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Fishing hours at Apex Community Park, Seagroves Farm Park and Salem Pond Park are from 6:30 a.m. to sunset. Sunset is defined by the National Weather Service.
Residents must possess a Town fishing permit, which is free of charge. Non-residents must purchase a Town permit. Both are available at the John M. Brown Community Center. A State of North Carolina Fishing License is required for ages 16 and over. This includes Apex Community Park Lake, Seagroves Farm Pond, and Salem Pond Park. Only Apex Community Park Lake is stocked annually with channel catfish.
In general, picnic shelters at Town-owned parks are available for rental under certain guidelines and conditions. Shelters can be reserved online here or in person at the John M. Brown Community Center. Check out the rental facilities page for details.
You can report any issues or concerns directly HERE. The Town strives to provide public parks that are clean and safe for our patrons. Visitors who notice vandalism, suspicious behavior, or have other concerns should notify either Park Maintenance Staff at (919) 363-6469 or the Apex Police Department at 911 for emergencies or (919) 362-8661 for non-emergencies immediately.
The Town of Apex currently operates two dog parks at Hunter Street Park (1250 Ambergate Station) and Apex Nature Park (2600 Evans Road).
You can stop by the Community Center and pick up and Open Gym Schedule, call the Open Gym Hotline (919) 249-3408, or call the Community Center at (919) 249-3402. We try to keep the open gym schedules up to date and current however that is not always possible. We suggest you call the Community Center to verify Open Gym Schedules before coming to the center.
You may register either in person, by mail or online here. In person registration can be done at the John M. Brown Community Center (53 Hunter St), Apex Senior Center (63 Hunter St) or at The Halle Cultural Arts Center (237 N Salem St). Mail and payment (via check, if needed made out to Town of Apex) should be sent to:
Apex Parks, Recreation and Cultural ResourcesPO Box 250Apex, NC 27502
Registration by fax is not accepted except for placement on waiting lists after a program is full. Mail-in registration will not be accepted prior to the first day of registration. If mail in registration is received prior to the first date of registration it will not be accepted.
Payment may be made by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Only checks are accepted by mail. Checks should be made payable to the Town of Apex.
In youth soccer, youth basketball, and youth volleyball, participants receive a team jersey. In youth baseball and softball, jerseys and hat or socks are provided. Participants must wear the department issued uniforms in order to participate.
For information regarding renting a field, see Rental Facilities or email Patrick Fitzsimons.
The various age cut off dates for programs are set by a variety of guidelines including consistency across programs, NCHSAA guidelines, instructor input etc.
Although we recognize, sympathize, and understand some participants may be adversely affected, no matter what day is chosen, the department does not make exceptions nor allow participants to move up or down in leagues based on skill level, ability, size, carpooling concerns, etc.
The department cannot accommodate all the requests we receive for programs and activities.
Community Center Programs require participants to be the age specified on or before the 1st day of an activity; no exceptions. The cut off dates for sports leagues can be found in the Program Guide.
The determination of residency is critical for registration purposes and the ability to rent facilities. For program registration, the 1st 2 weeks of each registration period is limited to Apex residents only.
A resident is defined as an individual that resides within the established corporate limits of the Town of Apex as defined by the Apex Planning and Community Development Department. Those interested in participating should understand that it is possible to have an Apex address, attend a school in Apex, or have Apex utilities and not reside within the corporate limits of the Town.
To look up your address to see if it is in the Apex corporate view the
Contact the Athletic Hotline at (919) 249-3348 to find out if games / practices have been cancelled. Please call during weekdays after 4 p.m., Saturdays at 8 a.m., or Sundays at 1 p.m.
Contact the Program Supervisor in charge of the program you are interested in volunteering for, or download a Coach Interest Form from the individual program pages. To be considered, you must fill out and return the form by the established deadline. If you are selected as a volunteer coach, you must undergo a confidential background check conducted by the Apex Police Department.
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