Community Centers

The Asheville Parks and Recreation Department oversees the programming, maintenance, safety, and usage of ten community centers throughout the city of Asheville. Below, you can find locations and contact information for each center.


Burton Street Recreation CenterBurton Street Community Center – Current Programs

134 Burton Street, 828-254-1942

Access to: Educational Experience, Playground, Outdoor Basketball Courts, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday – 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Tuesday – 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Thursday – 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday – 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (10 a.m.- 8 p.m. for special events)
Saturday, Sunday – Closed (except for special events)


Dr. Wesley Grant Southside Recreation CenterDr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Community Center – Current Programs

285 Livingston Street, 828-259-5483

Access to: Auditorium, Ga Ga Pit and Open Recreational Area.

 

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday – Closed (except for special events)


Harvest House Recreation CenterHarvest House Community Center – Current Programs  |  Daily Schedule

205 Kenilworth Road, 828-350-2051

Access to: Woodworking Shop, Clay Studio, Weaving Studio, Billiards, Horseshoe Pit and Shuffleboard Court.

 

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Linwood Crump Shiloh recreation centerLinwood Crump Shiloh Community Center – Current Programs

121 Shiloh Road, 828-274-7739

Access to: Gymnasium – marked for Pickleball, Volleyball and Basketball, Fitness Center, Walking Trail, Playground, Baseball/Softball Field, Outdoor Basketball Court, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday – 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Murphy-Oakley Community CenterMurphy-Oakley Community Center – Current Programs

749 Fairview Road

Access to: Playground, Baseball/Softball Field, Outdoor Basketball Court Outdoor Tennis/Pickleball Courts, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 


North Asheville Community Center, 37 East Larchmont Road


Senior Opportunity CenterSenior Opportunity Community Center – Current Programs

36 Grove Street, 828-350-2062

Access to: Educational Experience, Billiards, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Stephens-Lee Recreation CenterStephens-Lee Community Center – Current Programs

30 George Washington Carver Avenue, 828-350-2058

Access to: Gymnasium – marked for Pickleball, Volleyball and Basketball, Fitness Center, Walking Trail, 2 Playgrounds, Outdoor Basketball Court, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday – 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Tempie Avery Montford Center entrance after constructionTempie Avery Montford Community Center – Current Programs

34 Pearson Drive, 828-253-3714

Access to: Gymnasium – marked for Volleyball and Basketball, Community Garden, Playground, Baseball/Softball Field, Outdoor Basketball Court, Open Recreational Area, Picnic Tables and Benches.

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday – 9 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday – Closed


West Asheville recreation center.West Asheville Community Center

970 Haywood Road, 828-232-4529

 

 

 

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