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Southgate Park


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Year 1971 | Acres 8.8

The center is named in honor of Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson, lifetime Southgate resident and employee at the center, who died while fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Contact

 

919-831-6719

Director Grady Bussey

Address

Southgate Park
1801 Proctor Street
Raleigh, NC 27610

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Center Rentals

A large, open meeting room with tables and chairs

Meeting Room A

  • Small multipurpose room
  • $30 per hour
  • Capacity: 15 people

Meeting Room B

  • Small multipurpose room
  • $30 per hour
  • Capacity: 15 people

Meeting Room C

  • Large multipurpose room
  • Capacity: 70
  • $65 per hour

Warming Kitchen

  • Food may be warmed only, not made from scratch

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.

Shelters

Picnic table with trees and playground in background

Picnic Shelter

  • Capacity: 36–60
  • 4 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $12/hr. to rent
  • No electricity

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.

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Courts

Basketball court with four hoops and trees and community center in background

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete surface

Courts are typically available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Fields

Wide view of multipurpose field with trees in distance

Multi-Purpose Field

  • 150' × 150'
  • Lighting: yes

Request your rental online using RecLink or by contacting 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.

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Playgrounds

Rubber surface with areas for ages 2–5 years and 5–12 years

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Play structure for ages 2 to 5 with trees in background

Ages 2–5

  • Play equipment with steps and slides
  • Tot swings
  • Spring riders
  • Sand area with diggers
Play equipment with slides and climbing bars

Ages 5–12

  • Swings
  • Climbing bars and spirals, slides, spring steps, and tic-tac-toe

Community Center Hours

 
Monday:
2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tuesday:
2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wednesday:
2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thursday:
2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Friday:
2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Saturday:
11:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday:
Closed