Recreation & Parks

Welcome to Henrico County Recreation & Parks!

We are pleased to offer our citizens a variety of programs and activities for all ages, including residents with special needs. From visual arts to nature and outdoors, preschool to senior adults, there is something for everyone!

Our Division also oversees the development,  construction, and maintenance of many parks, recreation facilities, athletic complexes, and historic sites throughout Henrico County.

Important Dates and Information

Dorey Recreation Center Closing

  • Mar 1-Mid May: Dorey Recreation Center is closed for renovations and parking lot reconstruction and paving.

Laurel Skate Park Closing

  • Laurel Skate Park is currently closed for renovations.

Summer 2017 Program Guide

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Are you ready for the summer? Recreation & Parks and Henrico Public Library will offer great programs this summer for all ages, all listed in the Summer 2017 Program Guide.

Copies were just delivered and will be distributed to our Recreation Centers, Henrico County Public Libraries, and area Kroger, Martin’s, and Wawa stores this week. Until then, you can download the Summer 2017 Program Guide here!

Looking for summer camps? Our Camp Henrico Brochure is also available online!

Don’t miss out on our spring programs! The Winter Spring 2017 Program Guide is current though April!  Download the Winter Spring 2017 Program Guide!

Online Registration


View and register for our programs online!

  • Available 24/7
  • Search by category, age, or location
  • Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)


A variety of Internship opportunities are available with Recreation and Parks for students who are enrolled in an accredited college/university with an appropriate major. Internships are coordinated through Human Resources.


Looking for a way to serve the community? Recreation and Parks has a variety of volunteer positions available. These positions may include daytime, evening, or weekend hours on an as needed basis. Volunteer opportunities are coordinated through Human Resources.

Henrico Welcomes the Virginia Senior Games

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Henrico Recreation and Parks is excited to host the 39th Annual Virginia Senior Games, May 10-13, 2017. Our philosophy is to provide something for EVERYONE 50 & better! From swimming to tennis, events are chosen to include the non-athletic as well as the athletic, to accommodate all skill levels, and to promote an atmosphere of competition and fun! The upcoming games are going to be great and you are the reason. As the host it will be great having you, your families and friends participate in the many events that are planned. We look forward to seeing you in May!

For more information, please visit  Virginia Recreation and Park Society.

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

(804) 501-5284

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