Features and Amenities:

  • Barber Park features the 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 will be closed summer 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.
  • The Barber Park Event Center, an upscale rental venue for parties and weddings, and the Tribute to Women, an interactive exhibit that honors the contributions of Greensboro women

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.