Registration Update

Registration will reopen on Saturday, April 25.
Online Registration will open at 8am: www.connect.henricorecandparks.com
Registration will also be available in person at Belmont, Deep Run, and Eastern Henrico Recreation Centers from 8-11am.

We have been working diligently with our vendor to resolve the issues experienced last week and are ready to reopen this weekend. Thank you again for your patience!

If a program or camp is full, please add yourself to the waitlist. We will evaluate each one and see if there is a possibility of adding more participants or creating an additional session.


Summer guidesSummer 2015 Program Guide & Summer Camp Directory

View our summer publications online!
Summer 2015 Program Guide
Summer Camp Directory

Summer Program Guides are available now at any of our Recreation Centers, Henrico County Public Libraries, or area Kroger, Martin’s, & Wawa stores.

 

Winter/Spring 2015 Program Guide

The Winter/Spring Program Guide is still filled with old favorites and lots of new programs through the month of April!


 Connect with us Online!

  • Available 24/7 for ALL programs
  • Improved communication through email and textHCRP Connect
  • Family accounts
  • Search by category, age, or location
  • Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
  • Go to connect.henricorecandparks.com to view our programs and register.

Now Hiring! 2015 Summer Camps

Enjoy working with kids? Looking for a fun summer job?
Apply now at www.henricojobs.org! (Job Category: Recreation)

• Recreation Instructor – IRC77263
• Recreation Center Coordinator - IRC77358
• Applicants must be high school graduates with experience working with children
• Positions still available with Summer Blast, Teen Scene, and Therapeutic Recreation Camps


Upcoming Events


World Tai Chi Day
Sat, Apr 25, 9:30am-noon, Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Come out and be part of this international event! On the last Saturday in April, World Tai Chi Day will be celebrated in every time zone in the world! Starting at 10am in the first time zone and moving in a wave around the world, groups will gather together to practice Tai Chi. All are welcome! 9:30am: Warm up and learn basic Sun Style technique. 10am: World Tai Chi Celebration, group participation. 10:30am-12pm: Demonstrations. Instructor: Jack Fuller. Information:sne02@henrico.us


Going Home from Appomattox
Sat, Apr 25, 1-2pm, Free, Walkerton Tavern

We know their story from 1861-1865, but what happened after Lee’s soldiers stacked their weapons for the last time at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865? Join Ernie Price, Chief of Education and Interpretation at Appomattox Court House National Park, as he explores the stories of Lee’s men in their own words as they embarked for home or in other cases far from it. Information: mck32@henrico.us


All-Star Game Day
Sun, Apr 26, 2-5pm, Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
If you love sports, games, contests, and challenges, this event is for you! Challenge your abilities on one of the giant inflatables, play life-size games, or compete to see if you have the athletic ability of a champion. The event will also feature a variety of fitness and sports demonstrations, along with several special guests. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information:nol@henrico.us


KidFest Carnival!
Sat, May 2, 1-4pm, Deep Run Park
Step right up to the fun at the KidFest Carnival! Join us for juggling shows and clowns; and get your picture taken with our larger-than-life ringmaster on stilts. Meet animals, fly through the air like an acrobat, play games, enjoy cotton candy and popcorn giveaways, and have more fun than you can even imagine as Deep Run Park transforms into a carnival just for an afternoon! Concessions will be available to purchase. Information: bog09@henrico.us


War Between the Tastes: Civil War Food Festival
Sat, May 9, noon-4pm, Free.  Meadow Farm MuseumWarbetweenthetastes
Henrico County Recreation and Parks is bringing you a different twist on the popular Richmond area food festival at “War Between the Tastes: Civil War Food Festival. Explore Civil War history with your five senses! Learn about a variety of historical methods for food preparation to feed an army of thousands. Watch competitors cook using the techniques of 19th century and vote for your favorite group. Help create and sample popular foods of the era at a variety of interactive stations. Join us for activities, games, presentations, and music from the 1860s in this unique way to learn about the past.

Event will include a cooking competition, ice cream and butter churning, corn roasting, coffee brewing, Civil War camp cooking, southern food substitutes, demonstrations on the influence of African foods on the South, and tasting demonstrations (while supplies last). Period music provided by Marshall and Company. Information: den63@henrico.us


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