Following weeks of conversations, engineering consultations, and brainstorming, Asheville Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that Malvern Hills Pool will open on Saturday, July 2, at 11 a.m.
In Asheville, we share our community with some pretty incredible critters. Our most iconic, the black bear, not only shares your love of the mountains – but they can be pretty fond of human food and festivity leftovers as well. So our friends at The NC Wildlife Resources Commission have some tips for you on how [...]
Following the news that Malvern Hills Pool will not open following safety concerns with its drainage and suction system, Asheville Parks & Recreation has planned a series of free water-based programming to take place throughout the summer titled Malvern Thrills. The department’s Rec n Roll mobile recreation van will roll [...]
Come Enjoy Juneteenth festival: Freedom festival. This event is free and open to the public.
Be a part of the summer fun. Please follow posted Community pool rules to ensure the benefit and safety of all our community users.
The second phase of Neighborhood Matching Grants will open for applications on June 20, bringing City investments into Asheville’s neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Matching Grant program was created in 2021 with three main goals: Build neighborhood capacity and increase civic participation; Empower neighborhoods to self-determine improvement projects; and Create and strengthen partnerships between the City and community groups The first phase, [...]
The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that will make significant progress toward repairing the damage caused by public and private systemic racism. The task of the Reparations Commission is to issue a report in a timely manner for consideration by the City, County, and other participating community [...]
The next meeting of the Community Reparations Commission will take place 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 6, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center, 87 Haywood Street The Commission meeting agenda will be posted at this link. The Community Reparations Commission is empowered to make short, medium, and long-term recommendations that will make significant progress [...]
As Asheville Parks & Recreation continues to enhance and improve facilities throughout the city, some construction projects are expected to temporarily impact nearby areas. The City of Asheville is dedicated to as little disruption to surrounding properties as possible.
You're invited to celebrate impactful community members Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Arthur R. Edington Center
The City of Asheville Planning and Urban Design Department has decided to extend to April 8th the period to participate in the South Slope Visioning Plan. Staff want to hear from the community if there’s something missing from the plan, so the draft is available for the public to review and provide comments. [...]
Neighborhood Matching Grant recipients announced: click post for list