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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 Green

Field Status

Code Green


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.

October 15, is Code Green.  

Code Green indicates fields and games are on as scheduled .

Code Red

Glen Eden Park Parking Lot Closed

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 by the end of October 2021. This could change due to weather or other construction factors.

Additional parking is available at 1500 Glen Eden Dr. Please access the playground via the greenway trail next to the building.

Places Affected

Code Yellow

Baileywick Park Construction Early 2022

Construction is anticipated to begin in Early 2022. 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

Code Green

Chavis Carousel Modified Hours

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

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 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 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.

Services Affected

Code Red

Kentwood Park Parking Lot Closing 10/25

The parking lot at Kentwood Park will close on Monday, Oct. 25 for a re-surfacing project. It is expected to be completed by the end of November 2021 pending weather.

There is available parking along Kaplan Drive. The tennis courts, frisbee golf, and restrooms will remain open.

Places Affected

Code Red

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center Modified Hours and Capacity

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center is operating on the following modified hours due to staffing shortage:

  • Thursday, Oct. 14 - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Swim Lessons will proceed as scheduled)
  • Friday, Oct. 15 - Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 16 - Open 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 17 - Open 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 18 -  Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Please note that Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center has reduced capacity, and the large waterslide will have limited availability.

The zero-depth shallow features (small blue slide, tumble buckets, floor jets) are currently not operational.  We are working to have this issue fixed as quickly as possible.

Services 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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