PRCR News

Special Needs “Snowball Dance” Dec. 8 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for youth and adults with special needs on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Special... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/04/2018

Register now for “Calls from Santa” 

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6-8 p.m.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/30/2018

Special Needs “Snowball Dance” Dec. 8 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a “Snowball Dance” for residents with special needs on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Special needs... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/27/2018

Flooding forces closure of several greenways 

Due to significant flooding and out of concern for public safety, the Town of Wake Forest is closing the Smith Creek, Sanford Creek and Dunn Creek greenways until further notice. Recent heavy rains have caused these greenways, including many... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/13/2018

“Calls from Santa” registration starts Nov. 30 

A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6-8 p.m.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/13/2018

PRCR to host Family Gobblefest at Joyner Park Nov. 17 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is inviting local families to participate in the first-ever Family Gobblefest on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Gobblefest is... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/30/2018

Renaissance Centre to host Special Needs Movie Matinee this Sunday 

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will host a Special Needs Movie Matinee this Sunday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. The featured film will be “Hotel Transylvania 3.” Sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/19/2018

PRCR seeking program ideas & instructors 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is recruiting instructors and soliciting youth and adult course/program ideas for 2019. PRCR is especially in need of the following program instructors:... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/17/2018

Volunteer youth basketball coaches needed 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is looking for responsible adults interested in volunteering their time to coach in the following leagues during the upcoming Youth Basketball season: 9-10-year-old boys;... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/16/2018

Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department earns national accreditation  

Last week, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department joined the ranks of elite parks and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/02/2018
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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