grassy amphitheater at Fred Fletcher park

Fred Fletcher Park

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Water Garden and Wetland Garris Building Borden Building and Amphitheater Shelters Courts Fields Playgrounds

Year 1981 | Acres 21.4

The park is the former campus of the Methodist Home for Children and was purchased by the City in 1982.

There are entrances to the park off of St. Mary's Street and Glenwood Avenue.

Enjoy a stroll around the walking paths throughout the park.

Contact

 

Shelter Rentals: 919-996-6833

Field Rentals: 919-996-2154

Borden Building & Amphitheater: 919-996-4363

Address

Fred Fletcher
820 Clay Street
Raleigh, NC 27605

Water Garden and Wetland

An aesthetically pleasing garden with a variety of evergreen and perennial plant species
  • An aesthetically pleasing garden with a variety of evergreen and perennial plant species
  • Four deep pools which capture sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants as they drift to the bottom of the pools when stormwater flows
  • Ecosystem for this area of the park for butterflies, dragonflies, frogs, ducks, and other animal species
  • Naturally filtering stormwater that flows into the water garden to clean the runoff before flowing downstream into Pigeon House Branch

Garris Building

A white home-looking structure which serves as the business office for School Programs, Nature Programs, and Teen Programs.
  • Serves as the business office for School Programs, Nature Programs, and Teen Programs.

Borden Building and Amphitheater

A large brick house that can be rented for special events

Contact 919-996-4363 for rental inquiries.

  • Can be rented for weddings, parties, small conferences, bridal portraits, meetings, and other special events.
  • See more information here.

Shelters

A large outdoor picnic shelter with eight tables

Picnic Shelter

To rent a shelter, contact Jaycee Community Center at 919-996-6833.

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

Courts

A concrete outdoor basketball court with two hoops

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete
Two outdoor tennis courts

Tennis Courts

  • 2 courts
  • No Lights
  • No Backboard

Fields

A large softball field at Fletcher Park

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

Softball Field

  • No Lights
A large open field used for various sports and activities

Multipurpose Field

  • 300' x 195'

Playgrounds

Several swings on a sand surface

Ages 2-12

  • Sand surface