Jesse Helms Park offers a playground, walking trail, soccer complex, picnic shelter, and picnic sites.
1505 Summerlin Dairy Road
Wingate, NC 28174
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
If soccer games are scheduled on a weekend, all facilities will be open during game times for public use.
The soccer complex has six full-size soccer fields that can be utilized for children and adult games upon request, as well as weekday practice sessions. Reservations are required for use and must be received at least 48 hours in advance. Fields are available for reservations between March 1 and November 1 each year. Email us to request a reservation.
Shelter reservations are accepted Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and must be received at least 48 hours in advance. Email us to request a reservation.
Parks and Recreation is currently updating the master plan for Jesse Helms Park to include new amenities and programming that will be developed, as well as opportunities at the Special Events Center, which is currently being constructed. We appreciate input from 685 Union County residents in a recent survey seeking community input. Click here to see the survey results summary and analysis.
Jesse Helms Park
Jim Chaffin, Parks and Recreation Director
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Jesse Helms Park serves Union County residents as well as surrounding areas.
Facilities available at Jesse Helms Park include