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Who We Are


Black Mountain Recreation and Parks is located in the Town of Black Mountain North Carolina. It is a small town of approximately 8,000 people in Western North Carolina about 15 minute east of Asheville. Black Mountain Recreation and Parks was formed in 1982 and exists to provide safe access to recreation, including parks, greenways, special events, athletics, gardens, aquatics, and active aging adult activities.

Our Mission


The Black Mountain Recreation and Parks Department, in partnership with our citizens and with respect to our environment, will provide community-based recreation programs, wellness opportunities, facilities, and services to enrich the quality of life in Black Mountain.

Vision

To provide high quality, safe, and accessible programs and facilities for all citizens and visitors of the Black Mountain community.  

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  1. Recreation & Parks

    Physical Address
    304 Black Mountain Avenue
    Black Mountain, NC 28711

    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 7

  2. Josh Henderson, MA

    Director

  3. Melinda Polites

    Senior Center Administrator
    Phone: 828-419-9301, ext. 389

  4. Clint Bowman

    Recreation Coordinator
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 393

  5. Collin Bugniazet

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

  6. Michele Raine

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 391