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Athletic programs and facilities in the City of Raleigh
continue to provide opportunities for residents to enjoy
a healthy and active lifestyle while promoting affordable
family-friendly activities. Growth throughout the
community has increased a need for additional athletic
facilities with equitable distribution. Investments
in athletic facilities and special venues can promote
redevelopment and economic growth opportunities
consistent with the city’s overall vision.
Goal 1: The City of Raleigh will continue to
provide athletic venues for every resident to
maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Goal 2: The City of Raleigh will continue
to promote the community as a premier
athletic venue destination where residents
and visitors can compete, stay active and
healthy, and enjoy amenities of the region.
The City of Raleigh will continue to promote
the community as a premier athletic venue
destination where residents and visitors can
compete, stay active and healthy, and enjoy amenities
of the region.
Continue providing and maintaining
high quality athletic fields, courts, pools and programs
that are equitably distributed throughout the city.
Increase participation by youth and
adults in the city’s athletic programs.
Provide, partner and plan for indoor and
outdoor opportunities for new and growing athletic trends.
Provide small-scale, urban sports
opportunities throughout the city.
The City of Raleigh will continue to provide
athletic venues for every resident to maintain
a healthy lifestyle.
Promote development of athletic facilities
that attract regional and national competitions, generate
new revenues and provide economic development
Provide a new multi-sport indoor
athletic complex(es) to accommodate aquatics, track and
field, tennis, basketball, and other sports that will support
city-wide program needs and attract regional and national
Renovate, expand and enhance
existing and new aquatic facilities consistent with
recommendations from the Aquatic Study.
Increase public awareness of city’s athletic
Promote greater access to residents
and visitors to athletic facilities through accessible and
affordable public transit, biking and walking options.