How do I rent / reserve a facility?

How to Rent / Reserve a Facility 


  • Requirements:  For facility rentals, both a Use Permit Application and payment of fees or deposit are required to reserve a facility. 
  • Age:  Renters must be 21 and have ID to receive the resident rate.
  • Where to Rent / Reserve a Facility
    • To rent the Douglass Community Center
      • Reserve onsite at 1185 W Pennsylvania Avenue between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.
    • To rent any Other Recreation Facilities
      • Reserve at the Recreation & Parks Office, 482 E Connecticut Avenue between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.
  • Resident Rates: Residents of the Town of Southern Pines receive a discounted rate. A "resident" of Southern Pines is a person, whose permanent, primary home is in the town limits of Southern Pines, or who owns property within the town limits of Southern Pines on which the person pays property tax. Non-residents rates are double resident rates. Non-resident memberships do not apply to rentals.
  • Refunds:  See full refund policy


Douglass Community Center, the Train House and the Train House: 

The Douglass Community Center, Train House and Train Station - The Use Permit Application and a deposit of $20r/ $40nr will reserve the space, with the balance to be paid the last business day before the rental when the renter picks up the key.

REFUND: The deposit is not refundable or transferable. Any fee paid remaining is refundable if the Recreation office receives notice in writing at least 5 full business days before the rental. The renter can request the full amount as a credit good for 1 year; or a refund via check less a $5 administration fee. Refunds totaling $10 or less will be issued as a credit only.

  • Douglass Community Center and the Train House
    • Non Refundable Deposit is $20 r / $40 nr
    • Monday-Thursday $35r / $70 for first 3 hours
    • Friday-Sunday $50r / $100nr for first 3 hours
  • Train Station
    • Non Refundable Deposit is $20 r / $40 nr
    • Monday-Thursday $45r / $90nr for first 3 hours
    • Friday-Sunday $50r / $100nr for first 3 hours

Other Facility Rentals: 

For these facilities, the fee is paid in full for reservation.

REFUND: For these rentals, 50% of the fee is refundable if the Recreation office receives notice in writing at least 5 full business days before the rental. The renter can request the full amount as a credit good for 1 year; or a refund via check less a $5 administration fee. Refunds totaling $10 or less will be issued as a credit only. 

  • Sport Fields
    • $10r / $20nr per game or hour—No Lights
    • $20r / $40nr per game or hour—Including Field Lights (if available)
  • Greenway Trails 
    • $10r / $20nr per hour
  • Park Green Spaces
    • $10r / $20nr per hour
  • Picnic Shelters 
    • $25r / $50nr for first 3 hours
    • $10r / $20nr for each additional hour
  • Southern Pines Recreation Center
    • Large Gym $85r / $170nr per hour (includes gym supervisor)
    • Small Gym $60r / $120nr per hour (includes gym supervisor)


Show All Answers

1. How to Register for Athletics and Programs
2. How do I rent / reserve a facility?
3. Refund Policy
4. Residency / Non-Resident Participation
5. Inclement Weather Closures and Cancellations
6. Water Sports and Fishing available
7. Rod, Reel and Tackle Loaner Program
8. Game Equipment available for free Check-Out
9. Program Behavior Management Policy
10. Park Regulations