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Jesse Helms Park

Jesse Helms Park

Hours of Operations

The Jesse Helms Park Soccer Complex is open for public use of the playground, walking trail, picnic shelter, and picnic sites from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday April 1 - November 15.

If soccer games are scheduled over a weekend, all facilities will be open during game times for public use.

Athletic Fields

Jesse Helms Park Soccer Complex opened for public use July 25, 2009 and has six full-size soccer fields that can be laid out for ages U10 through adult games upon request, and used for weekday practice sessions. Reservations are required for use and must occur at least 48 hours in advance. Fields are available for reservations between March and November each year.

Shelter Reservation

To complete a shelter reservation, please send an e-mail request to Reservations are accepted Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance.

  • Main Entrance at Jesse Helms Park

    Main Entrance

  • Playground at Jesse Helms Park


  • View of the Soccer Fields at Jesse Helms Park

    Soccer Fields

  • Restrooms at Jesse Helms Park

    Restroom Facilities

Contact information

Jesse Helms Park
Nick Coffey, Assistant Park Superintendent
1505 Summerlin Dairy Road
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3885, Ext. 5287

About Jesse Helms Park

Facilities also available at the Jesse Helms Soccer Complex:

  • Covered picnic shelter with picnic tables and double grill (capacity of 75 people)
  • Four individual concrete picnic sites with a grill and picnic table (capacity of 12 people)
  • A playground
  • Paved walking track (approximately 2/5th mile)
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Six-section exercise stations