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Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden

Chapel Hill Community Center and Park, Bolin Creek Trails (Greenways, Trailheads)
120 South Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 968-2790
Lisa Baaske
Park Description
This multipurpose recreation center offers indoor swimming, indoor and outdoor basketball, outdoor volleyball, playground, summer camp, bocce ball, Gene Strowd Community Rose Garden, compost demonstration site, walking trails, sun deck, picnic tables, and an indoor climbing wall. Balls may be checked out at the desk for facility use with collateral of at least $20 or a driver"s license; no keys. We are also a resource center for other Department and community information. We also rent our multipurpose room, gym and climbing wall (some date restrictions apply). For rental information and request application, visit and click on "facility rentals".

Hours of Operation: The facility is normally open Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. 8:45 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Times may vary with inclement weather, holidays, rentals and special programs.)

Fees: No entry fees for this park
Metro Region: Triangle, NC
Park Management: City

Printed Materials
Chapel Hill Trail Map    

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