Recreation Programs

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

Creative kids programs 

Creative Kids & Teens


Basic Crochet (Ages 15+)

Every wanted to learn how to crochet?  Do you enjoy giving handmade gifts?  In this class, beginners will learn how to single stitch and double stictch to make a dish cloth and the top on a tea-towel.  Bring a size H crochet hook. 

Fee: $10R $13NR.  A $5 material fee is due to the instructor the first day of class

  • Saturday, February 3, 10-Noon. Register by:  1/21.  (Activity #: 617217-03)

Creative programs

Creative Expressions/Art Classes

Acrylic Painting for Adults (Ages 18+). 

Come have some creative fun in acrylic painting class with local artist Jessi Edwards!  Students will be instructed step-by-step to create fun, friendly patterns.  Featuring bright colors, fun images, and simple steps, this class is perfect for young artists.  Fee: $17R $20NR.  A $5 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.

Adult Wreath Making (Ages 18+) - Fee: $10R $13NR.  A $15 (cash) material fee is due to the instructor on the 1st day of class

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes - Fee: $5 R  $5.50 NR drop-in or included with membership



Attention kids and parents!  Grab paper and pen and send a letter to Santa!  Don't forget your return address and Santa just might write back. Fee: FREE.  Santa mailboxes can be found at the War Memorial Building at Jim Barnett Park, City Hall at 15 North Cameron Street, the Visitor Center at 1400 South Pleasant Valley Road and the Old Town Welcome Center at 33 East Boscawen Street

  • Santa's Letters
    • November 20 - December 4, 2017  
  • Christmas Parade
    • Mon, November 27, 7pm, Location: Old Town Winchester.  Route:  Piccadilly at Cameron to Braddock to Cord and end at Cameron
  • Cookies With Santa (Ages 1+)
    • Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 pm, Register by: 12/4 (Activity #: 641347-06)
  • Santa's Headquarters
    • Saturday, December 9, 10-2 pm, Fee: Free, Location:  Godfrey Miller Center at 28 South Loudoun Street

Bus Trips

Bus Trips

  • National Zoo & Smithsonian (Ages 5+)
  • Christmas in New York City (Ages 18+)
    • December 2, 4 am-Midnight, Register by: 11/25 (Activity #: 637445-08)


Music Classes

Adult Classes

Adult Classes (Ages 18+)

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

PB and J Club

PB&J Club

2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month
9:00-11:30 am
(No PB&J 11/22 and 12/27)

December 1, January 5, February 2 & March 2
3:00-7:30 pm

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.

$3.00 R  $3.50 NR (adults are free)
Punch Pass: $30 R  $35 NR
Jim Barnett Park Gym

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