News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Sandy Creek Park - Parking Lot Closed Beginning May 18

Beginning Monday, May 18, the parking lot at Sandy Creek Park will be closed while contractors replace a sewer pipe.

Update 5/21/20: Due to the inclement weather, the contractor has not been able to finish replacing the sewer pipe at Sandy Creek Park. The ...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Vegetation Management in Durham Parks

The City of Durham has contracted with River Works, Inc. to manage invasive vegetation within the conservation easements along stream restoration projects in Durham. This work is required in order to maintain the health and water quality benefits of the c...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Virtual DPR Programs

Since we can’t see you in person at our recreation centers and facilities, we’re bringing the programs to you.....online! Tune in to our YouTube channel for programs and activities for all ages. From exercise classes to read-along stor...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Summer Camp Registration Delayed Until Further Notice

Summer camp registration has been delayed until further notice. Once a new date is confirmed we will provide at least one week’s notice prior to opening registration. Please continue checking our website and social media accounts for updates and...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Construction around Solite Park and American Tobacco Trail

Fayetteville Road around Solite Park is undergoing construction to widen the road. This project created a four-way intersection at Barbee and Fayetteville Roads with one side of this intersection being a new entrance into Solite Park. Weather permitting, ...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Park and Trail Maintenance

Lakeview Park - Playground 

A new playground is being installed at Lakeview Park. Crews will finish installing the drainage and safety surfacing once construction restrictions due to COVID-19 have been lifted. Until that time, the new playground e...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash