Recreation Board


The Recreation Board advises City Council on various matters pertaining to the operation of park facilities and recreation programs within the City of Asheville, to make policy recommendations to the City Council, and to carry out duties as may be assigned to them by the City Council.

 


Regular Scheduled Meetings

 

The board meets bimonthly on the second Monday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the first floor conference room of City Hall or at one of the department’s recreation facilities in January, March, May, July, September and November.

 


Members

 

For current openings and application visit the Boards and Commissions page.

 

 

Agendas and Documents

Agenda

Documents

March 9, 2020 Agenda March 9, 2020 Documents
February 10, 2020 Agenda February 10, 2020 Documents
January 13, 2020 Agenda January 13, 2020 Documents
November 11, 2019 Agenda November 11, 2019 Documents
October 13, 2019 Agenda – Special Called Meeting October 13, 2019 Documents – Special Called Meeting
October 13, 2019 Agenda – Retreat October 13, 2019 Documents – Retreat
September 9, 2019 Agenda September 9, 2019 Documents
July 8, 2019 Agenda July 8, 2019 Documents
May 13, 2019 Agenda May 13, 2019 Documents

 

 


Review and Resource Documents

Recreation Board Member Roster 2019-2020

Recreation Board Bylaws

Recreation Board Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Recreation Board 2019 Annual Report

 


Contact Information

 

Debbie Ivester, Assistant Director, Parks and Recreation Department
828-259-5804

or contact the Recreation Board.

 


Updated 8/28/2020

 

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WNC Nature Center to reopen Oct. 5

  Pre-opening for members only begins Sept. 28   The City of Asheville Parks & Recreation department is very pleased to announce the reopening of the WNC Nature Center to the general public on Oct. 5.   Visitors will notice a few changes since their last visit. To ensure the safety of the public, staff, and the resident animals that [...]

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  Construction will soon begin on a new bike skills park located within Richmond Hill Park (see concept map and skills board below).   The project is a collaboration between the City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department and Pisgah Area Southern Offroad Biking Association (Pisgah Area SORBA). This addition to the park is a natural surface [...]

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Asheville Parks & Recreation announces new AVLPARKS eSports league

    Unusual times call for innovative programming!  Whether you’re brand new to eSports or an experienced gamer, there’s a spot for you in Asheville Parks & Recreation’s brand new AVLPARKS eSports programs.  Every Monday through Friday, you’ll have a chance to compete against other local players in NBA2K, Madden 20, Fortnite or join our Rocket League.  [...]