The 9th Annual Run 4 the Greenway will be on Saturday, October 27 from 4-8pm at Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway–watch out for more details to come!
Registration is OPEN! To register, go to the Jones Racing Company website. Questions? Contact Race Director, Laura Lorenz at email@example.com or 336.387.8355.
Click here for the detour route map. For more information, contact Palmer McIntyre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May is National Bike Month and the City of Greensboro and other organizations have planned events around bicycling awareness and safety. Click here to checkout the events on the city's website.
Mark your calendar for the 13th annual Ride of Silence on Downtown Greenway on Wednesday, May 16th sponsored by Bicycling in Greensboro.
2018 FREE Fitness Class Schedule on the Downtown Greenway
Classes this year will begin in May and will be held every Tuesday from 6-7pm through October (except for July because it is SO hot!) on the Downtown Greenway located at 475 Spring Garden Street. The Morehead Trail parking lot will be blocked off to cars during the class. Parking is available on the street or at 408 Blandwood Street and 500 Spring Garden Street.
We are excited to offer free classes for the 4th season in partnership with the Bryan YMCA. We have some regular instructors from past seasons and welcome our new instructors. Click here for the classes/instructors.
Look out for some new features this year-- a frequent attendee punch card and we will be participating in the DGI Summer Passport program-- the more you come the more chances you have of getting free stuff!
Unfortunately due to the threat of rain and thunderstorms, the Wheels on the Greenway for May 6th has been canceled. Safety is top priority and we do not want anyone to be on bikes if thunderstorms should pop up. We will not be rescheduling the event, but hope to plan a small gathering at Warnersville Rec Center this summer. Stay tuned for more info.
Do you use Parks & Recreation programs? How can they do things better?
Come out and share you ideas at: Greensboro Parks & Recreation Play2Play Public Workshop
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie Street
Drop in from 5:00-8:00 pm;
Short presentations at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, & 7:00 pm
Click here for more information.
The Summit Avenue Streetscape Project
Final Design Public Meeting
Thursday, February 22, 20018
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Avenue
Open house format, drop in anytime.
Click here for more information. Comments can be made before March 8th by going to the City's website. Questions? Contact Eric Tart at email@example.com
Cheers to our Downtown Greenway Volunteers!
If you volunteered in some way with the Downtown Greenway in 2017, we want to thank you—doesn’t matter how much or how little—we are grateful for you!
Please join us for a Volunteer Thank You Event on Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Preyer Brewing Company
600 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro
Light hors d’oeuvres from Crafted The Art of Street Food and Preyer Brewing Co. beer will be served.
Please RSVP by January 25th to Laura Lorenz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two meetings are planned for residents of Ole Asheboro and Asheboro Square to meet with Vandorn Hinnant to start a conversation about the neighborhoods relationship to the Downtown Greenway. Please join us on two consecutive Mondays, January 29 and February 5th at 6:00 pm at New Zion Church, 408 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Questions? Please contact Bob Powell 336.772.5109. All residents of Ole Asheboro and Asheboro Square were mailed an invitation; all are welcome. Click here for the meeting invitation. Click here to find out more about Vandorn and his work.
The Downtown Greenway has been invited to participate in this year’s Well Spring Tree Decorating Contest. The decorated trees from 12 local non-profits will be displayed in Well Spring’s lobby beginning at their Opening Reception on November 30th through December 13th. The public is invited to stop by Well Spring from November 30-December 13 between 8:00 am-8:00 pm to view all the trees and vote for the tree that they like the best (and of course we hope that you vote for the Downtown Greenway tree!). Well Spring Retirement Community is located at 4100 Well Spring Drive off of Battleground Avenue on the north side of Greensboro.
The voting is open to the general public. People may come out to vote daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. through December 13
People may visit as many times as they want to vote – but NO MORE THAN ONE VISIT PER DAY. Each visit, they get up to 3 votes – and they can use their votes however they wish. For example, on a visit they might want to use all 3 votes for the same tree, or they may divide their votes between 2 or 3 trees
Each participating organization automatically receives $500. The organization’s tree that receives the most votes will win an additional $2,000 from Well-Spring.
A sneak peek of the Downtown Greenway tree…..