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 $30 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 1 XL||Y|
|Biltmore Hills||1*||1 Small, 1 Med, 1 LG||Y|
|Brier Creek||1*||4 LG and 1 XL||Y|
|Carolina Pines||1*||1 Med, 1 LG, and 1 XL||Y|
|John Chavis||1*||2 Med, 1 LG, and 1 XL||Y||Indoor track, Historic Carousel|
|Green Road||2*||3 Med|
|Greystone||2 LG and 1 XL||Dance|
|Halifax||1*||1 Med, 1 LG, and 1 XL||Y|
|Hill Street||1 Small, 1 Med, 1 LG||Y|
|Jaycee||1*||1 LG and 2 XL||Y|
|John P. "Top" Greene||1 LG||Y|
|Lake Lynn||2*||1 XL||Dance|
|Laurel Hills||2*||Closed for renovations||Y||Dance|
|Lions Park||1*||1 Med, 1 LG||Y|
|Marsh Creek||1*||1 Med, 1 LG, 1 XL||Y|
|Method||1||1 Small and 1 XL||Y|
|Millbrook Exchange||1*||2 LG||Y||Dance|
|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|
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.
|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.|
|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.
Address: 9950 Durant Rd., 27614
Address: 5857 Barwell Park Dr., 27610
Address: 2615 Fitzgerald Dr., 27610
Address: 10810 Globe Rd., 27617
Address: 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd., 27603
Address: 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 27601
Address: 4201 Green Rd., 27604
Greystone Recreation Center
Address: 7713-55 Lead Mine Rd., 27615
Address: 1023 Halifax St., 27604
Address: 2307 Hill St., 27604
Address: 2405 Wade Ave., 27607
John P. “Top” Greene
Address: 401 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 27601
Address: 2525 Noble Rd., 27608
Address: 7921 Ray Rd., 27613
Address: 3808 Edwards Mill Rd., 27612
Address: 516 Dennis Ave., 27604
Address: 3050 N. New Hope Rd., 27604
Method Community Park-Berry O’Kelly/ Harveleigh White Community Center
Address: 514 Method Rd., 27607
Address: 1905 Spring Forest Rd., 27615
Address: 5900 Whittier Dr., 27609
Address: 911 Ileagnes Rd., 27603
Address: 408 Ashe Ave., 27606
Ralph Campbell at Apollo Heights
Address: 756 Lunar Dr., 27610
Address: 1300 E. Martin St., 27610
Address: 2623 Sanderford Rd., 27610
Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson at Southgate
Address: 1801 Proctor St., 27610
Address: 121 North Tarboro Rd., 27610
Address: 1001 Cooper Rd., 27610
Use the interactive park locator tool to:
- Find parks near you by address, get directions
- Sort parks by amenities like playgrounds and fields