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General Information 

The Herbert C. Young Community Center features several areas for recreation programs, special events and meeting rooms. The center contains a double gymnasium on the lower level for athletic programs, open gym play, as well as fitness and activity classes. This large, flat space can also be used for special events, performances, and meetings. The upper level features two meeting rooms with adjacent kitchen for catering. Locker rooms are available. 


Program Information

Herbert C. Young Community Center provides so many opportunities for you to engage in your community through fitness classes, recreation activities, camps, athletic programs and other events. A wide range of classes and programs are offered year-round at the center.

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Winter|Spring 2020 | January-May Program Guides

Important Dates:

  • December 3 at 9 a.m.: Registration for Cary residents
  • December 17 at 9 a.m.: Registration for nonresidents

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Birthday Parties

Interested in having a memorable birthday party for your child, but don't have the room at home? Let us host a customized birthday party your little one is sure to remember. Check out the Birthday Party Packages hosted at our facility. 


Community Center Rental Information

The Herbert C. Young Community Center features several areas for celebrations and special occasions.

  • Meeting Room A can accommodate 200 seated or 250 theater style
  • Meeting Room B can accommodate 85 seated or 175 standing, mingling guests.

If your party is larger than 200, our gymnasium can be converted into a banquet hall just for your event. The Herbert C. Young Community Center is suitable for rehearsal dinners, banquets, Quinceañeras and wedding receptions.

For additional information on each space we offer for rental, as well as our policies, view rental information


Picnic Shelters Rental Information

Town of Cary picnic shelters may be reserved year-round. Reservations are accepted by residents no more than six months in advance, nonresidents five months in advance. To reserve, call a community center. 

For additional information, please visit Town of Cary Parks

Herbert C. Young Community Center

Updated on 01/17/2018 2:46 PM