Get the Ball Rolling at Nash-Rocky Mount's Top Sports Facilities

Nash – Rocky Mount is your premier destination for first-class sports events and outdoor adventure in the tar heel state.


Nash-Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Nash-Rocky Mount is easily accessible by both land and air. If you’re flying in, Raleigh-Durham International Airport is located 60 miles to the west and primarily serves the Raleigh, Durham and the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. If you’re driving, Interstate-95 runs through the heart of the county to the west of Rocky Mount, while U.S. Route 64 runs east and west on the way to or from Raleigh. 

Popular Activities

  • The Imperial Center for Arts and Sciences gives you a close-up look at alligator and  crocodile skulls, while its galleries feature more than 400 works or art from around North Carolina.

  • Explore the region’s only beer incubator and tour seven on-campus breweries at Rocky Mount Mills.

  • Catch a live show at The Rocky Mount Event Center.

  • Hike the walking trails at City Lake on your quest to find an exotic waterfowl.

  • All of your boating and fishing needs can be met with a trip to Tar River Reservoir.

Find Your Perfect Nash-Rocky Mount Facility

Facility Spotlight

Rocky Mount Sports Complex

Sports Covered: Soccer, baseball, softball, disc golf, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, football

Nash-Rocky Mount’s leading sports facility, Rocky Mount Sports Complex is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service by offering first-class facilities, outstanding staff and a professional level of maintenance. This 143-acre facility is home to an assortment of recreational programming. The complex includes six youth baseball fields, four interchangeable baseball and softball fields, one championship baseball field, eight soccer/lacrosse fields, a football field, a professional disc golf course, two outdoor basketball courts, outdoor volleyball courts and a walking trail.

Rocky Mount Event Center

Sports Covered: Cheerleading, dance, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, pickleball

Located on Main Street in Downtown Rocky Mount, this 165,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility is host to headlining sporting events all year long. It features 8 basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, 4 locker rooms, an option of a 50’ x 94’ master event space, and spectator seating for 4,000+. The Event Center also houses the Gameday Adventure & Arcade, which includes climbing walls, an aerial ropes course, configurable banquet rooms, and in-house catering. In total, the Rocky Mount Event Center welcomes over 100,000 visitors and athletes per year.

Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium

Sports Covered: Football

Part of Rocky Mount Sports Complex, Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium seats more than 5,000 spectators and features a natural grass playing field, team field house, large press box and elevated coaching areas. Further amenities at the stadium include an upgraded athletic training facility, a private locker room.

Nash County Miracle Park at Coopers

Sports Covered: Baseball, softball

Opened in 2021! It has two 225’ baseball fields and two 300’ softball fields. This park also has a state of the art All Inclusive playground, two soccer fields, two basketball courts and a walking trail.

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Lynn Driver

Lynn Driver

Sports Complex Supervisor

Telephone: 252-467-6483

Keorra Taylor

Keorra Taylor

Event Coordinator

Telephone: 252-366-8521

Thomas Gillespie

Thomas Gillespie

Parks & Recreation Director, CPRP, CYSA

Telephone: 252-462-2685