Adult Programs


Black Mountain Recreation’s focus is to enhance quality of life through recreational opportunities for adults. There are a wide range of recreational and leisure activities to meet a variety of interests and skill levels. Adult programs and leagues through Black Mountain Recreation are here to help adults of all ages to seek opportunities to learn new skills, pursue a special interest and interact with others.

Try Pickleball 

We will be offering FREE Pickleball clinics for kids and adults beginning on August 1st. Clinics will last four weeks and will run through August 22nd. These clinics will take place on the tennis courts at Cragmont Park at various times depending on your age group. You must pre-register to attend and space will be extremely limited (10 per age group) due to COVID-19. Registration begins July 1st, click the link below for more information and to register.

Sign Up Here

Adult Basketball
(Canceled through remainder of season)

Registration will begin in November and run through January. Games will begin at the end of January and run through the middle of April. You must be at least 18 years of age to play. Games are played on Sundays.

Fee: $525/team

2020 Adult Basketball Game Schedule

Spring Hikes at Ridgecrest
(Canceled; rescheduled date TBD)

This Spring, two hikes will be offered; one on March 14, 2020 and another on April 11, 2020. Both hikes will take place in Ridgecrest and will be for intermediate skill level hikers who are able to hike between 5-10 miles in one day. Participates must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by a guardian if under the age of 18. All participants will meet on the morning of the hike and ride together to Ridgecrest in the Black Mountain Recreation & Parks bus. Participates will be expected to bring their own hiking gear, water, and food. Limited spaces will be available for this program and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. 

Fee: Free

Sign Up Here

Dr. John Wilson Community Garden

Do you love gardening or growing your own fresh produce? Then sign up today for a half or full garden plot at our Dr. John Wilson Community Garden located in Veteran’s Park! Learn more and sign up today by visiting the link below:

Community Garden Information 

  1. Recreation & Parks

    Physical Address
    304 Black Mountain Avenue
    Black Mountain, NC 28711


  2. Collin Bugniazet

    Recreation Coordinator
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 394