News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2020

Duke Park Playground Closed

The Duke Park Playground, located at 106 W. Knox St., will be closed on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18 to complete repairs to the slides attached to the tower structure. These have been temporarily closed due to unsafe conditions created by t...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Holiday Hours: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Durham Parks and Recreation will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Administration Office, Recreation Centers, and Facilities will reopen on Tuesday, January 21.

Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Racquetball Courts at Edison Johnson Recreation Center Closed

The racquetball courts at Edison Johnson Recreation Center are closed until further notice. Please continue to check our website, Facebook, and Twitter pages for details on when they will reopen.

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Over 600 Rainbow Trout Get a New Home in Durham

During the first week in December, Twin Lakes II (439 Chandler Road, Durham) was stocked with trout provided by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at no cost to the City of Durham. It took less than 10 minutes to get all of the fish in the lake!

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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 will create a four way intersection at Barbee and Fayetteville Roads with one side of this intersection being a new entrance into Solite Park. Once the interse...

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

Park and Trail Maintenance

Duke Park - PlaygroundThe tube slides attached to the tower structure at the Duke Park playground have been temporarily closed due to unsafe conditions created by the age of the equipment. We are currently working on finding replacement pieces, and we wil...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash