Powell Drive Park with community center in background and playground in foreground

Powell Drive Park


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Neighborhood Center Courts Shelters Playground Field

Park managed by: Method Community Center

Year 1972 | Acres 8.6

Contact

 

919-996-6066

Address

Powell Drive Park
740 Powell Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Neighborhood Center

Front view of Powell Drive Park community center

Powell Drive Neighborhood Center is an unstaffed facility that is open only during rentals and/or during any events and classes taking place.

Take a virtual tour of the neighborhood center.

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.

Interior view of tiled meeting room with windows

Meeting Room

  • Overlooking the back patio and playground
  • Capacity: 75
  • Includes use of full-size kitchen
  • $55/hr. (2-hour minimum)

Warming Kitchen

Food may only be warmed and not prepared from scratch.

Courts

Basketball court with trees in background

Basketball Court

Outdoor court with a concrete surface

Two outdoor tennis courts fenced in around trees

Tennis Courts

  • 2 courts
  • Lighting is on a timer from dusk to 10 p.m. (March to November)
  • No backboard

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

View other court locations.

Shelters

View of outdoor covered shelters with picnic tables by pond

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 is required to confirm the reservation. Your reservation is not finalized until you receive confirmation of your payment.

Shelters #1-3

  • Capacity: 15–35
  • 1 table
  • No grill
  • $10/hr. to rent
  • No electricity

Shelter #4

  • Capacity: 15–35
  • 1 table
  • No grill
  • $7/hr. to rent
  • No electricity

View other shelter locations.

Playground

Playground equipment with climbing steps and slides
  • The playground for ages 2–12 years has a rubberized safety surface, climbing structures with slides, and swings (both regular and tot).
  • Bathrooms are available near the playground in the comfort station.

View other playground locations.

Field

Green open space of grass with two metal goals

The multipurpose field is 225' × 150'.

Request your rental online using RecLink or contact Athletics at 919-996-2154. 

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