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  1. Indian Trail Park Playground Construction

    The playground at Indian Trial Park will be temporarily closed on Thursday, October 12. Modifications will be made to the playground equipment, and an additional spinner will be installed. Read on...
  2. Lake Michie Boat Ramp Closed to Motorized Boats

    Due to low water levels at Lake Michie the boat ramp is currently inaccessible and closed to motorized boats. Non-motorized boats (canoes & kayaks) can still be launched from the canoe launch area located next to the boat house. Read on...
  3. Campus Hills Pool Closed for Maintenance

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

    Learn about the renovations at Crest Street Park, Garrett Road Park, Burton Park, Sherwood Park, and Solite Park. Read on...
  5. DPR Closed on November 15 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

    The Durham Parks and Recreation Administration Office and all Recreation Centers will be closed from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, for a staff appreciation event.
  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...
  7. 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...

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, 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!