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 Mountainside Park 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

 

 

 

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Projects News

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Bike skills park to be built at Richmond Hill Park

  Construction will soon begin on a new bike skills park located within Richmond Hill Park (see concept map and skills board below).   The project is a collaboration between the City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department and Pisgah Area Southern Offroad Biking Association (Pisgah Area SORBA). This addition to the park is a natural surface [...]

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Asheville Parks & Recreation announces new AVLPARKS eSports league

    Unusual times call for innovative programming!  Whether you’re brand new to eSports or an experienced gamer, there’s a spot for you in Asheville Parks & Recreation’s brand new AVLPARKS eSports programs.  Every Monday through Friday, you’ll have a chance to compete against other local players in NBA2K, Madden 20, Fortnite or join our Rocket League.  [...]

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 Asheville Parks & Recreation offers youth football skills training

  Want to keep your young football player sharp during the time of no sports and social distancing?  Want to start developing skills for the future?  Asheville Parks & Recreation is offering a safe way to make that happen while keeping our community healthy.     We’re offering a Youth Football Skills Training program that includes drills and organized [...]