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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


Field status is updated daily around 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and around 7:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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.

March 28 is Code Yellow, which indicates all outdoor fields are an onsite decision.  

Code Green

Chavis Carousel Modified Hours

The Historic Allan Herschell Carousel at John Chavis Memorial Park is open with the following operating hours:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 to 5:30 p.m.

For daily updated ride operations for Chavis and Pullen amusements, please call 919-996-6472. The information on the phone line will be updated around 10:30 a.m. daily.

Tickets can be purchased online on RecLink or in person at the front desk in the community center. 

A mask will be required while in the carousel building and riding the carousel and is strongly suggested at all other times.

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

Places Affected

Code Red

Playground Closure Alert

Renovations are coming to Spring Park! Spring Park is being redesigned, with a new playground as the focus of the site. The park will be closed starting Wednesday, March 22, 2023. The park will remain closed for the duration of the construction. Construction should be complete by late Summer 2023.

For more information and updates, please visit the project webpage:

Places Affected

Code Yellow

Laurel Hills Community Center Closed

Effective September 6, 2022

Effective September 6, 2022, Laurel Hills Community Center building will be closed for renovations until January 2024.

Patrons are welcome to continue using the outdoor amenities including, the Sassafras All Children’s Playground, picnic shelter, walking trails, outdoor basketball courts and fields during this closure.

Bathroom access will remain available at the outdoor comfort station located along the walking trail, behind the playground area.

Places Affected

Code Yellow

Method Community Center Closure

Pioneer Building Open

Effective September 29 The Berry O’Kelly/Harveleigh White Community Center at Method Community Park will be closed for HVAC installation until December 2022.

The Pioneer Building is open to the public during regular operating hours.

There will be no open gym basketball or indoor pickleball during the installation. The outdoor basketball and pickleball courts will remain available.

Places Affected

Code Yellow

Tennis Classes Weather Updates

Monday 3/27/23, 9am: Rain has canceled 10am and 11am classes this morning. 


Check here one hour prior to your class to see if your class is canceled. You can also call the front desk at 919-996-4129 just prior to leaving home and we'll give you the latest information. Generally, we do not cancel classes any earlier than one hour prior to each class.

Services Affected

Code Yellow

Closures - LuminoCity Festival

Pullen Park Amusements and picnic areas will be closed as follows on event dates:
Pullen Amusements Closure: 4:00 p.m.
February 23rd-26th, 2023
March 2nd-5th, 2023
March 9th- 11th, 2023

Pullen Amusements Closure: 5:00 p.m.
March 12th, 2023
March 16th-19th, 2023
March 23rd-26th, 2023
March 30th-April 2nd, 2023
April 5th-9th, 2023

Pullen Aquatics Center, the Pullen Community Center and the tennis courts will be open with their normal operating hours during this time.

For more information visit LuminoCity Festival at Pullen Park.

Code Yellow

Playground Closure Alert

Playground surface repairs will be occurring at the Brier Creek Park Playground, starting Monday, March 20, 2023. Construction work should be completed by Monday, April 10, 2023.  Access to the playground will be intermittently restricted. Please be mindful of onsite closure notifications and safety signage.

Places Affected

Code Yellow

Baileywick Park Construction

Construction is currently underway. During construction, the open lawn area to the east of the parking lot, shelter #1, and the restroom building will be closed. Temporary outdoor toilet facilities will be provided. Parking will also be impacted, with an estimated 20 spaces unavailable for use.

Nearby shelters of similar size are located at Peter Williams Park, Lake Lynn Park, Brier Creek Park, and Honeycutt Park

Places Affected

Projects Affected

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.





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