This City of Wilson offers many facilities for sports and recreation. Below, you can browse our facilities by type or search for specific criteria. Click on the name of a facility to find out the details about that facility, what it offers and view pictures of that facility. Find out about facility reservations and rentals at the bottom of this page. Below are some of our feature facilities.
J. Burt Gillette Athletic Complex
3238 Corbett Avenue Wilson, NC 27893
Raleigh Road and Ripley Road Wilson, NC 27893
Picnic shelters, Tennis courts, Ballfield, Flag football field, Swimming pools, Miniature train, Nature trail. Read More »
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Picnic Reservations and Rentals
Picnic Areas - (including shelters) at Five Points Park, Gold Park, Lane St. Park, Recreation Park, Toisnot Park, Wedgewood Golf Course, Westwood Park, Merrimont Park, Buckhorn, Lake Wilson, Williams Day Camp & Belle Meade.
Shelter Fees (per 4-hour use):
City Resident: $30.00
For more information, call 399.7530.
Racquetball Court - Recreation Park Community Center. Reserve court a day in advance by calling the office at 399.2266 before 5:00 p.m. Keys available for $10.00 to Wilson County residents.
Recreation Park Community Center - Rooms available for events such as parties, dances, meetings, banquets. For more information call 399.2266.
Reid Street Community Center - Rooms available for events such as parties, dances, meetings. For more information call 399.2277.
Pender Street Center - Room available for events such as parties and meetings. For more information, call 399.2277.
Vera M. Pope Resource Center - Room available for events such as dances, receptions, parties, banquets. For more information, call 399.2277