Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

During the week of August 17, PulteGroup, a contractor working on the Regency at Heritage, will close the portion of the Sanford Creek Greenway from Marshall Farm Street to Forestville Road. The closure is necessary to allow crews to install an outlet pipe.

Barricades...Read more


Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for setting fire to the wooden deck overlooking Ailey Young Park.

At approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Wake Forest Fire Department responded to a fire at the park located at 800...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host a two-day online esports gaming tournament featuring "Rocket League" on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23. Open to players ages 10 and older, the inaugural “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed...Read more


In an ongoing effort to promote art and creativity, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is again offering take-home activity kits for children ages 5-11 of all...Read more


From August 12-September 24, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department and Mission Control GG will partner to offer online esports leagues for youth ages 13-17 and adults ages 18 and over.

Registration is underway for both leagues at...Read more


The Fall 2020/Winter 2021 edition of RecConnect, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Program Guide, is now available online at http://...Read more


The PRCR Department is accepting team registrations for Men’s Fall Softball and Co-Rec Fall Softball through Friday, July 31. Online registration is available at . The entry fee for both leagues is $550 per team, and...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is looking for two responsible adults interested in volunteering their time to coach junior and senior league baseball teams during the upcoming Fall Youth Baseball season.

Team practices will begin in August...Read more


Weather permitting, Gaines and Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close a portion of the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway - beginning at the Barnford Mill Road trailhead - Tuesday-Wednesday, July 28-29, from 7 a.m.-5 p...Read more


The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners (BOC) agreed Tuesday evening to cancel all Town-sponsored events, including those at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, at least through October due to COVID-19.

Many special events had already been canceled or postponed, such as...Read more



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