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.

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 or 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.


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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.

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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

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