Parks & Recreation
Main Offices and Recreation Center
201 N. Washington Avenue
Reidsville, NC (May 17, 2017) – The City of Reidsville is being honored with 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.
ENDLESS JOURNEY MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM
Tang Soo Do Classes (Karate and Kung Fu)
Starting on May1st at the Recreation Center
Child and Adult Classes
Call 336-349-1090 for details.
Independence Day Celebration
Each year Lake Reidsville is the site of the local Independence Day Celebration sponsored by the City of Reidsville. The event offers games, food, music and one of the largest firework shows in the area.
In 2017, the celebration will be held on July 1, 4 pm to 11 pm
Fireworks at 10 pm
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
Senior Center Coordinator Cindy Baynes
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