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.

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, 2:00pm-9:00pm; Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday, 2:00pm-6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm.  These hours will be in effect during the Guilford County School calendar year.

Deep River Recreation Center consists of a 18' x 22' game room, 22' x 23' craft room, 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

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving - ages 5-10
November 22, 2014
11a.m.-1p.m.  Fee:$3 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 11/20/14
Information & Registration            
Children will watch the movie "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" and create the Thanksgiving meal that Charlie and his friends ate in the movie. Participants will also make a pilgrim hat to take home.


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.


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


Detroit Style Ballroom Dance - Beginners - ages 18+
November 1, 2014
November 8, 2014
November 15, 2014
November 22, 2014
11a.m.-12:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person/per class, $15 per couple/per class
In this beginner level, "Detroit Ballroom Style" and Soul Line dance class, professional instructors will teach you the basic moves and smooth grooves of urban style dancing.


Detroit Style Ballroom Dance - Intermediate - ages 18+
11a.m.-12:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person/per class, $15 per couple/per class
Information & Registration            
In this "Detroit Ballroom Style" and Soul Line dance class, professional instructors will teach you the basic moves and smooth grooves of urban style dancing.


Drop 'n Shop - ages 5-12
December 6, 2014
9:15a.m.-1p.m.  Fee:$8 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 11/25/14
Information & Registration            
Stressed during the holidays? Shopping trips testing your nerves? Leave your kids with us while you wrangle the malls and shopping centers of the Triad. Your kids will receive the complete package of games, activities and holiday music/movies followed by a lunch of pizza and drinks. Let us help you get it all "wrapped up"! Pre-registration is required.


Families Understanding Nutrition (FUN) - ages 18+
October 6, 2014 - December 8, 2014
6-7p.m.  Deadline for enrollment: 10/3/14
Information & Registration            
This program is designed to help families eat healthier on a limited budget. EFNEP teaches families how to prepare and eat more meals at home, eat more fruits and vegetables, increase physical activity, make healthy drink choices, limit TV time, control portion sizes, and keep food safe. Pre-registration is required.


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
Information & Registration            
Learn self defense through Jui Jitsu, using a series of joint locks and defensive tactics.


Krafty Kids - "Colorful Fall" - ages 4-6
November 15, 2014
10-11a.m.  Fee:$3 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 11/7/14
Fall into Autumn by creating an Autumn wreath. All supplies will be provided. Pre-registration is required.


Monster Ball - Grades K-5th
October 24, 2014
6:30-8:30p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
Information & Registration            
Drop your little monster off at our "Monster Ball!" Dress up in your Halloween costume and enjoy dancing. Contests for best costume and best dance moves. Pizza, cookies and juice will be provided. Pre-registration is required.


Pantry Push
October 15, 2014 - November 15, 2014
2-9p.m. (Monday & Wednesday); 9a.m.-9p.m. (Tuesday & Thursday); 2-6p.m. (Friday); 9a.m.-2p.m. (Saturday)  Informational Poster            
We will collect community donations of cereal, rice, soup, peanut butter and jelly, canned beef stew, spaghetti sauce and chili, macaroni and cheese and dry milk to benefit Helping Hands Ministry of High Point.


Plane Science - ages 8-14
November 1, 2014
11:30a.m.-1p.m.  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 10/22/14
Soar to new heights with Plane Science! The Central Carolina R/C Modelers will teach and demonstrate the various principles of flight through projects and remote control demonstrations. Pre-registration is required.


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.


Taking Care of Troops
October 1, 2014 - November 10, 2014
Center Operational Hours  Informational Poster            
Help those who protected our freedom. Donate items such as postage stamps, personal care items and individually wrapped snacks. For more information call 883-3407.


Tiny Kickers - ages 4-6
October 6, 2014 - October 27, 2014
5:30-6:15p.m.  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 10/3/14
Information & Registration            
Soccer introduction mini-camp to learn the basics from kicking to scoring and teamwork. Cleats not required, but shin guards are highly recommended.


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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