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.


Ceramics for Beginners - ages 10+
Tuesday & Thursday
April 14, 2015 - April 23, 2015
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.


Container Garden Basics
April 22, 2015
1-2p.m. & 6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 4/17/15
Explore your green side with a container garden. Perfect for those patios and small backyard gardens. Learn the basics while potting your first plant. 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.


Family Game Night
April 17, 2015
6-8:30p.m.  Get your family up, out and active! Bring family, friends and neighbors for dodge ball, badminton, corn hole, gigantic bowling and more.


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.


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.


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: 4/25/15
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.


Picking the Strings - ages 8-12
Monday & Wednesday
6:30-8:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person/per class for 30 minutes
Information & Registration            
Ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join our instructor as she helps you develop your musical skills. You will even learn a song in the very first lesson! All you need to bring is a guitar and you will have fun picking the strings. A new session starts every 30 minutes.


Science Series - Grades K-5th
April 8, 2015
April 15, 2015
April 22, 2015
10a.m.-12p.m.  Fee:$15 per person/per class or $40 per person for 3 sessions
Energize your knowledge and spark your interest through a series of projects covering the topics of "Solar Power and Batteries," "Heat Conduction and Transfer," and "Hydro-Engines." We will build a project with each topic. Pre-registration is required.


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!


Soccer Clinic - ages 5-7
April 13, 2015
April 20, 2015
April 27, 2015
6-7:15p.m.  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 4/6/15
Learn and review the basics of soccer from kicking to scoring and teamwork! High Point University's Women's Soccer Team will be out assisting with the clinic. Cleats are not required but shin guards are highly recommended.


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 - pre-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.


Teacher Work Day Program - Grades K-5th
April 6, 2015
April 7, 2015
April 8, 2015
April 9, 2015
7:30a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$15 per person/per day + activity fees
Information & Registration            
Program provides arts and crafts, local field trips (additional fee required), and guest speakers. Parents/Guardians are responsible for their child's lunch and two snacks. Space is limited so please register your child early. Fees are due at time of registration.


Tiny Sluggers - ages 4-6
April 7, 2015 - May 26, 2015
6:15-7p.m.  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 1 week prior to session
Experience the basics of baseball in a fun, non-competitive environment that will teach your little all-star to run, throw, catch and hit. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your own glove.


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.


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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