PRCR News

Deadline to register for Youth Baseball, Softball & T-Ball is Feb. 28 

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 through Wednesday, Feb. 28. A participant’s eligibility is determined... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/19/2018

Town installs new signs at parks and greenways 

Wake Forest recently completed the installation of new wayfinding and entryway signage at several Town-maintained parks and greenways. The installation completes the first phase of the Town’s Wayfinding Plan for Parks and Greenways, which was... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/19/2018

Register Now for Tree Care 101 

Urban Forestry Specialist Julie Canavin will lead an introductory class on proper tree care practices on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The meeting room is most... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/13/2018

Bright Star Touring Theater presents “Black History Heroes, Soldiers & Spies” Feb. 17 

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer a free performance of “Black History Heroes, Soldiers & Spies” Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/06/2018

Dream League Baseball registration starts Thursday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will accept Dream League Baseball applications from Thursday, Feb. 1, through Wednesday, Feb. 28. Designed for boys and girls ages five through young adult, the adaptive... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/30/2018

Register now for Mother-Son Dance March 16 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Mother-Son Dance on Friday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. Mothers and sons (ages three and older) throughout Wake Forest are invited to celebrate their special bond ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/30/2018

Forest Moon Theater presents “Sylvia” Feb. 9-11 & 16-18 

Forest Moon Theater will present “Sylvia” Friday-Sunday, Feb. 9-11 and 16-18, at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Friday and Saturday showtimes are 7:30 p.m., while showtime Sunday is 3 p.m. The fur flies when Greg, a financial... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/29/2018

Adult Men’s Spring Softball League registration begins Feb. 1 

Registration for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department’s Adult Men’s Spring Softball League will begin Thursday, Feb. 1, and continue through Wednesday, Feb. 28. League play is scheduled to begin in mid-March, and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/25/2018

Youth Baseball, Softball & T-Ball registrations start Feb. 1 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept applications for youth baseball, softball, and T-ball for boys and girls ages 5-17 from Thursday, Feb. 1, through Wednesday, Feb. 28. A participant’s eligibility is ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/25/2018

Rall earns ISA Municipal Specialist Certification 

The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce that Urban Forestry Coordinator Jennifer Rall has successfully completed the Municipal Specialist Certification through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Rall earned the certification ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/02/2018
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2012 PARKS & RECREATION PRESS RELEASES

All press releases are listed in the order in which they were released, starting with the most recent.

Basketball League Registrations Begin Aug. 1
July 31, 2012

Free Concert at Joyner Park Aug. 5
July 24, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse & Baseball/Softball Fields Closed for Maintenance
July 16, 2012

Family Movie Night at Joyner Park Aug. 18
July 16, 2012

Heritage High School's Multiuse Fields #3 & #4 Closed for Maintenance
June 25, 2012

Smith Creek Soccer Center Field #2 Closed for Maintenance
June 12, 2012

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 1
May 24, 2012

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Begins June 1
May 15, 2012

Parks & Recreation Partnering With Kiwanis Club to Raise Funds for Sprayground
May 15, 2012

Holding Park Pool to Open May 26
May 14, 2012

Six Sundays in Spring Set to Kick Off April 29
April 23, 2012

Tree Sculptor Set to Begin April 10
April 3, 2012

Temporary Closings Announced for Holding Park
March 15, 2012

Town Partnering With Lions Club and Heritage High School on Tree Planting Project
March 12, 2012

Cameron Day Named Tree Sculpture Contest Winner
March 8, 2012

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Policies
March 7, 2012

Arbor Day Celebration March 15
March 6, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt March 24
March 6, 2012

Youth Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Dream League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Adult Men's Softball League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 24, 2012

Portion of Flaherty Park Greenway to be Temporarily Closed
January 17, 2012

Parks & Recreation Open House Jan. 20
January 10, 2012

Urban Forestry Board Seeks Nominations for Green Medal Awards
January 9, 2012

 

2011 PARKS & RECREATION PRESS RELEASES

Ailey Young Park Entrance Closed Friday
December 7, 2011

Calls from Santa Dec. 8
November 15, 2011

Street Tree Maintenance Underway in Heritage
November 14, 2011

Volunteer Youth Basketball Coaches Needed
November 14, 2011

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Tree Sculpture Contest
November 10, 2011

Park Restrooms Closed for Season
November 10, 2011

Introducing Wake Forest's New Urban Forester
November 1, 2011

Alston-Massenburg Center Upgrades Underway
November 1, 2011

2012 Arbor Day Poster Contest
October 25, 2011

Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 20
October 13, 2011

Bright Star Touring Theater Presents “Jack’s Adventure in NC History” Oct. 20
October 10, 2011

Free Games and Concert Sunday at Joyner Park
October 4, 2011

"Wake Forest Unplugged...Get Connected" Starts Oct. 7
September 27, 2011

Youth Basketball Registration Begins Oct. 1
September 27, 2011

Rags to Riches Presents "Old Aesop's Fables" Sept. 22
September 12, 2011

Smoking Banned in Wake Forest Parks & Greenways
August 18, 2011

Portion of Sanford Creek Greenway to be Temporarily Closed
August 17, 2011

Dunn Creek Greenway Update
August 16, 2011

Holding Park Pool Open for Free on Friday
July 27, 2011

Free Concert on Aug. 7 at E. Carroll Joyner Park
July 26, 2011

Football & Basketball League Registrations Begin Aug. 1
July 25, 2011

Holding Park Pool to Open Saturday
June 3, 2011

Volunteers Sought for Adopt-a-Trail Program
June 1, 2011

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 1
May 31, 2011

Leak to Delay Opening of Holding Park Pool
May 17, 2011

Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Begins June 1
May 16, 2011

Easter Egg Hunt April 9
March 28, 2011

Wall Selected as Town's New Parks & Recreation Director
February 18, 2011

Parks & Recreation Open House Jan. 21
January 18, 2011

Adult Men's Softball League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Dream League Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Youth Baseball, Softball, & T-Ball Registration Begins Feb. 1
January 18, 2011

Town Operations Altered By Ice
January 11, 2011