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Merrick-Moore Park

Features

  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Athletic Field
  3. Benches
  4. Field Lights
  5. Multipurpose Field
  6. Parking
  7. Picnic Shelter
  8. Picnic Tables
  9. Restrooms
  10. Soccer Field

Merrick-Moore Park

This 50 acre site features four lighted natural turf multipurpose fields, parking with charging capability for E-Cars, a 3,000 square foot picnic shelter with ceiling fan and restroom building. Additional park amenities, including a playground, art sculptures, and walking trails, will be installed by early 2023. 

Picnic Shelter

The picnic shelter is currently first come, first serve. Rental information coming soon!

Athletic Rentals

Four multipurpose athletic fields are now available to rent between August 15 - October 31, 2022. Submit an online rental request here

Fields 1-3 are grouped together within a fenced boundary near the picnic shelter and restrooms. The Steve Schewel Championship Field (Field 4) is separately located closer to the park entrance.

Please note, field lighting is currently unavailable so all reservations will be scheduled to end before dusk:

August: 7:30 p.m.

September: 7 p.m.

October: 6:30 p.m.

Public Art


Merrick-Moore Park has funding for public art through the City's Cultural & Public Art program. For more information about the City of Durham's Public Art program visit the Cultural & Public Art Program page. If you are interested in receiving updates about the Merrick-Moore Park public art project, please email Annette Smith.