Parks & Recreation

Joel Dunn
252-972-1232 (Fax)
Frederick E. Turnage Municipal Building
331 S. Franklin St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-1180

NOTICE: Programs and classes at Parks and Recreation facilities including the Rocky Mount Senior Center, the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences, South Rocky Mount Community Center and the Booker T. Washington Community Center are cancelled. Youth and adult leagues are postponed until further notice.


The Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department's mission is to advance the quality of life by providing positive, inclusive experiences through: People, Parks, and Programs. The acronym I.D.E.A represents our four core values which will guide our future decisions and operations.

Innovative: We practice innovation - we are open to new ideas, new ways of doing things and new ways to reach our community.

Dynamic: We strive to provide dynamic experiences that encourage healthy living and human development for all ages and abilities.

Engaged: We strive to be engaged with our customers, our partners and our community.

Aware: We strive to promote environmental awareness through the use of earth-friendly materials, recycling and conservation practices.

Joel Dunn, Director of Parks & Recreation

Contact Us:
331 S. Franklin St.
Phone: 252-972-1151
Fax: 252-972-1232