The exterior front of Jaycee Park Community Center

Jaycee Park

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Director Dan Bacon | Assistant Director Tomara Rock


Jaycee Park
2405 Wade Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607



Community Center

A group of young adults playing sand volleyball at Jaycee Park

Director Dan Bacon | Assistant Director Tomara Rock

Center Programs

  • Preschool sports
  • Art classes
  • Athletic leagues
  • Senior programs
  • Health and fitness classes
A large open gymnasium at Jaycee park


  • Air-conditioned
  • Elastiplus Sports Floor
  • 2 adjustable hoops
  • Capacity: 299
  • $85/hr
A large open room used for games, programming and classes

Extra Large Multipurpose “Game” Room

  • Capacity: 90
  • 38’ x 25’
  • $75/hr
A large open meeting room with sinks, a whiteboard and counter space

Extra Large Multipurpose “Meeting” Room

  • Capacity: 129
  • 30’ x 50’
  • Projector & screen
  • 2 dry erase boards
  • 2 sinks
  • $75/hr
A third large multi-use room

Large Multipurpose “Club” Room

  • Capacity: 70
  • 36’ x 25’
  • Projector & screen
  • Dry erase board
  • Sink and wall mirrors
  • $65/hr
A weight room with free weights and workout equipment

Weight Room

  • $15/month
  • includes locker rooms

Warming Kitchen

  • Food may only be warmed, not prepared from scratch.
  • Microwave, oven, stove range, refrigerator, and ice maker
  • $25/hr

Recreation Business Office - Frank E. Evans Building

The outside of the administration building which serves as the business office for recreation program
  • Serves as the business office for recreation program areas including Cultural Outreach and Enrichment, Athletics, Specialized Recreation, Aquatics, Health and Wellness, and Outdoor Recreation.
  • General Inquiries: 919-996-6640
  • Processes Summer Camp and School Programs registrations as well as mail in registrations from the Leisure Ledger
  • Registration Assistance: 919-996-4800

Daylily Garden

A wide shot of the daylily garden with shrubs, trees, flowers and a gazebo
  • Daylilies, along with other plantings, are labeled and maintained by the Raleigh Hemerocallis Club.

Dog Run

The sign at the entrance to the dog run with the rules
  • View all City of Raleigh Dog Parks
  • The Dog Run is located just south of the parking area on Wade Avenue close to the playground and tennis courts.
  • There is an accessible sidewalk connecting the dog run from the parking lot on Wade Avenue. Ample parking is provided on both sides of the dog run.
  • The dog run includes benches, trash cans, and dog waste station.


An outdoor covered picnic shelter with multiple tables

Picnic Shelter

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • Tables: 6
  • $12/hour
  • No electricity
  • Double grill
  • Restrooms nearby

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Two outdoor tennis courts with nets

Tennis Courts

  • 2 courts
  • Push Button lighting from Dusk to 10 p.m. (year-round)
  • No backboards
Six outdoor sand volleyball courts with lighting

Sand Volleyball Courts

  • 6 lighted courts
  • Dedicated to Rusty Lurwick

Courts are typically available first-come, first-serve. Courts 1-4 are not available on Tuesday nights in October & November from 6 to 11 p.m. Courts 5 & 6 are available for first come first serve on these nights.

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A large open field used for youth softball

Softball Field #1

  • Distance: 260 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A second open field used for softball

Softball Field #2

  • Distance: 248 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A third smaller field used for youth baseball

Youth Baseball Field #3

  • Distance: 191 ft
  • Lighting: Yes

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


A wide shot of the Jaycee Park playground including swings and a slide

Ages 2-12

  • Sand surface

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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