Recreation & Parks
Fall 2014 Program Guides
View the new Fall 2014 Program Guide! With a new name, new look and lots of new programs it is sure to make the coming months fun for the entire family!
Program guides are available at any of our Recreation Centers, Henrico County Public Libraries, or area Kroger, Martin’s, & Wawa stores.
Registration is now open for Fall 2014 programs. See the Class Registration page for details.
- Available 24/7 for ALL programs
- Improved communication through email and text
- Family accounts
- Search by category, age, or location
- Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
- Go to connect.henricorecandparks.com now to view our programs and register.
Brown Bag Fitness
Wed, Oct 1, noon-1pm, Echo Lake Park. Free!
Wed, Oct 15, noon-1pm, Twin Hickory Park. Free!
For working professionals who would like to break away from the office and stretch their legs a bit. Bring a bagged lunch and join us for a series of sessions on healthy living and learn some fitness tips and exercises that you can use at home or at the office. Information: 501-5121.
Goblins, Ghostbusters, and Zombies at the Henrico Theatre
Friday, Oct 3, 7pm & Sat, Oct 4, 2 &7pm
Just in time for the 30th anniversary! Come out to see the popular movie, Ghostbusters, and be treated to zombies lurking in the lobby and performing the famous Thriller dance before the movie! Admission is $1 at the door. Who ya gonna call…for information? 328-4491.
Celebrate Thomas the Train Day!
Sun, Oct 5, 2-4pm, Free, Confederate Hills Recreation Center. Free!
Ages 2-6 with an adult. Chugga-chugga, choo-choo! All aboard! Head over to Confederate Hills to celebrate trains! Don’t miss the finger puppets craft station, riding the Fun Time train, train races on the lawn, Play-Doh train designs, and cookie decorating (while supplies last). Bring your friends and come out for train loads of fun! Information: 737-2859.
Sat, Oct 18, noon-4pm at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park (Rain date: Sun, Oct 19)
Visit historic 19th-century Meadow Farm to celebrate the fall season with traditional harvest-time activities. Harvest Festival will feature many hands-on activities and demonstrations depicting typical homemaking and farming tasks of the era. Take a wagon ride as you are pulled by a steam driven tractor and then check out the All-American Lumberjack Show! The whole family will enjoy hand-pressing apples to make cider, dipping string into wax to create your own candle, riding a pony, viewing the vintage carriage display, and meeting sheep at the “Children’s Farm.” Be sure to visit the “Great Pumpkin Patch” where children ages 3-12 can pick out their very own pumpkin to take home! Concessions will be available for purchase. Information: 795-2334.
Fri, Oct 31, 6-9pm at Dorey Recreation Center
Dorey will be transformed into a mad science lab to celebrate the hair-raising fun of fall with Frankenstein and Igor at this year’s Monster Mash event! Watch science come to life with performances by Mad Science of Central VA and feel your way through the creepy crafty “Sensational Laboratory.” Outside, take a trip to the pond for the newly designed “Haunted Trail” and sit around the fire to hear spooky stories and drink cider. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information: 270-2161.
A great site for visitors and residents, VisitHenrico.com covers all things Henrico – events, restaurants, shopping, and more!
Inclement Weather Hotline: 501-5132
In the event of inclement weather, please call the hotline for the latest updates on field closings or program and event cancellations.