Parks Special Events

Christmas in July event

Enjoy Christmas fun under the sun in July at the outdoor pool. There will be fun and games and plenty of Christmas cheer. Food will be available for purchase at the concession stand. Held Tuesday, July 25 from noon-3:00 pm. Don't miss the “Christmas Selfie Station” at the pool. Upload your photos on social media, use #Christmasatthepool and show everyone how much fun Christmas in July is at the Jim Barnett Park outdoor pool. Fee: Daily admission or WPRD membership

Swim Under the Stars at Jim Barnett Park

Experience the outdoor pool at night. The concession stand will be open. Fee: $2 per person.

Youth Triathlon

Winchester Parks & Recreation's first Youth Triathlon will challenge your child with a swim in the outdoor pool, a bike ride in Jim Barnett Park and a run on the Winchester Park Kiwanis Parcourse. Register early (by 8/1) to be guaranteed a T-shirt. For ages 5-17. Helmet required for cycling portion. Application (also available for pick up at the War Memorial Building)

Canine Swim

For the third year in a row, we'll end the summer with a canine splash. Bring your furry friend out of an evening of swimming in the Jim Barnett Park outdoor pool on September 17 from 7-9 pm. Non-dog park members MUST have a proof of rabies vaccination for entrance. $2 (FREE for Winchester Parks & Recreation Dog Park members). 


Special Event Permits

Click here for more information about holding a special event in Jim Barnett Park.


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