News and InformationParks and Recreation Weather Closures (February 27)
Due to the forecast of icy road conditions, Durham Parks and Recreation’s (DPR) facilities and recreation centers will close to the public today at 6 p.m. All evening programs, events, rentals, and activities including after school are canceled.
Holton Career and Resource Center will be closed through the weekend and the Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park will open tomorrow at noon.
The Dive In Movie scheduled for tonight at Edison Johnson Aquatics Center (EJAC) is canceled and will be held on Friday, March 6 from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. EJAC will open tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. for lap swim. However, the Deep Water Exercise class and all Learn-To-Swim lessons will be canceled, due to the below-normal temperature of the pool water. The swim lessons make-up date is March 7 at the regularly scheduled time.
For weather related updates, call the DPR weather line at (919) 560-4636 or the main office at (919) 560-4355. Updates will also be available here or on Facebook
.Durham Can Win an Imagination Playground (Vote Daily)
Help DPR win a free Imagination Playground! This awesome playground is a resource that will be used at recreation centers, events, or outdoor programs. All we have to do is have the most votes. Go to the Imagination Playground website
, click the “Vote Today” button and fill out the quick voting form. Be sure to enter “Durham Parks and Recreation” as the organization name. Vote daily until March 11! Share the flyer
with your neighbors, family and friends.DPR 2014 Accomplishments Report
Durham Senior Games
Registration is underway This year the age requirement has been lowered from 55 to 50. Residents 50+ can compete. To register complete the DSG application
.American Tobacco Trail (ATT) Between Juliette Drive and Cook Road Temporarily Closed for Pipe Replacement