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Fred Fletcher Park

Last updated Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:15 am
The Borden Building is a popular space to rent for weddings.
  • Year 1981 | Acres 21.4
  • The park is the former campus of the Methodist Home for Children and was purchased by the City in 1982.
  • There are entrances to the park off of St. Mary's Street and Glenwood Avenue.
  • Enjoy a stroll around the walking paths throughout the park.

Water Garden and Wetland

  • Water Garden
  • Water lilies
  • Dragonfly
  • Pickerelweed
  • An aesthetically pleasing garden with a variety of evergreen and perennial plant species
  • Four deep pools which capture sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants as they drift to the bottom of the pools when stormwater flows
  • Ecosystem for this area of the park for butterflies, dragonflies, frogs, ducks, and other animal species
  • Naturally filtering stormwater that flows into the water garden to clean the runoff before flowing downstream into Pigeon House Branch

Garris Building

Borden Building & Amphitheater


  • 919-857-4363
  • Borden Building
  • Amphitheater
  • Amphitheater alternate angle
  • Amphitheater wide angle
  • Can be rented for weddings, parties, small conferences, bridal portraits, meetings, and other special events.
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Shelters (1)

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Picnic Shelter

Picnic Shelter

  • To rent a shelter please contact the Jaycee Community Center at 919-996-6833
  • Capacity: 36-60
  • 8 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $9/hr
  • No electricity

Courts (2)

Courts are typically available first come, first serve. View other court locations
Outdoor Basketball Court

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete

Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts

  • 2 courts
  • No Lights
  • No Backboard

Fields (2)

All field rentals are handled though our Athletics Division. To find out more, please email or call 919-996-6836. View other field locations
Softball Field

Softball Field

  • No Lights

Multipurpose Field

Multipurpose Field

  • 300' x 195'

Playgrounds

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  • Swings
  • Spring Animals

Ages 2-12

  • Sand surface

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