Facilities, Parks and Trails

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Winchester is home to over 270 acres of park land.  Jim Barnett Park features over 170 acres of beautiful green space and amenities and over 100 acres of park land is located within Winchester's neighborhoods.

Jim Barnett Park Map     Neighrborhood parks map

Jim Barnett Park Amenities:

Playgrounds  |  Pavilions  |  Picnic Areas with Grills  |  Indoor & Outdoor Pools  |  Outdoor Basketball Courts  |  Tennis Courts  |  Mini Golf  |  Sports Fields  |  Gymnasium  |  Recreation Center  |  Fitness Trail  |  Disc Golf Course  |  Dog Park  |  Arboretum  |  Fishing Lake  |   Horseshoe Courts  |  BMX Track

Open Gym Schedule

The gym will be available at the below times to anyone who would like to drop by the Recreation Center to play some hoops. This is not a league or program. Basketballs are available if needed. Organized practices of any kind are not permitted. Anyone entering the gym must pay the daily fee or have a punch pass/membership.

May 20-August 13

CLOSED: May 29, July 4

Y = Yes

All Ages M TU W TH F SA SU
5:00-7:00 pm   Y Y   Y    
Noon-5:30 pm           Y Y
Ages 30+ M TU W TH F SA SU
5:00-7:00 pm Y     Y      

Outdoor Pool Schedule

The outdoor pool, located in Jim Barnett Park (1001 East Cork Street Winchester, VA 22601), is open daily during the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day).

This facility has eight 50-meter lanes in the main pool and six 25-yard lanes in the diving well (depth varies from 3.5 feet to 11.5 feet). The main pool also has a 30-foot tall tube slide and a one-meter spring board. The zero depth entry baby pool includes a water feature (maximum depth 1.5 feet).

May 27-August 6

CLOSED: June 23-25
NOTE: Schedule changes August 7

Y = Yes

Lap Swim  M TU W TH F SA SU
5:30-8:00 am Y Y Y Y Y    
9:00 am-Noon           Y y
10:00 am-Noon Y Y Y Y      
General Swim M TU W TH F SA SU
Noon-6:45 pm Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Rent the outdoor pool for a party Friday-Sunday, 7:00-8:45 pm.

Indoor Pool Schedule

Jim Barnett Park's indoor pool, located in Jim Barnett Park (1001 East Cork Street Winchester, VA 22601), has six 25-meter lanes and is open year-round.

Swim classes are offered for participants of all ages and abilities.  A variety of lap swim times are designated in the indoor pool schedule for different age groups as well as general swim opportunities.

Now-May 29

Y = Yes                  * = Only 3 lap lanes available

Lap Swim  M TU W TH F SA SU
5:30-10:00 am Y   Y   Y    
7:30-10:00 am   Y   Y      
Noon-2:00 pm           Y Y
2:00-4:00 pm   Y   Y Y    
6:00-7:00 pm         Y    
7:30-8:00 pm   Y*   Y*      
8:00-9:00 pm   Y   Y      
General Swim M TU W TH F SA SU
11:00 am-1:00 pm Y*   Y*   Y*    
2:00-4:00 pm Y   Y       Y
2:00-6:00 pm           Y*  
Active Adult/Therapeutic M TU W TH F SA SU
1:00-2:00 pm Y* Y* Y* Y* Y*    

May 30-August 31

CLOSED: June 23, July 4, August 27
CLOSING EARLY: July 23 (2:00 pm), August 26 (2:00 pm)

Y = Yes

General Swim M TU W TH F SA SU
Noon-6:00 pm             Y
2:00-5:00 pm Y   Y   Y Y  
3:00-5:00 pm   Y   Y      
Active Adult/Therapeutic M TU W TH F SA SU
12:00-2:00 pm Y* Y* Y* Y* Y*    

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open during during the building's hours of operation to participants ages 14+. Spectators are not permitted. Proper attire must be worn at all times. See the Fitness Room Policy for more details.

Racquetball Court

The court can be used for racquetball or wallyball.  Court reservations can be made seven calendar days in advance for no more than two hours at a time. The court is open and available for use during the building's hours of operation.

Dog Park

The Winchester Dog Park, open to members only, is located in Jim Barnett Park and offers two fenced sections (small dog area and large dog area) complete with play equipment, running water (April-October), picnic tables and more. Dog Park memberships are sold on a calendar year basis.


  • Kiwanis Par Course - Jim Barnett Park features a one-mile fitness trail consisting of 18-exercise stations of varying levels of performance including stretching, aerobic and muscle toning stations.
  • Winchester Green Circle TrailThe Green Circle Trail provides pedestrians with a recreational path for running, walking or cycling and connects areas of historic, recreational, educational and natural interest such as the Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. 

Christianson Familyland

The Christianson Familyland area in Jim Barnett Park offers several family fun amenities including:

  • Adventure playground
  • Children’s Dream Accessible Playground (for children with special needs)
  • Picnic areas
  • Public restrooms
  • 18-hole miniature golf course

Disc Golf Course

The 18-hole disc golf course is located in Jim Barnett Park.  The course is available to play for free and discs are available for rent ($2.00/disc) at the War Memorial Building or the outdoor pool complex.

Horseshoe Courts

Jim Barnett Park has several courts available for playing horseshoe. Free. Bring your own equipment.

Billiards Table

Use the billiards table (ages 12+) in the War Memorial Building free with paid daily facility admission or $1.50 for billiards table only. Pool sticks available or bring your own.


Located in Jim Barnett Park are three memorials:

Facility Rentals

Many park facilities are available to rent including:

  • Social Hall
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • PB&J Program in Gym and Party Room
  • Pavilions
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool (seasonally)
  • BMX Track
  • Horseshoe Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Ball Fields

Facility rentals