Recreation Programs

WPRD offers many community recreational programs and classes for all ages and abilities.

Creative kids programs 

Creative Kids & Teens


Basic Crochet (Ages 15+)

Every wanted to learn how to crochet?  Do you enjoy giving handmade gifts?  In this class, beginners will learn how to single stitch and double stitch to make a dish cloth and the top on a tea-towel.  Bring a size H crochet hook. Fee: $10 R $13 NR (A $5 material fee is due to the instructor the first day of class.)

Adult Classes

Creative Expressions/Art Classes

Acrylic Painting for Adults (Ages 18+). 

Come have some creative fun in acrylic painting class with local artist Jessi Edwards!  Students will be instructed step-by-step to create fun, friendly patterns.  Featuring bright colors, fun images, and simple steps, this class is perfect for young artists.  Fee: $17 R $20 NR (A $5 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.)

Adult Wreath Making (Ages 18+)

Fee: $10 R $13 NR (A $15 (cash) material fee is due to the instructor on the 1st day of class.)

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes - Fee: $5 R  $5.50 NR drop-in or included with membership

Class Ages Days Time
Zumba 12+ M/TH 6:30-7:30 pm
Zumba Toning 18+ TU 6:30-7:30 pm
Water Aerobics 18+ M/W/F 10-11 am
Curvy Yoga 18+ M/W 5:30-6:30 pm
Morning Yoga 18+ TU/TH 8-9 am
Water Aerobics 18+ TU/TH 7-8 pm
Water Yoga 18+ TU/TH 9-10 am
Aqua Arthritis 18+ TU/TH 10-11 am
Veterans Yoga (FREE) 18+ W 6:30-8 pm
Intro to Meditations and Mindfulness 18+ TH 7-8:30 pm
  • Group Strength Training (Ages 18+).  F, January 5-26, February 9-March 2, March 16-April 16
    • $23 R $26 NR - 4 Weeks of Body Toning
  • 6-Week Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga - Fee: $35 R $38 NR
    • M, January 10-February 21, Register by: 1/3 (Activity # 617235-28)
    • M, March 7-April 11, Register by: 3/1 (Activity # 617235-29)




Attention kids and parents!  Grab paper and pen and send a letter to Santa.  Don't forget your return address and Santa just might write back. FREE. Santa mailboxes can be found at the War Memorial Building at Jim Barnett Park, City Hall at 15 North Cameron Street, the Visitor Center at 1400 South Pleasant Valley Road and the Old Town Welcome Center at 33 East Boscawen Street.

  • Santa's Letters
    • November 20 - December 4, 2017  
  • Christmas Parade
    • M, November 27, 7 pm, Location: Old Town Winchester.  Route:  Piccadilly at Cameron to Braddock to Cork and end at Loudoun
  • Cookies With Santa (Ages 1+)
    • W, December 6, 6:30 pm, Register by: 12/4 (Activity #: 641347-06)
  • Santa's Headquarters
    • SA, December 9, 10 am-2 pm, Fee: Free, Location: Godfrey Miller Center at 28 South Loudoun Street

Bus Trips

Bus Trips

  • Philadelphia Flower Show (Ages 5+)
    • Saturday, March 6.    Departure: 6:45am  Return: 11 pm.  Fee: $99 per person. Cost includes: Transportation by Schrock Motorcoach.  Activity # 617447-06. Spring is right around the corner.  You will find everything you need to make your home and yard the prettiest on the block.  The theme of the Philadelphia Flower Show this year is "Wonders of Water."  This show is one of the largest flower & plant shows on the east coast.  We have plenty of room to store your purchases for you.  Register by:  2/27
  • Cherry Blossom Luncheon Cruise on the Odyssey (Ages 18+)
    • Tuesday April 3.  Departure: 6:45am  Return:  7:30 pm.  Fee: $124.00. Cost includes Transportation by Schrock Motorcoach.  Activity #: 617447-05. The Cherry Blossoms will surround us as we cruise the Potomac River enjoy the sites and have a great lunch with good company.  Bring a friend or family member and have double the fun.  Register by: 3/26


Music Classes

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

PB and J Club

PB&J Club

Play, Bounce and Jump to refine motor skills and have fun with a gym full of toddler-appropriate play equipment. This exciting program allows kids and parents to play freely without worrying about clean up or weather. All equipment is safe and properly sanitized before each program.

Regular Dates: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month
Time: 9:00-11:30 am
(No PB&J 11/22 and 12/27)

Special Dates: December 1, January 5, February 2 & March 2
Time: 3:00-7:30 pm

$3.00 R  $3.50 NR (adults are free)
Punch Pass: $30 R  $35 NR
Jim Barnett Park Gym

Rent PB&J for a party (includes gym, equipment and party room)

Sabrina Griffin
Community Recreation Program Specialist
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791