Posted on: September 22, 2017

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.

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Winterizing Spraygrounds & Park Restrooms

Sprayground and Park Restroom winterizing will begin on Monday, October 23 and will be completed by Friday, November 3. At this time, all restrooms without heat in them will be shut down for the season. 

Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Park 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
Posted on: October 16, 2017

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.

Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: May 30, 2017

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.

The new one mile extension will fo...

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Tire Crumb Rubber Update

The safety of our residents on Durham playgrounds is a top priority for Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR.) All of our playgrounds include a safety surfacing intended to reduce risks to patrons when using playground equipment. One such safety surface is ru...

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Parks & Recreation Updates