The exterior of Roberts Park community center

Roberts Park

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  • Year 1956 | Acres 7.2
  • Roberts Park is located in the Battery Heights Historic District which is known for their earthen batteries made during the Civil War.
  • Roberts Park resides on the former property of Bartholomew Gatling, county attorney and postman from 1915-1922.




Director Tori Spaugh
Assistant Director Calvin Mitchell


Roberts Park
1300 E. Martin St.
Raleigh, NC 27610



Community Center

Two girls posing for a picture during a summer camp

Center Programs

  • Community Afterschool Programs (CAPs)
A variety of gym equipment and weights

Weight Room

  • Mat Flooring
  • Up to 50lbs in dumbbells
  • $10/month (No Contract)
An indoor gymnasium with basketball court


  • Capacity: 259
  • 71’ x 87’
  • Air-conditioned
  • Sports floor
  • 2 adjustable hoops
  • $85/hr
An open activity room that can hold around 28 people

Activity Room

  • Capacity: 28
  • 24’ x 24’
  • $40/hr
A large open room for multi use

Multipurpose Room

  • Capacity: 99
  • 27’ x 48’
  • $65/hr

Meeting Room

  • Capacity: 20
  • 19’ x 21’
  • $30/hr

Warming Kitchen

  • Includes microwave, oven, stove range, and refrigerator
  • Food may only be warmed, not prepared from scratch
  • $25/hr


A large outdoor picnic shelter with six tables

Shelter #1

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • 6 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $12/hr to rent
  • No electricity
A second outdoor picnic shelter with six tables

Shelter #2

  • Capacity: 36-60
  • 6 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $12/hr to rent
  • No electricity

View other shelter locations


An outdoor basketball court with concrete surface

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete surface
Two outdoor tennis courts with backboards and lighting

Tennis Courts

  • 2 courts
  • Staff turn on lights manually from dusk to 10 p.m.
  • Has backboards

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


Youth baseball field

Youth Baseball Field

  • Distance: 185 ft
  • Lighting: Yes

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


An outdoor playground with a rubber surface

Ages 5-12

  • Rubberized

View other playground locations.

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