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Registration for Fall Recreation Programs begins August 7

Registration just got easier with our NEW Online SPLASH PAGE

Post Date:07/24/2017 10:55 AM

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Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation has released a Fall Program Guide, available online at Patrons may browse recreation programs and register online for a range of activities from Music and Arts Classes for youth,Youth and Adult Basketball Leagues to Outdoor Adventure, one of our newest offerings.

New to this year’s line-up are a Sunset Paddle on Jordan Lake, an outdoor adventure program that teaches the fundamentals of kayaking and canoeing including safety, equipment, paddling technique, and trip planning.

RESIDENTS (persons living in or owning property in Orange County or Chapel Hill town limits) may register beginning 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 7; NON-RESIDENTS may register beginning 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14.

After a successful launch of the first Rodeo on Rosemary in March 2017, Rodeo on Rosemary returns for a 2.0 version. A partnership between Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department, Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership and the Raleigh-Durham Mobile Food Association, Rodeo on Rosemary will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.

Registration just got easier with our NEW On-line REGISTRATION SPLASH PAGE. Enjoy browsing programs with a simple and easy layout and search function. You can also rent picnic shelters, and connect with a host of other online resources.

To sign up, patrons will have to create an online WebTrac account at to register for classes or rent a picnic shelter. Patrons can also register in person at one of three recreation centers, Chapel Hill Community Center, Hargraves Community Center, the Homestead Aquatic Center, or drop in at our administrative offices at 200 Plant Road.

Click here for locations and contact information.

Our 20 page program guide is available for download at, or you can pick up a printed copy of your own at one of our recreation centers, aquatics centers, Town Hall and the Chapel Hill Public Library.

Quality of Town Parks and Recreation programs and facilities, ranked 4th in our community survey, as the community’s highest satisfaction with Town services. The quality of Chapel Hill Public Library services ranked #1, and quality of Public Safety ranked #2. The quality of services provided by the Town overall ranked #3.

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