Parks, Recreation & Greenway Alerts

Last updated Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:54 am

Field Status Codes:

  • Code Green - Indicates open fields
  • Code Yellow - Indicates fields status will be an on site decision
  • Code Red - Indicates closed fields

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Inclement Weather Information

All Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department facilities and programs will close at 6:00 pm Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Optimist Pool, Optimist Community Center, and Sertoma Arts Center are closed on 2/26/15 due to power outages.

Pullen Aquatic Center is closed on 2/26/15.

Sertoma and Pullen Arts Centers will be closed on 2/27/15.

All facilities will open at 12:00 pm Friday, February 27, 2015. Weather-bound and Track-out programs will operate beginning at 10:00am.

Greenways are closed due to hazardous conditions.

We will continue to monitor the weather and make adjustments as needed. Please continue to visit the website for additional information.

Updated 2/26/15 at 2:15pm

Field Status - Code Red

All fields are code red due to wet and frozen field conditions.

All indoor athletic events are postponed for Thursday 2/26.

**Coaches and or team managers, any changes in field status beyond this point will be communicated to you through your league administrator**

Updated 2/26/2015

Worthdale Community Center Closed for Improvements

Worthdale Community Center is closed for center improvements. The anticipated reopening will be in late March 2015.

Updated 11/14/14

Powell Drive Playground Closed

The Powell Drive Playground is currently closed for renovations. The anticipated reopening will be in early May 2015.

Updated 2/23/2015

Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve Closed for Construction

Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve will be closed beginning August 18, 2014 through March 2015 while Phase 1 renovations to the park and access road are being made. Neuse River Trail access to and from the park be will also be closed during this time. There are several available parking lots for access to the Neuse River Trail between Horseshoe Farm Park and Buffaloe Road Athletic Park including lots at - 200 Trailhead Lane, 4901 Elizabeth Dr and 5812 Buffaloe Rd (Buffalo Road Athletic Park).

Phase 1 construction will include the paving of Horse Shoe Farm Road, paved trail connection from the park to the Neuse River Trail, restrooms, picnic shelter and interior interpretive walking trails.

Lake Levels - Normal

Lake Wheeler

Updated 7/19/2014

Boat Ramps Open

Attention Boaters Lake Wheeler water levels have returned to normal levels. All ramps are open for boat launches. For more information or the most up to date status please contact Lake Wheeler Park 919-662-5704.

Kaplan Drive Park Footbridge Closed

A footbridge along a walking trail in Kaplan Drive Park sustained damage from a fallen tree and had to be removed. Please use caution in this area - it will remain blocked until the bridge is replaced.

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