Pompey Park is named after long-time Delray Beach resident C. Spencer Pompey and covers 17.5 acres of land. The main recreation center building has offices with athletic staff on duty, restrooms (inside and outside), drinking fountains (inside and outside), 1 game room equipped with table tennis and billiard tables, a gymnasium with locker rooms and showers (gym can also be reserved for events), auditorium with a stage and full kitchen (seats 250-can be reserved for meeting/events), indoor basketball court, indoor volleyball, 3 parking lot areas (170 parking spaces), 2-lighted little league baseball fields, 1-lighted junior/senior league baseball field, 1 multipurpose field, spectator bleachers/benches located at each field, 2 batting cages, a press box, concession stand, outdoor lighted tennis courts, outdoor lighted basketball courts, outdoor lighted racquetball courts, a playground area, 2 picnic pavilions (can be reserved), and picnic areas with barbeque grills, tables, and benches.
Adjacent to the recreation center is the Pompey Park Pool with both swimming and wading pools. The major goal and objective of Pompey Park is to enhance the quality of life for the total community. The center's main building was constructed with Federal Funds to provide a social, recreational and civic facility for the greater community. The center accommodates approximately 150,000 participants yearly and there are over 48 clubs, organizations and civic groups utilizing Pompey Park on a regular scheduled monthly basis. Major events held at Pompey Park are basketball leagues and tournaments, Little League and adult baseball, luncheons, card parties, plays, wedding receptions, gospel concerts, banquets, racquetball tournaments, softball leagues, tennis tournaments and lessons, a tutoring program, Keith Straghn Thanksgiving dinner, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, All People's Day, and the Roots Festival. The park also provides a multitude of programming for school-age children including: the Out of School Program, School's Out Day Camps, Holiday Camp, Spring Fling Camp and a Summer Camp for ages 5 - 12 years old. For more information on programs and classes at Pompey Park please contact them at (561) 243-7356.