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Features

  1. Basketball Court
  2. Disc Golf
  3. Fenced in Playground
  4. Grill
  5. High Ropes Course
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Playground (Ages 2-12)
  8. Restrooms
  9. Swings - Standard
  10. Tennis Courts
  11. Tire Swing
  12. Water Fountain

Bethesda Park Sewer Construction Project

Due to a sewer construction project, foot traffic to certain areas in Bethesda Park is limited. Park users should use caution when accessing the trails in the park. 

The disc golf course at Bethesda Park is closed until further notice.

Court Lights Currently Out Due to Lightning Damage

The lights are currently out on the courts at Bethesda Park due to lightning damage. General Services is working with Duke Energy to get the lights restored on the Tennis Courts and Basketball Court. Lights will be unavailable to the public until repairs are made.

Courts Closed for DPR Programming & Maintenance

The basketball court and tennis courts at Bethesda Park will be closed to the public on the following day(s) to complete repairs to lights due to lightning damage.

  • Friday, July 23 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The tennis courts at Bethesda Park will be closed to the public on the following day(s) for a Durham Parks and Recreation program:

  • Friday, July 30 through Sunday, August 1 (for a Pickleball Tournament)
  • Saturday, August 7 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bethesda Park

With more than 20 acres, this sprawling park is a hot bed for activity and good times. This park features covered basketball and tennis courts, allowing for play in all types of weather! Take a short walk on the trail and find yourself on the disc golf course.


Visit the athletic rentals page for complete details on renting a field or court at Bethesda Park.


Disc Golf Course

Due to a sewer construction project, the disc golf course at Bethesda Park is closed until further notice.


High Ropes Course

Bethesda Park is home to a 22-element High Ropes Discovery Course.


Tennis & Pickleball Assigned Times

DPR has designated specific days and times at Bethesda Park Tennis Courts 1 & 2 for tennis and pickleball play.

Assigned times have been designated to provide opportunities for tennis and pickleball players to share these outdoor courts while our indoor facilities are closed for play due to COVID-19. The schedules will run through July 31, 2021, at which time DPR will evaluate the times and future needs.