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.
Inclement Weather Announcement
Due to the winter storm, all Henrico County general government offices, facilities and courts will be closed Monday, Dec. 10. This includes all recreation centers and buildings. Programs and activities are also cancelled for the day. Please be safe!
- Short Pump Park – Dog Park
- Glover Park
- Tuckahoe Creek Park
- High School Athletic Field Improvements: Varina
- High School Athletic Field Improvements: Hermitage
- Available 24/7
- Search by category, age, or location
- Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
- Experiencing an issue? Check our registration FAQs.
Recreation & Parks and Henrico Public Library are offering great programs this fall for all ages. View the Winter/Spring 2019 Program Guide or download a PDF copy for a full list of activities. Registration for Winter/Spring programs begins online on Dec. 8 at 8am.
Copies are available at our recreation centers, branches of the Henrico County Public Library, and area Kroger and Wawa stores.
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.
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775