Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources

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Cary brings home the Gold! That's right! We won! Cary has been named the 2016 Gold Medal Award winner for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), through the Gold Medal Awards program, honors communities that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development, and agency recognition. This award belongs to the entire Cary community. The citizens have invested incredibly in this Town and continue to do so on a daily basis. To see why we brought home the Gold, watch the video below and see if you can spot yourself making Cary shine!


There is still time to laugh, learn, and play with us this summer!  Register now for half-day and mini camps in arts, nature education, outdoor recreation, history and heritage, and more! And, look for summertime sporting events, concerts, and special events, including the 41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, in the Summer 2017 program guide.  Just released—our Fall 2017 program guide packed full of your favorite autumn events and programs! Look for your hard copy in libraries, the Chamber of Commerce, or any Town of Cary staffed facility.  Or, view it online. Registration begins August 1 for Cary residents and August 21 for non-residents.


See more events at the Town of Cary's calendar. Keep up with the latest by following TOC_Fun on Twitter, or explore more about Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources. Questions? Issues? Call Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources at (919) 469-4061. Visit our administrative offices at Town Hall or any community center and we will be happy to assist you.

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