Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
A beloved Independence Day event that reflects the character and spirit of Wake Forest and draws hundreds of children and their families is in need of volunteers. After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the popular Children’s Parade returns on Sunday, July 4. The lineup will begin at 1 p.m. at...Read more
During COVID-19, greater numbers of people ventured outdoors and used Wake Forest’s trails and greenways for exercise and a pleasant distraction. Since then, the popularity of Town’s network of trails has continued to grow.
Town greenways are intended for the recreation and enjoyment of...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host an online Esports gaming tournament featuring "Fortnite" on Saturday, July 24. Free and open to players ages 12 and older, the “Battle in the Forest” will be played online and live streamed on Twitch.tv....Read more
Weather permitting, Kiwanis Park, 400 E. Holding Ave., will be closed for maintenance Friday, June 18, from 8 a.m.-noon. Public access to the Kiwanis Park Greenway will be maintained.
Signage will be posted to inform the public of the closure.
Located adjacent to the Wake Forest...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department commemorated “National Physical Fitness Month” in May by hosting a 50-Mile Walking Challenge for area residents ages 11 and older. Altogether, 435 people walked a total of 14,454 miles. That’s over five times the...Read more
UPDATE: This program is no longer offered.
Beginning Wednesday, June 9, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will partner with Resources for Seniors to offer residents 55 and older free blood pressure checks and...Read more