Parks & Recreation

Deep River Recreation Center & Park

1529 Skeet Club Road (get directions)
High Point, NC 27265
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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, 9am-9pm; Friday, 9am-6pm; Saturday, 9am-2pm

Recreation Center Features: Deep River
Large and small multipurpose rooms 

Park Features:
2 lighted baseball/softball field with bleachers 
Lighted baseball field with bleachers
3 unlighted tennis courts
Outdoor basketball court
Restroom/concession building
Picnic shelter
Unlighted multipurpose athletic field

The Recreation Center is available for rentals for reunions, wedding receptions, graduation parties or any type of family gathering you may have when not in use for regular operational programs and activities. Click here or call for more information. 

For information on shelter rentals, please call 336-883-3469 and for athletic fields please call 336-883-3480.

Go Far   Deep River MapHealthy Places:
High Point Parks & Recreation has partnered with Go Far to provide a one mile and 5K walk/run route around the recreation center. You will see a sign like the one to the left at the facility outlining the routes, stretches, and healthy eating tips.

Current Programs

After School Program - K-5th Grade
2:30-6pm  Fee:$125 per month + activity fees
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 daily snacks.


Gym for Special Populations
10:30am-12pm  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 26.


Kids and Clay - K-5th grade
February 11, 2016
February 25, 2016
March 10, 2016
March 24, 2016
5:30-6:30pm  Fee:$3 per person
Deadline for enrollment: One week prior to each class
Use your imagination and clay to create and mold your mind. All projects are recycled, but immortalized in pictures.


Little Hoops Basketball - ages 5-7
Tuesday & Saturday
April 5, 2016 - May 24, 2016
5:30-8pm (Tuesdays), 10am-1pm (Saturdays)  Fee:$35 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3/26
Bring your future basketball star out for this fun-filled instructional league. Learn the basic skills of basketball while making friends and having fun. No score is kept. Age is determined as of January 1, 2016.


Mad About Science - ages 8-13
March 10, 2016
6-7:30pm  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 2/29
Be a Mad Scientist for a day. We will have fun learning and making slime to bring home and enjoy.


National Engineer's Week Bridge Building Competition - ages 9-14
February 26, 2016
6-8:30pm  Deadline for enrollment: 2/17
Celebrate National Engineer's Week by testing your bridge-building skills. The competition involves a one week term to complete the build, ending with our testing day. All bridges will be tested to their breaking point. Materials and rules will be available for pick up on Friday, February 19 by 6pm.


Stepping Out of Line - ages 18+
12:45pm-1:45p.m.  Fee:$4 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.


Sweetheart Dance - ages 5-12
February 12, 2016
6-8:30pm  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 2/5
Enjoy your night out while your young one enjoys an evening of dancing, pizza and other refreshments. Dress in your best and join the fun.


Teacher Work Day Program - K-5th Grade
March 28, 2016
March 29, 2016
March 30, 2016
March 31, 2016
April 1, 2016
7:30am-6pm  Fee:$15 per person/per day + activity fees
Deadline for enrollment: 1 week prior to date
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.


The Clay Café - ages 18+
February 10, 2016
February 24, 2016
March 9, 2016
March 23, 2016
9:30-10:30am  Deadline for enrollment: One week prior to each class
Join us for a cup of coffee as you express your creativity through the use of clay.


Tiny Shooters Basketball - ages 3-5
March 7, 2016 - March 28, 2016
5:45-6:30pm  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 2/29
Learn the basics of basketball and teamwork through drills and small games.


Tiny Sluggers Baseball - ages 3-5
March 24, 2016 - April 14, 2016
5:30-6:15pm  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3/11
Learn the basics of baseball in a fun, non-competitive environment that will teach your little all-star to run, throw, catch and hit. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own glove.


Toddler's Day Out - ages Walking-5
10am-12pm  Parents can get the little ones out to socialize and play in a secure environment. There will be gym time for them to run around while you socialize with other parents and we will have various balls and equipment for everyone to play with. Program will run through May 27.


Wrestling - K-8 grade
Monday & Wednesday
5:30-7pm  Fee:$60 per month, $110 for 2 months, $200 for 4 months, $290 for 6 months (per person)
Learn basic wrestling techniques with emphasis on set-ups and proper drilling before moving into take down, inside trips, throw tilts, top-bottom wrestling, counter wrestling, and more.


Zumba - ages 18+
7-8pm (Monday & Wednesday); 9:30-10:30am (Tuesday & 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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