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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Recreation Board News

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Asheville Parks & Recreation Department receives donation for new BuildOut program

    Asheville Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce a donation of $2,000 from the Asheville Homebuilders Association (AHBA) for the development of a new program called BuildOut. The program focuses on teaching youth basic building skills such as learning how to select appropriate materials and tools, best safety practices, and then completing a project [...]

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Richmond Hill Park bond project completed

Asheville Parks & Recreation is excited to announce the completion of another bond project that enriches the quality of life in our community.  Construction is complete on a new community picnic shelter and restroom facility at Richmond Hill Park, 280 Richmond Hill Drive.  Key features of this project include a covered picnic shelter, winterized restrooms, an [...]

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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 [...]