Durham Parks and Recreation
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  1. Independence Day Hours

    DPR will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. City lakes, pools and outdoor facilities will remain open.
  2. Campus Hills Pool Closed for Maintenance

    Campus Hills Pool closed through early fall for renovations. Read on...
  3. Playground Closures

    The playgrounds are currently closed at River Forest Park and Old Farm Road Park. Read on...
  4. Garrett Road Park Tennis Court Renovation

    Beginning Wednesday, May 24, the tennis courts at Garrett Road Park will be closed for renovations.
  5. Portions of Third Fork Creek Trail Temporarily Closed

    Portions of Third Fork Creek Trail will be closed through August 31. Read on...
  6. West Ellerbee Creek Trail Project, Phase II

    This two-directional multi-use 10’ wide greenway trail project will connect Phase I of the West Ellerbee Creek Trail that terminates at Westover Park near Guess Road to the North/South Greenway on Stadium Drive. Read on...

Play More with Durham Parks & Recreation

Durham Parks and Recreation provides opportunities for the Durham community to Play More: Connecting our whole community to wellness, the outdoors, and lifelong learning. 

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Play More Guide
June-August 2017 Edition
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DPR Accomplishments Report Accomplishment Report
FY 2016
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Durham Parks and Recreation is a nationally accredited agency and is recognized by KaBOOM as a Playful City USA agency in 2017 for the 9th year in a row!