PRCR News

Town set to host two food drives Saturday 

The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with radio station 96.1 BBB and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to sponsor two food drives on Saturday, Nov. 18. The morning food drive will take place along Taylor Street, in the Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/14/2017

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 2018. PRCR is especially in need of the following program instructors:... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/13/2017

Crews conducting Wake Forest street tree inventory this week 

Beginning today through Friday, Nov. 10, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest will be conducting an inventory of trees located within public rights-of-way and street tree easements in various locations throughout Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/06/2017

D.R.I.V.E. for Success Men’s Empowerment Workshop Nov. 11 

PLEASE NOTE: The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department has canceled the Nov. 11 D.R.I.V.E. for Success Men’s Empowerment Workshop due to lack of interest. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/02/2017

Still time to register for R.I.S.E. Women’s Empowerment Workshop 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a R.I.S.E. (Rise, Inspire, Succeed Empower) Women’s Empowerment Workshop this Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/02/2017

R.I.S.E. Women’s Empowerment Workshop Nov. 4 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a R.I.S.E. (Rise, Inspire, Succeed Empower) Women’s Empowerment Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/25/2017

PRCR Square Dance Saturday at Community House 

Put on your dancing shoes for an evening of family fun as the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department hosts a Square Dance on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/24/2017

Still time to take PRCR Community Survey 

Area residents have until Tuesday, Oct. 31, to share their thoughts and opinions on Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department programs, services, facilities and special events as part of the 2017 PRCR Community... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/23/2017

Fall Foliage Tours Wednesday at Joyner Park 

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during two "Fall Foliage Tours" on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/23/2017

Halloween Spooktacular is Thursday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is sponsoring its annual Halloween Spooktacular this Thursday, Oct. 26, from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The Halloween Spooktacular... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/23/2017
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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