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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2019

Park and Trail Maintenance

Valley Springs Park - ADA Improvements

Valley Springs Park maintenance will include accessibility improvements to existing parking areas and seating, pedestrian walkways, connection to municipal sewer service, and upgraded restroom facilities. Construction will resume in October 2020. Visit the General Services - Valley Spring Park ADA Improvements page for additional information.

Rock Quarry Park - New Park Amenities

Rock Quarry Park will soon be receiving some new park amenities, including a stage platform with electrical service upgrades, an accessible path, a planted stormwater basin, water service, stream bank restoration, and a new 12’ wide bridge and park entrance over Ellerbee Creek near the National Guard Armory. Visit the General Services - Rock Quarry Park page for additional information.

Drew/Granby Street - Playground Closed

Playground equipment and surfacing will be removed beginning September 11, 2020. The playground will be closed until further notice for the removal of the old equipment and installation of new equipment.

Bay-Hargrove Park - Playground Closed

The playground at Bay-Hargrove Park is closed until further notice for the installation of new equipment.

Old North Durham Park - Soccer Field Repairs

The soccer field is currently closed for maintenance repairs.

Campus Hills Park (I.R. Holmes, Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills) - Baseball Field Renovations

Renovations to the baseball field will include the installation of new lighting. This project is expected to be completed by August 2020 (weather permitting).

Sherwood Park - Restrooms Closed

The restrooms at Sherwood Park are currently closed for repairs.

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