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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

Access to the Fitness Center is available to Henrico Residents (16+) who register at the recreation center. Those who wish to purchase an access pass must complete the Fitness Access Application, PAR-Q, and sign the Fitness Center Access Agreement. Participants begin with a two-week trial and if they choose to continue, a yearly fee is applied to the account. Those with access passes to the fitness center also receive unlimited participation in age-appropriate fitness classes offered at EHRC for no additional charge. Please call or visit EHRC for more details. 

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

  • 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.

Get Wet, Have Fun, & Be Safe

*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
*Please call 652-1450 for rental inquiries or to schedule an appointment.

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

Fitness Center
*Currently Closed. 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

Henrico Recreation & Parks offers programs for all ages at many facilities and parks. Follow the links below to view programs and register online.

Open Gym Schedule

*Open Gym Sessions are currently cancelled due to COVID-19.

If you are interested in participating, please come to the rec center so we can create your Access Pass keycard. Participants or parent/legal guardian will be required to sign a liability waiver provided on site on a yearly basis for each Open Gym they plan to attend. Open Gym will not be held on county-observed holidays or when other programs are scheduled. Dates and times subject to change. All Open Gym programs are free.

Open Gym Basketball – Mon 6-8pm
Ages 9-12. Henrico residents only.

Pickleball for All – Tue, 6-9pm & Sat, 11:30am-2:30pm
Ages 12+. Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Badminton – Fri, 5-8pm & Sun, 1-4:30pm
Ages 12+. Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Table Tennis – Sat, 3-5pm
Ages 12+. Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Teen Basketball – Sat, 9-11am
Ages 13-17. Henrico residents only.

Adult Basketball – Thur, 6-8:30pm
Ages 30+. Henrico residents only.

Senior Open Gym – Fri, 8:30-10:30am
Ages 40+.

Senior Pickleball – Tue & Thur, 8:30am-noon
Ages 50+.

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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