PRCR News

Wake Forest Reservoir soft trail closed June 19-22 

The Town of Wake Forest will close the Wake Forest Reservoir Soft Trail from Tuesday, June 19, through Friday, June 22. The temporary closure is necessary to allow tree crews to remove several trees that have fallen or are in danger of falling along ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/18/2018

“Picture 80 Acres” public meetings start tonight 

The Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board is hosting a series of public meetings over the next several days to solicit public input concerning the best use of 80 acres of undeveloped Town property in the vicinity of Forestville Road and Foundation... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/18/2018

Holding Park Aquatic Center opening delayed “indefinitely” 

Mother Nature is at it again and now she’s using another form of extreme weather to delay the opening of the Holding Park Aquatic Center. Over the winter, the culprit was subfreezing temperatures. Now, the problem is rain - lots and lots of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/12/2018

Bike-sharing program now available in Wake Forest 

Wake Forest residents now have a new way to get around town. In April, the Board of Commissioners approved a two-year agreement that allows the dockless bicycle-sharing company, LimeBike, to offer bicycles for a fee anywhere inside the town... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/12/2018

Summer Adult Co-Rec Kickball registration is underway 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Summer Adult Co-Rec Kickball through Saturday, June 30. Online registration is available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/co-rec-kickball.aspx. The... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/11/2018

“Picture 80 Acres” public meetings set to begin June 18 

The Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board is hosting a series of public meetings over two weeks in June to solicit public input concerning the best use of 80 acres of undeveloped Town property in the vicinity of Forestville Road and Foundation... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/11/2018

Register now for Men’s Fall Softball & Open Co-Rec Softball 

Registration for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department’s Men’s Fall and Open Co-Recreational softball leagues is underway and continues throughout the remainder of the month. Online registration for both leagues is ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/11/2018

Adult Athletic Leagues now recruiting “free agents” 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is making it easier than ever for adults to participate in its athletic leagues. Starting now, adult men and women interested in playing softball, kickball and flag... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/08/2018

Family Fitness Fair Saturday at Joyner Park 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free “Family Fitness Fair” on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m.-noon at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The Family Fitness Fair is a fun,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/04/2018

“Picture 80 Acres” public meetings set to begin in June 

The Wake Forest Recreation Advisory Board is hosting a series of public meetings over two weeks in June to solicit public input concerning the best use of 80 acres of undeveloped Town property in the vicinity of Forestville Road and Foundation... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/29/2018
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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