Parks & Recreation

Please note: We are providing this list for your convenience, but it is NOT a complete list!

Center City Park

200 North Elm Street

Just a mile from campus, Greenboro's downtown area is bustling with activity -- and is home to Center City Park.

This creatively landscaped urban park features work from local artists and offers free WiFi.

Greensboro Arboretum

Intersection of West Market Street and Starmount Drive

Greensboro is known for its award-winning collection of parks. If you're a fan of flowers and other plant life, the Greensboro Arboretum is a must-see. The 17-acre arboretum is a great place to take a scenic stroll and enjoy the weather.

Greensboro Grasshoppers

408 Bellemeade Street, (336) 268-2255

You don't have to be a big sports fan to enjoy an evening at First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers. In addition to some exciting minor league baseball, there are fireworks, special promotions for kids, and of course, plenty of hot dogs to eat as you cheer on the Hoppers!

Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park

3910 South Holden Road, (336) 852-9721

Did you know that Greensboro is the home of the largest water park in the Carolinas? With more than three dozen rides and attractions, Emerald Pointe offers everything from five-story water slides to special areas for kids.

Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center

6275 Bryan Park Road, (336) 375-2200

Want to do a little golfing while you're in town? Bryan Park features two 18-hole public golf courses, a golf practice and learning facility, and a pro shop. You can even book your tee times online (just visit the park's Website, link above).

LeBauer Park

Block between Davie and Church streets in downtown Greensboro

Ringed by the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Central Public Library, and Greensboro Historical Museum, LeBauer Park features food kiosks; a lawn/performance space with many scheduled activities; seasonal activities like table tennis and ice skating; and a delightfully interactive, child-centered playground.

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About Greensboro, NC: From parks to shopping centers to a lively downtown, Greensboro has plenty to offer college students.