ASHEVILLE PARKS & RECREATION
FALL 2014 BROCHURE
August - December
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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Did you know...
In 2014, Asheville Parks and Recreation completed gymnasium renovations at the Montford Complex and the Linwood Crump – Shiloh Center Complex. We are pleased to announce we will begin gym renovations at the Stephens-Lee Recreation Center in January, 2015. The renovations should be complete next June just in time for Summer.
Visit AshevilleNC.gov/Parks for all of our recreation center locations.
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 email@example.com.
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)
1st Annual Very Talented Show
This year the Therapeutic Recreation Program will host the 1st Annual Very Talented Show! Persons of all ages with disabilities will have a chance to show off their artistic abilities and talents on stage at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr., Southside Center. Performances will include singing, dancing, instrument playing, visual arts, comedians, jugglers, actors, magicians, and more including a special guest performance by Ricky D. Boone, “Magic Times Two.” Join us for all the talent and take a look at the silent auction items. Money raised will help purchase supplies and equipment for the TR Program.
Saturday, November 22, 2014, 6pm-9pm
Dr. Wesley Grant Sr.,
285 Livingston Street
For more information or if you would like to participate, please contact Randy Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-259-5483.
14th Annual Family Fun Day
Come enjoy this FREE holiday themed day of recreation and fun for EVERYONE brought to you by Asheville Parks and Recreation’s Therapeutic Recreation Staff. The full day of fun includes: entertainment, family activities, music, demonstrations, games, an information station, food, and one jolly special guest. This event is made possible through the efforts of the ARC of Buncombe County, Universal MH/DD/SAS, Camp Lakey Gap, Disability Partners, NAMI, Irene Wortham Center, Asheville City Schools, Earth Fare, BAYADA, Autism Society of NC, and ResCare Home Care.
Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11am – 3pm
Location: WNC Agriculture Center-Expo Building 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Have Breakfast with Santa!
Have breakfast with Santa and celebrate the holidays with a morning full of fun on Saturday, December 13th at the Dr. Wesley Grant Senior Southside Center located at 285 Livingston Street. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, a holiday-themed dance workshop in the auditorium, and make your very own ornament. Designed for children ages 2-9 and their parents. Two breakfast seatings will take place at 9am and 10:30am.
Space is limited to 50 people per seating and reservations are required. $8 per person. To register click here
or call (828) 259-5800.
Come spend your school holiday with us! Youth will enjoy games, activities, crafts, field trips, exercise, and all kinds of holiday fun! This year’s fun will include: field trip to SkyZone in Greenville, pajama party, neon theme day, inflatables, duct tape art and a New Year's dance. Grab your friends and join in the fun. Youth should bring a lunch and a drink daily.
Fee: $40 first child, $30 for each additional sibling
Children on school reduced lunch plan: $30 for first child, $20 for each additional sibling
Children on school free lunch program: $10 per child
December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, 31 & January 2.
Call 828-253-3714 or click here to register today!
Montford Recreation Center,
34 Pearson Drive
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.