Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

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

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will begin accepting 2021 facility rental reservations on Monday, Sept. 7, at 8 a.m. In an effort to safeguard the health and safety of our community and staff, the PRCR Department will offer citizens the...Read more

09/01/2020

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

08/31/2020

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

08/14/2020

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

08/12/2020

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

08/11/2020

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

08/11/2020

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

08/03/2020

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