Closures & Repairs

Flaherty Dog Park closed for maintenance April 8-11
April 5, 2024

Flaherty Dog Park, 1100 N. White St., will be closed for maintenance Monday-Thursday, April 8-11. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to install new mulch, finish sidewalk repairs, and complete pedestrian access upgrades to comply with ADA standards.

Signage will be posted at the dog park to notify the public of the closure.

Weather permitting, the facility will reopen Thursday, April 11, at 3 p.m. For more information, email PRCR Maintenance Manager Randy Hoyle at [email protected].


Sidewalk repairs scheduled week of April 1 along West Owen Avenue
March 25, 2024

Beginning Monday, April 1, and continuing through Friday, April 5, Town crews will close the sidewalk along West Owen Avenue adjacent to Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to add additional accessible parking along West Owen Avenue.

Signage and cones will be in place to alert pedestrians and safely direct park visitors around the work area.


Flaherty Park Field 2 closed for renovations
March 13, 2024

Field 2 at J.B. Flaherty Park, 1100 N. White St., is closed for renovation and upgrades.

Earlier this month, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department initiated the first phase of a comprehensive renovation project at Field 2 that will include:

  • Demolition of the existing stairs leading up to the field, concrete walkways, bleachers, dugouts, backstop; and a portion of the perimeter baseball field fencing.

  • Construction of new stairs and walkways leading up to the field, gated entry, concrete walkways, shaded seating areas, dugouts, bullpens, irrigation system modifications, tension netting backstop with decorative knee wall, baseball field fencing, decorative fencing around the perimeter of the site, and electrical and landscape improvements.


Closures & Repairs
Parks Maintenance Manager