The Ralph L. Bentley Community Center opened in January 1996 and is named after former Mayor Bentley who served the community from December 1985 - December 1993.

Address: 1410 3rd St. (directionsStatesville, NC 28677

Phone: 704-380-2600

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm | Saturday 12pm - 6pm | Sunday 1pm - 6pm 


The Ralph L. Bentley Community Center sits on approximately 3 acres of land and houses a full size basketball court, fitness room, game room, multipurpose room available for rent, kitchen, and learning center. Outdoor amenities include a splash pad that has rentable shelters.

The Bentley Community Center is proud to be home to the Statesville Splash Pad!

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Bentley Center Storywalk®

A StoryWalk® combines the joy of reading with the benefits of outdoor exercise. Pages from a children's book are printed and placed along designated walking pathways, creating an interactive reading experience that unfolds as you stroll along. This initiative is a fantastic way to encourage families to enjoy quality time together while nurturing literacy and physical well-being.

We invite you to visit the Bentley Center Storywalk®Featuring the children's book "How to Catch a Bully Fish" by local authors Xavier Zsarmani Sr. and Jr., this Storywalk promises to be a source of joy, education, and family bonding for all who visit.

FREE to the public.

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Summer Camp: Statesville Recreation & Parks Department
Jun 13, 2024
7:30 AM EDT
1875 Simonton Rd
Statesville, NC 28677
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Jun 13, 2024
9:00 AM EDT
474 North Center Street
Statesville, NC 28677
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474 North Center Street
Statesville, NC 28677
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