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  • How do I become a vendor at Art in the Park?

    Contact the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce at 828-295-7851.

  • How do I register my child for Summer Day Camp?

    The Summer Day Camp registration form will need to be completed online by filling out this form or printed and mailed or turned in using this form.The application must include the first week's payment as a deposit. A copy of the child's birth certificate will also be required with a 1st grader's registration. You may download a registration form online or pick one up at the Parks and Recreation office, located on Park Avenue.

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • How do I rent a facility for a wedding or party?

    Park facilities are reserved through the Parks and Recreation Department. For a fee, our gazebo at Broyhill Lake and the Rotary Picnic Pavilion at Davant Ballfield can be reserved. For more information about facilities and how to rent them, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/facility-rentals

    Parks and Recreation 828-295-5222

  • When does Summer Day Camp registration begin?

    Registration for Summer Day Camp usually begins March 1st for taxpayers and March 20th for non-taxpayers.

    To register, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/programs

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • Who is eligible to participate in Parks and Recreation programs?

    Anyone is eligible to participate in Blowing Rock Parks programs, regardless of place of residence. A lower fee may be charged to Town taxpayers.

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • How do I reserve a Town Recreation Facility?

    Facilities available for rental include the Rotary Picnic Pavilion and the Broyhill Gazebo at Mayview Lake. To reserve a facility, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 828-295-5222. A deposit and user fee are charged to reserve facilities, and a facility use agreement must be completed.

    For more information about facilities and how to rent them, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/facility-rentals

  • When is the Independence Day Parade and Fireworks?

    The Parade will be held on Saturday July 1st, 2017 . A detailed schedule of events will be available on the Town website closer to the event. For more information about events, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/events

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • When will the Robbins Pool at Broyhill Park open for the season?

    The pool will open for the season on Memorial Day Weekend and will close Labor Day.

    For more information about the pool, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/town-parks

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • When is the Halloween Festival?

    The Halloween Festival is scheduled for the last Saturday in October each year. Check the Town website closer to October for a detailed schedule of events.

     For more information about events, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/events

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222
  • When is Christmas in the Park?

    Christmas in the Park is always the Friday following Thanksgiving. Activities begin late afternoon and continue until 9:00 p.m. The Lighting of the Town takes place at 5:30 p.m.

    For more information about events, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/events

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • What programs are offered for 3-5 year-olds?

    Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation offers many programs for children in this age group such as kinder basketball, t-ball, soccer, and flag football. 

    For more information about kinder sports, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/programs

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • Does the Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation have a campground?

    No, the Town does not own a campground. However, you may call the Price Lake Campground at 828 963-5911.

  • What is the number for the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve?

    The phone number for the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve is 828-295-4700.

  • Whom do I contact about Art In the Park?

    Please contact the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce at 828 295-7851.

  • Does the Town offer Adult Programs?

    Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation offers programs for people of all ages. Programs for adults include, but are not limited to bridge and tennis during the summer.

    For more information about events and programs, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/programs

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222.
  • Where is Robbin's Pool?

    Robbin's Pool is located on Clark Street by the Broyhill Park in Blowing Rock. It is open to the public. Daily admission or season passes are available. The pool is open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and is heated to maintain a constant temperature.

    For more information about the pool, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/town-parks

    Pool Phone Number: 828 295-5224 or Parks and Recreation: 828 295-5222

  • Where can I find recreation spaces in Town?

    The Town’s recreation spaces are open to the public and free of charge. Memorial Park offers a large playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, and sand volleyball. Broyhill and Annie Cannon Parks are passive recreation areas designed for walking and quiet activities. The following is a list of the Town’s green spaces and their location.

    • Blowing Rock Memorial Park-Main Street
    • Davant Ballfield-Clark Street
    • Broyhill Park-Laurel Lane
    • Annie Cannon Gardens-Laurel Lane

    The Town also has an outdoor swimming pool. It is open to the public. Daily admission or season passes are available. The pool is open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and is heated to maintain a constant temperature.

     For more information, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/town-parks

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • What facility does Blowing Rock offer for special occasions?

    Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation offers several facilities for weddings, birthday parties, picnics, and other gatherings. Please contact the office of Parks and Recreation for further information.

    • The Rotary Picnic Pavilion, located by Davant Ballfield, seats 100 persons and is available for picnics, group meetings, wedding receptions, etc.
    • Broyhill Gazebo, by Mayview Lake, is available for small weddings.
    • Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation Center, located in Memorial Park, is available for dances, parties and meetings.
    • The Robbins Pool at Broyhill Park may be reserved for pool parties during the summer season based on availability.

    For more information about facilities, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/facility-rentals

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222

  • What special events are hosted by Parks and Recreation each year?

    There are four major special events every year hosted by Parks and Recreation. The four major events are listed below.

    • Sweetheart Soiree Senior Valentine's Dance
    • Easter Festival
    • Fourth of July Festival
    • Halloween Festival
    • Christmas in the Park

    For more information about events, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/events

    Parks & Recreation 828 295-5222

  • Does Town offer swimming lessons at Robbins pool?

    The Town of Blowing Rock offers youth swimming lessons at Robbins Pool.

    For more information, please visit the Swim Lessons Application.

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222.

  • Where is the Visitor Information Center?

    The Visitor Information Center is located at 7738 Valley Blvd (Hwy 321 By-Pass). The Visitor Information Center is for tourists and anyone wanting to learn more about what our area has to offer. Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. all year round.

    Blowing Rock Visitor Center and Tourism Development Authority 828 295-4636

  • Does the Town offer programs for youth?

    Blowing Rock Parks and Recreation offers programs for people of all ages. Programs for youth include, but are not limited to Kinder programs for children ages 3-5  and Summer Day Camp.

     For more information about programs, please visit: http://www.townofblowingrocknc.gov/government/parks-and-recreation-and-landscaping/programs

    Parks and Recreation 828 295-5222