Community Centers

COMMUNITY CENTERS

The City of Rocky Mount Recreation Services division has two Community Centers open for public use: Booker T. Washington Community Center and South Rocky Mount Community Center. Booking a room is easy:

  1. Call or stop by to check availability.

  2. Full payment amount due at time of booking. Payment can be made by credit card, check, or money order. No cash.


South Rocky Mount Community Center
South Rocky Mount Center

Address: 719 Recreation Drive

The South Rocky Mount Community Center is located off of Raleigh Road. Built in 1979, the Center features amenities that attract both the young and old for educational, physical, and social needs. For the sports fanatics, we have a full length indoor basketball court, tennis courts, a walking trail, a football field, and a baseball field.

Additionally, two banquet rooms are available for rental for those who need to socialize every once in a while! They provide great spaces for family reunions, wedding receptions and various other events. Our banquet rooms rent for a minimum of two hours.

During the summer, bring your family out to enjoy the Spray Park adjacent to the Community Center.

Pricing

  • Gymnasium

    • City resident (Requires a two hour minimum) - $150.00; Non-resident: $225.00

    • City resident - 1/2 day, or four hours $500.00; Non-resident: 1/2 day, or four hours $750.00

    • City resident - Full day, or eight hours $1,000.00; Non-resident: Full day, or eight hours $1,500.00

  • Meeting Rooms

    • Large Rental Room - City resident: $90.00; Non-resident: $140.00

    • Medium Rental Room - City resident: $50.00; Non-resident: $65.00

    • Small Rental Room - City resident: $30.00; Non-resident: $45.00

    • Meeting Room Package (All three rooms and requires a two hour minimum) - City Resident: $150.00; Non-resident: $225.00

  • Facility Packages

    • 1/2 day or 4 hours - City resident: $1,000.00; Non-resident: $1,500.00

    • Full day or 8 hours - City resident: $1,900.00; Non-resident: $2,500.00

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday thru Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm

  • Saturday and Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please contact staff for more information:

  • Facility Main Number: 252-972-1169

  • Chris Allen (Recreation Coordinator) - 252-972-1170

  • Duane Ashmon (Recreation Center Supervisor) - 252-972-1134

Booker T. Washington Community Center

Address: 727 Pennsylvania Avenue

The historic Booker T. Washington Community Center is a 4.2 acre site located off the Atlantic Avenue Exit of Highway 64. There is also a computer lab, equipped with internet access and the latest in Microsoft Software. The computer lab hours are 9:00am - 8:00pm, Monday thru Friday.

This facility caters to gatherings of all sorts, with two banquet rooms that are available for rental. These rooms provide great space for family reunions, wedding receptions and various other events. Our banquet rooms rent for a minimum of two hours. Located near the Center is the Stith-Talbert Park, which offers a walking trail, baseball field, basketball courts, and a playground.

Pricing:

  • Large rooms with kitchens:

    • City resident/nonprofit*: $70.00 per hour

    • Non-resident: $105.00 per hour

    • Minimum of 2 hour rental is required

  • Small rooms without kitchens:

    • City resident/nonprofit*: $50.00 per hour

    • Non-resident: $75.00 per hour

    • Minimum of 2 hour rental is required

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 8:00pm

  • Saturday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please contact staff for more information:

  • Facility Main Number: 252-467-4925

  • Heather White (Recreation Program Supervisor) - 252-467-4902

  • Janie Evans (Recreation Aide) - 252-467-4925