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Parks Status Alerts

Parks Status Codes

  • Code Red Indicates Closed
  • Code Yellow Indicates status will be an on site decision or partial closure
  • Code Green Indicates Open
Code Yellow

Field Status

Code Yellow

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Effective for October 29, 2020, field status is Code Yellow, which indicates all fields are an onsite decision. 

Except Optimist field #1 is Code RED, which indicates field closure.

 

Please check the weather line for status updates throughout the day: 919-996-6575.

Coaches and or team managers, any changes in field status beyond this point will be communicated to you through your league administrator.

Field status is updated daily around 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and around 7:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Code Red

Gyms and Fitness Rooms Closed

The following community and neighborhood centers are open to the public, but gyms and fitness rooms remain closed:

  • Abbotts Creek 
  • Carolina Pines
  • John Chavis Memorial
  • Green Road
  • Halifax 
  • Lions
  • Optimist

See the COVID-19 status of all park facilities, amenities, and programs here.

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Code Yellow

Active Adult Centers Closed, Outdoor Programs Open

All Active Adult Centers are currently closed to the general public.

Limited outdoor programs have resumed at Five Points Center for Active Adults.  Browse Fall Outdoor Programs here. Register for any program online via RecLink using the barcode listed. Prior to registering for any program, please review the Raleigh Parks Know Before You Go

All Active Adults programs at Anne Gordon Center are canceled through at least January 2021. 

All Active Adults overnight and day trips are postponed until further notice. 

See the COVID-19 status of park facilities, amenities, and programs here.

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Code Red

Community Center Closing for Early Voting

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The following facilities will be closed to the general public on the dates noted to host early voting:

  • Abbotts Creek Community Center - October 11 – November 2 
  • Barwell Road Community Center - October 10 – November 4 
  • Green Road Community Center - October 11 – November 4
  • Lake Lynn Community Center - October 12 – November 4
  • Laurel Hills Community Center - October 12 – November 1 
  • Optimist Community Center - October 11 – November 4
  • Roberts Park Community Center- October 13 – November 4

See the list of community centers closed for voting November 3-4.

For general questions about voting, please visit the Wake County Board of Elections website.

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Code Red

Community Center Closing for Voting Nov. 3-4

The following facilities will be closed to the general public on November 3-4 for voting:

  • Barwell Road Community Center
  • Carolina Pines Community Center
  • John Chavis Memorial Park Community Center
  • Glen Eden Pilot Park Community Center
  • Green Road Park Community Center
  • Kiwanis Park And Neighborhood Center
  • Method Community Center
  • Millbrook Exchange Park Community Center
  • Optimist Park Community Center
  • Pullen Park Community Center
  • Roberts Park Community Center 
  • Sertoma Arts Center
  • Tarboro Road Community Center
  • Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
  • Walnut Terrace Center
  • Worthdale Community Center 

See all parks facilities closing for early voting here.

For general questions about voting, please visit the Wake County Board of Elections website.

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Code Red

Lake Johnson Waterfront Center Closed

Due to construction work from the Lake Johnson Loop Trail improvements, the Lake Johnson Waterfront Program Center and personal boat launch will close beginning Monday, October 5, 2020. Bathrooms will remain open to the public.

The Lake Johnson Waterfront Center parking lot and Lake Dam parking lot will be closed beginning Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. See additional information here about alternative parking.

The project work is estimated to be complete in Spring 2021. Every effort will be made to re-open these lots as soon as possible.

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Code Red

Lassiter Mill Park Closed

Lassiter Mill Park will be closed beginning April 30, 2020, due to public utilities work on the City's wastewater collection system. We expect to reopen on December 23, 2020, contingent on weather conditions.  For more information please contact 919-996-3511 and see the Crabtree Pipeline Project website.

Code Red

Forest Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail

Closed

The Mountain Bike Trail at Forest Ridge Park is currently Closed.   Please contact the park office for further information at (919) 996-5800.

Mountain Bike Trail status is affected by weather and trail conditions. Please only ride dry trails and respect wildlife and other users.

Park office and access to drinking water are closed.  Please plan your ride accordingly.

For emergencies while on the trail, call 9-1-1.

See more information about Forest Ridge Park here.

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Code Yellow

John Chavis Memorial Park Partial Closure

The John Chavis Memorial Park improvements project construction activities began on August 21, 2019. Park facilities that will close to the public include the north parking lot, playground, pool area, and tennis courts.

The following park facilities will remain open to the public: the community center, outdoor track, fields, Historic Allan Herschell Carousel, greenway trail, picnic shelters, and areas west of the stream.

During the renovation of John Chavis Memorial Park, as a convenient alternative, Wake County early voting for the 2020 General Election will be available at Roberts Park Community Center. For the schedule and full list of locations, visit WakeVotesEarly.com

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Code Red

Lake Johnson Parking Closure

Due to construction work from the Lake Johnson Loop Trail improvements, the Lake Johnson Waterfront Center parking lot and Lake Dam parking lot will be closed beginning Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.

Please use alternative parking indicated on this Parking Map:

  1. South Parking Lot, 5051 Avent Ferry Rd
  2. Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center, 5611 Jaguar Park Dr
  3. Athens Drive Stadium Parking Lot, 1040 Avent Ferry Rd
  4. Library Overflow Parking Lot (Weekends Only), 1420 Athens Drive

The Waterfront Program Center and personal boat launch will close beginning Monday, October 5, 2020. Bathrooms will remain open to public.

The project work is estimated to be complete in Spring 2021. Every effort will be made to re-open these lots as soon as possible.

 

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Code Red

Closed for REC Program

The following Community and Neighborhood Center are closed while hosting the Recreation and Education Centers (REC) Program:

  • Biltmore Hills 
  • Brier Creek 
  • Jaycee 
  • Laurel Hills
  • Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White at Method/Pioneer 
  • Marsh Creek 
  • Millbrook Exchange/Anne Gordon 
  • Worthdale 
  • Saint Monica Teen Center/Tarboro Road
  • Peach Road 
  • Eastgate 

See the COVID-19 status of all park facilities, amenities, and programs here.

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Greenway Alerts

As greenways trails and structures age, maintenance and repairs are necessary. Due to the nature of this work, the trails will occasionally need to be closed to complete this work in a safe and efficient manner.

View the latest closures and repairs here.

Contact

 

919-996-3285

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Parks

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