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Field Status - Code RED Durant Nature Preserve and Oakwood Dog Park- Closed Capital Area Greenway System - Sections Closed for Storm Clean Up Tennis Classes Weather Updates Winter Athletics Field Closures - Dec. 9, 2019 - Feb. 17, 2020 Pullen Park Carousel - Closed Feb. 17-25, 2020 Eastgate Neighborhood Center - 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 John Chavis Memorial Park Carousel - Closed Feb. 17-20

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 is CODE RED, which indicates fields are closed.  Game fields at Worthdale and Lions Park for CIAA events are still on as scheduled.

All indoor athletic programming is 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 February 16 as of 7:30am.

Durant Nature Preserve and Oakwood Dog Park- Closed

Code yellow

Durant Nature Preserve is closed to clean up storm damage. Please do not use the trails. With crews using heavy equipment to remove trees and restore power, it is not safe to access at this time. For more information, please contact 919-878-9116.      Updated: 217/2020 3:50 p.m.

Oakwood Dog Park is closed due to recent storm damage.    Updated 2/10/2020 3:34 p.m.

 

Capital Area Greenway System - Sections Closed for Storm Clean Up

Code Yellow

Crews have been working to assess the condition of the Capital Area Greenway System. While we do have damage on certain sections of trails, there are trails that are passable.

See our Interactive Map for the most up to date status of greenway closures.

Crews will continue to work on silt and debris removal throughout the system in the coming days to be able to reopen all trails to users. For the most up-to-date information on this and all greenway closures, please visit the Capital Area Greenway System Closures, Detours and Alerts Page.

Updated: 2/8/2020 11:53 a.m.

 

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

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.

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.

Pullen Park Carousel - Closed Feb. 17-25, 2020

Code yellow

The Gustave A. Dentzel Carousel at Pullen Park will be closed for maintenance Feb. 17-25, 2020.

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.

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

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.

 

John Chavis Memorial Park Carousel - Closed Feb. 17-20

Code yellow

The Historic Allan Herschell Carousel at John Chavis Memorial Park is closed for refurbishing through Thursday, February 20, 2020.

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