Lions Park

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Director Christie Jones
Assistant Director Greg Wallace


Lions Park
516 Dennis Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604



Community Center

A group of young kids playing foosball together at Lions Park

Center Programs

A large open gymnasium with multiple hoops and bleachers


  • Capacity: 100-250
  • Air conditioning 
  • Wood flooring
  • 6 sets of bleachers
  • $85/hr

Fitness Room

  • Includes one treadmill, one elliptical, one stationary bike, one universal weight machine, and one complete set of free-weights
  • Membership is $12/month (must be 18 or older)
A large open room with room for classes, meetings or games

Game Room

  • Capacity: 30
  • Includes cable television, ping pong table, foosball table, and bumper pool table
  • $40/hr
A large open room that can be separated and used for meetings or classes

Meetings Rooms 1 & 2

  • Each room has a capacity of 49
  • $65/hr

Warming Kitchen

  • Accommodates catering needs or the warming storing of food during room rentals.
  • $25/hr


An outdoor picnic shelter with multiple picnic tables and two grills

Picnic Shelter

  • Capacity: 60-100
  • 6 tables
  • 2 grills
  • $15/hr
  • No electricity

View other shelter locations


A shot of the eight outdoor tennis courts at Lions Park

Tennis Courts

  • 8 courts
  • Lighting on Timer from Dusk to 10pm (Mar to Nov)
  • Has backboard
Two outdoor lighted basketball courts with a concrete surface

Outdoor Basketball Courts

  • Concrete
  • 2 Lighted courts

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


A open softball field with backstop

Softball Field #1

  • Distance: 300 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A second softball field with backstop

Softball Field #2

  • Distance: 317 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
A third field used for youth baseball

Youth Baseball Field #3

  • Distance: 264 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
  • Can also be used for softball
A fourth baseball diamond used for youth baseball

Baseball Field #4

  • Distance: 350 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
  • Regulation size

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


A smaller playground for younger kids with a slides, swings and more

Ages 2-5

  • Rubber surface
A second larger playground for older kids with more advanced equipment

Ages 5-12

  • Rubber surface

View other playground locations.

Capital City BMX

The start of the Capital City BMX track, with several dirt racing lanes

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