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Staff and Department Information

The Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department (HCPRD) oversees the programming, maintenance, rental of facilities, safety, and usage of twelve parks in Henderson County. To learn more about each of our parks, visit the "Park & Facilities" page.

Our Vision - Community Connectivity - Catalyst for FUN, WELL BEING and SOCIAL INTERACTION

Our Mission - We enrich the quality of life in Henderson County through parks, programs, and events that provide leisure and recreation activities to benefit Henderson County residents.

To reserve any of our facilities, call (828) 697-4884, or stop by our Administrative Office at the Athletics & Activity Center, 708 South Grove Street, Hendersonville. The Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department staff can be reached via e-mail (click on staff person's name) or by phone: (828) 697-4884.

Carleen Dixon


Tim Hopkin

Sr. Recreation Programs Coordinator

Matt Russell

Recreation Program Supervisor

Bridgette Galloway

Recreation Program Supervisor

Laura Rice

Recreation Program Supervisor

Erin Hendrix

Office Administrator

Jason Kilgore

Parks Maintenance Supervisor

Keith Blackwell

Park Tech

Zach Owen

Park Tech

Rick Lepine

Park Tech

Kelly Higgins

Park Tech


Recreation Advisory Board

The Recreation Advisory Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00pm. Meetings are held at the Athletics and Activities Center at 708 S Grove Street, Hendersonville.

If you would like to speak to the Board during the public comment period, you can sign up just prior to their regular meeting times.

For more information, contact the Recreation Director, Carleen Dixon, via phone at 828-697-4884 or email.


Advisory Board Members

Charlie Messer

Commissioner Representative

William Scott Rhodes

Board of Education Representative, appointed 7/21/2016

Jeff Donaldson

Chair, appointed 1/17/2001

Terry Maybin

appointed 4/17/1996

Email Terry

Jennifer Hensley

appointed 7/15/2015

Email Jennifer

Phillip Ellis

appointed 9/05/2017

Email Phillip

Tricia King

appointed 9/05/2017

Email Tricia

Katie Breckheimer

appointed 2/05/2018

Ralph King

appointed 6/15/2011

Corum Smith

appointed 6/07/1993

Boyce "Tommy" Laughter

appointed 1/07/2013

Sue Meyers

appointed 12/01/2008

Virgil McClure

appointed 12/18/1996



Meetings and Agendas

Dates Agenda Minutes
9 January, 2018  pdf  pending
19 December, 2017  pdf  pdf
14 November, 2017  pdf  pdf
10 October, 2017  pdf  pdf
12 September, 2017  pdf  pdf
8 August, 2017  pdf  pdf
11 July, 2017  pdf  pdf
13 June, 2017  pdf  pdf
9 May, 2017  pdf  pdf
11 April, 2017  pdf  pdf
14 March, 2017  pdf  pdf
14 February, 2017  pdf  pdf