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Pullen Park

Last updated Apr. 04, 2014 - 11:02 am
Pullen Event Lawn
  • Year 1887
  • Acres 66.4
  • Landmarks Situated between Western Blvd, Hillsborough St, Ashe Av and North Carolina State University

Community CenterRecreation Center

  • 919-831-6052 (main) | 919-996-6468 (press 0 for shelter rentals)
  • Director Abigail Kepler
Center Programs

Center Programs

  • Pullen Park Wednesday Night Dance Club
  • Friday Night Ballroom Dance
  • Yoga Classes
  • Wednesday Bridge Club
  • Preschool Programs- story time, creative movement classes, art projects, and more.
  • Parent Night Out Programs
  • Summer Camps
  • YES Days - teacher workday camps
  • Personal trainer is available by appointment

Large Meeting Room (112B)

Large Meeting Room (112B)

  • Hardwood Floor
  • 42’x28’
  • Capacity: 120 (connect with room 112A, for a total capacity of 200)
  • $70/hour

Medium Meeting Room (112A)

Medium Meeting Room (112A)

  • Carpeted Floor
  • 40’x28’
  • Capacity: 80 (connect with room 112B, for a total capacity of 200)
  • $60/hour

Small Meeting Room (126)

Small Meeting Room (126)

  • Carpeted Floor
  • 31’x24’
  • Capacity: 30
  • $35/hour

Small Meeting Room (103)

Small Meeting Room (103)

  • Tile Floor
  • 27’x19’
  • Capacity: 30
  • $35/hour

Warming Kitchen

Warming Kitchen

  • Can only be rented along with another room rental
  • Food may be warmed but not made from scratch
  • $20/hour

AmusementsCarouselKiddie BoatsTrain

  • 919-996-6468
  • Director Richard Costello | Assistant Director Greg Thompson / Marvin Howell
Pullen Ticket Office

Welcome Center / Ticket Office

  • Tickets will be required for each ride in Pullen Park.
  • Tickets are $1 for all riders 13 months and older. Riders 12 months and younger are free with a paying adult.
  • Tickets sales close 15 minutes prior to the rides closing
  • Pullen Park Amusement hours will vary depending on the season. Some rides may close early due to darkness or inclement weather.

Carousel
Carousel
 
Carousel House
Carousel House
 
Carousel Tiger
Carousel Tiger
 

Gustave A. Dentzel Carousel

  • From 1911, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Ride require one ticket per person.
  • Must be 42 inches tall to ride alone, if under 42 inches a parent/guardian must ride with them and both require a ticket

Purchase ride tickets at the welcome center

Kiddie Boats

  • Ride require one ticket per person.

C.P. Huntington miniature train

Train

  • C.P. Huntington miniature train, a one-third size, near-replica of the famous locomotive of the same name.
  • Ride require one ticket per person.
  • Must be 42 inches tall to ride alone, if under 42 inches a parent/guardian must ride with them and both require a ticket

Pullen Park Pedal Boats

Pedal Boats

  • Ride around Lake Howell
  • The pedal cruisers require six tickets for a half hour boat rental and up to 4 people can fit in a boat

Andy & Opie Statue
Andy & Opie Statue
 
Children's Amphitheater
Children's Amphitheater
 

Other Amusements

  • TV Land "Andy & Opie" statue
  • Children's Amphitheater

Aquatic CenterAquatic Center or Pool

Pullen Aquatics Center

Arts CenterArts Center


Arts
  • Programs in pottery, jewelry making, painting, printmaking, bookmaking, drawing, fiber arts, weaving and glass arts
  • Extensive studios and equipment
  • Special events and gallery exhibits throughout the year
  • More Information on Pullen Arts Center

Pullen Place Cafe


  • 919-829-7180
Pullen Place Cafe

Recreation Business OfficeRecreation Center


  • 919-996-4800 | 105 Pullen Rd
Recreation Business Office
  • Processes Summer Camp and School Programs registrations as well as mail in registrations from the Leisure Ledger
  • Located in the Arts Center

Shelters (9)Picnic Shelter

To rent a shelter please contact Pullen Amusements at 919-996-6468 View list of shelters
Island Gazebo

Island Gazebo

  • Capacity: 50-100
  • $30/hour to rent
  • No chairs / tables on site
  • No electricity

Carousel Pavilion

Carousel Pavilion

  • Capacity: 60
  • Tables: 8
  • $30/hour to rent
  • Located on east side of carousel
  • Access to electricity
  • No grilling permitted

Event Lawn
Event Lawn
 
Event Lawn
Event Lawn
 

Event Lawn

  • No lights
  • $25/hour to rent, $15 application fee
  • No electricity

Shelter #1

Shelter #1

  • Capacity: 75
  • Tables: 8
  • Grills: 2
  • $30/hour to rent
  • Located on the hillside with great views over the playground and passing train
  • No electricity

Shelter #3

Shelter #2

  • Capacity: 30
  • Tables: 8
  • Grills: 2
  • $24/hour to rent
  • Accessible from upper parking lot
  • No electricity

Shelter #3

Shelter #3

  • Capacity: 100+
  • Tables: 15
  • Grills: 1
  • $30/hour to rent
  • Accessible from upper parking lot
  • Easy catering access
  • No electricity

Shelter #4

Shelter #4

  • Capacity: 100+
  • Tables: 8
  • Grills: 2
  • $30/hour to rent
  • Access to electricity
  • Located above playground

Shelter #5

Shelter #5

  • Capacity: 100+
  • Tables: 9
  • Grills: 2
  • $30/hour to rent
  • Located near aquatic center
  • No electricity

Shelter #6

Shelter #6

  • Capacity: 50
  • Tables: 7
  • Grills: 2
  • $30/hour to rent
  • No electricity

Courts (1)Tennis Court

Courts are typically available on a first come, first serve basis. View list of courts and fees
Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts

  • 6 courts
  • Push Button lighting from Dusk to 10pm (year round)
  • Has backboards

Fields (2)Baseball or Softball Field

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

Softball Field #1

  • Distance: 270ft
  • Lighting: Yes
  • $25/hour to rent, additional $25/hour for lights

Youth Baseball Field

Youth Baseball Field #2

  • Distance: 257ft
  • Lighting: Yes
  • $25/hour to rent, additional $25/hour for lights

PlaygroundsPlayground

View list of playgrounds
Swing Set

Swing Area

  • All ages
  • 10 traditional belt swings for all ages
  • 1 preschool full-bucket seat swing
  • 1 accessible molded bucket swing
  • 1 tire swing

Play Structure
Play Structure
 
Climber
Climber
 
Triangle Climber
Triangle Climber
 
Slides
Slides
 

School Age Climb and Slide

  • 5-12 years old
  • 2 universally accessible slides
  • 6 climbing opportunities
  • 1 see-saw
  • 1 shade structure

Sand & Water Play
Sand & Water Play
 
Water Play
Water Play
 
Sand Area
Sand Area
 

Sand & Water Play

  • 2-12 years old
  • 2 sand diggers
  • 1 accessible sand digger
  • 2 shade structures
  • 1 playhouse
  • Music making equipment and stage
  • 1 water mister
  • 1 accessible spring platform

Playing

Preschool Play

  • playground designed just for preschool aged children (2-5 years old)
  • Enclosed by a positive barrier of fence and vegetation
  • 3 slides
  • 1 preschool full-bucket seat swing
  • 1 accessible molded bucket swing
  • 1 see-saw
  • Stepping stones
  • 2 shade structures

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