PRCR News

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

Fall Fitness Fair Sunday at Joyner Park 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is partnering with Camp Gladiator to host a free “Fall Fitness Fair” on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1-4 p.m. at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Free and open to the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/01/2018

Thursday’s Music at Midday canceled 

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Thursday, Sept. 27, edition of Music at Midday has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and ARTS Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/26/2018

Taylor Street Park Sprayground to close for season this Sunday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will close the Taylor Street Park Sprayground for the season Sunday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. The sprayground will reopen in May 2019. Located at 416 N. Taylor St., the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/24/2018

Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day relocating to Holding Park 

Due to a scheduling issue resulting from Hurricane Florence, Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day is moving to Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. The festivities will take place from 1-4 p.m. Holding Park features a large playground with five slides and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/21/2018

Holding Park Aquatic Center to open this Saturday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and the Recreation Advisory Board (RAB) are inviting the community to the official opening of the Holding Park Aquatic Center, 133 W. Owen Ave., this Saturday, Sept. 22, at ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/19/2018

PRCR Department to offer free Zumba class Sept. 10 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free Zumba demonstration class on Monday, Sept. 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The session will take place at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. No... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/07/2018

PRCR extends application deadline for Parks & Greenways Bench Donation Program 

Earlier this year, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department introduced a Bench Donation Program for Town-maintained parks and greenways. The initiative allows the PRCR Department, through donor funding, to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/07/2018

Limited number of seats available for "Lawn Care 101" 

Approximately 30 seats remain open for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department’s “Lawn Care 101” workshop on Monday, Sept. 10. The program will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/04/2018

Youth Basketball registration is underway 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-17 through Sunday, Sept. 30. Online registration is available at... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/04/2018
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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