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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

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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.

December 5, is Code Green.  

Code Green indicates field games and activities are on as scheduled.

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:

  • Monday, Nov. 29 - Open 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (Swim Team will proceed as scheduled.)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 30 - Open 10 a.m.–7 p.m. (Normal Operating Hours)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 1 - Open 10 a.m.–7 p.m. (Normal Operating Hours) 
  • Thursday, Dec. 2 - Open 10 a.m.–7 p.m. (Normal Operating Hours) 
  • Friday, Dec. 3 - Open 4 p.m.–6 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Dec. 4 - Facility Closed for Recreational & Lap Swimming. (Swim Lessons will proceed as scheduled.) 
  • Sunday, Dec. 5 - Open 1–5 p.m. (Large waterslide closed)
  • Monday, Dec. 6 - Open 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (Swim Team will proceed as scheduled.) 

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

Services 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 and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 to 5:30 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 Red

Peach Road Park Basketball Courts Closed

Construction of the new futsal pitch will begin soon at Peach Road Cultural Center. The sidewalk behind the building and basketball courts will be closed during construction. The center and its programs will not be impacted by the construction. Other basketball opportunities can be found at Hertford Village Park located at 205 Blanchard Street. The new basketball court will be open in Spring 2022.

Places Affected

Services Affected

Code Red

Pullen Train Closed for Maintenance, Carousel Modified Hours

The train at Pullen Park is closed for maintenance until further notice. Stay tuned for more information on an estimated re-opening date.

The Pullen Park carousel is running on a modified schedule due to staffing:

  • Daily, 1 to 8 p.m.

For daily updated ride operations, 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.

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.

Code Red

Indoor Pickleball at Lake Lynn Canceled

Effective Monday, Nov. 29, indoor open play pickleball at Lake Lynn Community Center will be canceled on Monday through Thursday evenings due to needed floor maintenance until further notice.

 Alternate indoor open play opportunities can be found on RecLink, keyword search “pickleball”. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We will send out a notice once this issue has been resolved. Sign up to receive pickleball updates to your email inbox with MyRaleigh subscriptions.

Places Affected

Services 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

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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