Eastern Henrico Recreation Center

1440 N. Laburnum Avenue | Henrico, VA   23223 | (804) 652-1450 | EasternHenrico@henrico.us

Available to rent, the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center is a beautiful 25,773 square foot building with a variety of programming spaces and rooms. You will find a spacious ballroom for private events, a full-sized gymnasium, a classroom, playground, and a fitness area for staying in shape through group exercise classes or individual workouts.

EHRC Fitness Center

Facilities include:

  • Weight room with cardiovascular and strength training machines as well as free weights
  • Group exercise studio for structured group exercise classes and/or personal use
  • Locker rooms with private shower stalls
  • Outdoor running/walking trails that total .80 mile
  • Football field with a track (.25 mile) and a soccer field

Fitness Center Details & Access Packet

EHRC Spray Park Guidelines

Get Wet, Have Fun, & Be Safe!

  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • Swim diapers are required if necessary
  • Climbing on water features is prohibited.
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • Running, skating, and cycling are not permitted.
  • Food, drinks, glass containers, and smoking are prohibited.
  • Swimwear and water shoes are recommended.

*Please note: The surface area around the playground can get very hot on sunny days — be sure to wear shoes or sandals!

Hours of Operation

Park & Outdoor Amenities

Open daily from dawn to dusk

Spray Park 
May-September (exact dates TBD). Operating hours: 9am-7pm.
Season subject to change, weather permitting.

Recreation Center

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

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

Fitness Center
Monday-Friday: 8am-12pm & 4-8pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm

Also visit our YouTube Channel for virtual fitness classes!

Basketball Basketball
Concession Concession
Exercise Trail Exercise Trail
Hiking/Nature Trail Hiking/ Nature Trail
Open Play Area Open Play Area
Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter
Play Equipment Play Equipment
Private Rental Private Rental
Recreation Center Recreation Center
Restrooms Restrooms
Soccer/Football Soccer/ Football
Spray park Spray Park

Class Schedules

EHRC Programs

Free and no registration required!

Pickleball for Beginners
Tuesdays, Sep 13-Dec 13, 6:30-8:30pm. Ages 18+.
Come learn to play the fastest growing sport in the USA-Pickleball! It’s a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton. Easy to play, lots of excitement and fun. A pickleball paddle will be provided to play. Information: cun04@henrico.us 

Community Youth Basketball Night
Monday, Nov 21. 
Ages 7-10: 5-6pm / Ages 11-13: 6-7pm / Ages 14-16: 7-8pm 
Participants must be accompanied by an adult who will complete a Drop-In Form at the front desk. Information: cun04@henrico.us 

Fit Ninja Obstacle Course
Wed, Nov 23, 11am-noon.
Course includes agility ladders, cones, hurdles, hula-hoops, balance beams and gymnastics mats that are set up around the playground. Information: bla083@henrico.us

Open Gym 

The gym is open for designated activities such as badminton, basketball, and pickleball. All activities are free, but do require an access pass. To receive a pass, please visit the recreation center. If you have any questions, you can contact by email (easternhenrico@henrico.us) or by phone between the hours of 8am-430pm (804-652-1450).

Current Schedule, now through Dec 31:

Badminton (Ages 12+. Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult.)
Fridays: 5-7:45pm
Sundays: 1-4:00pm

Basketball (Ages 30+)
Wednesdays: 6pm-8:30pm

Basketball for Youth (Ages 10-17)
Saturdays (except for the 1st Sat of each month): 1-3pm

Pickleball for All (Ages 12+)
Tuesdays: 6pm-8:30pm
Saturdays: 8am-12pm

Senior Pickleball (Ages 50+)
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9am-1pm

Senior Multi-Sport (Ages 50+)
Fridays: 8:30am-12pm

Facility Reservations

The facility has numerous rooms available for rent:

  • Strawberry Hill Ballroom: 125 (maximum capacity)
  • Glen Echo Gymnasium: 150 (maximum capacity)
  • Randolph Classroom: 40 (maximum capacity)

The site also includes a full-size caterer’s kitchen and a patio.
The parking lot has the capacity for 276 vehicles.

Helpful Links

Fitness Center Application Packet
Park Map
Program Registration
Park Tips

Special Features


Walking Trail

Fitness Center

Spray Park

Photo Gallery
360 Photos

Strawberry Hill Ballroom

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Randolph Classroom

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