Parks & Recreation
THE MAKE-UP YOUTH BASKETBALL SCHEDULE IS IN ADDITION TO YOUR CURRENT SCHEDULE. PLEASE TAKE YOUR TIME WHEN REVIEWING THE SCHEDULAE AS THERE HAVE BEEN GAMES ADDED, AS WELL AS SOME TIME CHANGES TO FUTURE GAMES. PLEASE CALL ALL OF YOUR PLAYERS' PARENTS AND MAKE THEM AWARE OF ALL CHANGES. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COACH TO KEEP PARENTS UP TO DATE. ALSO, PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE NO PRACTICES HELD WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION. IT IS A POSSIBILITY THAT TEAMS WILL PLAY WITH NO PRACTICE. THIS IS TRUE FOR ALL TEAMS. HOPEFULLY WE ARE DONE WITH BAD WEATHER FOR THE SEASON AND NO MORE GAMES WILL HAVE TO BE CANCELLED! GOOD LUCK TO ALL PLAYERS!
ADULT SOFTBALL LAEAGUE SIGN UPS WILL BEGIN TUESDAY APRIL 1, 2014 AND WILL END WEDNESDAY MAY 7, 2014. THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE EXTENDED.
Cost for admission to basketball games is $2.00 per person, ages 12 and up. Coaches and players enter for free. Please try to bring exact change. See you at the game!!
The Mission of the Avery County Parks and Recreation Department is to help improve the quality of life for our citizens by providing low cost leisure services through safe and attractive facilities. It is the Department’s goal to offer diversified active and passive recreational programs that meet the needs and requests of our population.
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for planning and implementing youth and adult sports and activities, recreational programs for senior citizens, as well as maintaining athletic facilities and public parks, and the public swimming pool complex.
Youth athletic programs include football, basketball, baseball and soccer.
Athletic programs for adults include adult league softball.
Athletic programs are open to those who reside in Avery County. Signup deadlines are established for each program. Details for registrations and forms are available through the County Recreation Office in Newland. Contact the Recreation Office directly for complete information on programs and registration deadlines.
PO Box 883
Newland, NC 28657
Fax Number : (828)733-7014
The Parks and Recreation Office is located in the Rock Gym, close to Newland Elementary in Newland.
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
Robert Willis, Director
Teddy Bare, Athletics Supervisor
Erin Brown, Leisure Programs Coordinator