Marylene F. Griffin Community Recreation Center
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5301 Hilltop Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27407
Hours of Operation:
Mondays to Fridays: 7 am to 9 pm
Saturdays: 9 am to 5 pm
Sundays: 1-6 pm
Features and Amenities:
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What's Happening at Griffin Recreation Center:
After School Program
Cost: $30 per week per child
Registration opens August 1
Winter Youth Basketball
Cost: $50 per child, $55 after December 1
Registration opens October 1
Getcha Moves Fitness & Wellness
Ages: 14 and up
Fee: $5 for walk-ins or $30 for a 10-class punch card
Rise Up! Elite Sports Academy Basketball Training
For more information on classes, room rentals, fitness room, and open gym,
call Griffin Center at 336-373-2928 or e-mail us.
History of Griffin Recreation Center:
The 15,000-square-foot Griffin community recreation center marks the first such facility built since 1990, when the City opened the Leonard center. Funding for development and acquisition of the land was made possible by the 2000 voter-approved bond referendum. Amenities of the new facility include a gymnasium that can be used for basketball and volleyball, meeting rooms, and a fitness room with cardio equipment, free weights, and strength training equipment.
The scenic 48-acre park and center is named to honor Marylene F. Griffin, a well-known philanthropist who with her husband co-founded the D.H. Griffin Wrecking Company Inc. She also appreciated the value of recreation, as she was an avid golfer. In fact, the center is located on the site of the former Twin Oaks Golf Course.