Edison Johnson Recreation Center
- Community Garden
- Fitness Center
- Greenway / Trail Access
- Meeting Rooms
- Outdoor Fitness Equipment
- Parking Lot
- Racquetball Courts
- Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial
Durham Water Management will be using W. Murray Avenue as a detour route as they replace a water main on N. Roxboro Street. This work will begin Monday, September 26 and is expected to last for several weeks until the replacement is complete.
Thank you for your patience as the area surrounding Edison Johnson Recreation Center and Aquatics Center may experience increased traffic during this time.
Edison Johnson Fitness Room
The fitness room offers a variety of equipment including treadmills, recumbent and upright bikes, elliptical trainers, dumbbells, and stability balls. Please bring your own towel. Fitness room orientations are available by appointment.
Edison Johnson Fitness Room The fitness room at Edison Johnson is open. Please visit our Fitness page for more details.
| Edison Johnson Fitness Room Hours of Operation|
|Monday - Friday||9 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
Edison Johnson has three racquetball courts available for 1-hour rentals. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Reservations can be made online or by calling the center, up to 7 days in advance.
Edison Johnson Recreation Center offers programs for all ages year round. View our Play More Guide online or search ActiveNet for our current programs.
Edison Johnson Recreation Center has a variety of rooms available to rent for your next meeting, party, or event. For availability, complete a Recreation Center Rental Request Form, email Andrea Hicks, call 919-560-4270, or visit us at 500 West Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 27704 during normal business hours. All reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance.
|Gymnasium||430||CR: $60/hour | NCR: $75/hour ($40 floor covering fee is required for rentals with food)||Includes use of bleachers and scoreboard|
|Exhibit Room||50||CR: $30/hour | NCR: $45/hour||Includes use of kitchen space*|
|Dance Room||50||CR: $30/hour | NCR: $45/hour||Includes use of kitchen space*|
|Courtyard||50||CR: $30/hour | NCR: $45/hour||Includes use of kitchen space*|
*Food fee must be paid in order to use the kitchen space
|Additional Rental Fees|
|Refundable Deposit||CR: $200 | NCR: $200 (Required for all rentals)|
|Application Fee||CR: $15 | NCR: $15 (Non-Refundable)|
|Food Fee||CR: $25 | NCR: $25 (Assessed when food / beverages are served)|
|Exhibit Room and Dance Room Combined||CR: $60/hour | NCR: $75/hour|
|Admission Fees or Ticket Sales||CR: $200 | NCR: $200|
|Custodial Fee / Table and Chair Set Up||$25 (1-50 people)|
$50 (51-100 people)
$75 (101-150 people)
$100 (151-200 people)
$125 (201-250 people)
$150 (251-300 people)
$175 (301-350 people)
Equipment Available for Rentals (no extra charge)8 feet rectangle tables (28 tables), 62-inch round tables (4 tables), chairs (110)
Rock Quarry Park
Edison Johnson Recreation Center is located within Rock Quarry Park, which includes Tennis Courts, Athletic Field, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Playground, and Water Fountain.