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Henrico County is following a plan of reduced operations.

View updated county government closings and operational changes.

Recreation & Parks

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

Covid-19 Updates

Programs: While in-person programs are currently canceled, we're offering virtual classes and activity ideas.

Parks: Parks and outdoor park amenities are now open. This includes playgrounds; tennis, pickleball, volleyball and basketball courts; skate and dog parks; some restrooms; and picnic shelters, gazebos and pavilions. 

Buildings: All Recreation and Parks buildings, including recreation centers and facilities remain closed until further notice.

Please continue to follow current CDC guidelines for social distancing and personal hygiene.

View full details on Henrico County's reduced operations

Program Guide

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Summer 2020 Program Guides

We are delaying Summer Program Guide distribution and summer registration, originally scheduled for April 11 & 18. We will release an updated Program Guide once we have more clarity on what we can do this summer and when. In the meantime, check out our virtual classes!

Online Registration

View and register for our programs online!

  • Available 24/7
  • Search by category, age, or location
  • Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
  • Experiencing an issue? Check our registration FAQs.


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

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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.

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775


(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

(804) 501-5284

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