National champions. Hall of fame coaches. The first-ever interracial basketball game. Durham sports history is rich and replete with competitors used to winning big; especially our nationally recognized sports and community champion, the Durham Sports Commission. Whether baseball, basketball, track and field, fencing, curling, esports or futsal is your thing, Durham is your destination. There are sports to play, games to watch and history to take in every day of the year.
Durham’s flagship sports facility, Durham Stadium is an 8,500-seat multi-purpose stadium located in Durham County, North Carolina. In 2019, Durham County Memorial Stadium made considerable improvements to the track facilities at the stadium. The track and javelin runway has been resurfaced with a Beynon BS2000RE encapsulated surface and a combination hammer-discus cage has been installed. The stadium has been the host to events put on by local, regional and national organizations including USATF – Youth National Committee, USATF – North Carolina, Big Eight Athletic Conference, Powerade State Games, North Carolina Senior Games and other local club events.