T. J. Davis Recreation Center

T.J. Davis Recreation Center

Hours: (February-August)

Monday & Wednesday--8:30am-7pm

Tuesday & Thursday--8:30am-7pm




Contact Information:

Thomas Goble, Recreation Program Assistant

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400 East 6th Street

(252) 533-2847


Link to the T.J. Davis Recreation Center Facebook Page: 




Recreation ID Cards: (Each person must have a Recreation ID card in order to use the facility, there are NO guest passes)

$10 for children (ages 5-17)

$25 for adults (18+)

After hours building/Gym rentals:

$50/hr resident, $90/Non-Resident w/ a 2 hour minimum.
$30 per hour for non-resident school groups during non-peak normal operating hours

Open Hours Room Rental Fees: (residents only)

$30 for individuals for Large Room
$25 for individuals for Small Room


Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation ID Card Information

T.J. Davis Recreation CenterCity of Roanoke Rapids Recreation photo ID Card is required for free play and game room use. ID card also required to enter Aquatic Center at resident rate. Fee $10 for kids and $25 for adults. Proof of residency inside the city limits of Roanoke Rapids is required. Proof of residency may be shown by providing: (1) NC Driver's License and/or NC ID with current and correct address, or (2) providing current utility bill with correct address and picture ID. If you are under 18 years of age your parent or legal guardian must be present to sign ID card. The Roanoke Rapids Recreation Department will not be responsible for lost or stolen cards.



Reservations for Emry, Rochelle, and Chockoyotte Park shelters may be made by Roanoke Rapids city residents for $20 per day, non-residents $40 per day. This allows exclusive use of the picnic shelter and access to restroom facilities. Proof of residency required. Reservations must be made in person at TJ Davis Recreation Center.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Annual event, held on the Saturday before Easter each year at 9am sharp! This year, will be Saturday, April 12. Free event, for ages infant-12 years only.  Bring an Easter Basket to gather the eggs, and look out for the golden and silver eggs to win a prize!  Easter Carnival starts immediately after the hunt in the TJ Davis Gym, and consists of games, prizes, a chalk art competition, and lots more fun!


Hunter Safety Course

Registration for these classes can be made on line at www.ncwildlife.org.