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  1. Walltown Park Recreation Center will be closed on Monday, August 21

    Walltown Park Recreation Center will be closed on Monday, August 21 for maintenance.
  2. Labor Day Hours

    Durham Parks and Recreation will be closed on Labor Day (Monday, September 4). City Lakes, Long Meadow Pool and outdoor facilities will remain open Friday, September 1-Monday, September 4. Read on...
  3. Tire Crumb Rubber Update

    DPR is aware of the concerns regarding tire crumb rubber. The well-being of residents is our primary concern as we maintain our playground surfacing based on the national standards of safety. Read on...
  4. Campus Hills Pool Closed for Maintenance

    Campus Hills Pool closed through early fall for renovations. Read on...
  5. Park Renovations

    Learn about the renovations at Holt School Road Park, Garrett Road Park and Burton Park. Read on...
  6. Playground Closures

    The playground is currently closed at River Forest Park. Read on...
  7. Portions of Third Fork Creek Trail Temporarily Closed

    Portions of Third Fork Creek Trail will be closed through August 31. 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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Play More Cover, September-December 2017
Play More Guide
September-December 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!