Athletics

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@ashevillen.gov


Adult Athletics

           
 Fall Softball Documents            
 Softball Rule Book Fall 2016.pdf2016 Softball Entry Procedure.pdf            
 Softball Important Dates Fall 2016.pdf            
 Roster Form.pdf            
 Co-Hosp Entry Fall 2016.pdf            
 Men's Entry Fall 2016.pdf            
             
Fall Volleyball Entry Procedure 2016.pdf
           
Fall Volleyball Entry Fee 2016.pdf
           
Fall Volleyball Rule Book 2016.pdf
           
Team Roster.pdf
           
             
Youth Athletics

WNC Fall Baseball
Sign up now for WNC Fall Baseball!  Divisions for boys & girls ages 4 to 18, from T-Ball to Senior League.  You can sign up three ways:  By mail before August 12.  Download the registration form and mail it in.  In person at Oakley Recreation Center (749 Fairview Road) on August 6 or 13 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  By contacting Kim Turner at (828) 232-4526 or kturner@ashevillenc.gov For more information, give us a call.  We’ll see you there! Download the registration


     
Basketball
Asheville Parks & Recreation is partnering with Black Mountain Parks and Recreation for youth basketball in the following age groups: Grades K-2 Coed, Grades 3-4 Boys, Grades 3-4 Girls, Grades 5-6 Boys, Grades 5-6 Girls and Grades 7-8 Boys.  Teams are formed by a blind draw.  Teams will practice once per week and have one game per week. Most games will be played on Saturdays in both Asheville and Black Mountain. The fee is only $10.
Registration: September 12-October 16
For more information or to register, contact Kim Turner at 828-232-4526 or at kturner@ashevillenc.gov You can also register online 24 hours a day atwww.ashevillenc.gov/parks .


     
Youth Flag Football - Drop-In
August 8, August 25September 1September 8 & September 15 6-7:30pm Boys and girls ages 9-11, join us for FREE drop-in flag football games!  Teams will be divided at the field by staff and all equipment is provided.  This program will be held at Memorial Stadium, 30 Buchanan Ave.  Registration isn't required - just show up and play!
For more information, contact Kim Turner at 828-232-4526 or at kturner@ashevillenc.gov.
       
         

 




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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