PRCR News

Registration underway for National Trails Day 5k at Joyner Park 

The Greenways Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5k race as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Check-in on the day of the race starts at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Race... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/18/2019

Register now for Preschool T-Ball & Soccer Rockers 

Registration is underway for two Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) programs for young children. The PRCR Department will offer Preschool T-Ball to kids ages 3-5 on Saturdays, March 30-May 11, from 9-9:45 a.m., at Tyler Run Park,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/18/2019

Register now for Champions in Motion Karate 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is now offering “Champions in Motion” karate classes on Monday evenings at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. Designed for boys and girls ages 4-18, the sessions... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/18/2019

Registration for Spring Church Adult Men’s Softball starts March 1 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept team registrations for its Spring Church Adult Men’s Softball League Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 31. League play will begin in late-April with games... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/18/2019

Seats still available for “Lawn Care 101” 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor “Lawn Care 101” Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m. The class will take place in the Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most easily ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/11/2019

Bright Star Touring Theater presents “The Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King” Feb. 9 

Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer two free performances of “The Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King” on Saturday, Feb. 9. Geared for ages six and older, the free... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/04/2019

PRCR to offer free adult yoga class Feb. 26 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will offer a free adult yoga class Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 2:15-3 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Geared for participants ages 18 and older, the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/04/2019

Register now for “Lawn Care 101” 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will sponsor “Lawn Care 101” on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m. The class will take place in the Town Hall Ground Floor Meeting Room, 301 S. Brooks St. The room is most... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/04/2019

Dream League Baseball registration begins Friday 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will accept Dream League Baseball applications from special needs children ages five and older from Friday, Feb. 1, through Thursday, Feb. 28. Designed for both boys and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/31/2019

Register now for Champions in Motion Cheerleading 

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 12, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer “Champions in Motion” cheerleading classes on Tuesday evenings at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St. Designed for girls... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 01/30/2019
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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