Recreation Programs

We are looking for contract instructors!

Do you have a special skill or certification? Passion for a specific dance or fitness program? A knack for teaching something others might want to learn? We are currently seeking instructors for recreation programs.  Please fill out a program proposal form (google form) or a Program Proposal Form (PDF) if you are interested in becoming a contract instructor! 

Take a look at our Instructor Manual for more details on requirements, policies, and procedures for contract instructors. 

Tennis and Pickleball Lessons

The Mills River Parks and Recreation Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Tennisbloc to provide Tennis and Pickleball lessons for youth and adults at Mills River Park. Visit for a full schedule of classes and for more information.  

Challenger Sports Camps

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Mills River Parks and Recreation has partnered with Challenger Sports Camps to bring a week of half-day soccer camps to Mills River Park this Summer (June 19-23)! Check out their website for more information and to register!

Camps are designed for all ages and ability levels, from beginner to advanced players- we use age-appropriate practices to help players develop at their own pace, learn brand new skills and become an all-around better player...while having an amazing time with our international coaching staff!

Includes an educational approach that uses soccer to teach the core values of responsibility, integrity. respect, sportsmanship and leadership.