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COVID-19 Information Field Status - Code Red Capital Area Greenway System - Alerts Tennis Classes Weather Updates Eastgate Neighborhood Center - Closed Powell Drive Park Neighborhood Center - Closed Forest Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail - CLOSED Powell Drive Tennis Courts - Closed Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center - Closed Biltmore Hills Community Center - Closed John Chavis Memorial Park - Partial Closure Lake Lynn Community Center - Closed

Field Status Codes:

  • Code Green - Indicates open fields
  • Code Yellow - Indicates fields status will be an on site decision
  • Code Red - Indicates closed fields

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COVID-19 Information

Code yellow

Park open space and greenways remain open except for:

  • Lake Wheeler
  • Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve
  • Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park
  • Forest Ridge Park
  • Durant Nature Preserve

All park amenities are closed through April 30. This includes, but is not limited to, athletic courts and fields, dog parks, skate parks, playgrounds, lakes, restrooms, shelters, and facilities. This is in addition to the cancellation of all programs, activities, and events. At this time, maintenance service levels in parks and greenways will be reduced. We expect everyone to follow CDC guidelines to keep yourselves and others safe. Please be patient as we all do our part to maintain social distance and limit exposure.

More Information on Parks-related COVID-19 Closures and Postponements

Field Status - Code Red

Code yellow

* Effective March 27th through April 30th, 2020, field status is CODE RED, which indicates fields are closed.*

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.

Updated March 27 as of 4:03 p.m.

Capital Area Greenway System - Alerts

Code yellow

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.

Tennis Classes Weather Updates

Check here one hour prior to your class to see if your class is cancelled. You can also call the front desk 919-872-4128 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.

 

Eastgate Neighborhood Center - Closed

Code yellow

The Eastgate Park Neighborhood Center will be closed and undergoing interior renovation construction from September 2019 through Spring 2020.

See the Eastgate Park Neighborhood Center Facility Upgrades project details here. 

Powell Drive Park Neighborhood Center - Closed

Code yellow

The Powell Drive Park Neighborhood Center will be closed and undergoing interior renovation construction from September 2019 through Spring 2020. A portion of the Powell Drive Park parking lot will be closed for construction-related activities, but the remainder of the parking lot, including accessible parking spaces, will continue to be available for public use. All other areas of Powell Drive Park will be fully open for public use including the playground, tennis courts, picnic shelter, basketball court, and multipurpose field.

See the Powell Drive Park Neighborhood Center Facility upgrades project details here.

Forest Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail - CLOSED

Code yellow

The Mountain Bike Trail at Forest Ridge Park is currently closed.

Mountain Bike Trail status is affected by weather and trail conditions. Please contact the Park Office for immediate status or conditions 919-996-5800.

See more information about Forest Ridge Park here.

 

Powell Drive Tennis Courts - Closed

Code yellow

The tennis courts at Powell Drive Park are temporarily closed for resurfacing.

Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center - Closed

Code yellow

The Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center is closed for upgrades. The estimated reopening date is Spring 2020.

See the Ralph Campbell Neighborhood Center Facility Upgrades project details here

 

Biltmore Hills Community Center - Closed

Code yellow

The community center at Biltmore Hills Park is undergoing improvements. Construction will begin September 9, 2019. The community center will be closed during construction and will reopen in Spring 2020.

See the Biltmore Hills Park Improvements project details here.

 

John Chavis Memorial Park - Partial Closure

Code Yellow

The John Chavis Memorial Park improvements project construction activities began August 21, 2019. Park facilities that will close to the public include 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.

Lake Lynn Community Center - Closed

Code yellow

The Lake Lynn Community Center is closed for upgrades. The estimated reopening date will be Fall 2020.

See the Lake Lynn Community Center Facility Upgrades project details here.

 

Contact

 

919-996-3285

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