1. Parks & Recreation News
  1. Splash & Play Project Survey and Engagement Events

    Hey Durham, let’s Splash & Play! We want your input in bringing new or updated aquatic and recreational facilities to three locations - East End Park, Long Meadow Park, and the former Wheels Fun Park. Read on...
  2. DPR Closed for All Staff Meeting on June 2

    The DPR administration office and recreation centers will be closed for an All Staff Meeting on Thursday, June 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Read on...
  3. Holiday Hours: Memorial Day

    Durham Parks and Recreation will close its administrative office and all facilities on Monday, May 30. City Lakes will be open under their normal schedules from Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30. Read on...
  4. 2022-2023 Trail Repair Closures

    Repaving of existing asphalt on various trails throughout Durham began Spring 2022. While under construction, portions of the trails will be closed until complete, expected to be complete Spring 2023. Learn more about which trails are currently closed. Read on...
  1. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

    As of March 7, following the lifted Durham City & County mask mandates, all individuals entering City of Durham Parks & Recreation indoor facilities are not required to wear a face covering. As of March 21, the mask mandate for City Employees has lifted. Read on...
  2. Sinkhole Repair at Edison Johnson Recreation Center Parking Lot

    Beginning Monday, April 4, a portion of the Edison Johnson Recreation Center parking lot, located at 500 W Murray Avenue, will be closed for sinkhole repairs. Construction is expected to last between 30 and 60 days. Read on...
  3. Temporary Relocation of Administration Office Entrance

    Beginning Tuesday, January 18, the Administration office, located at 400 Cleveland Street, will be undergoing maintenance on the HVAC system. The front entrance will temporarily be relocated to the lower doors facing Roxboro Street. Read on...