Parks & Recreation

Oakview Recreation Center

503 James Road (get directions)
High Point, NC  27265
(336) 883-3508
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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.

Oakview Recreation Center was built in 1974 and features a gymnasium, 3 activity rooms, lighted baseball and softball fields, lighted athletic multipurpose field, two lighted tennis courts, two OVRC Building Picturehorseshoe pits, a bocce court, playground and an outdoor shelter with a grill and two picnic tables.

The Center is available for rental opportunities to the public when not in use for regular operational programs and activities.  You may rent the Center for reunions, birthday parties, wedding receptions, graduation parties, or any type of family gathering you may have.  Call the Center to request a date and obtain rates.

Current Programs 

Add Health to our Years (AHOY) Senior Exercise Class - ages 55+
Tuesdays & Thursdays
9-10a.m.  Informational Poster            
A free, basic fitness class offered for those 55 and older that focuses on increasing flexibility, circulation and overall health.


After School Program - pre-K-5th Grades
2:30-6p.m.  Fee:$125 per month
Registration Packet            
Our After School Program provides a fun, safe environment for your child as they complete homework, play gym and outside games, create arts & crafts projects, go on field trips and more. The program operates on days when school is in session. Call us for more program details.


Ballet - ages 6-8
June 15, 2015 - July 27, 2015
7-7:45p.m.  Fee:$35 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to class
Information & Registration            
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.


Healthy Baby, Healthy Mama - ages 18+
May 27, 2015
6:30-7:30p.m.  Parenthood begins the moment you become pregnant. Ready yourself by learning the options available to pregnant women during birth and delivery. We will also discuss postpartum care.


Pickleball - ages 18+
Want to learn to play the hottest game in town? Pickleball is easy to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced competitive game for experienced players. Schedule: Mondays - all levels of play - 9:30-11:30a.m.; Tuesdays - 3.0 & above skill level - 10a.m.-1:30p.m.; Wednesday - all levels of play - 11:30a.m.-2p.m.; Thursdays - 3.0 & above skill level - 10a.m.-1:30pm; Thursdays - learn to play - 6:30-9:30p.m.; Fridays - all levels of play - 9:30a.m.-11:30am; Saturdays - all levels of play - 9:15a.m.-12p.m.


Power Dance and Fitness - ages 16+
Tuesday, Saturday
6:30-7:15p.m. (Tuesday), 9:15-10a.m. (Saturday)  Fee:$5 per person/per class
Information & Registration            
A dance-infused class that will provide you with an intense cardiovascular and aerobic workout. Using your own body weight as resistance, this complete workout will burn calories and tone muscles. Students are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel. Saturday classes run June 6-August 1.


Pre-Ballet - ages 3-5
June 15, 2015 - July 27, 2015
6:15-6:45p.m.  Fee:$35 per person/per session
Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to session
Informational Poster            
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.


Saturday Fun Days - ages 5-12
June 6, 2015
11a.m.-3p.m.  Fee:$10 per person/per day
Deadline for enrollment: 1 week prior to date
Information & Registration            
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. 5/2 - SciWorks; 6/6 - Chuck E. Cheese.


Summer Day Camp - Rising K-5th Grades
June 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015
7:30a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$65 per week, plus activity fees
Registration Packet            
Enjoy your favorite camp activities such as arts and crafts, field trips, team sports, and so much more. Be prepared to have tons of fun with plenty of laughs, smiles, and adventures.


Trailblazers Camp - Rising 6th-8th Grades
June 17, 2015 - August 21, 2015
7:30a.m.-6p.m.  Fee:$65 per week, plus activity fees
Registration Packet            
Take an adventure with us this summer! Campers will participate in a variety of sports, games, arts and crafts, field trips, and much more. There is an additional weekly activity fee to cover the field trips which will be announced closer to summer.


Walking for Wellness
9:15-11:30a.m.  Walking is an excellent way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The gym will be open to help you walk your way to a healthy you and meet your fitness goals. Just over 18 laps=1 mile.


Yoga for All - ages 16+
6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$10 per person/per class
Information & Registration            
Everyone is welcome in this flow yoga class that will work all parts of your body and teach proper alignment. With a combination of breaths and movement, relax the mind and re-energize your body. Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle.


Young Champions - Karate - ages 4-16
June 18, 2015 - September 17, 2015
6-6:45p.m. (beginners); 6:45-7:30p.m. (yellow & green belt); 7:30-8:15p.m. (blue belt and above)  Fee:$10 registration fee, $7 per class
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.


Zumba - ages 12+
Mondays & Wednesdays
6:30-7:30p.m.  Fee:$5 per class, $4 students, $20 (5) session card, $40 (10) session card
Information & Registration            
This is a fun way to get into shape. The routines include interval sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance will be used to help you burn calories, improve your endurance, and tone muscles.


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

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