Parks & Recreation

Oakview Recreation Center & Park

503 James 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:OVRC Building Picture
3 activity rooms 

Park Features:
Lighted baseball and softball fields
Lighted multipurpose field 
2 lighted tennis courts 
2 horseshoe pits 
Bocce court
Picnic shelter with grill

The 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. 

Go Far   Oakview 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

Add Health to our Years (AHOY) - ages 55+
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9-10am  Informational Poster            
Focus will be on improving circulation, increasing flexibility and boosting overall health in this exercise class designed just for those 55 and older.


After School Program - K-5th Grade
2:30-6pm  Fee:$125 per month + activity fees
Our high quality program offers a variety of activities including gym games, arts & crafts, outside play, cooking, homework assistance and other activities. Transportation is provided. Additional activities will be scheduled throughout the school year for an additional fee. Parents are responsible for daily snacks.


Ballet - ages 6-8
April 5, 2016 - May 10, 2016
June 7, 2016 - July 19, 2016
7-7:45pm  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to class
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This beginner ballet class will teach body alignment, ballet terminology, and technique through floor exercises and choreography. The last class we will have a mini recital to show off our dances learned. Recital date: 5/17, 7/26. No class July 5.


Breakfast with the Bunny - ages 2+
March 12, 2016
9:30-11:30am  Fee:$5 per person
Join the Easter Bunny for breakfast and a morning of fun games and activities. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos as well.


Champions in Motion Karate - ages 4-16
February 18, 2016 - June 2, 2016
June 9, 2016 - August 25, 2016
6-6:45pm (beginners); 6:45-7:30p.m. (yellow & green belt); 7:30-8:15p.m. (blue belt and above)  Fee:$8 registration fee, $7 per class
Deadline for enrollment: 3/10 - session 1, 6/23 - session 2
A comprehensive martial arts class that promotes safety, self-awareness, physical fitness, and self-confidence. Testing is available at the end of the session to advance to the next level at an additional fee.


Community Garden - ages 16+
Fee:$15 per plot
Community gardens provide the opportunity for people to lead healthier lives by working together to produce healthy food options. Plots will be for sale beginning February 22. For more information about community garden plots please call 336-883-3508.


Dog Obedience Class - ages 16+
March 22, 2016 - April 26, 2016
May 10, 2016 - June 14, 2016
June 28, 2016 - August 9, 2016
7-8pm  Fee:$35 per dog/per session
Qualified instructors will teach owners and dogs basic commands and socialization skills. Dog must be at least 8-weeks old. Owners must bring their pet's shot record, a 6' non-retractable leash, a choke collar and treats.


Ice Cream Bash - ages 5-12
June 3, 2016
6:30-8pm  Fee:$4 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 5/27
Let's get ready for sunny days, flip flops, and ice cream! Come out for a night of games, music, prizes and ice cream sundaes.


Jazz - ages 6-8 & 9-13
April 7, 2016 - May 12, 2016
June 9, 2016 - July 21, 2016
6:30-7:15pm (ages 6-8), 7:15-8p.m. (ages 9-13)  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to session
Learn fundamental steps and basic vocabulary through exercises and simple combinations. Students will build flexibility, strength, and coordination through proper dance techniques. Students need jazz shoes and comfortable clothing they can move easily in. Recital date: 5/17, 7/26. No class July 7.


Kickin Tots Soccer - ages 3-4
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
March 19, 2016 - May 7, 2016
6:30-7:30pm (Tuesday & Thursday), 9:30-11:30am (Saturday)  Fee:$35 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3/5
In this indoor league, skills are the main focus. Ball handling, control, and teamwork are the goals in a non-competitive and fun environment. Volunteer coaches are needed.


PJ's & Popcorn Movie Night - K-5th grade
April 8, 2016
May 6, 2016
5:30-8:30pm  Fee:$5 per person/per date
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to date
Wear your PJ's and join us for an evening of fun! Watch a movie while enjoying pizza and popcorn. Afterwards we will play some games.


Pre-Ballet - ages 3-5
April 5, 2016 - May 10, 2016
June 7, 2016 - July 19, 2016
6:30-7pm  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to session
Introduce the art of dance to your child. Dancers will be inspired to leap, skip, and twirl while learning beginner ballet skills. The last class we will have a mini recital to show off our dances learned. Recital date: 5/17, 7/26. No class July 5.


Saturday Fun Days - K-5th grade
April 30, 2016
11am-3pm  Fee:$10 per person/per day
Provides your child with a fun afternoon of crafts and field trips so parents can take on errands or other tasks. Lunch will be included. We will see a movie and go to Cici's Pizza.


Teacher Work Day Program - K-5th grade
March 28, 2016
March 29, 2016
March 30, 2016
March 31, 2016
April 1, 2016
June 10, 2016
7:30am-6pm  Fee:$15 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to session
An exciting atmosphere is provided through organized activities including group games, arts & crafts, outdoor play, and so much more! Participants need to bring a lunch and two snacks daily. Additional activities may be scheduled for an additional fee.


Yard Sale
May 14, 2016
Set up begins at 6am, 7am-12pm  Fee:$10 per space, includes one table, $5 per additional table
Deadline for enrollment: 5/11
Do you need to clear some space in your garage or attic? Are you looking for baby, household, or other unique items? Our yard sale is the place for you. We are currently accepting applications for vendors. Space is limited.


Zumba - ages 14+
Mondays & Wednesdays
6:30-7:30pm  Fee:$5 per class, $4 students, $20 (5) session card, $40 (10) session card
Burn calories, improve endurance, and tone muscles in this heart-pumping class. With a combination of fast and slow rhythms, the music just won't let you stay still. A fun way to stay in shape and feel good about your workout!


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

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