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Central Recreation Center


302 West Tryon Street Hillsborough, NC 27278 View Map



  • Activity Area,
  • Basketball Court (indoor),
  • Gym,
  • Event Space,
  • Multi-purpose field,
  • Playground (5-12 yr. old),
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restroom Facilities.

General Reservation Information: You may either download forms or use our online registration for reserving athletic areas or facilities. The county also requires that you complete a Hold Harmless Agreement which can be found on the link listed above.  Reservation forms and agreements must be completed and turned in 7 days prior to event.  You may also call  919.245.2660 or visit the administrative office (300 W. Tryon Street  Hillsborough, NC) M-F 8 am - 5 p.m.

Open Gym Programs - Due to summer camps there will be no open gym in July

The Central Recreation Center Gym is open for a variety of open gym activities year round.  Open gym schedules are subject to change and specific times are set aside for certain activities.  Please check the calendar or contact the Open Gym Hot line at 919.245.2667.   Daily ($3), six month ($15), and yearly ($25) passes for open gym are available for purchase in the Central Recreation Center Office or online.   A parent must be present and sign a waiver for the purchase of any minor children passes.


Central Recreation Center Building