Recreation Notes

Recreation Notes

August 29, 2013 

University Lake will be open for recreation this holiday weekend.


Local lakes open for the Labor Day holiday

OWASA’s offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday, but University Lake and the Cane Creek Reservoir will be open for recreation from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

University Lake will be open today from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., while Cane Creek will be closed Sunday.

Fall registration begins Tuesday

Registration for fall programs with the Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for residents of Chapel Hill and Orange County, and at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, for nonresidents.

You may register in person at these locations:

• Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, 200 Plant Road

• Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive

• Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St.

• Homestead Aquatic Center, 100 Northern Park Drive.

Online registration is available with WebTrac, by visiting

300 East Main Street rolls on in Co-Rec

Just about a third of the way into the season, 300 East Main Street remained undefeated in Carrboro’s Co-Rec Softball League. The 300 downed Bread and Butter 13-4 last Tuesday to improve to 6-0.

In Tuesday’s other game, Fightin’ Squids edged Ghost Riders by a 7-4 score. That win got Squids above .500 at 3-2 and kept them in second place of the league, while Ghost Riders dropped to 2-4 and stayed in a tie for third place with Bread & Butter.

Steamrollers, which got a 9-6 win Aug. 20 against Ghost Riders, did not play Tuesday.

Early deadlines for today’s Chapel Hill News precluded a report on Thursday’s games. See Wednesday’s CHN for more.

Center to close Sept. 9 for maintenance

The Chapel Hill Community Center at 120 S. Estes Drive will close for annual maintenance Sept. 9-15.

Public Works staff will perform annual preventive maintenance on the facility. A cleaning service team will strip and wax the floors and perform annual maintenance on the facility. The gymnasium floor will be refinished, and a coat of polyurethane applied.

Portable restrooms will be provided to the public adjacent to the playground. There is a drink machine outside the front of the building for patron convenience. Selections include water and energy drinks.

For more information, contact the Town of Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation at 919-968-2790.

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