Method Road Park community center exterior

Method Community Park


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Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White Community Center Pioneers Building Shelter Courts Fields Fields Playgrounds Community Center Hours
  • Year 1982 | Acres 8.3
  • The center is named after Harveleigh Monte Rivera White, a prominent leader, educator, and local civil-rights activist.

Contact

 

919-996-6066

Director Denise Hill
Assistant Director Elizabeth Shoaf

Address

Method Community Park
514 Method Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White Community Center

An instructor teaching an ESL class at Method Road Park

Center Programs

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.

Method Road Park gym with basketball hoops and court

Gymnasium

  • Tile floor
  • 7,154 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 250
  • 3 pickle courts & 1 volleyball court
  • $65/hr. ($20/hr. after-hours supervision fee)
Method Road Park fitness room featuring weights, workout machines and treadmill.

Fitness Room

  • For those who like to work out, we offer a $12-per-month fitness center with no binding contract, only a month-to-month basis.

Warming Kitchen

  • Food may be warmed only.

Pioneers Building

The Pioneers Building was the Old Agricultural Building of the Berry O’Kelly High School, the first fully accredited and largest rural high school in the state of North Carolina for African Americans.

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.

Exhibit Room

  • View a timeline and artifacts from students who attended the Berry O’Kelly School
  • History tours available
  • No food or drink allowed
A large open meeting room at Method Road Park

Large Meeting Room

  • Tile flooring
  • Capacity: 150
  • 1,886 sq. ft.
  • $75/hr. (2 hr. minimum)
  • $20/hr. supervision fee before or after normal operational hours
A smaller meeting room at Method Road Park

Small Room

  • Capacity: 45
  • 575 sq. ft.
  • $65/hr. (2-hr. minimum)
  • No food or drinks allowed
  • $20/hr. supervision fee before or after normal operational hours

Kitchen

  • 99 sq. ft.
  • $25/hr.
  • Food may be warmed only.

Shelter

Outdoor picnic shelter at Method Road Park

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.

Picnic Shelter

  • Capacity: 60–100
  • 8 tables
  • No grill
  • $15/hr. to rent
  • Access to electricity

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Courts

Outdoor basketball court at Method Road Park shows concrete court and two basketball hoops.

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete surface
  • Indoor court available in the gym
A set of six pickleball courts with nets and backboards

Pickleball Courts

  • 6 courts
  • Lighting on timer from dusk to 10 p.m.
  • Has backboards
  • Players are asked to follow all posted rules regarding rotating courts

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Fields

Request your rental online using RecLink or contact Athletics at 919-996-2154.

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.

Fields

An outdoor youth baseball field at Method Road Park

Youth Baseball Field

  • Distance: 197 ft.
An open multi-use field at Method Road Park

Multipurpose Field

  • 300' × 175'

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Playgrounds

A playground at Method Road Park with swings, slides, climbing equipment and more

Boundless Playground

  • Ages 2–12
  • Recycled bonded rubber

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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

Upcoming Events