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  1. Holiday Hours

    DPR Administration Office & Recreation Centers will be closed on Friday, March 30 and Sunday, April 1. Read on...
  2. Reclaim It To Maintain It

    “Reclaim It To Maintain It,” is the title of a recent article written by Durham Parks and Recreation's Park Superintendent Robert Jennings in the Parks and Rec Business Magazine. Read on...
  3. Park Restrooms

    Durham Parks and Recreation staff are currently working to open up park restrooms for the season. All restrooms are expected to open by April 1 (weather permitting). Read on...
  4. Rubber Mulch in DPR Playgrounds Update

    DPR considers the safety of every child who visits our playgrounds to be our utmost priority. That’s why all of our 57 playgrounds are regularly inspected, and have consistently met or exceeded industry standard health and safety codes. Read on...
  5. Park and Trail Renovations

    Learn about the renovations at Crest Street Park, Burton Park, Garrett Road Park, Sherwood Park, and Solite Park. Also, the small gravel parking lot on the American Tobacco Trail on Fayetteville Street near Antler Point Drive is closed. 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. 

Play More Cover, January-May 2018
Play More Guide
January-May 2018 Edition
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DPR Accomplishments Report Accomplishment Report
FY 2017
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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!