The Town of Butner owns and operates several athletic and recreational facilities which are available for use by the public.
Butner Athletic Park
Butner Athletic Park (BAP) opened in Fall 2013 and features 3 baseball/softball fields, 1 multi-purpose (soccer) field and a meeting room. Field rentals start at $15.00 for 1.5 hours. To rent the meeting room, a $250.00 refundable deposit is required and a $100.00 fee for 4 hours. For more information or to request a reservation, call (919)283-6983.
416 West B Street
Field rates begin at $15.00
Additional fees may apply
Meeting Room $100.00 for 4 hours | $250.00 refundable deposit
D Street Field
The D Street Field was built in 1942 as a recreational facility for Camp Butner. Now, it is used by churches, schools, SGAA, and travel teams. The facility includes dugouts, a concessions area and restrooms. Parking is available at First Baptist Church of Butner. Reservations are made on a limited basis due to church activities. To request a reservation, please call (919)283-6983.
200 West D Street, adjacent to First Baptist Church
$15.00 for 1.5 hours
$20.00 for 2 hours
$10.00 per hour for lights
Gazebo Park is a neighborhood park used for passive recreation and special events which includes a gazebo, park benches, picnic tables, playground equipment, and open grass lawn. The Park may be used for non-profit fundraisers, private ceremonies like birthday parties or weddings, and on Saturdays for yard sales. Interested individuals should contact the Town at (919)575-3032 for more information and availability.
$20.00 Yard Sale | No Deposit Required
$20.00 Birthday Party | $25.00 Deposit
$20.00 Public Service Event (no food prep on site) | $25.00 Deposit
$50.00 Fundraiser (food prep on site) | $100.00 Deposit
$50.00 Fundraiser (no food prep on site) | $50.00 Deposit
$100.00 Wedding | $100.00 Deposit
Soldiers Memorial Sports Arena
Built in 1942 as part of Camp Butner’s recreational facilities, the arena consists of three full-size basketball courts, concessions area, adjoining meeting rooms, and restrooms. It has a unique structural design with a barrel roof which sets it apart from other gymnasiums and is said to be one of two original military gymnasiums of its design still standing in the United States. This is a great facility with amenities to accommodate the Town’s recreation needs while preserving a piece of American history. For more information or to request a reservation, please call (919)283-6983.
Address: 416 24th Street
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Walkers Only
All other times by reservation only
Court rates begin at $30.00 per hour with a minimum 2 hours
Meeting Rooms rates begin at $25.00 per day
Special Event rates begin at $250.00 per day
All rentals require a refundable $250.00 deposit