Parks & Recreation
201 N. Washington Street(336) 349-1090
The Parks & Recreation Administrative Office is now permanently located at 201 N. Washington Ave. The entrance to the offices are down the main steps facing the parking lot. The offices are located in the basement of the Recreation Center (where the old Senior Center was located).
The Reidsville Parks & Recreation Department, headed by Assistant City Manager Tom Wiggins, offers a wide array of athletics and programs for the citizens of Reidsville, as well as visitors to the City and its recreational facilities. The Rec Department includes a gymnasium, which is open for use from 5-7 p.m. weekdays and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The building houses on its lower level the City-owned Fitness Center (6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.) and the Administrative Office (8:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.), which is accessible at 201 N. Washington Avenue. The Senior Center is now located on Barnes Street.
The Parks & Recreation Department is busy throughout the year with football, baseball, softball and basketball. Most of the sports programs can be accessed online and games are played at area athletic fields
. Cheerleading is also available. Lake Reidsville hosts soccer games for the Reidsville YMCA and the City partners with the Y to provide swimming opportunities at the Reidsville Community Pool
, 504 S. Main Street.
The City of Reidsville is also very proud of its facilities. A network of neighborhood parks
can be found throughout the City featuring playground equipment. Several of the parks also include ball fields, horseshoe pits, basketball, volleyball or tennis courts. Lake Reidsville
and Lake Hunt
offering fishing and boating to visitors, along with other amenities. Reidsville has a strong senior citizens' program, evidenced by its Senior Citizen Center
located at 201 N. Washington Avenue. The Center provides seniors with a meeting place as well as a site for informational seminars. The Council on Aging has a Nutrition Site at the Center as well. A variety of classes and trips are also made available to those participating at the Center. The Fitness Center, located on the lower level of 200 N. Franklin Street, includes free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines and more. Hours are 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
More of a walker than a team sport player? Reidsville's Jaycee Park Trail is a 1.1-mile path connecting Reidsville Middle School and Reidsville High School on South Park Drive with the Jaycee Park recreation area. The Jaycee Trail Extension connects the Jaycee Ball Park recreation area to the lower Jaycee Park on South Scales Street. The entire trail is 1.3 miles long. The Sherwood Trail has also been completed. (Map of Greenways Trail
Reidsville Teen Center
In 2004, the City of Reidsville opened a Teen Center for local youth ages 10-16. Homework assistance, special programs and recreational opportunities are available at the Center located on Sprinkle Street. Membership is free, but enrollment is required.
Other Recreational Opportunities
In addition to the recreational opportunities available within Reidsville, Rockingham County offers camping river access areas and area golf courses. Check out www.ncnorthstar.com for more information.