112016May
Wildflower Meadow in bloom at Shallow Ford

Wildflower Meadow in bloom at Shallow Ford

Wildflower Meadow: Shallow Ford Natural Area Did you know there’s a wildflower meadow at Shallow Ford Natural Area? With the arrival of spring and the warming weather, the flowers are starting to bloom and it’s a great time to visit. Early flowers are already showing their colors, including Sweet Williams (Dianthus barbatus), the Siberian Wallflower… Wildflower Meadow in bloom at Shallow Ford

Read More
272016Apr
New Playground at Eli Whitney

New Playground at Eli Whitney

Alamance Parks is pleased to announce the completion of a new playground at Eli Whitney Recreation Center located at 4110 E. Greensboro-Chapel Hill Rd., Graham, NC 27253. The new playground was funded by a grant from Impact Alamance as part of their focus on building healthy environments to increase access to physical activity for children and families. The… New Playground at Eli Whitney

Read More
262016Apr
Nature Journals

Nature Journals

We’re offering an introductory Nature Journal workshop at Shallow Ford Natural Area (SFNA) on June 4th, 2016, from 9:00am-10:30am. Join Environmental Educator Kim Brown at the Observation Deck to learn about nature journals and enjoy exploring SFNA. Kim will share a brief overview of natural journals and then you will have the chance to use your creativity to… Nature Journals

Read More
72016Apr
Umpires Needed!

Umpires Needed!

Alamance Parks’ Athletics department needs umpires for the upcoming 2016 Youth Baseball and Softball season. Anyone interested in officiating Youth Baseball and/or Softball for the upcoming season should contact David Moore at (336) 263-7744.

Read More
312016Mar
First Saturday Hikes

First Saturday Hikes

Did you know that Alamance Parks offers First Saturday hikes throughout the year? Park technician and environmental educator Kim Brown guides hikes through different locations in the Alamance Parks system during the spring, summer, and fall. The first hike in this series will take place this Saturday, April 2nd at Great Bend Park from 9:00am-10:00am. Kim will lead a hike… First Saturday Hikes

Read More
212016Mar
SOAC Spring Games and Fundraising

SOAC Spring Games and Fundraising

Special Olympics Alamance County serves over 350 children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities in Alamance County, giving them the opportunity to train and compete in Olympic-type sports and providing access to physical activity and community. There is currently a lot going on with SOAC- we have athletes cycling, bowling, golfing, swimming, and playing… SOAC Spring Games and Fundraising

Read More