Parks & Recreation
Main Offices and Recreation Center
201 N. Washington Avenue
Parks & Recreation Superintendent - Quintin Robertson (336) 349-1090
Senior Center Coordinator - Cindy Baynes (336) 349-1045
Athletics & Teen Center Coordinator - (336) 349-1092
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
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for development and oversight of all the City's recreational activities. Visit our page for details or download our brochure below for an overview of programs and associated costs.
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The Reidsville Parks & Recreation Department, headed by the Assistant City Manager of Community Services, 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 Quintin Robertson.
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.
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.
Reidsville Center for Active Retirement Enterprises (RCARE)
RCARE is a Center of Excellence, one of the few in the state with that designation. The center hosts many activities, including trips, bowling, bocce ball, pickleball, shuffleboard, dancing, card games and so much more. Attend an aerobics class or learn how to paint, the opportunities are endless.
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.vistrockinghamcountync.com for more information.
Neighborhood Parks and Recreation Facilities at Local Schools
Nine parks are located throughout the City of Reidsville for the enjoyment of our citizens. To reserve any of the picnic shelters or ball fields, call the Parks & Recreation Department at (336) 349-1090.
In addition, you are able to utilize the playground and walking/jogging tracks at the local elementary, middle and high schools. The facilities are listed in the section after the neighborhood parks.
Picnic shelters are available for rent at the following parks: Courtland, Cambridge, Jaycee, H.K. Griggs and Lake Reidsville. Call 336-349-1090 for shelter rentals for all but at Lake Reidsville. For Lake Reidsville call (336) 349-4738.
All newly added swing sets include two belt swings and a family swing. The family swing is designed for an adult to be able to swing with a toddler 2-24 months
1200 Courtland Avenue
Features two main play units, one just added, a two-section swing set with an inclusive swing, an one-section swing set, horseshoe pits and two picnic shelters with grills. Across the street is a Bird Sanctuary, located at 1101 Courtland Avenue, which provides a peaceful, shady spot for lunch.
H.K. Griggs Park
400 Marcellus Place
Features a main play unit, one basketball court (or 4 half courts), one two section swing set and two picnic shelters (the Clay Slade Shelter and the Hoy Isaac Shelter) with grills. The main play unit has just recently been replaced, along with a basketball court repair/resurfacing.
Jaycee Ball Park
125 Jaycee Park Road
Features three lighted ball fields (Jaycee #1, Jaycee #2 and Brookside), eight lighted tennis courts and access point for greenway trail. The left side set of four tennis court has just been repaired/resurfaced.
Two Outdoor Pickleball Courts-No reservations required.
Rockingham County School Facility Recreational Use
"Playground equipment and walking/jogging tracks are open to the public for responsible use after school hours until dusk, during the weekdays and on weekends and holidays from dawn to dusk"
The following schools/facilities are within a reasonable walking, bicycling or driving distance from downtown Reidsville.