Registration for Wake Forest PRCR sports

June 2016

Swim Lesson Registration Begins June 27

Registration for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department’s 2016 Summer Swim Lessons begins Monday, June 27, at 8 a.m.

The start of this year’s swim lesson registration is later than normal due to the ongoing repairs to Holding Park Pool. The work is expected to be completed in late June, and the pool is scheduled to open July 1.

The PRCR has transitioned to online swim lesson registration only. To register, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/swim-lessons.aspx and click on the link to “Register Online.” Payments can be made with debit card, MasterCard and Visa.

Anyone wishing to register who does not have internet access is invited to register using the kiosks in the lobby of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Computer kiosks are also available for public use at the following locations and times:

Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St.
Monday – Friday, 2-8 p.m.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Swim lesson registration is first-come, first serve and will be open until all of the slots are filled. The cost is $35 for Wake Forest residents who reside within the town limits and $70 for non-Wake Forest residents.

Swim lesson sessions will be provided for preschoolers (ages 3-5), beginners (ages 6 and above), and advanced beginners. The 2016 sessions will be offered July 11-14; July 18-21; July 25-28; Aug. 1-4; Aug. 8-11; Aug. 15-18; and Aug. 22-25. To view the class schedule, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/swim-lessons.aspx.

Classes meet Monday through Thursday for one week, 45 minutes per day. Swim lessons are provided by a single instructor to groups with a minimum of two students and a maximum of four participants per class.

All sessions take place at Holding Park Pool, 133 W. Owen Ave. Classes are conducted rain or shine and are only canceled in the event of thunderstorms and/or lightning.

For more information about swim lessons and other programs offered at Holding Park Pool, contact Athletics Superintendent Edward Austin at 919-435-9562 or eaustin@wakeforestnc.gov.

For more information about Holding Park Pool, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/holding-park-pool.aspx

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Summer Adult Co-Rec Kickball Registration is Underway through June 30

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting team registrations for Summer Adult Co-Rec Kickball from now through June 30.

League games will be played on weeknights and Sundays from July through late August.

Online registration is available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/co-rec-kickball.aspx.

The entry fee is $225 per team, and the league is limited to participants ages 18 and older.

For more information, contact Recreation Specialist Meghan Hawkins at 919-435-9457 or mhawkins@wakeforestnc.gov.

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Register for Youth Fall Baseball & Softball through June 30

Registration is underway for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department’s youth fall baseball and softball.

Applications for boys and girls ages 6-16 will be accepted through Thursday, June 30, at 5 p.m. A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on April 30, 2016, and a birth certificate is required for new participants. The in-town registration fee is $40 and the out-of-town fee is $80.

Online registration is available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/fall-baseball-softball.aspx. Team placement and draft information, along with additional registration information and league rules are also provided online and at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.

Players in every league except “Rookie League” must participate in a draft to determine team placement. The parks, recreation and cultural resources department will conduct drafts for each league in August and in July will contact all registrants with draft/placement information.

For more information, contact Athletics Superintendent Edward Austin at 919-435-9562 or eaustin@wakeforestnc.gov.