ASHEVILLE PARKS & RECREATION
WINTER/SPRING 2015 BROCHURE
January - May
Asheville Parks & Recreation invites the whole family to come and join the many fun, educational and athletic programs we offer. Our programs are a safe place for learning, adventure, and fun. Your family will discover old and new friends, experience the excitement of trying something new, and have an awesome time! Programming is purposeful and age-appropriate so every family member can reach their potential as they engage in fun and meaningful activities.
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In honor of Black History month, Asheville Parks & Recreation Department staff will produce a number of events for the community. This year’s theme is “Uniting our City”, which features something for everyone. This month long celebration includes an educational film, presentations, musical performances, and spoken word acts all centered on the African-American Culture.
Dinner & A Movie, Viewing Freedom Writers
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 5-8pm
Location: Linwood Crump Shiloh Complex, 121 Shiloh Road
Come enjoy an educational film portrayal of African American culture.
Friday, February 13, 6-8pm
Location: Burton Street Recreation Center, 134 Burton Street
Come Celebrate Black History Month with live Poetry.
Drum Circle: “The Rhythm of African American History”
Saturday, February 21, 6-7:30pm
Location: Montford Recreation Center, 34 Pearson Drive
Learn the history of drumming and what it means to the African American Culture.
Bring your drum or try one of ours.
“Uniting our City”
Saturday, February 28, 1-3pm
Location: Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, 285 Livingston Street
Inspirational presentations about the historical Asheville African-American
community’s history and live entertainment inspired by African American culture.
GRANT CENTER 828-259-5483
SHILOH CENTER 828-274-7739
MONTFORD CENTER 828-253-3714
BURTON CENTER 828-254-1942
2015 Asheville Learn to Ski & Snowboard Program
The program takes teens (ages 12-17) to Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley for 5 consecutive Friday nights this winter. Every package includes transportation on a charter bus. Ski, snowboard and helmet rentals and lessons are available for an additional cost.
Registration begins Monday, Dec. 1st at 8:00am on our website:www.ashevillenc.gov or at 9:00am over the phone. For more information about the program please contact Christen McNamara firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Nights for Teens at Cataloochee
Transportation on a charter bus is included.
Dates: Jan. 9, 23, 30…Feb. 6, 13, and possible make-up on Feb. 20
Departs the Public Works Parking Lot (161 South Charlotte Street) at 4:15pm; Returns at 11:00pm.
There are no refunds for any missed sessions.
Program -Lift tickets: $235 R, $245 Non-Resident
Ski or Snowboard rentals: $35 for 5-week program
Helmet Rental $10 for 5-week program
Progressive Lessons $30 for 5-week program
One Beginner Lesson $10 for the first session only
Transportation Only $125 for Pass Holders (no tickets included)
Snow Days=Fun Days!
During most inclement weather days when school is out, the City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department offers snow care for youth in K-8th grades. The program meets at select community centers and offers a full day of fun including active games, crafts and more. See WLOS for school closings and listings. Youth should bring a lunch, drink, and snack.
8:30 am-5:30 pm Cost: $5 per child per day
Linwood Crump Shiloh Complex, 121 Shiloh Road
(County schools), 828-274-7739
Montford Recreation Center, 34 Pearson Drive
(City schools), 828-253-3714
For more information please visit our website at www.ashevillenc.gov/parks.
New Youth Coed Indoor Soccer Program
It’s cold outside but perfect in our gyms for Indoor Soccer! This year Asheville Parks and Recreation offers youth indoor soccer for boys and girls K-8th grades. Teams will be based out of the recreation centers so choose the facility that is most convenient for your family for practice purposes. Teams will practice once a week and have one game per week. Games will be played on Saturday mornings. The program will run from January- March.
Registration: October 27th - December 1st
Cost: $15, City Residents receive a $5 discount.
Contact your nearest recreation center to register:
Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center,
285 Livingston Street, (828) 259-5483
Linwood Crump Shiloh Complex,
121 Shiloh Road, (828) 274-7739
Burton Street Center,
134 Burton Street, (828) 254-1942
30 George Washington Carver Ave.,
34 Pearson Drive, (828) 253-3714
The Asheville Parks and Recreation 2014 Fall/Winter Youth Activity Guide is now available! Don’t miss out on all of our afterschool and youth athletic programs offered this school year. Our programs offer learning, adventure, and fun. Your child will discover old and new friends, experience the excitement of trying something new, and have an awesome time! Programming is purposeful and age-appropriate so all children have the opportunity to reach their potential as they engage in fun and meaningful activities.