Exterior shot of Carolina Pines community center

Carolina Pines Park

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Weight Room Dog Park Indoor Basketball Court Tennis Courts Volleyball Courts Fields Playgrounds Rentals (Shelters, Classrooms, and more) Community Center Hours

Year 1972 | Acres 38.7 | Landmarks near the Farmers Market

Community center recently renovated. Variety of classes and programs for all ages including boxing, karate, and yoga.

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Director Tonya McNeil
Assistant Director Nickey Brewster


Carolina Pines Park
2305 Lake Wheeler Rd
Raleigh, NC 27603



Weight Room

Various exercise machines and equipment in the Carolina Pines Park weight room
  • 1 Recumbent Bike
  • 2 Treadmills
  • 1 Elliptical
  • 1 Universal Machine
  • Life Fitness Free Weights
  • $15 for 30 day membership

Dog Park

Fenced in area with trees for dogs to play at Carolina Pines dog park.

Indoor Basketball Court

Indoor basketball courts at Carolina Pines Park
  • Air conditioned
  • Elastiplus Sports Floor

Tennis Courts

Multiple outdoor tennis courts at Carolina Pines Park.
  • 3 courts
  • Push Button lighting from Dusk to 10 p.m.
  • No backboards

Volleyball Courts

Two outdoor sand volleyball courts with nets at Carolina Pines Park
  • 2 unlit courts

Courts are typically available first-come, first-serve. View other court locations.


A large softball field at Carolina Pines Park

Softball Field #1

  • Distance: 293 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A softball field at Carolina Pines Park

Softball Field #2

  • Distance: 289 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A third youth baseball field at Carolina Pines Park

Youth Baseball Field #3

  • Distance: 180 ft
  • Lighting: Yes

For field rentals, please contact Athletics at 919-996-2154. View other field locations.


Smaller playground for younger kids with slide at Carolina Pines Park

Ages 2-5

  • Sand surface
A second larger playground for kids ages 5 to 12 at Carolina Pines Park

Ages 5-12

  • Sand surface

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Rentals (Shelters, Classrooms, and more)

One of two outdoor picnic shelters at Carolina Pines Park.

Picnic Shelter #1

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • 8 tables
  • 2 grills
  • $12/hr
  • No electricity
A second picnic shelter at Carolina Pines Park

Picnic Shelter #2

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • 8 tables
  • no grill
  • $12/hr
  • No electricity

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A large open gymnasium at Carolina Pines park with multiple basketball hoops


  • Capacity: 299
  • $85/hr




A medium sized open class room at Carolina Pines Park

Medium Club Room

  • Capacity: 49
  • 843 sq. ft.
  • $40/hr
A second larger room at Carolina Pines Park

Large Club Room

  • Capacity: 73
  • 948 sq. ft.
  • $65/hr
A third extra large open room at Carolina Pines Park

Extra Large Club Room

  • Capacity: 108
  • 1240 sq. ft.
  • $85/hr

Warming Kitchen

  • Food may only be warmed, not prepared from scratch.
  • Whirlpool oven/stove & refrigerator
  • Sink
  • $25/hr

Community Center Hours

10:00 am-9:00 pm
10:00 am-9:00 pm
10:00 am-9:00 pm
10:00 am-9:00 pm
10:00 am-9:00 pm
9:00 am-3:00 pm
1:00 pm-6:00 pm