Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

*The Indoor Pool will be closed Tuesday 3/5 from 11AM - 1PM for WFRD training. (Updated: 2/29, 10:50 AM)

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Monthly Updates

Our monthly online newsletter, ActivitE-News, provides updates and reminders about what's happening each month. 


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Information by Division

Our division webpages provide program details, facility schedules, and general information. 

Aquatics / Athletics / Childcare / Community Recreation / Facility Rentals / Special Events

Social Media

Facebook: Winchester VA Parks and Recreation

Instagram: @wincvaparks

Printed Activity Guides

Beginning December 2022, ActivitE-News replaced the seasonal printed Activity Guide mailed to all 22601 residences. If you would like a printed copy of the monthly newsletter, stop by the Rec Center front desk during business hours! 

Register for Activities

WPRD has an online registration system for programs, memberships, and rentals! Create an account for yourself and your household (if applicable) on the CommunityPass website so you are ready to register. 

Recreation Center / War Memorial Building

1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946

Hours of Operation:

August 14, 2023 - May 28, 2024

Day Time
Monday-Friday 5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted on the following:

  1. This webpage (top)
  2. Winchester Parks & Recreation Facebook Page

Other Park Facilities Hours:

Facility Hours
Jim Barnett Park Outdoor Activities (Map) 7:30 am-10:00 pm
Neighborhood Parks (Map) Dusk-Dawn (Seasonally)
Administration Office 8:00 am-5:00 pm (M-F)
Outdoor Pool Memorial Day-Labor Day (Depending on season)

Holiday Hours/Closures:

Date (2024) Adjusted Building Hours
New Year's Day - January 1, 2024 CLOSED
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 15 CLOSED
Presidents' Day - February 19 CLOSED
Easter - March 31 CLOSED
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival - May 3-4 CLOSED
Memorial Day - May 27 CLOSED (outdoor pool opens for 2024 season on May 25)
Juneteenth - June 19 CLOSED (outdoor pool open)
Independence Day - July 4 CLOSED (outdoor pool open)
Labor Day - September 2 CLOSED (outdoor pool open, last day of 2024 season)
Indigenous Peoples Day - October 14 CLOSED
Veterans Day (observed) - November 11 CLOSED
Day Before Thanksgiving - November 27 Building Closing at Noon
Thanksgiving - November 28-29 CLOSED
December 23 Building Closing at Noon
Christmas Eve and Day - December 24-25 CLOSED
New Year's Eve - December 31 Building Closing at Noon
New Year's Day - January 1, 2025 CLOSED


Recreational class instructors needed

GET PAID TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE! Winchester Parks & Recreation is always seeking program instructors for health and nutrition, cooking, arts, fitness, STEM, STEAM, technology classes and more. Contact 540-662-4946 for more information.

Chris Konyar
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946

Jason Brown
Assistant Director
Winchester Parks & Recreation
(540) 662-4946