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Field Status - Code Red Facility Closures and Hours Adjustments - Dec. 4-16, 2019 Winter Athletics Field Closures - Dec. 9, 2019 - Feb. 17, 2020 Tennis Classes Weather Updates Greenway Repairs and Closures Lake Johnson Park - Lake Closure Eastgate Neighborhood Center - Closed North Hills Park Playground - Closed Powell Drive Park Neighborhood Center - Closed Eastgate 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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Field Status - Code Red

Code yellow

Field status for December 13th is CODE RED, which indicates fields are closed.

All indoor athletic programming is also on as scheduled.

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 on Friday, December 13 as of 3:15 p.m.

Facility Closures and Hours Adjustments - Dec. 4-16, 2019

Pullen Park Amusements, John Chavis Memorial Park Carousel, Pullen Aquatics Center and Pullen Park Community Center will be affected by closures and hour adjustments from December 4, 2019 through December 16, 2019 for Holiday Express.

The hours of operation from Dec. 4 to Dec. 16 for the following facilities will be:

  • Pullen Park Amusements – Closed (Tennis Courts will remain open)
  • John Chavis Memorial Park Carousel - Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, 12 to 6 p.m.
  • Pullen Aquatics Center - Closing at 4 p.m. each day
  • Pullen Community Center - Closing at 4 p.m. Monday through Friday

We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.  During this time, please feel free to visit other facilities and programs in the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. 

Please be aware that Holiday Express is a ticketed event and all tickets are sold out.

Winter Athletics Field Closures - Dec. 9, 2019 - Feb. 17, 2020

Code yellow

Raleigh Parks is resting selected fields during the winter starting Dec. 9, 2019. The goal is to prevent winter damage so that citizens can enjoy healthy, resilient fields that are safe for play in the spring. The fields will reopen for spring on Feb. 17, 2020.

See the full list of fields closed here.

Tennis Classes Weather Updates

Millbrook: 12/13/19 - Doubles w/Coach cancelled due to rain

Lake Lynn: No update at this time.

Updated: 12/13/19 at 10 am

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.

Greenway Repairs and Closures

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.

Lake Johnson Park - Lake Closure

Code yellow

The lake at Lake Johnson Park is closed to all public access. Please contact the Waterfront Program Center for immediate status or conditions 919 - 233- 2121

Learn more about the Waterfront Program Center here. 

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. 

North Hills Park Playground - Closed

Code yellow

The North Hill Park Playground will be closed for renovations from September 9, 2019 through the end of November. The shelter will still be available for rental during this time.

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.

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.

Forest Ridge Park Mountain Bike Trail - closed

The Mountain Bike Trail is 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.

 

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