The exterior front of Jaycee Park Community Center

Jaycee Park


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  • Year 1961 | Acres 14.9
  • Jaycee completed renovations in Summer 2012.

Contact

 

919-996-6833
Director Dan Bacon | Assistant Director Tomara Rock

Address

Jaycee Park
2405 Wade Ave
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Community Center

A group of young adults playing sand volleyball at Jaycee Park

919-996-6833
Director Dan Bacon | Assistant Director Tomara Rock

Center Programs

  • Preschool sports
  • Art classes
  • Athletic leagues
  • Senior programs
  • Health and fitness classes

Center Room Rentals

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.

A large open gymnasium at Jaycee park

Gymnasium

  • 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 icemaker
  • $25/hr

Recreation Business Office

The outside of the administration building which serves as the business office for recreation program

Frank E. Evans Building

  • 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
  • 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 a dog waste station.
  • View all City of Raleigh Dog Parks

Shelters

An outdoor covered picnic shelter with multiple tables

Picnic Shelter

Due to construction on the new playground, the shelter at Jaycee Park will be unavailable until May 2021.

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

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.

View other shelter locations

Courts

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 and Thursday nights during league play from 6 to 11 p.m. Courts 5 and 6 are available for first-come, first-serve on these nights.

View other court locations.

Fields

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

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.

View other field locations.

Playgrounds

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

New Playground Now Open! This new playground is designed for ages 2-5 and 5-12 years old.

Ages 2-12

  • Rubberized surface

View other playground locations.

Community Center Hours

 
Monday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm
Tuesday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm
Wednesday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm
Friday:
10:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday:
9:00 am-3:00 pm
Sunday:
1:00 pm-6:00 pm