Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC), 133 W. Owen Ave., will open for the season Saturday, May 25, at 9 a.m.

Daily admission fees for Wake Forest residents are $1 for children ages 2 and under; $4 for children ages 3-13; $5 for patrons ages 13-59; and $4 for ages 60 and over. Daily...Read more


The Wake Forest community is invited to attend the official unveiling of the new Wegmans Outdoor Fitness Court at Flaherty Park, 1100 N. White St., on Monday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m.

The unveiling ceremony will feature brief remarks by Mayor Vivian Jones, Wegmans Manager Patrick McGuinness...Read more


On Friday, May 3, at 7 a.m., Monster Tree Service, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close a portion of the E. Carroll Joyner Park greenway between the pond and the Joyner Park Community Center. The closure is necessary to allow a crane to remove a large pine tree...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with Pickles and Play to host the 2024 Wake Forest Spring Smash Pickleball Tournament Friday-Sunday, May 3-5, at the Flaherty Park Pickleball Courts and Tennis Complex,...Read more


From June 3-16, the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a non-competitive Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under. Over this two-week period, local anglers can visit any public fishery in Wake or...Read more


The E. Carroll Joyner Park playground, situated behind the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road, will be closed the week of April 29.

The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to perform routine maintenance and repair the water drainage ditch.

Signage and...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting youth volleyball applications for girls ages 9-16 through the end of April. Online registration is available at .

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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free, monthly outdoor movie series from May through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The first in the series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will feature the 1991 animated version of...Read more


The Wake Forest Technology Advisory Board (TAB) is inviting area elementary, middle, and high school students and their families to the 2024 Wake Forest STEM Saturday on Saturday, April 27. Presented by the Wireless Research Center, this free family networking event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p...Read more


You’re invited to help celebrate three decades of foot-tapping, finger-snapping good times during the 30th anniversary of Six Sundays in Spring. Sponsored by the Town of Wake Forest and ARTS Wake Forest, the free outdoor concert series will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on consecutive Sundays...Read more



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