Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Program Guide now available


The Fall 2020/Winter 2021 edition of RecConnect, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Program Guide, is now available online at http://bit.ly/PRCRRecConnect. Check it out for complete details on recreational programs and activities for all age groups, including preschool, youth and adult, scheduled from September 2020 through February 2021.

Hard copies of RecConnect will be available soon at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road, Flaherty Park Community Center (FPCC), 1226 N. White St., and Alston-Massenburg Center (AMC), 416 N. Taylor St. Program registration is underway at any of these locations and online at wakeforestnc.recdesk.com. Online registration closes two business days before the start of a program.

The Town of Wake Forest wishes to congratulate Maheen Khan, age 9, who submitted the winning design for the cover of the current edition of RecConnect. Maheen used colored pencils, crayons and markers to create her illustration. 

Due to the ever-evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, PRCR-sponsored programs and events are subject to change with limited notice. Wake Forest officials will continue to closely monitor updates and follow guidelines from the Wake County Health Department, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHSS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Guidelines have been implemented in protocols established by the Town to address potential exposure to the coronavirus and protect our community and staff. Please be sure to check the Town’s website or call the PRCR Department at 919-435-9560 for updates on the status of programs and events.

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