COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Updates: 

The continued spread of COVID-19 has caused many changes, in all aspects of our lives and businesses. Parks & Recreation is committed to the health and well-being of our citizens and employees.  When using our facilities, please practice safe social distancing practices and follow the 3 Ws (Wait, Wash,Wear). 

If you have questions regarding a program registration or rental, please call 336-883-3469. 

Updates from Executive Order No. 163 - Phase 2.5, effective September 4, 2020

Programming

  • An extended After School Explorations enrichment program is being offered at Allen Jay Recreation Center, Deep River Recreation Center, Morehead Recreation Center, Oakview Recreation Center and Piedmont Environmental Center (PEC). 
  • Piedmont Environmental Center is offering outdoor nature programs to the public. 
  • Programming will resume at recreation centers on a limited basis. Preregistration will be required, as well as following safety precautions outlined in the Executive Order No. 163.  
  • Many program areas, such as Special Populations and Seniors, are offering virtual programs.
  • Athletic programs and field rental inquiries should call 336-883-3480.  

Playgrounds, Parks, Greenways and Trails 

  • Playgrounds and basketball courts will open on Friday, September 4. 
  • Parks are open sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise posted.
  • Greenways & trails - open sunrise to sunset.
  • Picnic shelters will be available to rent beginning September 8. Groups will be limited to 50 per shelter, regardless of the size shelter. 

Golf Courses - Blair Park and Oak Hollow Golf Courses and Grillrooms

  • Beginning Saturday, September 5, hours for regular play are:
    • Mondays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
    • Tuesdays – Sundays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The golf courses are open but will only be accepting debit and credit cards; no cash please.
  • Grill rooms remain open for take-out only through 6 p.m.
  • Carts are thoroughly sanitized between golfers.
  • For questions, please call Blair Park Golf Course - 336.883.3497 (pro shop) or 336.883.3496 (grill room) or Oak Hollow Golf Course - 336.883.3260 (course) or 336.883.3491 (grill room).

Oak Hollow Tennis Center and other outdoor tennis courts

  • Oak Hollow Tennis Center’s regular hours of operation: 
    • Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Court reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.
  • Indoor courts are open. 
  • Please bring your own water.
  • Other outdoor tennis courts are available at Allen Jay Recreation Center, Deep River Recreation Center, Oakview Recreation Center, Mohawk Park and Washington Terrace Park.
  • For questions, please call 336.883.3493.

Marinas - Oak Hollow Marina and High Point City Lake Park

  • Marina buildings are open to the public. Please plan to pay by debit or credit card only.
  • Bank fishing fees are currently waived.
  • Park restrooms are open. 
  • Boat rentals are available at both locations 
    • Fishing boats, canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle-boards are available at High Point City Lake Park. 
    • Kayaks, stand up paddle-boards and sailboats at Oak Hollow Marina.
  • Tour boat rides are available at High Point City Lake Park. 
  • Pedal boats are not available at High Point City Lake Park.  
  • For questions, please call Oak Hollow Marina: 336.883.3494 or High Point City Lake Park Marina: 336.883.3498

Oak Hollow Campground open for guests

  • The campground is open. Pool and bathhouses are available. Please call 336.883.3492 for information.

Recreation Centers

  • Open for program participants with pre-registration only. The facilities are closed to walk in guests.
  • Facility reservations are available for groups up to 25 guests, in rooms that allow for physical distancing.  

Washington Terrace Park & Community Center

  • Playgrounds and basketball courts will open on Friday, September 4. Shelter rentals and room reservations will begin on September 8, following indoor and outdoor gathering limits.   

Closed Facilities

  • High Point Parks & Recreation’s administrative office, recreation centers, Washington Terrace Community Center and Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center will remain closed for walk in guests.
  • Amusements, such as the train and carousel at High Point City Lake Park, remain closed.