Current Events

ASHEVILLE-BUNCOMBE SENIOR GAMES 2018
April 21 – May 17

Join adults from across WNC for a few weeks of competition and fun!  Events range from pickleball to cycling, swimming to running.  If you’re more of an artist than an athlete, the Silver Arts Showcase is the perfect time to show off your artistic skills.  Events are held at various sites across Western North Carolina.  Registration is only $10 for Senior Games or Silver Arts. 
Download the schedule of events here. 
Download the Senior Games registration form here.
Download the Silver Arts Showcase registration form here.


THE SUMMER 2018 PROGRAM GUIDE IS AVAILABLE!

Our newest guide contains information about all the programs we offer during the summer in addition to our summer camps including swimming pool information, adult fitness programs, family outdoor adventures, athletic league programming and much more.  Find out what’s happening at the WNC Nature Center or Aston Park Tennis Center!  Pick up a copy at any of our Centers, City Hall, the Visitors' Center or download it here!


PARDON OUR DUST @ CARRIER PARK!

We're causing a lot of dust at Carrier Park!  Phase 3 of improvements involves the demolition and reconstruction of the lawn bowling green!  There are still a few tweaks being made to the interior of the park, so don't be surprised to find us still working in there too.


SUMMER CAMP GUIDE   

Registration open!

Our Summer Camp Guide is now available at all of our recreation centers and City Hall.  Traditional playground camps, specialty camps, outdoor camps - we have them all and can't wait to see you again this summer!  You can also download the Summer Camp Guide here.


MOVIES IN THE PARK 2018
May - September, 2nd Friday of each month
Pack Square Park

We're excited to kick-off the 2018 season of Movies in the Park and glad to have our partner, Black Orthodontics, back with us for the summer.  The fun begins at 6:30 pm with crafts and activities for the whole family and the movie begins at dusk.  Food will be available in the park too!  So bring your family, friends, a blanket or a chair and come watch a movie under the stars!  Here's this season's line-up:

May 11:  Moana
June 8:  Jaws
July 13:  Ghostbusters
August 10:  Breaking Legs
September 14:  Cars 3


ASHEVILLE'S CARDBOARD REGATTA

Friday, August 10
5:45 - 8 pm
Malvern Hills Pool

Don't miss Asheville's Inaugural Cardboard Regatta in Malvern Hills Pool (75 Rumbough Place in West Asheville).  Build your best cardboard boat this summer and be ready to test its seaworthiness with your shipmates at the pool. Teams will race across the pool and vie for awards in various categories.  Requirements for teams, boat materials, rules & awards are  available online. Teams must register in advance by clicking hereFor more information, contact Christine Murawski at 828-251-4080 or cmurawski@ashevillenc.gov  Fee is only $15/boat (teams of 2-6 people) and the bragging rights will last all year.


TINY TYKES TRIATHLON

Sunday, August 12
8:45 - 11:30 am
Pack Square Park

Join us for our 2nd Annual Triathlon just for toddlers 3 to 5 years old. Kids will bike, run and splash their way through Pack Square Park.  Participants should provide their own bike and helmet for the race.  A limited number of bikes are available upon request with advance notice. Free bike and helmet check for all riders. Preregistration required. Click here to register online.  Cost is $12/toddler and City resident toddlers receive a $2 discount!  For more information, contact Christine Murawski at 828-251-4080 or cmurawski@ashevillenc.gov



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