Use enter to open, Escape to close
Recreation & Aquatics Center


Reunions, receptions, meeting, seminars and more – our on-site banquet room is perfect for just about any occasion that you’re planning in Johnston County.

The banquet room comes with a prep kitchen right across the hall making catering for your event even easier.

Chairs and 3' X 8' tables are included with the Banquet Room rental.

Consider us for your next:

  • Wedding reception
  • Corporate announcement
  • Educational seminar
  • Training event
  • Sales meeting
  • Family Reunion
  • Birthday Party

Our facility is centrally-located in Smithfield, right in the heart of Johnston County, North Carolina with easy access to I-95, US 70 and I-40. There are a number of nearby hotels and motels for multi-day events and we’re more than happy to offer ideas to make you event a true success.

Rental Rates:

  • $80.00/hour rental Smithfield Residents, $100/hour rental Non-Smithfield Residents                                                        (Set up and clean up must be factored into your rental time)

The entire rental fee is due at the time of booking.

Are you renting during the Aquatic Center's business hours? Day passes can be purchased that allow access to the pool, splash park, racquetball courts, and basketball courts. (These amenities are not part of the Banquet Room rental)

If serving alcohol:

  • $260.00 deposit on top of booking deposit
  • Security: An off duty officer(s) needs to be secured through the Smithfield Police Department. Officers need to be lined up at least 4 weeks (28 days) before the event. At least 2 officers are required to be on site but the number will be determined by the Police Department.
  • Purchase of a 1 time use alcohol permit from the ABC Commission (if serving liquor or charging for alcohol)
  • Million dollar liability insurance policy (purchased through any insurance agency)

For more information on renting our meeting and banquet room, call us at (919) 934-1408, or email us at


In the event that the Smithfield Parks & Recreation (SPRD) and/or Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center (SRAC) cancels a rental for any reason, including inclement weather, fees are 100% refundable or a credit in the full amount of the fee will be issued for future use.

Any renter cancelling their rental must do so in writing. Refunds, if applicable, may take up to 2 weeks.

Cancellations with 14 days or more notice from the rental date can receive one of the following:
*A full credit for future rental, program or service, or;
*A refund less ½ the rental fee and a $10 administrative fee, or;
*Reschedule rental, program or service (pending availability).

Cancellations less than 14 days from the rental date will not receive a credit or a refund. Medical or hardship cases may be considered on a case-by-case basis and may require additional documentation. Renters may reschedule pending availability.

Non-use of the rental space does not entitle the participant to a credit/refund/reschedule.