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Grant Southside Center includes an auditorium, classrooms, a multi-purpose gym, community meeting rooms, outdoor basketball court, rain garden, and neighborhood swimming pool.

Indoor Features

  • Auditorium
  • Computer access
  • Gymnasium marked for volleyball and basketball
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multipurpose room
  • Restrooms

Outdoor Features

  • Basketball court
  • Off-street parking lot
  • Open space
  • Picnic tables
  • Swimming pool (seasonal, currently closed)
  • Rain garden

Activities, Classes, and Events

Parties and Rentals

Looking for an affordable indoor location for your next party, reunion, baby shower, retreat, or celebration? Reserve the multipurpose room for $25 per hour (required $100 security deposit refunded after rental) online or by calling the center at 828-259-5483.


For information on the community center’s namesake, visit this articles celebrating Black Legacy.


  • Basketball
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Restrooms
  • Sports Field(s)
  • Unique Feature(s)
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Community Center
  • Park

Location Information

285 Livingston Street
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 259-5483

Day Operating Hours
Sunday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm