Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
The E. Carroll Joyner Park playground, situated behind the Joyner Park Community Center, will be closed Thursday, Aug. 3. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to repair sidewalk in the vicinity of the playground and community center.
Signage and barricades will be posted to...Read more
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Advisory Board will host “Art in the Park: Paint with a Hero” Saturday, Aug. 26, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Designed for people of all skill levels, the classes will be offered according to the following...Read more
Spend a couple Sunday evenings in September with family and friends at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, while enjoying some foot-tapping, finger-snapping good times during the 2023 Concerts in the Park. “SNAP” will headline the first concert on Sunday, Sept. 3, followed by “The Soul...Read more
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
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