View of the colorful front of John Chavis Community Center over looking picnic area and splash pad.

March Madness Programming at Chavis

Open Gym- Adult Basketball
Monday-Friday 11am-12pm
Monday and Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm

Open Gym- Youth Basketball
Friday    6:30-8:30pm
Sunday 2-4pm

Open Gym- Volleyball
Tuesday and Thursday

MixxedFit Fitness
Ages: 16 and up. MixxedFit is a people-inspired dance fitness program that blends explosive dancing with Bootcamp toning. Work out to the latest hits and yesterday’s favorites. Give MixxedFit a try and join the movement!
Each Thursday from 6:45-7:45pm

 Festive Teatime for Toddlers
Ages: 3-5. Join us for a morning tea and snack at JCMP! Activities will include arts, crafts, and games.
Wednesday, March 9 from 11am-12:30pm  

March Madness: Toddler Open Gym
Ages: 2-5. Toddlers, this one is for you! It’s time for you to practice your basketball skills with your cool and amazing friends.  Activities for participants will be themed around March Madness. See you soon!
Wednesday, March 16 from 11am-12:30pm

St. Patrick’s Day Family Canvas Art
Ages: All ages. Bring your family to JCMP to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with canvas painting. Pre-registration is required.
Saturday, March 19 from 10am-12pm

Celebrate Spring
Ages: All Ages.  
Description: Spring is in the air! Let’s kick off the first day of spring Chavis style.  Food trucks and other activities will be available.
Monday, March 21 from 4-7:30pm

Storytime: St. Patrick's Day  
Ages: 2-5 Attention parents of toddlers! Join us in bringing out your toddler’s inner artist and participate in in storytime and crafts themed around St. Patrick’s Day. 
Wednesday, March 23 from 11am-12:30pm  

Poetry Night
Ages: 18 and up.  
Description: Calling all poets! Come share your positive words with us. We are looking for acts that motivate, uplift, and encourage. You must bring a copy of your poetry to be approved before you recite. See you at Chavis!
Friday, March 25 from 7-9pm

March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Ages: 18 and up. March is here, bring the madness and join us for our own 3 on 3 basketball tournaments! Teams will be made up of four players, but only three on the court at a time. Each team's roster will be allowed a minimum of three players and a maximum of four. The tournament will be single elimination. Come show us what you got! Pre-registration required. 
Saturday, March 26 from 10am-3pm

March Madness: Skills and Drills Clinic
Ages: 5-11. Description: Come join for a skills and drills clinic for our young ballers. Youth will work on dribbling, shooting, passing, and understanding the game. Pre-registration required.
Sunday, March 27 from 1:30-3:00pm

Take a Walk in the Park Day
Ages: All ages. Celebrate Talk a Walk in the Park Day with us by taking a leisurely stroll in the park and posing for the camera at our selfie stations.  #JCMP!
Wednesday, March 30 from 11:00am-7:00pm  

Fitness for Seniors
Ages: 55 and better. Join us for a low-intensity workout to your favorite tunes. Movements can be modified to accommodate various activity levels. See you at Chavis!
Thursday, March 31 from 11am-1pm




John Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Raleigh, NC, 27601

Dana Brown


John Chavis Memorial Park