Parks & Recreation

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 Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation RecDesk Community Site

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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

E-mail: jbrown@tobr.us

Mission

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.

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

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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.