Parks & Recreation

Main Offices and Recreation Center
201 N. Washington Avenue
336-349-1090

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Duck Hunting at Lake Reidsville
Signs up Today
Starts Saturday, November 11
Click LINK for the information
Call 336-349-4738 for details
(Hunting is NOT authorized at Lake Hunt)
NOTE-There will be no fishing/boating allowed on the lake Lake Reidsville from 5:00 am until 1:00 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during this time. Bank/pier fishing is allowed.  There will be no Duck hunting on December 25.

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Triad Turkey Bowl Football Games

Reidsville Parks and Recreation
vs 
High Point Parks and Recreation
7-9 Contact and 10-12 contact
Thursday, November 16
6:00 and 7:00 pm
at Lake Reidsville
630 Waterworks Road in Reidsville
(Refreshments sold-$5.00 per car load
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TEEN
CENTER PROGRAM
Holiday Styles and Safety
Tuesday, November 28 at 6:00 pm
506 Sprinkle Street in Reidsville
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Reidsville, NC (
May 17, 2017) – The City of Reidsville has received a 2017 Playful City USA designation. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills. These communities are transforming ordinary places into playful spaces and using play as a solution to the challenges facing their residents.

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February 14, 2017-RCARE-The Senior Center was officially opened to the public.  
Come see what we have to offer.
102 N. Washington Ave.
 
Want to be a part of the fundraising campaign? Learn in the attached brochure about
purchasing a brick in memory or honor of a loved one!
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The Reidsville Parks & Recreation Department, headed by Assistant City Manager Tom Wiggins, offers a wide array of athletics and programs for the citizens of Reidsville, as well as visitors to the City and its recreational facilities. The day to day operations of this department is handled by the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, Fred Thompson.  The Recreation Department includes a gymnasium, which is open for use from 3-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and 5-7 p.m. Sundays. The gym is closed on Fridays. During basketball season, the hours are from 3-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The building houses on its lower level the City-owned Fitness Center (6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.), the Administrative Offices (8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for registration hours), and the Senior Center. For Senior Center program information, call 336-349-1045.

Athletic Offerings
The Parks & Recreation Department is busy throughout the year with football, baseball, softball and basketball. Most of the sports programs can be accessed online and games are played at area athletic fields. Cheerleading is also available. Lake Reidsville hosts soccer games for the Reidsville YMCA and the City partners with the Y to provide swimming opportunities at the Reidsville Community Pool, 504 S. Main Street.

Recreational Facilities
The City of Reidsville is also very proud of its facilities. A network of neighborhood parks can be found throughout the City featuring playground equipment. Several of the parks also include ball fields, horseshoe pits, basketball, volleyball or tennis courts. Lake Reidsville and Lake Hunt offering fishing and boating to visitors, along with other amenities. Reidsville has a strong senior citizens' program, evidenced by its Senior Citizen Center. The Center provides seniors with a meeting place as well as a site for informational seminars. The Council on Aging has a Nutrition Site at the Center as well. A variety of classes and trips are also made available to those participating at the Center. The Fitness Center, located on the lower level of 201 N. Washington Ave., includes weights, virtual bikes, treadmills, ellipticals and more. Hours are 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Greenways & Trails
More of a walker than a team sport player? Reidsville's Jaycee Park Trail is a 1.1-mile path connecting Reidsville Middle School and Reidsville High School on South Park Drive with the Jaycee Park recreation area. The Jaycee Trail Extension connects the Jaycee Ball Park recreation area to the lower Jaycee Park on South Scales Street. The entire trail is 1.3 miles long. (Map of Jaycee Park Trail). The Sherwood Trail is also complete. (Map of Sherwood Trail). Lake Reidsville also offers a nearly mile-long hiking and biking trail. This trail, located across the street from the main park entrance, gives bike enthusiasts a good workout, and hikers a change of venue from other City greenways. (Map of the Hiking/Biking Trail). This trail is also phase one of the Lake Reidsville trails system with more to come.  Update-Phase two has now been completed inside the park that includes a .6 mile trail loop.  Phase three has been started and is a trail that will loop around Lake Reidsville.  

Teen Center
In 2004, the City of Reidsville opened a Teen Center for local youth ages 10-16. Homework assistance, special programs and recreational opportunities are available at the Center located on Sprinkle Street. Membership is free, but enrollment is required.

Other Recreational Opportunities
In addition to the recreational opportunities available within Reidsville, Rockingham County offers camping river access areas and area golf courses. Check out www.ncnorthstar.com for more information.

Quick Contact Information
Parks and Recreation Superintendent   Fred Thompson 336-349-1090
Senior Center Coordinator  Cindy Baynes 336-349-1045
Athletics and Teen Center Coordinator Quintin Robertson 336-349-1090 or 1092
Fitness Center 336-349-1090
Teen Center 336-634-0574
Lake Reidsville 336-349-4738
Lowe's Field 336-349-1095
Weather Line 336-349-1020