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Rental community centers by name and location

Raleigh Parks offers community centers throughout the city. Community centers offer a variety of programs and services for families and people of all ages.

Please note that the hours of operation below apply specifically to Community Centers. Park hours are normally dawn to dusk.


Each center has rooms and spaces available for rent, and you can view more information about rental spaces and details about policies and procedures. For all centers, the following policies will be consistent.

  • All rooms/spaces must be rented for a minimum of two hours.
  • There is a $15 application fee.
  • Completed rental agreement and all rental fees must be submitted to reserve a space.
  • There is a $100 security deposit required for all rentals. It can be refunded if the tenant adheres to the contract and stays within the leased period.
  • An additional charge of $20 per hour applies for any rental made outside opening hours. This fee does not apply to neighborhood centres.
  • Installation and troubleshooting time must be included in the rental. Take this into account when determining the length of your rental.
  • Heated kitchens are available in many centres. Food can be reheated but not prepared from scratch in kitchens.
Community Center Gym Meeting rooms (small, medium, LG, XL) Warming up
Abbotts Creek 1* 2 LGs and 1 XL Yes Dance
Barwell Road 2* 1 small, 2 medium and 2 XL Yes Dance
Biltmore Hills 1 1 small, 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
Brier Creek 1* 4 LGs and 1 XL Yes
Carolina pines 1 1 medium and 1 LG Yes
John Chavis 1 3 medium and 1 LG Yes Dance
green road 2* 2 medium
gray stone 2XL Dance
Halifax 1* 1 medium, 1 LG and 1 XL Yes
hill street 1 small, 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
Jaycee 1 2 medium Yes
John P. “Top” Greene 1LG Yes
Lake Lynn 2* 1 medium, 1 XL Dance
Laurel Hills 2 1 medium, 1 XL Yes Dance
Lions Park 1 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
swamp stream 1* 2 medium, 3 LG, 1 XL Yes
Method 1 1 small and 1 XL Yes
Millbrook Stock Exchange 1* 2LG Yes Dance
Optimistic 1 1 drug Yes
Fishing route 2 medium, 1 LG
pullen 2 LGs, 1 XL Yes
Ralph Campbell 1LG Yes
Robert 1 1 small, 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
Sanderford Road 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
sergeant. Courtney T Johnson 2 small, 1 LG
Tarboro Road 1 1 medium, 1 XL Yes
worthdale 1 1 medium, 1 LG Yes
* Air-conditioned gymnasiums

Community Center room rental fees are based on room size and room capacity. Please see the table below for basic rental space capacity and cost information.

Bedroom/Space Ability Cost
Gymnasiums (not air-conditioned) 100–400 (differs in each institution) $65/hr.
Gymnasiums (air-conditioned) 100–400 (differs in each institution) $85/hr.
Small meeting rooms Under 16 $30/hr.
Average meeting rooms 16–39 $40/hr.
Large meeting rooms 40–75 $65/hr.
Very large meeting rooms 75+ $75/hr.
Neighborhood centers Call center $55/hr.
Heated kitchens N / A $25/hr.
Special rooms Contact the center Contact the center

Request your rental online with RecLink or by contacting the establishment.

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 have received confirmation of your payment.

Community centers by name and location

Community centers are listed by name below with their addresses and phone numbers.

Abbotts Creek

Phone: 919-996-2770
Address: 9950 Durant Road, 27614
Director: Robert Stewart
Assistant director: Vacant

See park information.

Barwell Road

Phone: 919-996-5994
Address: 5857 Barwell Park Drive, 27610
Director: Tori Voska
Assistant director: Kevin Sanders

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Biltmore Hills

Phone: 919-831-6895
Address: 2615 Fitzgerald Drive, 27610
Director: Kenny Lyons
Assistant director: Karla Bonilla

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Brier Creek

Phone: 919-420-2340
Address: 10810 Globe Road, 27617
Director: Laura Brannon
Assistant Director: Scott Graham

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Carolina pines

Phone: 919-831-6435
Address: 2305 Lake Wheeler Road, 27603
Director: Tonya McNeil
Assistant director: Nickey Brewster

See park information.

Recently renovated, the John Chavis Memorial Park features the glass collage “Chavis Reclaimed” by artist David Wilson.

John Chavis

Phone: 919-831-6989
Address: 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 27601
Director: Grady Bussey
Assistant director: Adrian Starks

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green road

Phone: 919-996-4141
Address: 4201 Green Road, 27604
Director: Aundrea White
Assistant director: Kyle Swicegood

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Greystone Leisure Center

Phone: 919-996-4848
Address: 7713-55 Lead Mine Road, 27615
Director: Catherine Worthington

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A playground with climbing equipment is at the front of the Halifax Community Center


Phone: 919-996-6378
Address: 1023 Halifax Street, 27604
Director: Emily Collins
Assistant director: Chris Moore

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hill street

Phone: 919-996-5300
Address: 2307 Hill Street, 27604
Director: Tina Martin

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Phone: 919-996-6833
Address: 2405 Wade Avenue, 27607
Director: Dan Bacon
Assistant director: Vacant

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John Top Greene Community Center

John P. “Top” Greene

Phone: 919-831-6527
Address: 401 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 27601
Director: Grady Bussey

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Phone: 919-996-3135
Address: 2525 Noble Road, 27608

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Lake Lynn

Phone: 919-996-2911
Address: 7921 Ray Road, 27613
Director: Chris Nadeau
Assistant Director: Megan Jones

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Laurel Hills

Phone: 919-996-2383
Address: 3808 Edwards Mill Road, 27612
Director: Jamie Quinn
Assistant director: James Triplette

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the Lions

Phone: 919-996-4726
Address: 516 Dennis Avenue, 27604
Director: Christie Jones

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swamp stream

Phone: 919-996-4920
Address: 3050 N. New Hope Rd., 27604
Director: Heather O’Brien
Assistant Director:

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Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White at Method Community

Phone: 919-996-6066
Address: 514 Method Road, 27607
Director: Denise Hill
Assistant Director: Elizabeth Shoaf

View information about Method Community Park.

Millbrook Stock Exchange

Phone: 919-996-4156
Address: 1905 Spring Forest Road, 27615
Director: Linda Stafford
Assistant director: Zebulon Alford

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Phone: 919-996-2880
Address: 5900 Whittier Drive, 27609
Director: Susan Adams
Assistant director: Bryan Garrido

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Fishing route

Phone: 919-807-8545
Address: 911 Ileagnes Road, 27603
Director: Tierney Sneeringer

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Phone: 919-996-6052
Address: 408 Ashe Avenue, 27606
Director: Abigail Kepler

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Ralph Campbell at Apollo Heights

Phone: 919-996-2757
Address: 756 Lunar Drive, 27610
Director: Rickey Fowler

See information about Apollo Heights Park.


Phone: 919-831-6830
Address: 1300 E. Martin Street, 27610
Director: Calvin Mitchell

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In front of the Sanderford Park Community Center.

Sanderford Road

Phone: 919-831-1898
Address: 2623 Sanderford Road, 27610
Director: Adam Sproles

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sergeant. Courtney T. Johnson at Southgate

Phone: 919-831-6719
Address: 1801 Proctor Street, 27610
Director: Grady Bussey

See information about Southgate Park.

Tarboro Road

Phone: 919-831-6505
Address: 121 North Tarboro Road, 27610
Director: Chris Octetree

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Phone: 919-996-2730
Address: 1001 Cooper Road, 27610
Assistant director: Troy Smith

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