Parks & Recreation

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Summer Day Camp Cancellation Notice

Memorial Park Opening Notice

Town of Blowing Rock Restrooms Schedule

4th of July Events Cancellation Notice

The Robbins Pool at Broyhill Park will *NOT* be opening on May 23rd, 2020 due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Town of Blowing Rock Staff is currently working on a tentative opening date for later this year. We will let everyone know ASAP on this date. We appreciate your patience during this time.


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 Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation RecDesk Community Site


Contact Us:

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Address: 145 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Mailing Address: PO Box 47, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Phone: (828) 295-5222

Director: Mrs. Jennifer Gore Brown



The mission of Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation is “to provide and enhance recreational and cultural opportunities for our residents and visitors.” 

Staffing and Schedules

The Recreation Department has six full-time positions: the Parks and Recreation Director,  Facilities Coordinator, Programs Coordinator, Parks Maintenance Technician, Landscape Specialist and a Landscape Assistant. In addition to the permanent positions, there are a substantial number of seasonal positions.


This department is also responsible for the landscaping in Broyhill Park, Annie Cannon Gardens, Memorial Park, and other Town-maintained planting areas.


A primary goal of this department is to develop, beautify, conserve, and maintain a system of parks which will assure quality leisure opportunities for all that reside and visit Blowing Rock.