News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2018

Vote to Support your Favorite Durham Park this Earth Month

For the fourth year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company — including Disney|ABC Television Group, ABC 11 Eyewitness News, and ESPN — to help fund local park improvement projects in 16 ...

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Reclaim It To Maintain It

Like many maintenance departments, Durham’s Park Maintenance Unit in North Carolina is a route-driven organization with mowing, cleanup, landscaping, and facility maintenance teams all visiting parks on a specific schedule.

While crews regularly visit all ...

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Rubber Mulch in DPR Playgrounds Update

Durham Parks and Recreation (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 sa...

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Park and Trail Renovations

Crest Street Park Softball Field

Beginning Tuesday, September 19 the softball field at Crest Street Park will be closed for renovations. New lights will be installed, and the project is anticipated to be completed by the end of November. Due to routine mai...

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Parks & Recreation Updates