District 3 reaches just north of W. Lee Street along N. Church Street at the eastern boundary to an area just north of Lake Townsend, including some satellite annexation areas. The district also encompasses Lake Jeanette, Lake Brandt and Lake Higgins on the north and includes area as far west as Pleasant Ridge Road, with some satellite annexation areas to the north. The western boundary of District 3 generally follows Battleground Avenue south to Hobbs Road and West Friendly Avenue.
The district has a long history of being an important part of Greensboro's history. Of particular interest in this district are:
Bicentennial Greenway – The 4.9-mile Bicentennial Greenway is a multiple-use trail that resulted from a collaborative effort between the City of Greensboro and Guilford County.
Bur-Mil Park – The 250-acre county park provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities to Guilford County residents. Facilities include a clubhouse, picnic shelters, family aquatic center, wildlife education center, par 3 golf course, tennis courts, and hiking trails.
Central Library – At the Central Library on North Church Street, customers have access to more than 100 computers, including a computer lab with 12 workstations and free computer training. Special collections include the North Carolina Collection and the Business Advantage. Large meeting spaces and tutoring rooms are available.
Country Park – This park at 3902 Nathanael Greene Drive offers two stocked fishing lakes, pedal boats, three playgrounds, picnic shelters, a softball field, and trails for jogging, hiking and bicycling. A variety of events are hosted at this park including the annual Reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. BarkPark is located within Country Park which is a dedicated area where responsible pet owners and their off-leash dogs can gather for exercise and socialization.
Cultural Arts Center – Greensboro’s Cultural Arts Center is home to art galleries, interactive exhibits, and 25 visual and performing arts organizations. The main floor has studios and galleries that feature exhibits from local, regional, and national artists. The upper floors of the building are used for classrooms, rehearsal halls, and administrative space.
Fisher Park – This neighborhood is recognized as Greensboro's first suburb, and is the city's most popular historic district. This fashionable area was created in 1901 through a donation of land from Captain Basil J. Fisher.
Greensboro Children’s Museum – The Greensboro Children’s Museum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children, their families and teachers. The museum is designed to inspire learning through play in a fun, energetic and safe environment for children up to 10 years of age.
Greensboro Science Center – This hands-on museum features a zoo, an aquarium, a planetarium, educational programs, and an educational gift shop. Visitors can roam through a Dinosaur Gallery, see snakes and amphibians, learn about gems and minerals, and enjoy a petting zoo while at this center
Jaycee Park – A variety of sports facilities are available at this park, including the Stone-White Stadium for baseball, the J. Spencer Lowe Tennis Center with 13 championship courts, two volleyball/badminton courts and playground areas for children. This facility is located off Pisgah Church Road on Forest Lawn Drive.
Lewis Recreation Center – This center, located at 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, is home to a wide variety of programs from basketball, dog obedience, bridge, Scottish and square dancing.
Triad Stage – Triad Stage is a professional not-for-profit regional theatre company based in Greensboro's downtown historic district. All Triad Stage productions are created in Greensboro using the best of local and national talent.