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Therapeutic Recreation restores, remediates, and rehabilitates independence for those in Asheville with disabling conditions

Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR)’s Therapeutic Recreation program began as a summer camp designed to meet the growing needs of the community in 2005. By 2023, it grew to serve 621 participants through year-round programs that include supper clubs, crafting, fitness, hiking, adaptive sports, parents’ nights out, movies, dances, cooking classes, field trips, [...]

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APR Innovators: Mere Heil

APR Innovators is an Asheville Parks & Recreation series highlighting team members going above and beyond to bring huge value to community members through knowledge, connections, and insight that come from a desire to create the best city possible through the power of high-quality recreation programs and safe parks that welcome everyone.   When did you [...]

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Spring cheer is near with a March-velous schedule of Asheville Parks & Recreation programs

The month of March represents new growth and embodies an invigorating spirit of renewal. Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) has a month of events and programs planned to inspire community members to explore, connect, and discover.  Browse highlights below and use these resources to find hundreds of additional opportunities including free meetups and clubs, exercise [...]

APR Innovators: Teanna Wyatt

APR Innovators is an Asheville Parks & Recreation series highlighting team members going above and beyond to bring huge value to community members through knowledge, connections, and insight that come from a desire to create the best city possible through the power of high-quality recreation programs and safe parks that welcome everyone.   When did you [...]

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