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

NOTICE: We are planning to reopen the fitness center on March 29, with restrictions. The outdoor trails and track are open.

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

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 
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 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
Open with restrictions. 
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

Park Activities

Coming Soon!

Class Schedules

Gym Activities

Effective March 29, Open Gym Activities have a new process that  requires you to call or come in to be placed on a list of upcoming time slots. The schedule will be out about a week before the first of the month for the following month. You will be able to sign up at that time for the entire month, if you choose to. If you sign up for a time slot, then later do not plan to attend a gym activity that you are signed up for, PLEASE contact the center immediately. We will monitor individuals who do not show up for their time slot.

Due to COVID-19 and the parameters that we must follow to remain safe and limit capacities, all gym activities will be for Henrico residents only. We must also follow several strict safety guidelines including wearing masks the entire time you are inside the building (even when participating in an activity). 

This will remain in effect for the foreseeable future.

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).

Rules & Expectations for Gym Activities:

  1. Preregistration is required and available by phone or in person. (Henrico residents only). You can only register for yourself.
  2. When you arrive on site for your first visit, you must show a valid driver’s license with a Henrico address, complete a registration form (once within a 12-month period), and either renew or receive an Access Pass for future visits. 
  3. Participants can only sign up for one time slot per day for each sport.
  4. Time slots are not transferrable.
  5. Participants must play doubles for pickleball and badminton, if all slots are full.
  6. Please show up no more than 10 minutes prior to your time slot.
  7. Please exit promptly to allow for cleaning and preparation for the next time slot.
  8. Water fountains are not in use; bottle fill stations are available.
  9. No equipment will be available. You must bring your own paddles, balls and other equipment necessary. Henrico County will provide tables and nets.
  10. The schedule will be open one week prior to the next month.

Eastern Henrico Schedule

Badminton: Must play doubles
Ages 12+. (Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult).
Fridays: 2 time slots

Ages 30+. 
Wednesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Pickleball for All: Must play doubles
Ages 13+. 
Tuesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Senior Pickleball: Must play doubles
Ages 50+.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 2 time slots



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


There are no upcoming events at this time.

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Strawberry Hill Ballroom

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Randolph Classroom

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