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 Meeting Schedule


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.


Subcommittee Meeting Schedule


Strategic Plan Goal Teams

The Recreation Board’s 2018-2019 Strategic Plan calls for the formation of subcommittees to address identified goals.


Goal Team One

Engage in communities through listening and sharing information about Parks and Recreation.
Meeting Schedule:  To be announced.


Goal Team Two

Create board development strategy.
Meeting Schedule: To be announced.


Goal Team Three

Support Parks and Recreation multi-platform communication efforts.
Meeting Schedule: To be announced.


Goal Team Four

Support Parks and Recreation multi-channel, inclusive public engagement process to gather input on preferences for the role Parks and Recreation plays within the community.

Meeting Schedule:
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on March 8, 2019.
Location: City Hall, Fourth Floor, Finance Conference Room.


Contact Information


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

or contact the Recreation Board


Recreation Board Documents


Recreation Board Member Roster

Recreation Board Bylaws

Recreation Board Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Recreation Board 2018 Annual Report


Meeting Documents


Agenda Documents
2019/09/09 9/9/2019 Agenda 9/9/2019 Documents
2019/07/08 7/8/2019 Agenda 7/8/2019 Documents
2019/05/13 5/13/2019 Agenda 5/13/2019 Documents
2019/03/11 3/11/2019 Agenda 3/11/2019 Documents
2019/01/14 1/14/2019 Agenda 1/14/2019 Documents
2018/11/12 11/12/2018 Agendas 11/12/2018 Documents
2018/08/18 8/18/2018 Agendas (Retreat) 8/18/2018 Documents (Retreat)
2018/09/10 9/10/2018 Agendas 9/10/2018 Documents
2018/09/09 9/9/2018 Agendas (Retreat) 9/9/2018 Documents (Retreat)