Parks & Recreation

Deep River Recreation Center

1529 Skeet Club Road (get directions)
High Point, NC 27265
(336) 883-3407
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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.

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

Deep River Recreation Center consists of a 46' x 35' large multipurpose room, 2 sets of restrooms and a regulation size gymnasium.Deep River

For information on shelter rentals, please call 883-3469 and for athletic fields please call 883-3480.

The surrounding park features 2 lighted baseball/softball field with bleachers, 1 lighted baseball field with bleachers, 3 unlighted tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, playground, restroom/concession building, picnic shelter, and unlighted multipurpose athletic field.

The Center offers a wide variety of recreation programs for all ages and abilities.  Deep River Recreation Center is also available for the public to rent space for special occasions, Holidays and special events.

Current Programs

After School Program - Pre-K through 5th Grades
2:30-6p.m.  Fee:$125 per month
Registration Packet            
Looking for somewhere fun and safe for your child after school? We provide a safe and fun environment for your child. There will be free time, arts & crafts, organized activities and homework time. Parents are responsible for snacks.


Bike Rodeo - ages 5-12
May 13, 2015
3:30-5:30p.m.  Enjoy a wonderful spring afternoon with the breeze in your hair. Bring your own bike, or use one of ours. Crumley & Roberts Law Group will have various drills and courses to ride in as well as FREE bike helmets, supplies limited. Let's keep it moving and keep it safe! Please call ahead to let us know you are attending.


CCRCM Open House and RC Air Show
May 24, 2015
9a.m.-4p.m.  Deadline for enrollment: 5/20
Join us as we host a family outing to the Central Carolina R/C Modelers Open House and R/C Airshow. Meet us at Deep River so we can handle the driving for you. This will be an exciting event filled with fast planes, door prizes, and a "Candy Drop." Raffle tickets and food costs will be the responsibility of the participant. Food will be available for purchase at the airfield. Pre-registration is required; space is limited. All vans will depart at 9:15a.m.


Ceramics for Beginners - ages 10+
Tuesday & Thursday
May 12, 2015 - May 21, 2015
6:30-8:30p.m.  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Information & Registration            
Enter the world of ceramic art! Make pinch bowls and 3D sculptures using the coil method while learning the basic principles of the art. Each session includes four 2-hour classes and necessary materials. Pre-registration is required.


Cribbage Club - ages 12+
6-8:30p.m.  Informational Poster            
Are you tired of the same traditional card games? Try this English card game that is quickly coming back in style.


Gym for Special Populations
10:30a.m.-12p.m.  All group homes and families are welcome to our open play time for special populations to gain socialization skills and be more active. Please call in advance if you are planning on a large group to attend. Program will be held through May 28.


Half-Pint Harmonies - ages 18 mos-5
May 19, 2015
May 26, 2015
June 2, 2015
June 9, 2015
June 16, 2015
June 23, 2015
June 30, 2015
July 7, 2015
4:15-5p.m.  Fee:$16 per person/per class or $128 per person/8-week session
Deadline for enrollment: 5/8 for 8-week session
Your little one will begin to explore music and enhance their development through percussion instruments, singing, and large and small movement dance in this parent/child music class.


Jiu Jitsu - ages 16+
Tuesday & Thursday
6:30-8:30p.m.  Fee:$40 per person/per month, $5 drop in fee, Family rate - $90 for a family of 3 per month, $20 per additional family member
Information & Registration            
This form of self-defense uses a series of joint locks and defensive tactics in combination with conserved energy to neutralize an attacker. Participation in a series of classes allows you to learn a range of tactics for self defense.


Lower Body Blast - ages 16+
May 18, 2015 - July 27, 2015
6-7p.m.  Fee:$8 per person/per class
Get an awesome lower body workout focusing on lower body muscle groups with cardio exercise mixed in. Please bring your own water bottles and weights ranging from 3 to 10 pounds. Program will be held until July 27.


Lunchtime Ballers - ages 18+
11a.m.-1p.m.  Informational Poster            
Don't have time to workout? Is lunch time your only time? Come on out and show off your basketball skills and enjoy the chance to get some exercise in a fun setting.


Mother-Daughter Tea Party - ages 5-12
May 2, 2015
11a.m.-1p.m.  Fee:$5 per daughter
Deadline for enrollment: 4/25
Mother's, are you looking for a special experience with your daughter? Join us for a morning of arts & crafts and tea. Wear your favorite boa, hat and dress. Enjoy playing dress up over tea and crumpets.


Silver Striders - ages 55+
9:30-11a.m.  Informational Poster            
It's time to get healthier and more fit through walking, one of the simplest and most effective forms of exercise. 19 laps equals one mile!


Stepping Out of Line - ages 18+
12:45p.m.-1:45p.m.  Fee:$5 per person/per class
Instructor: Sandra Fuller
Information & Registration            
This line dance class will burn calories, increase flexibility and coordination and give mind and memory a workout. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and join the fun. Appropriate for advanced beginners.


Summer Day Camp - Rising K-5th Grades
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.


Tiny Tykes - ages walking-5
May 28, 2015 - August 27, 2015
9-10a.m.  Get your tiny tykes moving and playing with various balls and Frisbees, and tumbling on the mats. During the summer months we will have a group leader to lead organized games with your tyke. Program will be held until August 27.


Trailblazers Camp - Rising 6th-8th Grades
June 15, 2015 - August 21, 2015
7:30a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$65 per person/per week + activity fees
Registration Packet            
Take an adventure with us this summer! Campers will participate in a variety of sports, games, arts & crafts, field trips and more. There is an additional weekly activity fee to cover field trips.


Upper Body Blast - ages 16+
May 20, 2015 - July 30, 2015
6-7p.m.  Fee:$8 per person/per class
Get an awesome upper body workout focusing on upper body muscle groups with cardio exercise mixed in. Please bring your own water bottles and weights ranging from 3 to 10 pounds. Program will be held through July 30.


Zumba - ages 18+
Monday-Thursday, Saturday
7-8p.m. (Monday & Wednesday); 9:30-10:30a.m. (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)  Fee:$5 per person/per class; Packages - $20 for 5 classes; $30 for 10 classes, $50 for 20 classes
Instructor: Triad Misfits
Informational Poster            
Skip the workout and join the party! Dance away pounds and have fun while learning new moves. Don't forget to bring a friend.


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

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