Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

Now-1/31: Capacity for indoor programs will be reduced to meet new state COVID-19 restrictions. Masks are required when in the Rec Center, except when participating in fitness classes or playing sports. (Last updated: 1/20, 10 am)


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New Sport Leagues

We will be starting our sport leagues in January for youth and adults. Visit the athletics page for details. NEW: Spikeball League

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 am-9:30 pm
Saturday 9 am-6 pm
Sunday Noon-6 pm

COVID-19 Procedures Overview


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 (2020-2021) Adjusted Building Hours
Christmas 2020 Closing at 6 pm on December 23
CLOSED December 24-25
New Year's Day - January 1, 2021 Closing at 3 pm on December 31
CLOSED January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18 CLOSED
President's Day - February 15 CLOSED
Easter - April 4 CLOSED
Apple Blossom Festival - April 30 Closing at 3:00 pm on April 30
CLOSED May 1-2
Memorial Day - May 31 CLOSED (outdoor pool opens for season May 31)
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 


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 Samantha at 540-662-4946 for more information.

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


Samantha CrismanSamantha Crisman
Assistant Director

(540) 662-4946