Two teen boys playing basketball on outdoor court at Apollo Heights Park

Apollo Heights Park




Director Rickey Fowler

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Apollo Heights Park
756 Lunar Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27610



Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center

The neighborhood Center is named after Ralph Campbell, Sr., a high-profile organizer and community leader who served as president of the Wake County Chapter of the NAACP and the Raleigh-Wake Citizens Association during the 1960s.

Center Rentals

The indoor facilities include a large meeting room with the ability to accommodate seating up to 75 people, as well as a warming kitchen. Take a virtual tour of the neighborhood 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.

Center Programs

Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center offers a variety of programs. Browse and register for programs and classes at Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center on RecLink.

Picnic Shelter

Wooden picnic shelter with view of basketball courts in the background at Apollo Heights Park

The picnic shelter is one of the amenities at Apollo Heights Park. The shelter is also available as a rental. 

  • Capacity: 24
  • 6 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $12/hr.
  • No electricity

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Basketball court with two hoops surrounded by green trees

There is an outdoor basketball court with a concrete surface, lighting, and four hoops.

Courts are typically available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Playground structure with slide and climbing stairs ladder in bright orange, yellow and green

The woodchip surface playgrounds at Apollo Heights serve children ages 2–5 and ages 5–12. 

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Greenway Access

Sign for Capital Area Greenway with winding paved trail in background fading into trees

There is an access path to the Walnut Creek Trail at Apollo Heights Park.

Neighborhood Center Hours

2 p.m.–8 p.m.
2 p.m.–8 p.m.
2 p.m.–8 p.m.
2 p.m.–8 p.m.
2 p.m.–8 p.m.
11 a.m.–5 p.m.