Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., is closed today due to an issue with the HVAC. As a result, all programs and classes scheduled for today at the facility have been canceled.

Signage announcing the temporary closure has been posted at the facility entrance.

The...Read more


Area residents are invited to the 2019 Wake Forest Fireworks Spectacular on Wednesday, July 3. Presented by PowerSecure, this popular community event will take place inside Husky Stadium on the campus of Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the program begins...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

The Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St., and Alston-Masseburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., will also be closed.

The Taylor Street...Read more


Tyler Run Park and Greenway, 830 Pineview Dr., will be closed Tuesday, June 25.

The closure is necessary to allow crews to sealcoat and re-stripe the parking lot.

Signage will be posted to inform the public of the closure.

The park and greenway are expected to reopen...Read more


Youth Fall Baseball and Softball registration is underway for boys ages 6-16 and girls ages 6-14 and will continue through Sunday, June 30.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2019, and a birth certificate is required for new participants. The in-town...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Adult Summer Co-Rec Kickball through Sunday, June 30.

Online registration is available at . The entry fee is $225 per...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is hosting a free, monthly outdoor movie series through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The second in the series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will feature the film “Ralph Breaks the Internet...Read more


Fireworks, games, live entertainment and more await you at Wake Forest’s 2019 Independence Day Celebration. Presented by Power Secure, this community extravaganza is the Town’s most eagerly anticipated summertime event serving up two days’ worth of free fun and excitement for the entire family...Read more


Over the next few days, Fluvial Solutions, Inc., a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will begin the initial phase of work on the Ailey Young Park Dam Removal and Stream Restoration Project. Weather permitting, crews are expected to begin this week surveying the project...Read more


Due to the inclement weather forecast for this weekend, the Family Fitness Fair scheduled for Saturday, June 8, at E. Carroll Joyner Park has been canceled.

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department plans to offer another Family Fitness Fair in the fall....Read more



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