Features and Amenities:
- Barber Park features the impressive Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion, which provides eight plexi-court tennis courts and four combination basketball / volleyball courts. The Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion is open for play year-round.
- Barber Park is home to the Penn Wright Baseball Stadium, home field of the Eastern Baseball League, which includes a press box for tournaments, concessions area, and stadium seating.
- Barber Park also has an 18-hole disc golf course that is available to use for free.
- An outdoor amphitheater is available on a rental basis for community concerts, talent shows, and special presentations.
- One-mile walking trail
- Six picnic shelters
- Playground and Tot Spot
What's Happening at Jimmie I. Barber Park:
Construction has begun on Barber Park Phase II, which will include a 7,600 square foot community building that will house a Memorial to the Women of Greensboro and meeting space. The $3 million construction project was funded in part by an $865,000 donation from the estate of Ruth Wicker to build the memorial. It is expected to be completed in spring 2017. To date, the City has invested nearly $10 million in Barber Park.