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Holton Career & Resource Center

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  1. After School Programs
  2. Basketball
  3. Computer Lab
  4. Covered Play Area
  5. Dance Classes
  6. Fitness Center
  7. Fitness Classes
  8. Gymnasium
  9. Karate Classes
  10. Mature Adult Programs
  11. Meeting Rooms
  12. Parking Lot
  13. Restrooms
  14. Soccer Field
  15. Summer Camp
  16. Water Fountain
Durham Parks and Recreation is located on the second floor of the Holton Career and Resource Center, and offers a variety of programs, activities and events. Participants registering for Holton Career and Resource Center programs must have already completed first grade.

To learn about the many programs, activities and events available at the Holton Career and Resource Center pick up a copy of the Play More Guide at any facility, the administration office or view it online.

Free Programs & Activities

All programs and activities, including the fitness center, open gym and computer lab at the Holton Career and Resource Center are free to City residents as part of a pilot program. (Care programs, Jr. NBA and rentals are not part of this pilot program).

Fitness Center

The fitness center at Holton offers treadmills, recumbent bikes and elliptical machines for cardio workouts. Free weights and other strength training equipment is available for strength workouts.

PlayPrints Interactive Covered Play Area

PlayPrints are ground markings and colorful shapes painted on the pavement to encourage physical activity. The interactive designs include agility courses, Hopscotch and Four Square. This play area is located under a covered structure and is ideal for play in all types of weather. PlayPrints was funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA).


Please email Dianne Thorne or call 919-354-2750, ext. 27272 or visit us at 401 North Driver Street, Durham, NC 27703, during normal business hours.

All reservations must be made at least 45 days in advance.

Tour Days & Times

Tours are provided during normal business hours. No appointment necessary.