Batter hitting ball on base with catcher behind

Walnut Creek Athletic Complex


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Amenities Tournament Rentals Adult Athletics Food Truck Plaza Field Status

Built in 1992 and renovated in 2019, Walnut Creek Athletic Complex contains nine fenced, halogen-lit diamonds with skinned infields and hybrid grass outfields.

View the 360 Tour of Walnut Creek Athletic Complex.

 

Contact

 

Zeb Alford
919-996-2127

Address

Walnut Creek Athletic Complex
1201 Sunnybrook Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

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Shade sail covered aluminum bleachers

Covered scorekeeping area with scoreboard for each field 

Enclosed and Covered Dugouts 

Control Tower with bathrooms and referee lounge

Control Tower with bathrooms and referee lounge

Amenities

Amenities include:

  • Underground irrigation (all fields)
  • 18 bullpens
  • 9 newly built scorekeeping areas at the backstop of each field
  • Public address system throughout entire complex
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Food truck plaza between wheels

Emergency medical services are located approximately 1.5 miles from the complex. The complex has basic first aid and AED (automated external defibrillator) equipment available.

View of home base with two softballs

Wheel 1

  • 5 halogen-lit fields
  • Control tower with bathrooms and referee lounge
  • Enclosed and covered dugouts
  • Covered scorekeeping area with a scoreboard for each field 
  • Shade sail–covered aluminum bleachers that can hold up to 1000
  • Potential base distances: 70', 65', 60'
  • Pitching rubber options: 50', 46', 43'
  • Portable mounds available at any distance

Wheel 2

  • 4 halogen-lit fields 
  • Control tower with bathrooms and referee lounge
  • Enclosed and covered dugouts
  • Covered scorekeeping area with a scoreboard for each field 
  • Shade sail–covered aluminum bleachers
  • Potential base distances: 70', 65', 60'
  • Pitching rubber options: 50', 46', 43'
  • Portable mounds available at any distance
View out of window of baseball field

View from the control tower with referee lounge and bathrooms

Facility Rules

  • No alcohol permitted on City of Raleigh property
  • No pets allowed
  • No bikes, skates, skateboards, or rollerblades permitted inside park
  • Do not leave children unattended without adult supervision
  • No smoking in the plaza or surrounding areas (permitted only in parking lot area)
  • No overnight camping
  • No open flames or portable generators

Tournament Rentals

Batter ready to swing at the plate with catcher, referree and rest of players waiting

View the rental brochure and application.

Proposals for 2023 tournament dates are due by Friday, October 28, 2022, please contact athletics@raleighnc.gov for more information.

View other field locations. 

Adult Athletics

Adult softball player at home page swinging to hit ball

Walnut Creek Athletic Complex is home to the City of Raleigh Adult Softball Leagues for both the spring and fall seasons.

Food Truck Plaza

Walnut Creek Athletic Complex includes a food truck plaza, which provides concessions for the complex during tournaments and City of Raleigh League play.

This is a 204-acre, regionally acclaimed softball complex that recently reopened after a full renovation and it hosts year-round softball and baseball tournaments ranging from youth to adults. It has 9 lighted softball fields and attracts over 40,000 visitors a year.

The Food Truck Plaza is approximately 2000 square feet and includes:

  • Great location, conveniently located in the middle of the complex, near one of our ticket booths
  • Seating options next to the plaza and throughout the complex
  • The Food Truck Plaza has 3 NEMA 14 50R 50 Amp receptacles, as well as a water hose hook-up
  • There is also access to 6/3 & 8/1 SEOW 50 Amp, Outdoor Extension Cords

If you are interested in being a vendor at Walnut Creek Athletic Complex, please reach out to Facility Director Zeb Alford at Zebulon.Alford@RaleighNC.Gov or 919-996-2127.

View the Food Truck Plaza Application Packet
 All vendors must have up-to-date permits and be registered with the City of Raleigh.

Field Status

See field status information here.

Walnut Creek Athletic Complex Weather Line: 919-996-2725

Main Athletic Weather Line: 919-996-6575