Showing posts from November, 2019

Just Released: The Spring 2020 Play More Guide

Can you believe it!? 2020 is almost here and we're making sure you have a clear vision of all the activities, programs and events you want to sign up for in our brand new January - May 2020 Play More Guide! Whether you learn sign language in the American Sign Language 101 class or get fit during Hip Hop Spin, there is something for everyone to participate in. Here's an important update on registration as the typical process has changed! Program registration will begin on Sunday, December 1 for programs taking place January - May 2020. Athletic League registration varies and can be found on pages 20-23 of the Play More Guide. Swim Lesson registration dates are as follows:  Monday, December 2 at 9 a.m. for all classes beginning in January and February. Monday, March 2 at 9 a.m. for all classes beginning in March. Monday, April 6 at 9 a.m. for all classes beginning in April and May. And keep in mind, if you have an activity in your wish list, such as summer camp for your

Coming This December: Swim with Santa, Santa Paws & More!

Anyone else love all of the holiday festivities that come with the month of December!? We sure do and we have plenty of ways to get in the holiday spirit for the entire family! From the Holiday Parade & Fun Fest to A Frosty Family Affair to a brand new event at Edison Johnson Recreation Center called Holidays Around the World, you'll be sure to have a wonderful time wherever you go! And just remember, 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! Here is your go to guide on all things December activities and events with Durham Parks and Recreation! See something you want to attend? Make sure if there is preregistration required that you register today to secure your spot! December 3 Senior Holiday Party: The Senior Holiday Party is one of Durham's largest celebrations for Mature Adults. The party-goers are diverse, but they all have one

We Need Your Vote!

It's the fifth year of the Voter's Choice Awards and W.D. Hill Recreation Center and Hillside Park have been chosen as finalists! This competition celebrates and honors the local favorite in categories such as businesses, parks, and restaurants in the Triangle! From now until December 1, voting is open to the public to vote for their favorites! W.D. Hill Recreation Center/Hillside Park is under the 'Community > Park' category competing against several other awesome parks including Pullen Park and William B Umstead Park. Community members are eligible to vote once per day per email address that is registered with WRAL. Once voting closes on December 1, all votes will be tallied and winners will be announced. We need your help to win! Here's the link to vote for W.D. Hill Recreation Center/Hillside Park. History of W.D. Hill Recreation Center The recreation center is named after William Daniel Hill (1890-1945), better known by his initials "W.