Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR)’s colorful van full of games, art projects, and fun treasures to stoke the imagination pulls into public parks and local neighborhoods throughout the summer, allowing the youngest community members to explore, connect, and discover. Rec n Roll hosts Imagination Monday with free open play, Theme Friday with activities tied to a unique subject (advance registration required), and free pop-ups where anything can happen.
Giant building blocks, tunnels, and fun games await on special days of open play geared for ages 1-5 years-old. No advance registration or sign up required, adults must accompany children the entire time.
- June 26 – Hummingbird Park
- July 3 – Jake Rusher Park
- July 10 – West Asheville Park
- July 17 – Kenilworth Park
- July 24 – Hummingbird Park
- July 31 – Jake Rusher Park
- August 7 – West Asheville Park
- August 21 – Hummingbird Park (BONUS DATE)
Theme Friday – REGISTRATION FULL
Youngsters ages 2-5 years-old complete activities and challenges that spark a creative bone while having fun – and, often, getting messy! Advance registration required, supplies and space limited.
- June 23 – Gardening at Stephens-Lee Community Center
- June 30 – Little Scientists at West Asheville Park
- July 7 – Dino Day at Haw Creek Park
- July 21 – Things That Go! at Jake Rusher Park
- July 28 – Messy Art at Weaver Park
- August 4 – Gardening at Stephens-Lee Community Center
- August 11 – Little Scientists at Weaver Park
Rec n Roll Pop-ups
FREE | times vary