Parks Special Events

Eggcessible 2017

The annual Eggcessible (Ages 2-14) will be held on Tuesday April 4 at 10:00 am. This FREE event is the area’s only Easter egg hunt for children with special needs. Children may hunt for specially retrofitted eggs. Eggs are then turned in for their very own Easter goodies. The Easter Bunny will be there to meet and greet the children. Location: Gymnasium at Jim Barnett Park

Easter Bunny Eggtivities

Hoppy Easter! Enjoy some tasty treats while visiting with the Easter Bunny and make lots of different crafts at Easter Bunny Eggtivities on Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 pm. Have fun at your own pace and leave the clean up to us. Location: Jim Barnett Park Rec Center. Register by: 4/3. Activity #: 641347-04. Fee: $5 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt

The FREE annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 9:00 am. Bring an empty Easter basket and enjoy hunting for eggs and visiting with the Easter Bunny. Groups will be divided into three age groups with all of the groups hunting at the same time. Age groups: Under 3, 3-5 and 6-8 years old. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Winchester. Location: Familyland/Children’s Dream Playground areas at Jim Barnett Park.

Egg Splash pool event

The indoor pool is filled with floating Easter eggs at the FREE annual Egg Splash event (Ages 2-14) on Saturday, April 8. Collect a specific number or color to receive a bag of gifts. There will be two special eggs in each age group with the grand prize being a free swimming class session, a value of $49! Register in advance or day of. Location: Indoor pool at Jim Barnett Park. Time: 1:00-1:30 pm (Ages 3-5), 1:30-2:00 pm (Ages 6-8), 2:00-2:30 pm (Ages 9-14).

Spring Fling Middle School Dance

The Park's Spring Fling dance will be held on Saturday, April 8, 7-9 pm. Spring Fling is a prom-like dance exclusively for middle school students. Please come dressed appropriately. Snacks available at minimal cost. A DJ will be providing entertainment. Purchase ticket in advance or at the door. School ID and ticket required for admission. Location: Jim Barnett Park Gym. Fee: $5 before April 8 or $8 at the door 

Swinging Fore Sports Golf Tournament

Grab your clubs, round up a team and join Winchester Parks and Recreation for the 4th Annual “Swinging Fore Sports” Golf Tournament (All ages) will be held Thursday, May 11 at 1:00 pm. Rain Date: Thursday, June 8. The format is four-man captain’s choice with a 1:00 pm shot gun start. Dinner will be served following the tournament. Location: Winchester Country Club. Register by: 5/11 Activity #: 621645-06. Fee: $320/team


Special Event Permits

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Leslie Bowery
Recreation Coordinator - Special Events
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791
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