Asheville Parks & Recreation announces fall athletic programs

Asheville Youth basketball
Get kids away from virtual games and into the real thing on the court with Asheville Parks & Recreations Youth Basketball. Cost for the season is only $10.


Asheville Parks & Recreation has a great line-up of athletic programs for this fall.  It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert or a novice, a kid or an adult, we have something for everyone. 
Get off the couch and let’s play!


Youth basketball

For youth in grades K through 8 and divisions by age group so everyone gets to play!  We’ve partnered with Black Mountain Parks & Recreation for our annual co-ed youth basketball league.  Registration begins September 27, practices begin November 29 and games begin January 8.  All teams will be created by a blind draw and each team will have one practice and one game per week.  Cost for the season is only $10.  


Youth basketball training

Need to brush up on your hoops skills to get ready for the league?  This FREE program will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. August 24 through September 30.  But you have to register as limited spots are available.


Girls volleyball

Registration opens September 1 for girls open play volleyball for ages 11 and up.  The program is FREE and runs October 12 through November 23 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 pm..  All equipment is provided, so all you have to do is concentrate on your awesome spike skills.


Adult flag football

A dual-gendered league with Upper, Middle and Lower divisions for all skill levels.  Registration opens September 24 and games will be played Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays October, 2021 through February, 2022.  Cost is $600 per team plus $25 for each non-City of Asheville resident.


Adult basketball

Hoops time!  This dual-gendered league with Upper, Middle, Lower and new Recreational Division has a spot for everyone whether you’re a star or just want to shoot some hoops.  Registration opens November 1 and games will be played Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays November, 2021 through March, 2022.   Cost is $600 per team plus $25 for each non-City of Asheville resident.


For more information, contact Maria Young at or 828-251-4026 or Mikkel Patterson at or 828-707-2376.


Register online for all of these programs at  


Asheville Parks & Recreation is committed to providing quality programs in a safe environment for everyone in our community.  For more information about Asheville Parks & Recreation facilities and programs, visit our website at, our Facebook page at or call 828-259-5800.