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Parks, Recreation & Greenway Alerts

Last updated Apr. 19, 2018 - 4:01 pm

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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Holiday Hours

Monday 5/28/2018

On Monday 5/28/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, and Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, and Historic and Museum Facilities will be closed.

On Monday 5/28/2018 Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Millbrook Tennis Center, and Pullen Amusements and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open. All Pools will open at 10AM.

Wednesday 7/4/2018

On Wednesday 7/4/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, and Millbrook Tennis Center will be closed.

On Wednesday 7/4/2018 Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, Pullen Amusements and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open. All pools will be open from 10AM to 4PM.

Monday 9/3/2018

On Monday 9/3/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, and Historic and Museum Facilities will be closed.

On Monday 9/3/2018 Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Millbrook Tennis Center, Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements.

Sunday 11/11/2018

On Sunday 11/11/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Historic and Museum Facilities and Aquatic Facilities will be closed.

On Sunday 11/11/2018 Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Millbrook Tennis Center, Pullen Amusements and John Chavis Memorial Amusements will be open.

Monday 11/12/2018

On Monday 11/12/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, and Historic and Museum Facilities will be closed.

On Monday 11/12/2018 Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Millbrook Tennis Center, Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements and John Chavis Memorial Amusements will be open.

Thursday 11/22/2018

On Thursday 11/22/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, Millbrook Tennis Center, Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be closed.

Friday 11/23/2018

On Friday 11/23/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Historic and Museum Facilities, Millbrook Tennis Center, and Aquatic Facilities will be closed.

On Friday 11/23/2018 Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open.

Monday 12/24/2018

On Monday 12/24/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, Millbrook Tennis Center, Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be closed.

Tuesday 12/25/2018

On Tuesday 12/25/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, Millbrook Tennis Center, Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be closed.

Wednesday 12/26/2018

On Wednesday 12/26/2018 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, and Millbrook Tennis Center will be closed.

On Wednesday 12/26/2018 Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open.

Monday 12/31/2018

On Monday 12/31/2018 Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Annie Louise Wilkerson Preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, and Millbrook Tennis Center will be closed. All pools will close at noon. Active Adult Centers and Art Centers will close at 4PM. Community Centers and Neighborhood Centers will close at 6PM.

On Monday 12/31/2018 St. Monica Teen Center, Forest Ridge Park, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve, Pullen Amusements and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open.

Tuesday 1/1/2019

On Tuesday 1/1/2019 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, Millbrook Tennis Center, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be closed.

On Tuesday 1/1/2019 Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve will be open. All pools will open at noon.

Monday 1/21/19

On Monday 1/21/19 Community Centers, Neighborhood Centers, Active Adult Centers, Art Centers, St. Monica Teen Center, Walnut Creek Wetland Center, Lakes, Forest Ridge Park, Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Durant Nature Preserve, Horseshoe Farm Nature preserve, Historic and Museum Facilities, and Millbrook Tennis Center will be closed.

On Monday 1/21/19 Aquatic Facilities, Pullen Amusements, and John Chavis Memorial Park Amusements will be open.

Oakwood Dog Park

Oakwood dog park will be closed for fence repair April 23-24.

Updated 4/13/2018

Field Status - Code GREEN

All fields are CODE GREEN, which indicates fields are open for play.

Please check the weatherline for status updates throughout the day: 919-996-6575.

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

Updated 4/19/2018 @ 3:50pm

Lake Johnson - Lake Wheeler Waterfront Operations

Lake Wheeler - Ramps Open

Attention Boaters Lake Wheeler water levels are lower than normal. Vessels may launch at this time. We recommend caution when launching vessels due to potential shallow water hazards. Ramps are open.

Lake Johnson Waterfront - Personal Launches Open, Rental Boats Closed for Season

Lake Johnson waterfront operations are operating as normal. Personal launches are permitted during operational hours year-round (please pay your personal launch fee at the park office). The boathouse is closed on Mondays from October through April. Our rental fleet will be available from 9am to 6pm daily during our rental season: May 1 to September 30.

Greenway Repairs and Closures

As greenways trails and structures age, maintenance and repairs are necessary. Due to the nature of this work, the trails will occasionally need to be closed to complete this work in an safe and efficient manner.

View latest closures and repairs.

Forest Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail

Please contact the Forest Ridge Park Office for current trail status 919-556-6781.

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Pullen Park Amusements Closures

The Pullen Park Amusements Kiddie Boats and Pedal Boats are closed for the season. They will reopen in early spring 2018.

For questions, please contact the Reservations Desk at 919-996-6468.

Updated 2/13/2018

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