Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

9/16: All baseball fields and the BMX track are closed due to wet conditions. High Low Aerobics Class is cancelled this week. DISC GOLF: Disc Golf Course Hole #14 is closed until further notice. Please proceed from Hole #13 directly to Hole #15. MASKS: Face Masks are once again required for everyone entering the Rec Center. Please wear a mask inside the building at all times, unless you are actively exercising. (Last updated: 9/16, 2 pm)

Get involved with parks and recreation

Get Involved! Winchester Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities for our community members to stay active and get creative. From Athletic Leagues and Clinics, to Arts & Crafts Classes, to Swim Lessons and Fitness Classes, and lots in between, there is something for everyone! Visit our division pages for specific offerings.

War Memorial Building/Recreation Center

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

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Hours of Operation:

August 15-May 31

Day Time
Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9:30 pm
Saturday 9 am-6 pm
Sunday 12-6 pm


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

  1. This webpage (top)
  2. Jim Barnett Park 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 (2021) Adjusted Building Hours
New Year's Day - January 1, 2021 CLOSED January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18 CLOSED
Presidents' Day - February 15 CLOSED
Easter - April 4 CLOSED
Memorial Day - May 31 CLOSED (outdoor pool opens for season May 29)
Independence Day - July 5 (observed) CLOSED (open July 4)
Labor Day - September 6 CLOSED (outdoor pool open noon-6:45 pm)
Indigenous Peoples Day - October 11 CLOSED
Veterans Day - November 11 CLOSED
Thanksgiving - November 25-26 CLOSED
Christmas - December 23-25 (observed) CLOSED 
New Year's Eve - December 31 Closing at 3:00 pm


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 KonyarChris Konyar
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791