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
Leigh Farm Park Grand Opening (FREE)
Leigh Farm Park, 370 Leigh Farm Road
Saturday, October 11 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Ribbon Cutting will take place at 11 a.m.
Night Fishing Offered at Lake Michie
Lake Michie will open on Saturday, November 7 and 14 from 6 a.m. - 12 a.m. for recreational boating and fishing. Due to the extended hours on those days, Lake Michie will be closed on Saturday, November 1 and 8.
Play Area of Forest Hills Park Temporarily Closed
The west side playing area of Forest Hills Park closed for renovation and repair of its turf. The field is being aerated and overseeded with a grass blend, and it will be fenced off for approximately eight weeks – the length of time depending on weather and the growth of the grass. Please respect the “Field Closed” signs and give the new grass a chance to get established in this site.
Documents and General Information
Check Us Out In Durham Magazine
Durham's Master Plan 2013
Going Public: An Assessment of Restroom Facilities