Parks & Recreation

High Point City Lake Park

602 W. Main Street (get directions)
Jamestown, NC 27282
Marina - (336) 883-3498
Pool - (336) 883-3501
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From time to time this facility will be closed due to weather, maintenance, or private events.  Other events and programs may be changed or cancelled.  Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.

Hours of operation:  Hours will be 8:00am-5:00pm daily through March 9.  Beginning March 10 hours will be 8:00am-7:00pm.

High Point City Lake Park Map
High Point City Lake Park Fees

The Piedmont's finest family park since 1935, High Point City Lake Park is located at 602 W. Main Street in Jamestown. The park features 2 playgrounds, a Merry-go-round, excursion boat, miniature golf course, swimming pool,IMG waterslide, gym, amphitheater, field stage, 10 picnic shelters, individual tables, grills, concession/restroom/ticket booth building, Historical buildings (Quaker Friends Meeting House with cemetery, Richard Mendenhall Store), maintenance complex, a Marina and Camp Ann.

There are 10 picnic shelters located throughout the park ranging in capacity from 40 to over 500 people.  The shelter fees vary according to shelter size and amount of time rented.  There are free standing picnic tables and grills located in the main part of the park available on a first come basis.

For your family enjoyment, the park offers a merry go round ride (adults can ride), and a 30 passenger excursion boat ride.  The park also has an 18 hole miniature gold course for challenging fun time.  Tickets are sold at the park concession stand.

The park offers 2 handicapped accessible playgrounds.  The main playground boasts one of the largest and longest play pieces in the state.  A new smaller playground is located in the Camp Ann picnic area.

High Point City Lake Park is a 340 acre lake used for drinking water and for recreation.

Bank and boat fishing are allowed with proper permits and licenses.  The park's marina rents fishing boats year round and seasonally rents its canoe and pedal boats.  Private boats (certain restrictions apply) may launch at the marina ramp.

The park is home to one of the largest public swimming pools in the Southeast. There is a large shallow wading pool for small IMGchildren located next to the main pool. The park also has two exciting waterslides that were completed in 2004.  The waterslides are part of the pool complex. 

The gymnasium is available for rent year round.  The gym is suitable for most types of large group events.  Advance reservations must be made for its use. 

The field stage is 20' X 50' and is used for special events and is available by special reservation only.  The stage is equipped with power hookups adequate for most events. 

The park has two concession/ticket stands.  One is located in the main part of the park and the other at the pool complex.  Drinks, snacks, packaged food, etc. are available at both locations.

Current Programs

Arts Splash Concert
August 9, 2015
6-7:30p.m.  Fee:Free
Featuring The Brothas (Jazz, Funk). Arts Partner: Concert will be held at High Point City Lake Park, 602 W. Main Street, Jamestown. For more information go to or contact at 889-2787.


Cabana Rental
Rent a Cabana today! Individual Cabana rental is $25, fits 15-25 people. The entire party pavilion rental is $100 and fits 100-125 people. Rent from 11a.m.-2p.m. or 3p.m.-6p.m. Cabanas have access to serving tables, electricity and water.


Day in the Park
September 19, 2015
11a.m.-5p.m.  Sponsored by the High Point Area Arts Council and their partners in cooperation with High Point Parks & Recreation. For more information contact The High Point Area Arts Council at or 889-2787.


High Point City Lake Pool & Waterslide
Monday-Friday, Sunday - 11a.m.-6p.m.; Saturday & Holidays - 10a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$6 per person
Open 7 days a week through August 9. Weekend only operations August 15-September 5. The pool will be open on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.


High Point City Lake Ride Operations
Monday-Friday - 10a.m.-4p.m., Saturday - 11a.m.-6p.m.; Sunday - 1-6:30p.m.  Weekend only operations through May 31. 7 days a week beginning Monday, June 1 through August 7. Weekends only August 8-October 11. Tuesdays & Thursdays in May only, school groups are welcome from 10a.m.-12p.m. Limited number per day. Please call to schedule. Contact the Park for rates.


Park Closed
August 16, 2015
August 22, 2015
August 23, 2015
September 12, 2015
September 26, 2015
High Point City Lake Park is closed to the public due to rentals.


Park Hours
Hours of operation are based on daylight hours. The park is open daily for boating, fishing, picnicking and playing on the playground, weather permitting.


Park Information
City Lake Park offers 10 modern shelters able to accommodate from 40 to 600 people. The shelters provide a great place for birthday parties, large family reunions, church and company picnics. The gym is available for groups to rent for special events. The Park Marina has bait for sale, fishing tackle and has pedal boats, canoes, and fishing boats for rent. They also offer a package for a boat and trolling motor rentals. Fishing and hunting licenses are now available for sale. Call the City Lake Park office at 883-3498 for more information.


Swim Lessons - ages 4-12
6:30-7:15p.m.  Fee:$30 per person/per session
Swimming lessons are offered at varying skill levels. Parent must accompany 4 & 5 year olds at each lesson. For more information, call 883-3501 or 883-3498 after pool hours. Additional sessions: July 27-30, August 3-6.


Swim Meet Dates
Saturday & Sunday
City Lake Pool will be closed to the public during swim meets. The waterslide will be open during this time, $6 per person.


High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

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