Parks & Recreation

Allen Jay Recreation Center

1073 E. Springfield Road (get directions)
High Point, NC 27263
(336) 883-3509
Make a Comment

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.

Hours of operation:  Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm.

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. Allen Jay

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.

Current Programs

After School Program - Pre-K through 5th Grades
Monday-Friday
2:30-6p.m.  Fee:$125 per month
Registration Packet            
Quality programming and supervision for children. The program includes homework time, arts and crafts, field trips, guest speakers, movies, and physical and educational activities. Afternoon snack and transportation will be provided. Program runs during the school year.

 

AHOY Senior Exercise
Mondays & Wednesdays
9-10a.m.  Seniors, come and enjoy seated exercise as well as stand up aerobics. Class will include line dance exercises. Fellowship with new and old friends while you limber up those stiff joints in a climate-controlled gym. This groups travels on a bi-monthly basis to enjoy shopping, food and a fun getaway.

 

Ballroom Dance Class - ages 55+
Monday
March 2, 2015 - March 30, 2015
April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015
6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$40 per couple; $20 per single/per month
Instructor: Adina Harper
Ballroom dancing is fun and great for physical activity! This class will cover the basics of a variety of ballroom dances. Good for beginners or persons who want to brush up on their steps. Both couples and singles are welcome.

 

Box Wars
Saturday
May 16, 2015
10a.m.-8p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 5/1/15
Build custom made box forts as a team. We will provide the supplies; you provide the creativity. Event will feature music, food, plenty of new friends and fun for the whole family to enjoy.

 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Sunday
May 3, 2015
12-6p.m.  Get ready for Cinco de Mayo with the entire family enjoying live music, traditional Mexican food for sale, vendors and more.

 

Clipping Coupons for Beginners - ages 15+
Saturday
April 4, 2015
April 11, 2015
April 18, 2015
April 25, 2015
May 2, 2015
May 9, 2015
10-11:30a.m.  Fee:$5 per person/per class
This class will teach you the basics so you can start saving money by using legitimate couponing methods and keep a conservative stockpile of pantry and household items.

 

Still Got It - Spring Basketball League - ages 35+
April 18, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Fee:$300 per team
Deadline for enrollment: 4/9/15
Calling all older basketball players who still got game! This is an open league for those who are a little bit older but still have something to prove on the court. We invite all church league teams, work league teams or groups of friends that want to have fun in a quality, affordable adult basketball league. Games will be played on Saturdays and Sundays between three recreation centers and the league championship game will be held at Morehead Recreation Center. Times for games to be announced.

 

Summer Day Camp - pre-K-5th Grades
Monday-Friday
June 15, 2015 - August 21, 2015
7:30a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$65 per person/per week + activity fees
Registration Packet            
Enjoy your favorite camp activities such as arts & crafts, field trips, team sports and more. Be prepared to have tons of fun with plenty of laughs, smiles and adventures.

 

Walk the Walk
Monday-Sunday
Come out and enjoy our outdoor walking trail. The trail is approximately 1/2 mile long. Come exercise and enjoy the outdoors!

 

Zumba - ages 13+
Tuesdays
9:30-10:30a.m. & 6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$3 per person
Informational Poster            
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That's exactly what the Zumba program is all about. It's an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning fitness party that's moving millions of people towards joy and health.

 

Zumba Toning - ages 13+
Thursdays
9:30-10:30a.m. & 6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$3 per person
Informational Poster            
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That's exactly what the Zumba program is all about. It's an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning fitness party that's moving millions of people towards joy and health.

 

High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

Powered By Revize

High Point NC