Parks & Recreation

NOTICE: Effective Monday, March 15, 2021, 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 open to the public. Shelters and Party Packs are now available for online reservation.

Our Mission

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.

Contact Us:

Administration: 252-972-1151

Athletics: 252-972-1160

Shelter Reservations: 252-972-1151

The Imperial Centre/Box Office: 252-972-1266

BTW Community Center: 252-467-4925

SRM Community Center: 252-972-1169

Parks Maintenance: 252-467-4922

Fax: 252-972-1232

Joel Dunn, Director of Parks & Recreation