Recreation Programs

ATTENTION: We're doing our part to slow the spread of germs. All programs are canceled while the building is closed.

Recreational class instructors needed

GET PAID TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE! Winchester Parks & Recreation is 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.

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Dates: Year-round
Drop-In Fees (or included with membership): $7 R  $7.50 NR (Take $1.00 OFF for Zumba Gold)
Location: Jim Barnett Park, Rec Center (unless noted otherwise)

Class Ages Days Time
Zumba 12+ M/TH 6:30-7:30 pm
Zumba Toning 12+ TU 6:30-7:30 pm
Zumba Gold 50+ TU/TH 11:30-12:30 pm
Curvy Yoga 18+ M 5:30-6:30 pm
Morning Yoga 18+ TU/TH 8:30-10 am
Veterans Yoga (FREE) 18+ W 5:30-7 pm
Water Aerobics 18+ M/W/F 10-11 am
Water Aerobics 18+ TU/TH 7-8 pm
Aqua Arthritis 18+ TU/TH 10-11 am

Fitness Programs

Walking Club (Ages 18+)

Explore Jim Barnett Park while burning calories and getting healthy. Walk at your own pace. Some will walk slowly and some will walk fast but no one will walk alone. Low-impact walkers are welcome.
Dates: Year-round, M/W/F (outdoors weather permitting or in gym)
Time: 8:30-10 am
Fee: FREE but registration encouraged (activity # 617235-33)

Creative kids programs 

Creative Kids & Teens

Program Age Date Time Fee Register By Activity #
Little Brushes (Explore various art styles. Theme: Shamrock Suncatcher) 2-5 M, 3/16 or W, 3/18 9:30-10:30 am $10 R  $13 NR 3/9, 3/11 617211-09 or 10
Little Brushes (Explore various art styles. Theme: Fingerprint Easter Bunny) 2-5 M, 4/20 or W, 4/22 9:30-10:30 am $10 R  $13 NR 4/13, 4/15 617211-11 or 12
Acrylic Painting (Theme: Superhero) 6+ SU, 3/22 2-4 pm $29 R  $32 NR 3/15 617215-28
Acrylic Painting (Theme: Emojis) 6+ SU, 4/19 2-4 pm $29 R  $32 NR 412 617215-29
Chess Club 5+ SA, 3/14-4/25 2-3:30 pm $40 R  $43 NR 3/7 617147-94

Birthday Paint Party

Three hours of fun for up to 12 invitees (ages 5+). Fee includes set up and clean up and paint canvas for each participant. Call us for more info.

Fee: $225

PB and J Club

PB&J Club (Ages 5 & under)

Play, Bounce and Jump to refine motor skills and have fun with a gym full of toddler-appropriate play equipment. This exciting program allows kids and parents to play freely without worrying about clean up or weather. All equipment is safe and properly sanitized before each program.

Fee: $3 R  $3.50 NR (adults and children under 1 are free)
Punch Pass: $30 R  $35 NR
Location: Jim Barnett Park, Gym

Daytime PB&J

Dates: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays through 3/11/20
Time: 9-11:30 am

Friday Evening PB&J

Dates: 2nd Friday of the month, 3/13 (last one until fall)
Time: 3-7:30 pm

Party Rentals and Packages

Dates: Saturdays, September-April
Times: 5:30-8 pm (1 hour for food/cake activities, 1.5 hours for gym time)

  • Package P ($100): Includes soft play items, 2 ball pits and balls
  • Package B ($130): Includes school house, climbing wall, Gus the Caterpillar, slide, fish and dog, 3 riding cars, tent and balls
  • Package J ($200): Includes soft play items, 2 ball pits and balls, school house, climbing wall, Gus the Caterpillar, slide, fish and dog, 5 riding cars, tent, roller coaster, basketball hoop, trampoline, hula hoops, and riding bike

Reservations: To reserve a PB&J Party, please complete and return the Rental Form.

Adult Classes

Art Classes

Program Age Date Time Fee Register By Activity #
Acrylic Painting (Theme: Field of Flowers) 18+ SU, 3/8 2-4 pm $29 R  $32 NR 3/1 617147-91
Acrylic Painting (Theme: April Showers) 18+ SU, 4/5 2-4 pm $29 R  $32 NR 3/28 617147-92
Apple Blossom Wreath 18+ TU, 3/24 6:30-8:30 pm $35 R  $38 NR 3/10 617217-08

Bus Trips


Topgolf Bus Trip

Fun for all skill levels, no golf experience required. When it comes to the game itself, players hit micro-chipped golf balls that track each shot's accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the field. Whether you're an aspiring golf pro or picking up a club for the first time, Topgolf is everyone's game. It's fun. It's competitive. A maximum of six players can play in one bay. If you have less than six, you will likely be teaming up with another group. Golfing is from 1-4 pm. Price includes play, transportation and food.

Date: SU, 3/22
Time: 11:30 am-5 pm
Fee: $65
Register by: 3/11 (Activity #: 621347-11)
Pick up/Drop off Location: Jim Barnett Park, Rec Center

Cherry Blossom - Odyssey, D.C.

Enjoy unparalleled views of D.C. covered in gorgeous cherry blossoms. Ticket includes a ride on a varsity motor coach, lunch and a cruise on the Odyssey.

Date: F, 4/3
Time: 7:45 am (depart)-7 pm (approximate return)
Fee: $135
Register by: 3/3 (Activity #: 617447-11)
Pick up/Drop off Location: Schrock Travel, 220 Imboden Drive, Winchester

Springtime in New York City

See the sights, do some shopping or even catch a Broadway show Relax and leave the driving to us.

Date: SA, 4/25
Time: 3:45 am (depart)-12 am (approximate return)
Fee: $119
Register by: 3/25 (Activity #: 617447-12)
Pick up/Drop off Location: Schrock Travel, 220 Imboden Drive, Winchester



Private Music Lessons

Fee provides twelve, 30-minute lessons. For ages 5+.

Piano - learn keyboard familiarity, basic techniques, music-reading and repertoire
Voice - focuses on vocal health, vocal range and techniques, range and vocal performance
Guitar - covers correct posture, note reading, flat-picking, singing songs, rhythmic patters and more
Drums - focuses on basic beats and how to count beats to build confidence

Dates: M/TU/W/F, 3-6 pm (Saturdays are make-up days)
Fee: $186 R  $195 NR
Registration: Ongoing

Ukulele Circle

Dust off that ukulele and come play with some new friends. The Winchester Ukulele Circle is about friendships, fun and learning more about the instrument. All levels welcome.

Dates: M, 3/9-4/13
Time: 6:30-8 pm
Ages: 18+
Fee: $40 R  $43 NR
Register by: 3/2 (Activity #: 617147-95, 96)
Class Supply List: Ukulele, tuner, portable music stand, book (recommended): "The Daily Ukulele" 365 Songs for Better Living (compiled and arranged by Liz and Jim Beloff)

Crash Courses

Crash Courses & Workshops

Resume and Interviewing Workshop (Ages 18+)

Learn to format, write and include important information on your resume that employers want to see while learning how to be effective in an interview. Participants will learn through role-play and role reversal. Option: Purchase a professional resume through instructor.

Date Time Register By Activity #
SU, 3/8 4-5:30 pm 3/1 617145-54

Samantha Crisman
Interim Assistant Director
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791