Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the entrance and exit to the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 28-30. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to replace a portion of the asphalt driveway....Read more

09/25/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a Halloween-themed virtual 5K and kids’ 1-mile fun run (ages 12 and under) October 24-31. Over those seven days, participants in both virtual races can walk or run the prescribed distance at any location they choose...Read more

09/24/2020

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a series of "Fall Foliage Tours" in October at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free, one-hour...Read more

09/23/2020

It wouldn’t be the holidays without sweet treats. And part of the fun of making those yummy pies, cakes, cookies and puddings is swapping recipes with neighbors and friends.

Between now and Friday, Oct. 23, the Town of Wake Forest is inviting residents to share recipes...Read more

09/23/2020

Due to the exposure to a positive COVID-19 case by a Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources staff member and out of an abundance of caution, Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road, is closed today (Wednesday, Sept. 16) and all programs...Read more

09/16/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is now offering limited access by registration only to Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; Wake Forest Community House (WFCH), 133 W....Read more

09/15/2020

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will offer limited access by registration only to Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road; Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St.; Wake Forest Community House...Read more

09/10/2020

Closed due to COVID-19 since March 23, all Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department-maintained playgrounds will reopen Saturday, Sept. 5, as North Carolina moves into Safer at Home Phase 2.5. Drinking fountains will remain turned off until further notice.

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09/04/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close the Taylor Street Park Sprayground for the season Monday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m.

Located at 416 N. Taylor St., the Taylor Street Park Sprayground is a dynamic, zero-depth aquatic play area that provides...Read more

09/03/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC), 133 W. Owen Ave., for the season at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Despite several challenges posed by COVID-19, including a delayed opening, nearly 9,700 people have visited the...Read more

09/03/2020

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