PRCR News

Registration continues for Adult Co-Rec Kickball & Flag Football 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Adult Co-Rec Kickball and Flag Football through 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Co-Rec Kickball League games will be played on weeknights and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/21/2017

Flaherty Park Pickleball Courts closed Friday 

The Flaherty Park Pickleball Courts will be closed Friday, Aug. 18, for routine maintenance. Signage announcing the temporary closure will be posted at the courts’ entrance. The courts will re-open Saturday, Aug. 19. Located at 1226 N.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/17/2017

Seats still available for Saturday's “Back 2 School Success” Youth Empowerment Workshop 

Several seats remain available for the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department’s Youth Empowerment Workshop this Saturday, Aug. 19. Designed for young men and women ages 11-18, the session will be from 9 a.m.-noon at the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/15/2017

Renaissance Centre to host Special Needs Movie Night Friday 

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., will host Special Needs Movie Night this Friday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, this free event will offer... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/14/2017

Apply now to serve on Specialized Recreation Advisory Committee 

You can make a difference in our community by applying to serve on the new Specialized Recreation Advisory Committee. The committee is being formed to advise the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department on initiatives... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/08/2017

Music at Midday returns September 7 

Area residents are invited to listen to great music and dine outside, while enjoying the fall season during Wake Forest’s Music at Midday weekly concert series. Co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR)... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/08/2017

Register now for “Back 2 School Success” Youth Empowerment Workshop Aug. 19 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor a Youth Empowerment Workshop for young men and women ages 11-18 on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St. The... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/07/2017

Second “Lawn Care 101” workshop scheduled for Aug. 31 

Due to the community’s overwhelming response to the Aug. 30 “Lawn Care 101” workshop, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will offer a second session on Thursday, Aug. 31. The Aug. 30 session is now full, so... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/07/2017

Registration Underway for Adult Co-Rec Kickball & Flag Football 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Adult Co-Rec Kickball and Flag Football through 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Co-Rec Kickball League games will be played on weeknights and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/01/2017

Register Now for Lawn Care 101 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor “Lawn Care 101” on Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Wake Forest Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The meeting room is most easily... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/01/2017
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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