Current Events

 


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!

Locations
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

 


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The Winter/Spring 2020 Program Guide is Available

 

Our new guide contains information about all the programs we offer January through May 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!

 

 


Holiday Camp
December 23, 27, 31, 31 and January 2, 3

Spend your holidays with us! Asheville Parks & Recreation will hold its annual Holiday Camp for youth and teens in grades kindergarten through middle school. Camps are located at the Tempie Avery Montford Center, 34 Pearson Drive, and Stephens-Lee Community Center. 30 George Washington Carver Avenue. Campers will enjoy games, crafts, organized play and all kinds of holiday fun.  Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is only $50 per camper and City of Asheville residents receive a $10 discount.

 


Contact Information

Asheville Parks & Recreation
828-259-5800

 


Updated 12/13/2019

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