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Elmira Avenue Park

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Features

  1. Basketball
  2. Field Lights
  3. Greenway / Trail Access
  4. Grill
  5. Parking Lot
  6. Picnic Shelter
  7. Picnic Tables
  8. Playground (Ages 5-12)
  9. Restrooms
  10. Tennis Backboard
  11. Tennis Courts
  12. Water Fountain

Elmira Avenue Park

Elmira Avenue Park sits on 11.86 acres in South Durham.

Upcoming Tennis Court Closures
The tennis courts at Rock Quarry Park, Whippoorwill Park, Southern Boundaries Park, Elmira Avenue Park, East End Park, and Morreene Road Park will be closed to the public for the USTA 40 and Over State Championships, Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, June 27.

Playground


During Fall 2017 the playground was replaced at Elmira Avenue Park. This playground is recommended for ages 5-12.

Picnic Shelter

Visit the picnic shelter rentals page for complete details on renting the shelter at Elmira Avenue Park.

Athletic Rentals

Visit the athletic rentals page for complete details on renting a court at Elmira Avenue Park.

Park History

These facilities were constructed on property that came into the City's ownership as part of a larger neighborhood redevelopment project in this part of the community in the 1970s. The historic plaque honoring famed bluesman Bling Boy Fuller is on the American Tobacco Trail adjacent to Elmira Avenue Park.