View of the exterior of Worthdale Park Community Center

Worthdale Park


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Year 1963 | Acres 36.1 | Landmarks located near downtown Raleigh in the heart of the Worthdale neighborhood

 

Contact

 

919-996-2730

Director Troy Smith
Assistant Director Vacant

Address

Worthdale Park
1001 Cooper Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

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Community Center

Kids enjoying the monkey bars during a summer camp at Worthdale Park

Overview

  • Built in 1963
  • One of the oldest community centers in Southeast Raleigh

Programs

A fitness room with free weights, cardio machines and more at Worthdale Park

Weight Room

  • Treadmill
  • Recumbent bike
  • Elliptical
  • Mounted pull-up bar
  • Stair climber machine
  • Multi-stack weight machine
  • Weight bench
  • Dumbbells: 5 lbs. to 70 lbs.
  • Join for just $10 a month for 30-day membership with no contract (must be 18 years of age or older to join)

Rentals

An open gymnasium with basketball courts and hoops at Worthdale 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.

Gymnasium

  • Tile floor
  • Heated and air conditioned
  • Six goals (two main goals and four side goals)
  • 54 feet by 105 feet
  • Capacity: 240 to 250
  • $85/hour
A medium sized meeting room with a giant mirror at Worthdale Park

Medium Meeting Room

  • 18 feet by 39 feet
  • Capacity: 49
  • $40/hour ($60/hour after hours)
A medium sized meeting room with several games like pinball, table tennis and Foosball at Worthdale park

Medium Meeting Room/Game Room

  • 17 feet by 39 feet
  • Capacity: 20 to 25
  • $40/hour ($60/hour after hours)
A large open-space meeting room at Worthdale park

Large Meeting Room

  • 30 feet by 40 feet
  • Capacity: 99
  • $75/hour ($95/hour after hours)

Warming Kitchen

  • Can be rented with another facility space
  • Amenities include a refrigerator, stove, and microwave
  • Warming and storing food is allowed; no cooking food from scratch
  • $25/hour

Shelter

A large outdoor picnic shelter with several tables near the playground at Worthdale 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 to 100
  • Eight tables
  • Two grills
  • $15/hr. to rent
  • No electricity

View other shelter locations.

Courts

Two of six tennis courts with nets at Worthdale park

Tennis Court

  • Six courts
  • Push-button lighting from dusk to 10 p.m.
  • Has backboards
An outdoor basketball court with hoops at Worthdale Park

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete surface
  • One outdoor court 

Courts are typically available on a first-come, first-served basis. View other court locations.

Fields

A large open field used for softball with lighting

Request your field 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.

Softball Field

  • Distance: 275 ft.
  • Lighting: yes
A second smaller field for youth baseball at Worthdale Park

Youth Baseball Field

  • Distance: 189 feet
  • Lighting: yes

View other field locations.

Community Center Hours

 
Monday:
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Tuesday:
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Wednesday:
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Thursday:
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday:
10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday:
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday:
1 p.m.–6 p.m.