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Basketball, pickleball, and tennis courts will close April 22-May 3 for resurfacing. This scheduled general maintenance helps extend the life of these amenities for years to come.

Murphy-Oakley Community Center is the home of APR’s Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Afterschool program. The center may also be reserved for special events and sits adjacent to Murphy-Oakley Park.

Indoor Features

  • Kitchen
  • Multipurpose room
  • Restrooms (open when center is rented)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Outdoor Features (Murphy-Oakley Park)

  • Ballfield (lighted)
  • Grills
  • Off-street parking lots
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Racquet sport courts (lined for pickleball and tennis)
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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 $50 per hour (required $100 security deposit refunded after rental) online or by calling the center at 828-232-4529.


Learn more about the community-guided process to bring the park to life by reading Park Views: Murphy-Oakley Community Center.


  • Paved Walking Path(s)
  • Pickleball
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Sports Field(s)
  • Tennis
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location Type

  • Community Center

Location Information

749 Fairview Road
Asheville, NC 28803


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