Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host the third in a series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park this Saturday, July 22, at 8:30 p.m. The featured film will be “Zootopia.”

Free and open to the public, Family Movie Nights feature a variety...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will celebrate three years of hosting “Battle in the Forest” online esports gaming tournaments with a special tournament on Saturday, Aug. 26, featuring "Street Fighter 6.”

Open to players ages 13 and older, the online...Read more


Heavy rainfall from last night’s weather event caused the erosion control measures in place at Holding Park to fail resulting in the flooding of the children’s pool at Holding Park Aquatic Center, 133 W. Owen Ave.

The erosion control measures were in place as part of the inclusive...Read more


Heavy rainfall from last night’s weather event has caused flooding along portions of the Smith Creek and Sanford Creek Greenways.

Greenway users are urged to use caution and should not attempt to cross flood waters covering any section of the greenway system.

On segments that are...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) will unveil the new 18-hole SEBTS Disc Golf Course during a special dedication ceremony Thursday, July 20, at 9 a.m. Featuring brief remarks by Mayor Vivian Jones...Read more


Registration is underway for Men’s Fall Softball and Co-Recreational Fall Softball. Online registration for both leagues is provided at . Registration information is also available at the Joyner Park Community Center...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and the PRCR Advisory Board are introducing a campaign to raise awareness about the PRCR Master Plan Update and encourage community participation in the process. “Play It Forward Wake Forest” invites Wake Forest...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will close a section of the northernmost portion of the Joyner Park Community Center parking lot, 701 Harris Road, Monday-Wednesday, June 26-28. The closure is necessary to accommodate the three-day Public Safety Camp at Joyner Park.

Cones and barriers will be in...Read more


On Monday, June 26, at 7 a.m. crews will begin preparing for the construction of the Holding Park Inclusive Playground, 133 W. Owen Ave., by assembling equipment and supplies onsite. The effort will require the closure of 11 parking spaces along West Owen Avenue for the foreseeable future....Read more


Fireworks, food trucks, live entertainment, children’s activities, and more await you at Wake Forest’s 2023 Independence Day Celebration. Presented by Capital Chevrolet, this year’s celebration marks the 50 th anniversary of our community’s most popular summertime event promising two days’ worth...Read more



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