The Parks and Recreation Department is investing in our community to provide additional opportunities for living, learning and leading a full and productive life. Parks and recreation benefit individuals and neighborhoods and has a positive impact on economic growth and environmental preservation.

In keeping with the department’s equity program, these projects are organized below by park district and census tract to ensure accurate investment tracking throughout all parts of our city, especially in those areas that have historically been underserved.

Click here for more information about the Parks & Recreation Department’s Equity Program and Racial Equity Action Plan.

Current Projects

Park District: East Central
Census Tract: 7/8
Memorial Stadium and Nearby Park Improvements – Bond Project 
Park District: South Central
Census Tract: 9
Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Southside Center Phase 2 – Bond Project
  Walton Street Park
Park District: East
Census Tract: 18/19
Azalea Park Pond
  Municipal “Muni” Golf Course
Park District: South East
Census Tract: 20/21.02
Linwood Crump Shiloh Complex Improvements
Park District: South
Census Tract: 22.01/22.02
Jake Rusher Park – Bond Project
Park District: All
Census Tract: All
Parks Tree Initiative


Completed Projects

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Park District: Central
Census Tract: 1

Asheville SkatePark


Triangle Park

Park District: West Central
Census Tract: 2/3

Tempie Avery Montford Center Complex – Bond Project

Park District: North
Census Tract: 4/5

North Asheville Park

Park District: West
Census Tract: 14

Richmond Hill Park – Bond Project

Outdoor Court Renovations – Bond Project

Playground Renovations – Bond Project



Related Services

Register for programming

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

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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

Check out Asheville Parks & Recreation Festival of Frights!

A weeklong celebration of all things spooky! From haunted ‘castles’ to drive through trick or treating, Asheville Parks & Recreation has an event for all ages. Check them out – but don’t get scared!   Virtual Costume Contest It’s time for that spooky season, and the WNC Nature Center is celebrating with a virtual costume contest! Entering is easy – [...]

Asheville Parks & Recreation adds space to park system, announces exploration of a partnership with Carolina Day School

During these extraordinary times, more and more Asheville-area residents are spending time in the great outdoors, often in public parks and recreational facilities. Today, the City of Asheville and Carolina Day School (CDS) announce two exciting initiatives that will positively impact the Asheville community: the purchase of land by the City of Asheville for a [...]