Recreation and Parks

Recreation and Parks provides activities for people of all ages through recreation centers, parks, greenways, pools, historical sites, golf courses, and other facilities. As you begin to fill in your family calendar, don’t forget to include the recreational opportunities the city is offering this season. We look forward to seeing you in our parks and programs!

Pool attire - babies, children, adults
Dates and times that pools are open
Find a pool near you! Addresses and phone numbers
Free swim lessons information

Our 2016 Spring/Summer WePLAY Magazine is now available! Be sure to check it out!
[2016 Spring/Summer WePLAY Magazine [pdf/30kb/26p]

Project Update for Salem Creek Connector

Inclement Weather Information

Latest News

Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Recreation & Parks - June 22, 2016 The bait shop, fishing pier and boat launch ramp at Salem Lake will be closed startin...
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Recreation & Parks - June 16, 2016 Fairground Fridays return Friday, June 17, with dance contests, prizes, give-aways an...
Posted: Monday, June 13, 2016
Recreation & Parks - June 13, 2016 Northwest Ward Council Member Jeff MacIntosh and staff of the Recreation and Parks De...
Posted: Friday, June 10, 2016
Recreation and Parks - June 10, 2016 UPDATE: Sprague pool is open as of Friday, June 17, 2016. Happy Hill and Sprague poo...

Upcoming Events

Jul 8

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. on July 8.

12 noon - 5:00 p.m. on July ...

Jul 16

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at South Fork Park & Community Center...

Sep 24

9:00 a.m. at South Fork Park & Community Center

Rain ...

Sep 24

9:00 a.m. at South Fork Park & Community Center.


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100 E. First Street
Suite 407
Winston-Salem NC 27101

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