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Widely known as the City of Champions, Durham is home to national championships, hall of fame coaches, the site of the first interracial basketball game, and the backdrop for the movie Bull Durham. Visitors can enjoy America's pastime in the gorgeous Durham Bulls Athletic Park, explore college basketball at the Duke Basketball Museum and Sports Hall of Fame, and enjoy the picturesque Historic Durham Athletic Park.

In addition to all its spectator sports, the Bull City also offers ten golf courses, numerous hikingbiking, and walking trails, and water activities at a variety of locations. Whether you want to check out the champions from the stands or get in the game yourself, sports and recreation opportunities abound in Durham.

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Maplewood Park

  • 1507 Whitcomb St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 560-4355
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Includes play grounds.

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Massage Envy

  • 8202 Renaissance Pkwy
  • Renaissance Village
  • I-40 Exit 276
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 493-3689
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

National chain specializing in massage therapy and other services for pain management and relaxation.

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Massage Envy

  • 737 Ninth St
  • Shops at Erwin Mills
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 667-0808
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Massage Therapy spa offering focusing on customized and consistent treatments for guests.

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Millennium Sports Club

  • 3419 Hillsborough Rd, Ste 7
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 384-1992
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

25,000-square-foot facility packed with over 100 pieces state-of-the-art floor equipment. The Triangle's largest free weight room and a dedicated spinning room. Classes include kickboxing, step, …

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Morreene Road Park & Recreation Center

  • 1102 Morreene Rd
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 560-4355
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Includes basketball courts, picnic facilities, play grounds, small recreation center, restrooms, small shelters, tennis courts, water fountains, and a youth baseball field.

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moshi moshi

  • 807 E Main St, Downtown Durham, Golden Belt Arts
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 564-1272
  • Downtown Area

Salon and spa offering skin care, waxing and tinting treatments. Boutique of Japanese-inspired arts, crafts, and jewelry.

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NBN Sports Facility

  • 2410 Presidential Dr, Ste 114
  • Durham, NC 27703
  • (919) 672-6250
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

NBN Sports is an organization that aims to help children maintain active lifestyles and develop life skills. They offer a variety of basketball-related programs and events, including personal …

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New Hope Bottomlands Trail

  • 4800 Chapel Hill Rd, trailhead at Githens Middle School
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 560-4355
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

2.2-mile trail through the New Hope Creek flood plain with hiking and walking. Begins near Githens Middle School in Southwest Durham.

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North Carolina Central University Eagles

  • 1801 Fayetteville St
  • McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 530-7057
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

For schedules and ticket information, call 560-5170 or 560-6574.

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North Carolina Central University Eagles Basketball

  • McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, Fayetteville St at Lawson St
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 530-5170
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

1989 NCAA Division II National Champions. Alternate phone: (919) 560-5170.

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604