LeVelle Moton Park view of swings and playground

LeVelle Moton Park

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Park managed by: Tarboro Road Community Center

Year 1969 | Acres 0.6

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LeVelle Moton Park
920 E. Lane Street
Raleigh, NC 27601



Formerly Lane Street Park, LeVelle Moton Park is named in honor of Coach LeVelle Moton, who was born and raised near the park. As a kid, Moton frequented the basketball courts at the park. He is the head coach of North Carolina Central University, founded the Velle Cares Foundation, and sponsors the annual LeVelle Moton Back to School Community Day at the Raleigh Boys & Girls Club. 


Two-hoop basketball court

Basketball courts

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

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LeVelle Moton Park playground with view of play structure for ages 2 to 5 with other play structures in background
  • Playground for ages 2–5 years with stepping structure and sand diggers
  • Playground for ages 5–12 years with climbing structures
  • Woodchip surface
  • Regular swings and tot swings

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