Jimmie I. Barber Park
1500 Dans Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27401
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. It is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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)
Park 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
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.
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