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Independence Day office and facility closings

Jun 29, 2021 | Library , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Independence Day office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule updates: Public Services The Solid Waste Division and its services, including ga...

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition postponed

Jun 11, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition postponed

Due to the weather forecast, the Stanford Park Skateboard Competition scheduled for Saturday, June 12, has been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, June 19. The competition is hosted by the Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department in partnership with First in Flight Skateshop...

Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

Jun 11, 2021 | Parks , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Partial trail closure for Riverwalk construction

With the continuation of Riverwalk construction, David E. Looper & Company will be transporting materials for this project adjacent to the Geitner Trail paved greenway. Contractors will utilize the Rotary-Geitner Park parking lot and a portion of the Geitner Trail for this phase of construction o...

Hickory recreation center updates

May 28, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Hickory recreation center updates

The City of Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department announces the following operational updates: Highland Recreation Center is now open for free play basketball. For a calendar of open gym times, please visit https://www.hickorync.gov/calendar/events/category/open_gym/. Starting ...

Spring into Summer event

May 07, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Spring into Summer event

Looking for activities, camps, entertainment, and educational opportunities for children over the summer? The City of Hickory and the Catawba County Partnership for Children will host Spring into Summer on Thursday, May 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Taft Broome Park. This summer kick-off event wi...

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition

Apr 30, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition

In partnership with First in Flight Skateshop, the Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department is excited to announce the Stanford Park Skateboard Competition. The event will be held on Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Stanford Skate Park and will consist of a Best Run competit...

Grant awarded to install message center at Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground

Apr 22, 2021 | Parks , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Grant awarded to install message center at Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground

The City of Hickory recently partnered with the Catawba County Partnership for Children to submit a grant application to erect a message center at the Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground at Kiwanis Park. On April 21, Catawba Collaborative awarded a $2,000 grant for the project. The new message ...

Emergency marker system installed for Lake Hickory Trails

Apr 13, 2021 | Parks , Fire , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Emergency marker system installed for Lake Hickory Trails

When reporting an emergency, the dispatcher will ask for the address or location of the emergency. But what if you are on a hiking or mountain bike trail and need to report an emergency? With over 8 miles of trails making up the Lake Hickory Trails system between Hickory City Park and Rotary-Gei...

Chalk Our Walk Contest

Apr 13, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Chalk Our Walk Contest

Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism is partnering with the Hickory Museum of Art to offer a two-day Chalk Our Walk contest. The Chalk Our Walk Challenge is a free sidewalk chalk art exhibition and contest being held at Stanford Park, located at 1451 8th Street Drive NE, on Friday, May ...

Hickory park hours extended for the season

Mar 29, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Hickory park hours extended for the season

Beginning April 1, City of Hickory parks will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. To maximize available daylight, the City of Hickory seasonally changes the hours of operation for all city-owned parks. Effective April 1 through September 30, park hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. October 1 through Ma...

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