News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Lyon Park Renovations Survey

Lyon Park is getting ready to receive some highly-anticipated, community-guided improvements! Complete the online survey to share your thoughts on what new recreation features should be added, what park maintenance improvements are needed, and more!&n...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: May 23, 2022

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. Here's two ways to get involved...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: May 19, 2022

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.

Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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.

Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: April 14, 2022

2022-2023 Trail Repair Closures

Repaving of the existing asphalt on various trails throughout Durham began Spring 2022. The trails are being repaved to fix cracking, potholes, and minor drainage issues and add a center dashed line. While under construction, portions of the trails will b...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 25, 2022

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

As of Monday March 7, 2022, following the lifted Durham City & County mask mandates, all individuals entering City of Durham Parks and Recreation indoor facilities are not required to wear a face covering (mask). As of Monday, March 21, 2022, the mask...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 24, 2022

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.

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: January 17, 2022

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. Residents visiting the...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash