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    The Athletics Division offers a variety of team and individual sports programs, leagues, and events for youth and adults, in both traditional and contemporary athletic venues. These programs enhance the health and well being of the participants involved, as well as impacting the social and economic wellness of the community.

     

    Adult Sports
    Youth Sports
    League Information

       
    Contact Information
    Bryan Fish, Asst. Program Supervisor-Adult Athletics
    828-251-4026 or bfish@ashevillenc.gov
    Kim Turner, Asst. Program Supervisor - Youth Athletics
    232-4526 or kturner@ashevillenc.gov

      


    Adult Sports

    Contact for Adult Sports is Bryan Fish (828)251-4026 / bfish@ashevillenc.gov

    Volleyball

    Fall Indoor 2014 (Sept.-Dec.)
    Registration:  Thursday, September 4th, 6:30pm at the Athletics Office, 72 Gashes Creek Rd.
    Fee:   $200 per team plus $25 per non-Asheville resident.




    Softball
    We offer a number of different leagues for men, women and coed with varying degrees of skill levels over 2 seasons of play. 

    Fall 2014
    Organizational Meeting Dates:

    Men - Thursday, July 24th at 6:30; Stephens-Lee Center, 30 George Washington Carver St.

    Coed - Thursday, July 24th at 8:00; Stephens-Lee Center, 30 George Washington Carver St.
    Fee: $600 per team plus $25 per non-Asheville resident.

     


     

    Flag Football 2014

    This season is for the true football enthusiast. The season is played October-February and is for both men and women.
    Contact Bryan Fish at 251-4026 or bfish@ashevillenc.gov

    Flag Football Organizational Meeting:
    TBA 


     

    Basketball

    We offer divisions for players of great skills to players who just love to be on the court. Both men and women may participate.  Contact Bryan Fish at 251-4026 or bfish@ashevillenc.gov

    Basketball Organizational Meeting:
    TBA

    Hockey
    Asheville Parks & Recreation offers In-Line and Ice hockey through the Asheville Hockey League  www.ashevillehockey.org. In-line hockey plays games at Carrier Park and Ice hockey plays at the Asheville Civic Center. We have 3 divisions of play in the adult leagues.
    Contact: Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Spring Season (In-line) – Registration TBA

    Fall Season (In-line) – RegistrationTBA

    League Web page: www.ashevillehockey.org

    Ultimate
    We offer Ultimate through the Asheville Ultimate Club (www.ashevilleultimate.org). Play is every Wednesday night throughout the year at Memorial Stadium.
    Contact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Soccer

    Asheville Parks & Recreation co-sponsors adult soccer with the Asheville Buncombe Adult Soccer Association (ABASA). ABASA offers recreational leagues for varying skill levels. Registration and league information is on-line at www.abasa.info or you may call 299-7277.
    Contact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Cycling
    “Rumble on the River” is geared bike racing designed as a training series for all ages and skill levels. Novice or inexperienced riders are welcome. The series takes place on Wednesday nights at Carrier Park from May through September.
    Contact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Rugby
    Asheville Parks & Recreation offers rugby as a club sport with men and women teams through the Asheville Rugby Football Club. For more information visit www.ashevillerugby.comContact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Lacrosse
    Asheville Parks & Recreation offers lacrosse as a club sport for men and women through the Asheville Lacrosse Club. For more information visit  ashevillelacrosse@charter.net 
    Contact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

    Disc Golf
    Asheville Parks & Recreation offers one of the finest disc golf courses in the southeast at Richmond Hill Park. Leagues and competitions are offered through the Western North Carolina Disc Golf Club. For more information visit www.wncdiscgolf.com 
    Contact Mark Halstead at 251-4024 or mhalstead@ashevillenc.gov

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    Youth Sports

    Kim Turner, Asst. Program Supervisor - Youth Athletics
    (828)232-4526 or kturner@ashevillenc.gov


    Youth Baseball and Softball 
    Baseball and softball players age 4-18 may choose from 5 youth programs in the Asheville area.   Please visit the website for the league you are interested in.  The website provides information on registration and how to contact league representatives.  
     
    East Asheville Youth Activities – Plays at East Asheville Ball Fields on New Haw Creek Rd. 
    Registration: TBA
    League Web Page:www.eayouthsports.org  
     
    South Asheville Little League – Plays at RL Kisiah Park on W. Chapel Rd. 
    Registration:  TBA 
    League Web Page:  www.salittleleague.net 
     
    South Buncombe Recreation and Athletic Association – Plays at Valley Springs Park on Long Shoals Rd. 
    Registration: TBA
    League web Page: www.sbraa.baberuthonline.com  
     
    West Asheville Little League – Plays at Farmer Park on Deaverview Rd. & Gassaway Field 
    Registration: TBA 
    League Webpage: www.wavlball.com
     
    North Asheville Little League – Plays at Weaver Park on Merrimon Ave. & Jones Park 
    Registration: TBA
    League Web Page: wwworthashevillelittleleague.com
     
    WNC Fall Baseball – Plays at RLK Park, Oakley Park, Charlie Bullman Park 
    Ages 4-16. Registration is August 3 from 10-1pm at Oakley Recreation Center       

    League Web Page: www.wncfallball.com



    Youth Lacrosse 
    Lacrosse is offered for boys and girls age 8-17 through the Asheville Lacrosse Club.
    Contact the Asheville Lacrosse Club for more information at: ashevillelacrosse@charter.net


    Youth Soccer 
    Asheville Parks & Recreation co-sponsors youth soccer with the Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association (ABYSA). ABYSA offers recreational, competitive, and camp programming for children ages 4-18.  Registration and program information can be found online at  www.abysa.org or you may call the ABYSA office at 299-7277.


    Youth Football and Cheerleading 
    TC Roberson Youth Football and Cheerleading – Plays games at TC Roberson H.S. and practices at Valley Springs Middle School. 
    Registration is in April. 
    League Web Page: www.ramsyouth.org 
    Contact Janice Boyd at janiceboyd@getelite.net for more info about program and registration.

    Asheville Youth Football & Cheerleading – Plays games at Memorial Stadium and practices at Roger Farmer Field.  
    Contact Antonio Folston at Afthebizman@gmail.com for more info about program and registration.  

     


     

    Youth Hockey 
    Inline Hockey offered through Asheville Hockey League. In-line hockey plays games at Carrier Park on Amboy Rd. 

    League Web Page: www.ashevillehockey.org
    Spring Season (In-line) – Registration  in February (TBA)
    Fall Season (In-line) - Registration in August (TBA)
    Visit the league webpage for updates and info.


    Youth Ultimate 
    Ultimate league for youth are offered through the Asheville Ultimate Club. 
    Leagues for elementary, middle school and high school students. 
    For more information: www.ashevilleultimate.org 

    A Youth Track and Field program will be held in Spring, 2015 including running and field events.
    For more information contact Kim Turner at 232-4526 or kturner@ashevillenc.gov.

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