Welcome to Durham Parks & Recreation

Our Mission

Durham Parks and Recreation offers a wide range of quality programs, parks, and facilities that encourage all community members to participate in healthy, fun, and enriching activities.  Together, with the residents of Durham, we celebrate the essential role public recreation plays in fostering a cohesive and vibrant community.

Tuesdays 1/2 Day Explore & Play - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Join us for a series of 5 Tuesday outings at a variety of our local outdoor recreation trails and attractions.  For more information about the 1/2 Explore and Play program in addition to health check requirements to participate, please click HERE.


2020 Summer Camp Info

Summer Camps:
REACH Weekly Camp Boxes are currently sold out. We appreciate the great support and response to our weekly camp boxes!  If you missed out on getting box but would still like to see the planned projects for the week, please see our themed projects HERE. 

Durham Playgrounds Re-Open on July 1st - Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Jackson's Landing Playground and Woodridge Playground will re-open for play on July 1st.  

Woodridge Tennis Courts Open For Play!

The Woodridge Tennis Courts are open for Oyster River Community members!  We are asking that players utilize the courts safely and continue to practice social distancing while playing.  In accordance with USTA safe play tips and recommendations, community members will be expected to abide by the court rules.

DPR Programs & Registration

Durham Parks & Recreation has a full slate of programs for all ages! Visit the Programs Tab to check out all that we have to offer and to Register!