Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources News
As a safety precaution, the portion of Flaherty Dog Park designated for "large dogs" will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 7 a.m.-noon.
The temporary closure is necessary to allow tree crews to prune several trees adjacent to the large dog exercise area.
The gate to the...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close the Taylor Street Park Sprayground for the season Monday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. The sprayground will reopen in April 2020.
Located at 416 N. Taylor St., the Taylor Street Park Sprayground is a dynamic,...Read more
Area residents are invited to the official grand opening of the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. The event will serve as the official opening of the 32,000 square-foot community center and the adjacent playground. Both will remain closed to the public until...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host “Zombie Survival” on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5:30-7 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Teams comprised of two-to-four players are invited to participate and try to survive a “zombie attack.”...Read more
The Wake Forest Greenways Advisory Board (GAB) is celebrating National Public Lands Day by hosting a “Day of Service” this Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m.-noon.
To commemorate the “Day of Service,” the GAB is inviting volunteers of all ages to sign up to clean up the Smith Creek Greenway...Read more
The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Father-Daughter Dance this Friday, Sept. 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fathers and daughters throughout Wake Forest are invited to celebrate their special bond during an unforgettable evening at the Wake Forest...Read more
The Town of Wake Forest is introducing a new educational series for residents interested in learning about lawn care, landscaping, plants and trees. The new “Lawn & Landscape Series” is comprised of “Lawn Care 101” workshops offered by the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR)...Read more