Town Holiday Jan. 20. Most municipal offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Chapel Hill Transit will operate on a Saturday schedule. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day Wednesday, Jan. 22). Read More


Game On for National Park and Recreation Month

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Get in the game this July!

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month, highlighting the vital and powerful role parks and recreation plays in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity in communities all across the country.

Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation directly contributes to a healthier more livable community, an improved ecosystem and increased economic impact.


Would you Enjoy an Outdoor Paddling or Hiking Adventure 

 Have you ever considered Creating Art in the Park

or maybe Getting Fit in a fun new Glow Series  


Are you someone who enjoys the outdoors ...

Then July is the perfect time to

Lace Up and Get In The Game


Browse and register online for ALL our GAME ON Activities this summer.

  • Family Art in the Park
    Please join us for some Saturday summertime fun family art projects! 

  • Painting in the Rose Garden
    n the Gene Strowd Rose Garden for a fun and relaxing evening of watercolor painting

  • Sunset Paddle on Jordan Lake
    A sunset paddle around Jordan Lake. Learn about the fundamentals of kayaking and canoeing
  • Sliding Rock Day Trip
    Come enjoy Sliding Rock located in Pisgah National Forest. This natural waterslide is a 60-foot flat, sloping boulder that allows adventure seekers to splash into an 8-foot deep pool! 

  • The Glow Fitness Series
    What is done in the light will GLOW in the dark. Why not get fit and have fun doing it.
  • HIP HOP 101
    For Teens: Designed to introduce Hip Hop culture through the element of dance. 

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