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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 [...]

Senior Games and SilverArts back to break records, build friendships and define Asheville’s aging experience

People around the globe have almost double the life expectancy they had in 1900. Beyond just living longer, living healthy, active, and creative lives while aging strengthens individuals and the Asheville community as a whole.  Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and SilverArts uses the tools of sports and arts to foster connections and wellness through a weeks-long [...]

Fit 50 Challenge motivates Asheville to stay active – even during cold weather

If tracking your progress and connecting to other community members motivates you, register for Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR)’s free Fit 50 Challenge. The city-wide celebration of wellness motivates community members to walk, run, or roll a total of 50 miles between February 1-April 1.

Sustainability Advisory Committee invites community to Holiday Free Store

This holiday season the City’s Sustainability Advisory Committee is supporting our community in finding alternatives for holiday gift sourcing.  The Holiday Free Store is a  fun “shopping” event that is good for your wallet and for the planet.

Stay home for the holidays with Asheville Parks & Recreation seasonal celebrations and festive fun

In Asheville, home for the holidays is the best place to be! Explore Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR) community events that connect neighbors and encourage locals to discover the spirit of the season starting November 9. These are just highlights with additional events throughout the city through the end of the year. Browse the [...]