Parks, Recreation & Greenway Alerts

Last updated Apr. 18, 2015 - 9:09 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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Field Status- Code Yellow

The following fields are code red due to wet field conditions:

Biltmore - All fields
Brentwood Green Road - All fields
Laurel Hills #2

All fields not listed as code red are code yellow.

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

Updated 4/18/2015 as of 9:08am

Oakwood Park

Mycom North America will be performing a T-Mobile upgrade on the cell tower at Oakwood Park starting the morning of Thursday, April 9 at 8:00 a.m. Work will continue through Saturday, April 11.

This upgrade will involve the use of a 100 ton crane located at the edge of the parking closest to the cell tower. This area of the parking lot will be cordoned off and park patrons are asked to refrain from entering this area of the park during the scheduled work.

Updated April 8, 2015

Pullen Park Amusements

The Pullen Park Carousel will be closed for scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, April 15th and Thursday April 16th.

The Kiddie Boats will be closed for maintenance Tuesday, April 14th through Monday, April 20th.

Updated 4/14/15

Worthdale Community Center Closed for Improvements

Worthdale Community Center is closed for center improvements.  The anticipated reopening will be in June 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 June 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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