Projects


The Parks and Recreation department has many projects underway to bring exciting improvement to the City of Asheville to provide opportunities for living, learning and leading a full and productive life. Parks and recreation benefit individuals and neighborhoods while having a positive impact on economic growth and environmental preservation. Check out the following projects to learn more about projects in motion.

 

 

Jake Rusher Park Bond Project

 

Memorial Stadium and East Central Park Improvements – Bond Project

 

North Asheville Park Improvements

 

Outdoor Court Renovations Bond Project

 

Parks Tree Initiative

 

Playground Renovations Bond Project

 

Richmond Hill Park Bond Project

 

Southside Recreation Facilities

 

Tempie Avery Montford Center Complex Improvements

 

 

 

Related Services

Register for programming

Register for parks & recreation programming such as camps and activities for children, teens, and adults.

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Athletics

Information about athletics programs offered by the City of Asheville.

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Enjoy greenways

Explore an interactive map of the City's greenways and learn how to use them for your recreation and transportation enjoyment.

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Community events

Find upcoming camps, events, and programs and reserve a spot when space is limited.

Projects News

North Carolina State Senior Games
Local athlete wins at virtual State Senior Games finals

  David Shepard earned some hardware at the recent North Carolina State Senior Games.  A resident of Black Mountain, he planned to compete in the Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games as a qualifier for state competition; but when COVID-19 forced cancellation of the local games and in-person state games, state level competition was held virtually.  In this year’s [...]

City of Asheville shares update on completed Parks bond projects

In 2016, the Asheville community approved a $17 million general obligation bond for park projects. The park bond funding has supported major improvements to parks and recreation facilities throughout the city and will fund future land acquisitions for parks. We are excited to share our progress and accomplishments with you!