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 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.