Lake Lynn

Parks and Recreation

Lake Lynn Community Center Facility Upgrades

Raleigh Parks

Lake Lynn Community Center located at 7921 Ray Road is a 25,000 square feet building with indoor / outdoor recreational program such as basketball, volleyball, pickleball, tennis court, bocce court and baseball field. Lake Lynn included playground, trails and lake greenway.  

Lake Lynn Park consists of 63 undeveloped acres at the headwater of Lake Lynn. Lake Lynn renovation activities consisted of building waterproofing, new wood floor gymnasium, new HVAC controller replacement, bathrooms renovation, new roof membrane, and building painting work. 


Project Details

Davis Kane Architects, PA



Conrad Merced

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources




This phase is complete.


This phase is complete.


Lake Lynn Community Center closed on August 30, 2019, for upgrades to begin. 


This project is now complete. The center will reopen in 2021.


Lake Lynn Park consists of 63 undeveloped acres at the head waters of Lake Lynn on Ray Road in Northwest Raleigh.  In the 1980’s, the City’s tremendous population growth initiated a search for appropriate park land. The Lake Lynn site was chosen for its location, accessibility, topography, vegetation, proximity to existing utilities and the proposed greenway system.

Community Parks are planned to meet a variety of recreational needs and are intended for the community at large.  Throughout the planning process, the committee worked to determine the recreational needs for the area.  The committee also recommended that City pursue acquisition of additional land and land was acquiring for future expansion (The City acquired the land on September 10, 1991).

Lake Lynn Community Center is a 25,000 square foot building.  The center consists of gymnasium (for basketball, volleyball, pickleball, & track out), meeting rooms, gym and kitchen. Also, support outdoor programs such as tennis courts, ballfield, picnic areas, playground, trails & lake greenway.  Also, Lake Lynn possess the flexibility to support environmental “nature” education programs.  


Date Activity
Winter 2019 Construction Documents
August 20, 2019 Construction
Fall 2020 Construction Completed

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