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Dorey Park and Recreation Center

2999 Darbytown Road | Henrico, VA   23231 | (804) 652-1440 | Dorey@henrico.us


Available for rent, Dorey Recreation Center is an ideal facility for various size gatherings, celebrations, meetings, or retreats. Dorey Recreation Center is located within beautiful Dorey Park. The park includes a large pond with walking trail, meandering walkways through the woods, a playground, and open space as well as a gazebo and picnic shelters. Dorey Park also has an off-leash dog park, 1 acre in size, with 5 foot enclosed fence with two areas – one for small dogs and the other for larger dogs. A variety of classes and events are offered for both children and adults throughout the year.

Park Note: Dorey Disc Golf Course is Open!

Thank you for your patience during the construction of the Virginia Capital Trail in Dorey Park.

Hours of Operation


Open daily from dawn to dusk.

Recreation Center

Business Hours
Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Rental & Program Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 8am-11pm
Sunday: 1-10pm


Baseball/ Softball
Disc Golf
Exercise Trail
Hiking/ Nature Trail
Open Play Area
Picnic Area
Picnic Reservations
Picnic Shelter
Play Equipment
Private Rental
Recreation Center
Soccer/ Football


View the Recreation programs held at Dorey Park and Recreation Center.

For a complete list of Recreation programs and to register online, visit HCRP Connect.
Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.

Free Programs

Bluegrass Coffeehouse
2nd Thursday of each month, 7pm
Ages 3+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For musicians of all ages and abilities! Come out for a few jam sessions with fellow bluegrass musicians. Never played bluegrass? Now’s the time to give it a try! Acoustic only. Information: nes@henrico.us

Henrico in Motion
Sat, May 14, 10am-4pm
Come out and enjoy a full day of fun for the whole family with arts and crafts, live performances, and outdoor adventure! Activities include a national BMX bike show, bike safety rodeo, history villages, and live music. Information: lin035@henrico.us

Celebrate Varina
Sat, Jun 4, 10am-3pm
Celebrate Varina in one of the county’s largest parks and enjoy an afternoon of family activities including live music, games and much more! Come out and visit some of the community’s finest organizations. Concessions will be available for purchase. If you would like to be an exhibitor, please call Randy at 370-0010. Information: mur12@henrico.us

Henrico Concert Band in the Park
Mon, Aug 29, 7pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park by the lake listening to your favorite band music with Henrico Concert Band! In case of inclement weather, the concert may be cancelled. There will be no rain date. Information: per22@henrico.us

Facility Reservations

The facility has numerous rooms available for rent:

  • Henricus Room: 150 (maximum capacity)
  • New Market Room: 20 (maximum capacity)
  • Varina Room: 50 (maximum capacity)
  • White Oak Room: 6-10 (maximum capacity)

The site also includes a full-size caterer’s kitchen and a deck.

The parking lot has 100 spaces.

Helpful Links

Special Features

  • Horse Trails & Ring
  • Dog Park


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