Parks & Recreation

Welcome Fall & Winter

Brochure Cover Fall Winter 2019James City County Parks & Recreation welcomes the season with fun, family and adventurous new programs, activities and special events! Venture out for new Night Hikes at Freedom Park, grab a friend for “Date” Paint Nights and the kids can have more fun with the addition of Winter Break Sports Camps. We’re offering more than 15 special events that cultivate community – returning favorites include Boo Bash at the Beach, the Capital Color Ride and Breakfast with Santa! The award-winning Freedom Park Multiuse Trail 3 is featured in this edition, read more on page 43 about this hidden treasure within your reach. The County’s outdoor community features 17 parks covering 1,592 acres of park land…with 10 of the parks offering 23 trails spanning 46 miles for citizens and visitors to enjoy. The department offers more than 3,400 customer-driven year-round programs for all ages and abilities - providing outlets for exercise and recreation, social interaction and learning, and growth and relaxation.

Please spend a few minutes with this edition of Destination Recreation and share it with your family and friends, we’re sure you’ll find a park, a trail or program that you, your child or your family can try each month! If you choose to participate in our programs or visit our parks, you can improve your health and sense of well-being, engage in new activities and provide unique opportunities to play and to learn individually or as a family. If there’s a program you don’t see but would like to see offered, please let us know. Copies of the brochure are available for pick up at any Parks & Recreation facility, park office, public County office and at Williamsburg Library and the James City County Library. The brochure is available online at any time!

We’re focused on you – providing outstanding customer service through our professional team of employees and award-winning facilities!

Learn more about James City County Parks & Recreation.

Quick Links

  1. Adult Soccer League

    Adult Coed Soccer League Begins March 3

    Register by Feb. 15 for this recreational league that's focused on fun! Read on...
  2. Winter Sport Classes Flash

    Winter Sports Classes for Youth begin Feb. 2!

    Fun offerings include soccer, basketball, baseball and sports sampler classes. Read on...
  3. Center News Flash

    Hot Tubs at Recreation Center Temporarily Closed

    No reopening schedule can be confirmed until the basic assessment is completed, Read on...
  4. January Flash

    January Events

    Make 2019 a very happy New Year! Start a healthy routine, do something fun or learn something new. Parks & Recreation offers a variety of programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! Read on...
  5. DiscountProgram_Flash

    Parks & Recreation Discount Assistance Program

    Program, Facility Discounts Available to Qualified Residents Read on...
  6. VANaturalist_VRPS_Dec2018

    Parks & Recreation Program, Volunteers Receive Outstanding Awards at State Conference

    Two Department initiatives receive top honors from the Virginia Recreation & Park Society. Read on...
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