Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

11/22: The Rec Center will be closed Thursday, 11/25 and Friday, 11/26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. (Last updated: 11/22, 9:03 am)

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Check out the NEW activity guide for Fall-Winter! So many great offerings... register today!

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



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