Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

January 18: The Rec Center has reopened and will continue normal operations. Thank you for your patience. January 21: The Rec Center will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. (Last updated 1/18/19, 1:30 pm)

Flower Show

Philadelphia Flower Show

Spring is right around the corner. You'll 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 “Flower Power.”  This show is one of the largest flower and plant shows on the east coast. We have plenty of room to store your purchases for you. Lunch is on your own. Tuesday, March 5, 6:45 am (meet at the Schrock Parking Lot). Fee: $105/person. Register by: 2/21/19 (Activity # 617447-07).

War Memorial Building/Recreation Center

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

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Hours of Operation:

Day Time
Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Sunday Noon-6:00 pm


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

1) This webpage
3) City of Winchester's Facebook page

Other Park Facilities Hours:

Facility Hours
Jim Barnett Park Outdoor Activities (Map) 7:30 am-10:00 pm
Neighborhood Parks (Map) Sun-up to Sun-down (Seasonally)
Administration Office 8:00 am-5:00 pm (M-F)
Outdoor Pool Memorial Day-September 14

Holiday Hours:

Date Adjusted Building Hours
Martin Luther King Jr. Day -  January 21, 2019 CLOSED
Easter - April 21, 2019 CLOSED
Apple Blossom Festival, May 3-5, 2018 Closing at 3:00 pm on May 3, 2019
CLOSED May 4-5, 2019
Memorial Day - May 27, 2019 CLOSED
Labor Day - September 2, 2019 CLOSED (outdoor pool open noon-6:45 pm)
Thanksgiving CLOSED November 28-29
Christmas CLOSED December 24-25
New Year's Eve - December 31, 2019 Closing at 3:00 pm
New Year's CLOSED January 1

Instructors Needed

Program Instructors Needed

Get paid to do what you love. Call Sabrina at 540-662-4946 and let her know what class you'd like to teach at the park.

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


Matt LittleMatt Little
Assistant Director

(540) 662-4946