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Parks and Recreation Department

                                    Play More with DPR!
                                    Durham Parks and Recreation 
                                    provides opportunities for the Durham
                                    community to “Play More.” We strive to
                                    help residents discover, explore and
                                    enjoy life through creative and 
                                    challenging recreational choices that 
                                    contribute to their physical, emotional
                                    and social health.

September-December 2014:  Printable Version   Online Version

Durham Parks and Recreation is guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, and focuses on two of the City’s strategic goals: Thriving and livable neighborhoods and a well-managed city.

News and Information

City Lakes Now Open
Latino Festival LogoCampus Hills Pool has reopened. The mechanical issues have been repaired.

Latino Festival (FREE)
Saturday, September 27 (noon - 5 p.m.)
New Location:
Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Dr.

DisAble the Label (FREE)
Saturday, October 4 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St.

Woofstock (FREE)
Sunday, October 5 (noon - 5 p.m.)
Southern Boundaries Park, 100 Third Fork Dr.
Historic Resources Management Plan
Athletics Blog
Outdoor Recreation Blog
Cultural Heritage Blog

Get Involved
Adopt-a-Park, Adopt-a-Trail
Volunteer with DPR

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Program or Facility Closures
Check our website or Facebook page for facility/program closures or updates. Call (919) 560-4636 for weather related closures. 
CAPRA LogoPlayful City USA logo 2014
Durham Parks and Recreation is
a nationally accredited agency
and is recognized by KaBOOM as
a Playful City USA agency in 2014
for the sixth year in a row!

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Rhonda B. Parker, CPRP 
Mailing Address
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-4355
(919) 560-4021 

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