Park and Recreation Month

Park and Recreation Month has been celebrated in the United States in July since 1985 to promote building strong, vibrant, and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation. The month-long celebration recognizes the more than 160,000 full-time parks and recreation professionals that maintain our country’s local, state, and community parks.

The Fuquay-Varina Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources department oversees:

  • 20 parks, over 300 acres of land, and 12 miles of trails and greenways
  • Youth and adult sports programs
  • Recreation programs for all ages
  • Community events, including the Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina concert series, Independence Day Celebration, Tree Lighting, and many more!

Mayor Blake Massengill proclaimed July as Park and Recreation Month in Fuquay-Varina.

Celebrate with us!

There are many ways to celebrate Park and Recreation Month throughout July.

Follow along on social media:

Share why you love Fuquay-Varina’s parks and recreation services on social media.

Visit a Fuquay-Varina trail or greenway:


Print out the Trace-a-Trail activity map and visit Fuquay-Varina trails, greenways, and walking tracks throughout July. 

After you visit a trail, color in the trail outline on your printed map.

Trace-a-Trail map (PDF)

Post pictures of your trail adventures and progress on social media and tag Fuquay-Varina Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department (Facebook) and @fvparks (Instagram).

Trace a Trail activity map

Park and Recreation Month Video Series:

Learn more about the importance of the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources department, and how you can get involved in their programs in the video series.