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

Today, May 10, is Code Yellow.  Except, Laurel Hills #1 & #2, Baileywick #2 and Optimist #1 are Code Red, which means they are closed for play.

Code Yellow indicates all field games, and activities are an on-site decision for usage.

Code Yellow

Pullen Carousel & Train Open, Limited Capacity and Schedule

The Pullen Carousel and Train will be open with limited capacity on the following schedules:

  • Pullen Carousel
    • Thursday - Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Pullen Train
    • Saturday - Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Please expect extended wait times during peak hours.

The kiddie boats are open with limited capacity and limited operating hours. For more information, call Pullen Amusements at 919-996-6468. Pedal boats are closed for the season.

A mask will be required when riding our attractions. 

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

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Code Red

Glen Eden Park Parking Lot Closed

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We will be closing the parking lot off of Eden Croft Drive starting April 27 through the end of construction. The project is expected to be completed in June. This could change due to weather or other construction factors. Additional parking is available at 1500 Glen Eden Dr. Please access the playground via greenway trail next to the building.

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Code Red

Brentwood Road Closure May 3-7

Brentwood Road near Vinson Court will be closed Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7 for utility work for the Brentwood Park Improvements project. A detour route will be available via Carolyn Drive and Ingram Drive. This road closure will not affect current access to the park. The detour route will take visitors close to the Ingram Drive entrance to Brentwood Park.

The Brentwood Park parking lot and multipurpose field remain closed during project construction until Fall 2021.

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Code Green

Tennis Classes Weather Updates

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.

Code Yellow

Baileywick Park Construction Fall 2021

Construction is anticipated to begin in Fall 2021. 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

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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 is under construction.

Closed

Park facilities are closed to the public include:

  • Community Center
  • North parking lot
  • Playground
  • Pool area
  • Tennis courts
  • Historic Allan Herschell Carousel

Open

The following park facilities will remain open to the public:

  • Outdoor track
  • Fields
  • Greenway trail
  • Picnic shelters
  • Areas west of the stream

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Code Red

Fitness Rooms Open Reduced Capacity

Community center fitness rooms are open at reduced capacities.  

All Raleigh Parks fitness rooms require a current monthly, annual, or daily fitness membership pass.  You may purchase membership passes at any community center front desk. A temperature check, wellness screening, and face-covering will be required to enter the facility and use the fitness rooms. Facility staff will be limiting the number of people in each fitness room, and regular cleaning of fitness equipment will occur throughout the day. 

Fitness Rooms Know Before You Go Information

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

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Code Yellow

Active Adult Centers Modified Hours and Programs

Active Adult Centers

  • Five Points Center, Walnut Terrace Center, and the Anne Gordon Center  are open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Programs

Limited modified programs have resumed. Learn More 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 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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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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