Joyner Park Community Center to close for maintenance in mid-March

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:31am

The Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) will be closed for several weeks beginning Friday, March 13, so crews can re-stripe and re-finish the gymnasium floor. The walking track and fitness room, along with JPCC administrative offices, are scheduled to reopen Monday, March 30, at 6 a.m., while the gym will reopen Saturday, April 4, at 8 a.m.

Although work inside the center will be restricted to the gym only, the closure of the entire facility from March 13-30 is necessary due to fumes that will be produced by the finish applied to the floor. Only protected workers will be allowed inside the center during this period.

Situated in E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road, the 32,000-square-foot JPCC houses the staff offices for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department.

From March 13-29, PRCR staff will be temporarily reassigned to other Town facilities, including the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., and Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. These facilities will continue to operate according to their normal schedules.

On weekdays from March 13-29, rental reservations typically taken at the JPCC will be accepted at Town Hall between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. These rental reservations include the Wake Forest Community House and E. Carroll Joyner Park, along with Town picnic shelters and greenways. For more information, call 919-435-9560.

The re-striping and re-finishing of the gym floor is part of the warranty on the JPCC and will not cost the Town of Wake Forest any additional funds. The initiative was scheduled to begin at the conclusion of basketball season and coincide with a slowdown in scheduled indoor activities.

For more information, contact JPCC Manager Cindi King at 919-435-9557 or   

Joyner Park Community Center