Parks & Recreation

Parks Announcement

INDOOR POOL: Closed for maintenance and will reopen on June 28. FITNESS ROOM: Reopens on June 21. PAVILION RENTALS: We are now accepting reservations for pavilion rentals. Visit the "Facility Rentals" page for details. (Last updated: 6/15, 9:30 am)

Swim Under the Stars

Swim Under the Stars

Did you miss our last Swim Under the Stars event? Don't worry, we will have another night of swimming at the Jim Barnett Park outdoor pool on Saturday (8/7) from 7-11 pm. Regular admission fee (included if you have a park membership).

War Memorial Building/Recreation Center

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

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Hours of Operation:

June 1- August 15

Day Time
Monday-Friday 6 am-8 pm
Saturday 9 am-6 pm
Sunday Noon-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 Samantha at 540-662-4946 for more information.

Paula NofsingerPaula Nofsinger
Interim Director
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