Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

The Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) will be closed for several weeks beginning Friday, March 13, so crews can re-stripe and re-finish the gymnasium floor. The walking track and fitness room, along with JPCC administrative offices, are scheduled to reopen Monday, March 30, at 6 a.m., while...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” in July for rising 2nd through 8th graders.

The free program will be offered at the Alston...Read more


A few seats are still available for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department’s Mother-Daughter Tea on Saturday, Feb. 22. This special occasion is scheduled from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road.

Mothers and daughters (...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest offers an array of volunteer opportunities for individuals, families, businesses, churches and civic groups interested in contributing their time and talents towards serving the community.

Service opportunities range from participation in environmental efforts,...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is accepting Dream League Baseball applications through Friday, March 20.

Designed for boys and girls with disabilities ages five through young adult, the adaptive baseball league will operate on Saturday mornings...Read more


Registration is underway for several Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department-sponsored adult leagues, including:

Men’s Softball (Competitive)

Men’s Softball (Recreational)

Co-Rec Adult Softball

Co-Rec...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is recruiting Adopt-A-Stream volunteers to help keep the town’s streams healthy. The initiative offers residents the opportunity to become involved in an environmental effort that helps protect our natural resources, therefore improving water quality and stream habitats...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting applications for youth baseball, softball and T-ball for boys ages 5-17 and girls ages 5-15 through Saturday, Feb. 29.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2020, and a...Read more


The NC Recreation & Park Association (NCRPA) has selected Recreation Program Superintendent Monica Lileton to represent the Town of Wake Forest as a state ambassador.

Founded in 1944, the NCRPA is North Carolina’s premier nonprofit education and advocacy organization, dedicated to...Read more


Gaines and Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway Thursday and Friday, Jan. 30-31, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to make repairs...Read more



Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
PRCR Director