Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

A partnership between the Town of Wake Forest and Wake Electric has resulted in the installation of four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. Available to the public and free of charge, the charging stations are ideally situated for electric...Read more

07/01/2020

Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) will open for the 2020 season Wednesday, July 1, at 9 a.m.

Due to COVID-19, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is implementing several new policies and...Read more

06/30/2020

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 6, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Yard waste collection will also be suspended, but curbside trash, recycling and bulk waste collection will not be affected.

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06/30/2020

Due to Governor Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 related executive orders, the Town of Wake Forest is replacing its traditional July 3 Fireworks Spectacular with an alternative virtual celebration. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Friday July 3, the Town will share on its Facebook page an Independence Day...Read more

06/26/2020

On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 147 extending Phase Two of the state’s reopening plan until July 17 and requiring face masks be worn in public. Beginning today (Friday, June 26) at 5 p.m...Read more

06/26/2020

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

06/24/2020

Weather permitting, the large dog exercise area of Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for maintenance Wednesday, July 24, until 3:30 p.m. The enclosure for small dogs will remain open. During this brief closure, large dogs are discouraged from entering the small dog exercise...Read more

06/22/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is taking a slow and cautious approach to resuming athletics programming. The coronavirus is expected to remain a threat for the foreseeable future, so the PRCR Department is...Read more

06/22/2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is taking a slow and cautious approach to resuming athletics programming. The coronavirus is expected to remain a threat for the foreseeable future, so the PRCR Department is...Read more

06/22/2020

Delayed due to concerns about COVID-19, the opening of the Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) will take place Wednesday, July 1, at 10 a.m. Open Swim times will be scheduled in three-hour blocks, with one hour in between to allow...Read more

06/17/2020

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