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.
Short Pump Dog Park: CLOSED until Sept 27 for improvements. Join us from 5-7pm on Wed, Sept 27 for the dedication and re-opening during Short Pump W.O.W.
All Spraygrounds & Spray Fountains: Last day of the season is October 1, weather dependent.
- Short Pump Park – Dog Park
- Tuckahoe Creek Park
- Greenwood Park
- Available 24/7
- Search by category, age, or location
- Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
Recreation & Parks and Henrico Public Library are offering great programs this fall for all ages, all listed in the Fall 2017 Program Guide.
Copies are available at our recreation centers, branches of the Henrico County Public Library, and area Kroger and Wawa stores. You can download the Fall 2017 Program Guide here!
Fall registration is now open.
View and register for our programs online!
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.
Playful City USA
Henrico receives 2017 Playful City USA honor
County joins neighboring localities in regional recognition
Henrico County has been recognized as a 2017 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit organization that encourages bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all children. Henrico’s designation joins those of the city of Richmond, town of Ashland and counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent and Powhatan. Collectively, the localities represent the first region fully recognized through the Playful City USA program.
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775