High Point, NC 27263
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From time to time this facility will be closed due to weather, maintenance, or private events. Other events and programs may be changed or cancelled. Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.
Summer hours of operation: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm.
Fall/Winter hours of operation: Monday & Wednesday, 9:00am-9:00pm; Tuesday, 2:00pm-9:00pm; Thursday, 1:00pm-9:00pm; Friday, 2:00pm-6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm. These hours will be in effect during the Guilford County School calendar year. Allen Jay Recreation Center was built in 2008. The center is located in Allen Jay Park at 1073 E. Springfield Road. This facility was funded through the 2004 Bond Referendum and was intended to replace the previous recreation center which was housed at the Old Rock Gym at Allen Jay Middle School, which was closed in December 2004.
The center features a gymnasium, large activity room, kitchen, game room and craft room. The park features three lighted baseball/softball athletic fields, two lighted tennis courts, a lighted outdoor basketball court, two small shelters and a playground. A variety of programs and activities are held at the center year round.
The center is available for rental opportunities to the public when not in use for regular operational programs and activities. You may rent the center for reunions, wedding receptions, graduation parties or any type of family gathering you may have. Call the center to request a date and obtain rates.
|Adult Lunchtime Basketball - ages 18+
Monday & Wednesday
12-2p.m. Fee:$2.00 per person
Drop in for a little lunchtime workout. Hoop it up with some friendly pickup play.
|After School Program
2:30-6p.m. Fee:$125.00 per month
Quality programming and supervision for children in grades K-5. The program includes homework time, arts and crafts, field trips, guest speakers, movies, physical and educational activities. Afternoon snack and transportation will be provided. Program runs during the school year.
|Allen J Bird Summer Cheer & Dance Camp - ages 6-12
June 16, 2014 - June 19, 2014
June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
June 30, 2014 - July 3, 2014
8a.m.-1p.m. Fee:$50.00 per person/per week
Deadline for enrollment: 6/14/14
Instructor: Traci Tillman
This is an intense three-week performance camp in a mentally and physically challenging environment designed to teach and improve cheer skills. Participants will perform at the end of the session.
|Blood Pressure Awareness Workshop
April 29, 2014
10a.m.-12p.m. Learn more about the risk factors, complications, lifestyle changes and prevention of high blood pressure. Blood pressure screenings and a questions and answer session with a public health professional.
|Diabetes Awareness Workshop
March 25, 2014
10a.m.-12p.m. This session will focus on the risk factors, complications, prevention and lifestyle changes associated with diabetes. Blood sugar screenings and individual consultations available and all participants receive a free diabetes care kit.
|Gym for Special Populations
Monday & Wednesday
10a.m.-12p.m. Informational Poster
This open gym allows special population groups to have a place to play basketball, group games, and enjoy free play. Jump ropes and balls will be provided by staff. Clients should be accompanied at all times.
|Pee Wee Basketball Skills Camp - ages 4-6
Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 3, 2014 - June 26, 2014
6:30-8p.m. Fee:$10.00 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 5/31/14
This is a great opportunity for your child to learn the fundamentals of basketball while having fun.
|Skills & Drills Basketball Clinics - ages 9-14
Tuesdays & Thursdays
March 11, 2014 - April 17, 2014
Ages 9-11 - 6-7:15p.m.; ages 12-14 - 7:15-8:30p.m. Fee:$15.00 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3/13/14
If you would like your child to improve his/her basketball skills while increasing their overall knowledge of the game, register for our skills and drills camp. This is a great opportunity for them to learn the fundamentals of basketball while having fun.
April 5, 2014
11a.m.-2p.m. Fee:$3.00 per person
Break away from winter's cabin fever at our "Spring Fling". Face painting, food and basketball free throw shooting contest with prizes.
|Teacher Work Day All Day Program - Grades K-5th
April 14, 2014
April 15, 2014
April 16, 2014
April 17, 2014
April 18, 2014
May 26, 2014
7:30a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$15.00 per person/per day
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to program date
A safe and fun program for youth during spring break and teach workdays. Each day will have a designated topic or event and may include gym games, outside play, board and table games, movies and field trips. Participants are asked to bring lunch and two snacks each day. There is an additional charge for activity fees.
|Walk the Walk
Come out and enjoy our outdoor walking trail. The trail is approximately 1/2 mile long. Come out and get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors.
|Write it Out Loud Summer Enrichment Camp - Grades K-5th
June 16, 2014 - August 22, 2014
7:30a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$65.00 per person/per week, plus activity fees
This camp will have various themes throughout the 11-weeks for youth to engage in a learning environment. Campers will explore various creative writing art forms to enhance their writing skills. They will have opportunities to create super heroes, use their creative energies in spoken word/poetry, explore journalism and create a children's book. Campers will also engage in various other summer activities like swimming, playing games, watching movies and many other activities in a safe, fun environment.