Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News

The NC Recreation & Park Association (NCRPA) has selected Recreation Program Superintendent Monica Lileton to represent the Town of Wake Forest as a state ambassador.

Founded in 1944, the NCRPA is North Carolina’s premier nonprofit education and advocacy organization, dedicated to...Read more

01/29/2020

Gaines and Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway Thursday and Friday, Jan. 30-31, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to make repairs...Read more

01/29/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer free class demonstrations of Zumbini, “Bring It” Majorette/Dance Style and All Level Yoga over the next several weeks. Pre-registration for each demonstration class is required at...Read more

01/29/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept applications for youth baseball, softball, and T-ball for boys ages 5-17 and girls ages 5-15 from Saturday, Feb. 1, through Saturday, Feb. 29.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on...Read more

01/27/2020

Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will remain closed for the foreseeable future as crews work to complete a series of renovations in time for a reopening in early spring.

The dog park has been closed since January 6 while Town crews prepare the site for the start of work later this...Read more

01/10/2020

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Police services and garbage and recycling collection schedules will not be affected. However, bus service and yard waste collection will be suspended. Wake...Read more

01/10/2020

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5K race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. New this year, the day’s festivities will also include a Kids’ 1-Mile Fun Run for ages 12 and under.

Online registration for...Read more

01/10/2020

Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for renovations Monday-Friday, Jan. 6-10. The dog park is expected to re-open Saturday, Jan. 11.

Park renovations will include the following:

New fencing and self-closing gates;

Fully accessible main...Read more

01/03/2020

Gaines & Company Site Development, a contractor working on behalf of Raleigh Water (formerly City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department), has closed a portion of the Olde Mill Stream section of the Richland Creek Greenway. The closure is necessary while crews make extensive improvements to...Read more

12/17/2019

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5k race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. New this year, the day’s festivities will also include a Kids’ 1-Mile Fun Run for ages 12 and under.

Online registration for...Read more

12/16/2019

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