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    Athletics & Sports

    Adult Athletic programs are established to provide wholesome recreational opportunities for residents of the community of all skill levels and ages.  Emphasis is placed on fair play and sportsmanship.  
    Contact Bryan Fish (828)251-4026 / bfish@ashevillenc.gov

    Youth Athletic Programs focus on the three main goals of safety, fun and participation ensuring that everyone plays at least half of every game.  Providing positive coaching where coaches assist in the development of the player's self-worth and confidence. Stressing sportsmanship and fostering mutual respect.
    Contact Kim Turner (828)232-4526 / kturner@ashevillenc.gov

    Other Sports Programs offer a variety of Sports options for kids who do not wish to join the Athletics program and still play sports in a less competitive environment. These programs include Indoor Soccer, Community Basketball, Youth Tennis.


     
    Adult Athletics
    Adult Volleyball
    Adult Softball for Men
    Adult Softball Coed
    Ultimate
    Soccer
    Cycling
    Rugby
    Lacrosse
    Disc Golf
               
                 
    Youth Athletics
    Flag Football
    Track & Field
    Youth Golf Program
    Youth Ultimate
    Hershey's Track and Field
               
                 
    Other Sports Programs
    Badminton
    Community Basketball
    High School / Middle School Basketball\
    Indoor Soccer
    Martial Arts
    Youth Tennis
               
                 
    Therapeutic Recreation
    Adapted Baseball
    Adapted Basketball
    Adapted Tennis
               

     




    Kim Turner, Asst. Athletic Director 
    (828)232-4526 or kturner@ashevillenc.gov

    Asheville Parks and Recreation offers a variety of youth athletic programs. The philosophy of youth athletic programs in the City of Asheville is based on three main goals:
    1. Safety
    2. Fun
    3. Participation development based on the following:
    Everyone Plays - Providing opportunities to learn skills and improve conditioning by minimizing roster sizes and ensuring that players play at least half of every game.
    Positive Coaching - Providing training and education for coaches to assist in the development of the player's self-worth and confidence.
    Sportsmanship - Creating a positive environment that fosters mutual respect.

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