 LG Y  
Marsh Creek 1* 2 med, 3 LG, 1 XL Y  
Method 1 1 small and 1 XL Y  
Millbrook Exchange 1* 2 LG Y Dance
Optimist 1 1 med Y  
Peach Road   2 med, 1 LG    
Pullen   2 LG, 1 XL Y  
Ralph Campbell   1 LG Y  
Roberts 1 1 small, 1 med, 1 LG Y  
Sanderford Road   1 med, 1 LG Y  
Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson   2 small, 1 LG    
Tarboro Road 1 1 med, 1 XL Y  
Worthdale 1 1 med, 1 LG Y  
*Air-conditioned gyms

Rental fees for community center rooms are based on the size of the rooms and the capacity that the rooms 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.

Community Centers By Name and Location

Community Centers are listed by name below with their addresses and phone numbers.

Abbotts Creek Community Center at night

Abbotts Creek

Phone: 919-996-2770
Address: 9950 Durant Rd., 27614
Director: Robert Stewart
Assistant Director: Vacant

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

Barwell Road

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

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Front doors of Biltmore Hills Community Center with purple flowers

Biltmore Hills

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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Exterior shot of Carolina Pines community center

Carolina Pines

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

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John Chavis community center

The newly renovated at John Chavis Memorial Park includes artist David Wilson’s “Chavis Reclaimed” artwork glass collage. 

John Chavis

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

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View of the entrance to the Green Road Park community center

Green Road

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

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The exterior of Greystone Recreation Center

Greystone Recreation Center

Phone: 919-996-4848
Address: 7713-55 Lead Mine Rd., 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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The exterior of the Hill Street community center

Hill Street

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

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The exterior front of Jaycee Park Community Center


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

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front view of split level john top green community center

John Top Greene Community Center

John P. “Top” Greene

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 Rd., 27608

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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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Exterior of the Laurel Hills community with greenery around doors and brick building

Laurel Hills

Phone: 919-996-2383
Address: 3808 Edwards Mill Rd., 27612
Director: Jamie Quinn
Assistant Director: James Triplette

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Phone: 919-996-4726
Address: 516 Dennis Ave., 27604
Director: Christie Jones

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Marsh Creek Park

Marsh Creek

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

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Method Road Park Community Center

Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White at Method Community

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

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Millbrook Exchange Park

Millbrook Exchange

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

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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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Exterior shot of Peach Road Park community center

Peach Road

Phone: 919-807-8545
Address: 911 Ileagnes Rd., 27603
Director: Tierney Sneeringer

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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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Brick community center with large tree in front

Ralph Campbell at Apollo Heights

Phone: 919-996-2757
Address: 756 Lunar Dr., 27610
Director: Rickey Fowler

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The exterior of Roberts Park community center


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

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front exterior sanderford park community center

Front of the Sanderford Park Community Center.

Sanderford Road

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

Tarboro Road

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
Assistant Director: Troy Smith

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