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  • City Interactive Map Shows Daily Census Responses in Greensboro

    How is your neighborhood doing in its response to the US Census 2020? Find out using this interactive map, which is updated daily with response rates from the federal census bureau. Each census tract is assigned a number, which you will see on...

  • Greensboro Celebrates Parks and Recreation Month

    Greensboro celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month in July with a series of special events, programs, games, and fun activities. The City Parks and Recreation Department will host Car Bingo, a Youth Fishing Tournament, Family Trivia every...

  • Parks and Recreation Offering Family Trivia Nights in July

    Every Thursday night in July at 7 pm, the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting free, virtual Family Trivia nights. Families can compete to win Parks and Recreation prize packs including t-shirts, water bottles, passes for kayaking,...

  • City Closed on July 3 in Observance of Independence Day

    City of Greensboro offices and facilities are closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. The services and facilities below will operate on a holiday schedule. There are no trash or recycling collections on Friday, July 3. Instead,...

  • City Lakes Host Children’s Fishing Tournament July 1-14

    City Lakes will host a children’s fishing tournament July 1-14. There are separate age divisions for children 6 and under, 7-12 year old, and 13-17. Cost is $10. Register online to participate.   Kids can catch bass, crappie, or catfish at one...

  • Parks and Recreation Hosts Car Bingo July 6

    Parks and Recreation will host Car Bingo, 6:30-8:30 pm, July 6, at the Greensboro Sportsplex. The cost is $5 per car, which must be paid online in advance. Register online now. Prizes will be awarded for game, best car decorations, best good luck...

  • Start Smart Baseball Begins July 7

    Parks and Recreation will host virtual Start Smart Baseball for children 3-5 years old from 6-7 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 7-23, via Zoom. The cost is $15 per child. Register now.   Children will develop proper motor skills for baseball...

  • Parks and Recreation Offers ‘Summer Stay Camp’ Activity Kits

    Local children can get a Parks and Recreation summer day camp experience at home with a Summer Stay Camp Kit, a package of self-guided activities with educational, creative, or health and wellness themes. A new kit will be available each Monday from...

  • Parks and Recreation Phase II Reopening Overview

    https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/Home/ShowDocument?id=45771

  • City of Greensboro Celebrates Juneteenth

    https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/69934/6886

  • Parks and Recreation Hosts First Esports Tournament June 23-26

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation will hold an NBA2K Tournament for PlayStation or Xbox, 4-8 pm, June 23-26. It’s free to participate. Register online. This is the department’s first esports tournament. Residents will play at home on their personal...

  • Parks and Recreation Wins Grant for Peeler Community Park Project

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation has received a $600,000 grant from the National Park Service’s Outdoor Legacy Partnership Program to revitalize Peeler Community Park. The City Council accepted the grant last week. “This is an exciting project! It...

  • City Parks Offer Free Meals Beginning June 15

    Three City neighborhood parks – Hannaford, Rosewood, and Woodmere – will offer free grab and go lunches for people 18 and under from 12-1 pm, Mondays through Thursdays, from June 15 to July 30. Two meals will be provided on Thursdays. For other meal...

  • City Offices and Service Changes Begin June 8

    As North Carolina’s phased reopening continues, the following City offices and services will change beginning Monday, June 8. Residents are still encouraged to do as much business as possible over the phone or online and stay home if they are sick....

  • Parks and Recreation Hours Expand June 1

    As part of NC’s phased reopening, the following Greensboro Parks and Recreation facility hours will change beginning Monday, June 1: Regional parks (Barber, Country, Hester, and Keeley) and gardens hours will expand to be open 8 am to 4 pm. On...

  • Greensboro is a Finalist for 2020 Parks and Recreation National Gold Medal Award

    The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced that Greensboro Parks and Recreation is a finalist for the 2020 National Gold...

  • Greensboro Offers Option for Restaurants to Provide Outdoor Dining

    Greensboro restaurants may apply for a special City event permit to offer outdoor dining on sidewalks, public streets, or on-street parking areas during NC's Phase II of reopening, which runs through at least June 26. The City has waived special...

  • Plan Your Summer at GSO: Greensboro Summer Online

    To keep the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Greensboro Parks and Recreation, Department of Libraries and Museums, Creative Greensboro, and community partners have collaborated to create Greensboro Summer Online, a virtual space where...

  • City Announces Memorial Day Closures and Changes

    City offices are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. There are no trash or recycling collections that day. Instead, Monday’s collections take place Tuesday, May 26, and Tuesday’s take place Wednesday, May 27. All other...

  • MUSEP Returns July 19; Concerts May Be Streaming or Live

    The Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP) Concert Series will return for its 41st season July 19. Creative Greensboro, the City’s office of arts and culture, is committed to producing the series – either in person at locations around the...

  • Creative Greensboro Presents Virtual Performance of ‘MacBeth’ May 27

    Creative Greensboro presents a Reader’s theatre youth production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” at 7 pm Wednesday, May 27, streaming live on Creative Greensboro’s Facebook page. It is free to the public.   The show is a continuation...

  • Parks and Recreation is Accepting Public Comments on Country Park Project

    Greensboro Parks and Recreation is accepting public comments on a proposed project to enhance Country Park as part of the Battleground Parks District. Review the proposed site plan online. The deadline for comments is May 6. There are several ways to...

  • 2020 Census Timelines Adjusted Due to COVID-19

    https://2020census.gov/en/news-events/operational-adjustments-covid-19.html

  • Family & Friends Trivia Night (07/16/2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

    Who's up for free Family Trivia Thursdays during the month of July? This is guaranteed to be a night of fun for the entire family, so get your team (family or friends) together, put on your baseball cap, and get ready to play via Zoom....

  • MUSEP Concert - Kay & Adriel (07/19/2020 6:00 PM - 6:15 PM)

    Join us for music by Kay & Adriel (Alternative, Soul) and the Philharmonia of Greensboro (Classical, Pops) streaming online at the Creative Greensboro Facebook page. MUSEP concerts are free but donations are appreciated to help sustain the...

  • MUSEP Concert - Philharmonia of Greensboro (07/19/2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)

    Join us for music by Kay & Adriel (alternative, soul) and the Philharmonia of Greensboro (classical, pops), streaming online at the Creative Greensboro Facebook page. MUSEP concerts are free but donations are appreciated to help sustain the...

  • Monday's with Mikey (07/20/2020 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

    Join Parks and Recreation environmental educator Michael Romano as he showcases the animals of the ECO Bus. This free program will stream online at the Parks and Recreation Facebook page. This program is part of GSO: Greensboro Summer Online,...

  • Challenger Sports Clinics (07/21/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

    Stay in shape during the off-season. Join Challenger coaches for drills and skill-building activities on July 21 and 28, and again August 4 and 11. Each week will focus on a different sports - flag football, basketball, soccer, and...

  • Bingo for Ages 50+ (07/21/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

    Join us on Zoom for some fun games of bingo and socializing with familiar faces and meeting new ones.  For ages 50 and better.  Registration is required by clicking here.

  • GSO Parks and Recreation Cake Wars (07/21/2020 1:00 PM - 07/29/2020 1:00 PM)

    Battle ‘til your belly’s full and fight for the title of best amateur cake decorator in Greensboro! To start this cake war off right, there will be two tutorials offered by Parks and Recreation staff. Tutorial 1 on July 21: Pre-Recorded Video -...

  • Ms. Shelli's Painting in the Park (07/21/2020 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM)

    Join Ms. Shelli for this artistic adventure. Children 1-10 will have the opportunity to paint on canvas whatever inspires their imagination.  Odd months are finger painting.  Even months will use paint brushes.  Large t-shirts make...

  • NBA2K Tournament (07/21/2020 4:00 PM - 07/24/2020 8:00 PM)

    Registration extended!  Greensboro Parks and Recreation will hold an NBA2K Tournament for PlayStation or Xbox, 4-8 pm, July 21-24. It’s free to participate. Visit our website for rules and to register. This is the department’s first esports...

  • Mrs. Shelli's Adventures (07/22/2020 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM)

    Join Mrs. Shelli on the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Facebook page, because CAKE WARS starts today! Take your cakes to the next level by learning some piping skills with Ms. Shelli. You'll need a cake with a crumb coat and icing that will...