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Afterschool Programs


We offer afterschool for youth and teens in locations conveniently located across the City.  Programming includes age-appropriate activities, including homework help, organized games, free play, crafts, and more.  Our teen programs also include the chance to participate in community service projects to build responsibility and maturity.  Costs are reasonable and discounts are available for families participating in the school systems free/reduced meal program.  Register now for the afterschool program nearest you!

Burton Street Center – 134 Burton Street
Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center – 285 Livingston Street
Linwood Crump Shiloh Center – 121 Shiloh Road
Stephens-Lee Center – 30 George Washington Carver
Tempie Avery Montford Center – 34 Pearson Drive
Vance Elementary School – 98 Sulphur Springs Road



The Summer 2019 Program Guide is Available!


Our new guide contains information about all the programs we offer June through August including adult fitness programs, outdoor adventures, youth and adult athletic 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!



Summer Camp 2019


Registration opens February 18!

It’s time to make your plans for summer!  And our summer camp guide is here to help.  Check out our complete line-up:  traditional playground camps, specialty camps, therapeutic recreation, outdoor, and more!   Pick up a copy of our summer camp guide at any of our Centers or City Hall.  Or you can download it here!



Movies in the Park 2019


It’s our favorite time of year!  Come watch a movie under the stars in Pack Square Park on a HUGE inflatable movie screen.  There will be movie theme-related activities for the kids beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk.  Thanks to our friends at Black Orthodontics for sponsoring the whole season!  Here’s this year’s great line-up:

Friday, May 10        Cars 3
Friday, June 14       Black Panther
Friday, July 12        How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Friday, August 9     Coco


Aston Park Tennis Center


Are you ready for tennis season?  Get your racquet out of the closet and come on over to Aston Park Tennis Center.  Purchase a season pass or pay by the hour.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  For more information about the Tennis Center, click here.


Contact Information

Asheville Parks & Recreation