News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2018

July 4th Hours

The Administration Office, Recreation Centers, and Lakes will be closed on Wednesday, July 4. The outdoor pools, spraygrounds and parks will be open.

Celebrate Independence Day with Durham Parks and Recreation, Durham Bulls, and USA Baseball! Attend the ba...

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Bahama Road Closure Impacting Lake Michie

Bahama Road will be closed to all traffic east of Archery Range Road and west of Wilkins Road beginning June 4 at 7 a.m. through November 1, 2018. The offsite detour will be to take 501 to Red Mountain Road to Hampton Road back to Bahama Road.

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Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Rock Quarry Park Wins $20,000 ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant

Durham residents selected Rock Quarry Park as the winner of the national Meet Me
at the Park campaign. The park will receive a $20,000 grant.

News Release Parks & Recreation Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Durham Selects Local Artists for Neighborhood Park Mural Project

Public art is on its way to neighborhood parks and street intersections now that seven local artists have been selected to install murals at five City parks and two traffic signal boxes.

News Release 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 Maintenance

Crest Street Park - Baseball Field

The Crest Street Park Baseball Outfield project has been completed, but the field will remain closed. The sod has been placed on top in the outfield, and needs to root and knit together fully before the field is open for ...

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Parks & Recreation Updates