Recreation Programs

WPRD offers many community recreational programs and classes for all ages and abilities.


McCormac Amphitheater Programs

McCormac Amphitheater Programs

  • Movie Nights (FREE)
    • "Storks" - June 9, 8:30 pm
    • "Moana" - July 21, 8:30 pm
  • Adults Creative Lunch Fun (Ages 18+)
    • Bring a lunch and design and make your own checker board. No art instruction but creative ideas will be plentiful. Board, paint and brushes will be supplied.
    • June 5 & 12, 10 am-Noon, $15, Register by: 5/25
  • Stories and Stuff (Ages 3-5)
    • Come for a story and craft or activity. Adult must stay with child.
    • June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10 am, FREE
  • Build a Board Game (Ages 9-12)
    • June 19-20, 10-11 am, FREE, Register by: 6/14
  • Bubble Van 
    • Crafts, activities and fun for all.
    • June 16 & 30, July 7 & 21, 9-10 am, FREE
  • Bubbles and Wands (Ages 10-12)
    • Make bubble wands and create some floating fun.
    • June 26, 10-11:30 am, FREE, Register by: 6/21

Creative kids programs 

Creative Kids & Teens

  • Chess Club (Ages 10-13)
    • SA, June 3-July 8, 2-3:30 pm, $40 R  $43 NR, Register by: 5/26 (Activity #: 627147-12)
    • SA, July 22-August 26, 2-3:30 pm, $40 R  $43 NR, Register by: 7/14 (Activity #: 627147-13)
  • Sewing Camp 
    • Ages 9-12 - M-TH, June 26-29, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, $67 R  $70 NR, Register by: 6/19 (Activity #: 627147-24)
    • Ages 13-17 - M-TH, June 19-22, 9 am-Noon, $67 R  $70 NR, Register by: 6/12 (Activity #: 627147-23)
  • Woodworking Workshop (Ages 13-17)
    • F, June 23, 9 am-Noon, $12 R  $15 NR, Register by: 6/26 (Activity #: 627147-16)
    • F, July 28, 9 am-Noon, $12 R  $15 NR, Register by: 7/21 (Activity #: 627147-17)
  • Positive Thinking for Kids (Ages 8-12)
    • W, June 28, 11 am-Noon, $15 R  $18 NR, Register by: 6/10 (Activity #: 627147-34)
    • W, July 12, 11 am-Noon, $15 R  $18 NR, Register by: 7/5 (Activity #: 627147-35)
    • W, August 19, 11 am-Noon, $15 R  $18 NR, Register by: 8/11 (Activity #: 627147-36)
  • Photography Workshop (Ages 12+)
    • SA, June 10-24, 9 am-Noon, $35 R  $28 NR, Register by: 6/1 (Activity #: 627147-11)

Creative programs

Creative Expressions/Art Classes

  • Art Exploration (Ages 9-16)
    • TU, June 20-August 1, 11 am-Noon, $41 R  $44 NR, Register by: 6/6 (Activity #: 627543-07)
  • Acrylic Painting Classes for Kids (Ages 6-13)
    • "Mother's Day Flowers", SU, May 14, 2-4 pm, Register by: 5/5 (Activity #: 627543-08)
    • "Adventure Time Finn & Jake", SU, May 21, 2-4 pm, Register by: 5/15 (Activity #: 627543-09)
    • "Rainbow Unicorn", SU, June 4, 2-4 pm, Register by: 5/30 (Activity #: 627543-10)
    • "Fawkes the Phoenix-Harry Potter", SU, June 18, 2-4 pm, Register by: 6/12 (Activity #: 627543-11)
    • "Hawaii Elephant", SU, July 5, 5:30-7:30 pm, Register by: 6/28 (Activity #: 627543-12)
    • "Batman", SU, July 19, 5:30-7:30 pm, Register by: 7/11 (Activity #: 627543-13)
    • "Laguna Blue Monster High", SU, August 2, 5:30-7:30 pm, Register by: 7/26 (Activity #: 627543-14)
    • "Colorful Owl", SU, July 5, 5:30-7:30 pm, Register by: 6/28 (Activity #: 627543-12)
  • Art That Heals (Ages 40+)
    • TH, May 18-June 22, 9:30-11:30 am, $46 R  $49 NR, Register by: 5/8 (Activity #: 627245-08)
  • Basic Crochet (Ages 16+)
    • TH, June 15, 10 am-Noon, $10 R  $13 NR, Register by: 6/8 (Activity #: 617147-14)
  • Watercolor Workshop (Ages 16+)
    • M, May 15-June 19, 10 am-1 pm, $63 R  $66 NR, Register by: 5/8 (Activity #: 627245-15)
    • M, June 26-July 31, 10 am-1 pm, $63 R  $66 NR, Register by: 6/19 (Activity #: 627245-16)
  • Beginning Colored Pencil Painting (Ages 18+)
    • M, July 24-August 28, 5-7 pm, $46 R  $49 NR, Register by: 7/10 (Activity #: 627245-14)
  • Vision Board Workshop (Ages 18+)
    • W, May 10, June 7, July 19 & August 9, 11 am-Noon, $15 R  $18 NR, Register by: 5/3 (Activity #: 627147)
    • W, May 24, June 21 & July 26, 6-7 pm

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

  • Karma Kids Yoga (Ages 6-13)
    • M, 6/5-6/26, 4:15-5 pm, FREE, Register by: 5/30 (Activity #: 627135-13)
    • M, 7/10-7/31, 4:15-5 pm, FREE, Register by: 7/3 (Activity #: 627135-14)
  • Group Strength Training (Ages 18+)
    • Contact WPRD for more information. (Activity #: 627135)
    • $5 R  $5.50 NR, $23 R  $26 NR (6-week session) or included with membership
  • Curvy Yoga (Ages 18+)
    • M/TH, 5:30-6:30 pm, $5 R  $5.50 NR or included with membership
  • Zumba (Ages 12+)
    • M/TH, 6:30-7:30 pm, $5 R  $5.50 NR or included with membership
  • Morning Yoga (Ages 18+)
    • TU/TH, 8-9 am, $5 R  $5.50 NR or included with membership
  • Summer Boot Camp (Ages 18+)
    • TU/TH, 6/13-6/27, 8:30-9:30 am, $25 R  $28 NR, Register by: 6/6 (Activity #: 627135-15)
    • TU/TH, 7/11-7/27, 8:30-9:30 am, $25 R  $28 NR, Register by: 7/3 (Activity #: 627135-16)

Cooking classes 

Cooking Classes

  • Family Cooking Classes (Ages 5+)
    • "Tomato Basil Bruschetta & Fast Frittata", TU, May 16, 6-8 pm, $27 R  $30 NR, Register by: 5/9 (Activity #: 627215-27)
    • "Asian Spring Rolls & Asian Noodle Bowl", TH, May 18, 6-8 pm, $27 R  $30 NR, Register by: 5/11 (Activity #: 627215-30)
    • "Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Toss & Black Bean Burgers", TU, May 30, 5-7 pm, $27 R  $30 NR, Register by: 5/23 (Activity #: 627215-31)
    • "Easy Stroganoff & Potato & Green Bean Salad", TU, June 1, 5-7 pm, $27 R  $30 NR, Register by: 5/25 (Activity #: 627215-32)
  • Cooking Camp (Ages 13-17)
  • Cooking Camp (Ages 9-12)

Bus Trips

Bus Trips

  • Washington Nationals Baseball Game (Ages 5+)
  • Jonah Sight and Sound
  • Washington National Baseball Game (Ages 5+)
  • Inner Harbor 
  • New York City (Ages 18+)

In Your Own Backyard   

Environmental Programs

  • Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve Nature Walks
  • Recycling Workshop (Ages 12+)
  • Rain Barrel Workshop (Ages 18+)

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

  • Resume/Interview Workshops (Ages 15+)
    • Discover how to format, write and include important information in your resume that employers want to see and to how have an effective interview.
    • June 7 (Register by: 5/31)
    • June 21 (Register by: 6/14)
    • July 12 (Register by: 7/5) 
    • July 26 (Register by: 7/19)
    • August 9 (Register by: 8/2)
    • 10 am-Noon, $32 R  $35 NR

PB and J Club

PB&J Club

Returns September 13

Rent PB&J for a party (includes gym, equipment and party room)


Sabrina Griffin
Community Recreation Program Specialist
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791
Email