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Jimmie I. Barber Park
1500 Dans Rd.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 Playground1


Fax: 336-373-5939
    Tennis -- 336-373-5886 
    Basketball -- 336-373-4679 
    Volleyball -- 336-373-4679 
    Room Rental -- 336-373-4679 
    Park Office -- 336-373-5892 
    Picnic Shelter Reservations -- 336-373-5888

Hours of Operation:
Barber Park opens daily at 8 am, weather permitting. We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas days.  

Park Closing times are:
    5 pm (January, February, November and December) 
    7 pm (March, April, September and October) 
    8 pm (May, June, July and August)

Playground2Park gates will remain open for scheduled sporting events at the Penn-Wright Stadium, and the Simkins Indoor Pavilion that exceed normal park hours. 

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
  • Sprayground 

What's Happening at Jimmie I. Barber Park
    Construction on Phase II of the Barber Park Master Plan is scheduled to begin spring 2015.
    Carolina Blues Festival will be held at Barber Park on Saturday, May 16.

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Last updated: 2/23/2015 2:08:27 PM