Showing posts from September, 2019

Coming this October: Barktoberfest, Hallow-Eno & More!

October is right around the corner and we have a jam packed month full of events, activities, and programs for all ages! So you don't miss out on all the festivities, we created a go-to guide highlighting what to mark on your calendar and make sure you're in attendance. Keep in mind, we regularly update the calendar on our website with activities year round so make sure to check there for more details including how how to register and contact information! OCT 5 History Hike: Through Hugh's View : The Mangum family called West Point home for years, and their oldest son, Hugh, photographed the area for many of them. Join us as we visit some of the locations he captured through his camera lens. This hike will be about one mile long. No dogs on this hike as we will be going in and out of buildings. We will meet at the West Point Mill. [ 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., West Point on the Eno ] OCT 12 Pumpkin Splash : Select your favorite pumpkin from one of many FLOATING in the poo

How do I Rent a DPR Athletic Field or Court?

Planning a large work function, sports tournament, or birthday party? Did you know we offer rentals for our fields and courts including baseball, soccer, basketball and tennis? We've made it easy to get started and you can find everything you need to know on our website . Here's a quick crash course on things to keep in mind before, during and after you rent DPR facilities. Athletic Field Rentals Before officially putting in a request to rent an Athletic Field, check out our the Field Options and Dimensions for detailed information to help determine the field needed for your group and our Field Rental Policies and Procedures (PDF) . Once you've determined which field you want to rent, fill out the online Field Rental Request Form to submit a request. There is a $15 application fee for all requests (this does not apply until we have confirmed availability and received confirmation to move forward with the rental request). Non-City residents will have an additional

7th Annual UniRumba en Fiestas Patrias

Did you know September is Hispanic Heritage Month!? Help us celebrate on Sunday, September 15 at the 7th Annual UniRumba en Fiestas Patrias, presented in partnership with Univision and UniM├ís Raleigh, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Compare Foods Parking Lot, 2000 Avondale Drive. This event is free for the whole family to enjoy as we learn and experience the Hispanic culture through music, local organizations, and delicious Latin-American food as a Durham community. The event will feature local music, appearances from on-air personalities from Noticias 40, and special guest Luis Sandoval from Despierta America. Get ready to move and groove to some amazing sounds! Make sure to check out our website for the current schedule of performances lined up for the event. You can also find out more information about each performer. For a complete overview of details, visit our  website . Have questions about the event? Contact Kristin Perez for more information via  email  or call 919-560-4

Got Pickleball? DPR Does!

Looking for a way to pump up your fitness routine? Join the welcoming community of residents playing Pickleball in Durham! Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. And there is no need to worry about the weather, this open recreation sport will have participants enjoying friendly game play in a climate controlled indoor setting. Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned expert, join us as we focus on the main components of the game of Pickleball and learn the strategy of the game. We offer Pickleball at four of our Recreation Centers as a drop-in program, no preregistration is required. Please note, there is a small fee for city and non-city residents. For the upcoming Fall 2019 season, here are the locations and playing times for Pickleball: W.D. Hill Recreation Center (located at 1308 Fayetteville Street) Open to ages 18 and up! September 6 - December 27: Fridays, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. (except 11/29) September 7 - Decemb