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Eastern Henrico Recreation Center

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

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 
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!

Amenities
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
Programs

Class Schedules

Park Mobile

Watercolor Holiday Cards
Tue, Dec 14, 6-8am.
Eastern Henrico Rec Center, Shelter by the football field. 
Ages 8+. Did you forget to send out holiday cards to your special someone? We will be here to help you create your very own personalized Watercolor Holiday Cards. We will have supplies ready for you, but you are welcome to bring your own and enjoy the company. Participants will meet at the shelter near the football field. Information: hil078@henrico.us

Fitness Obstacle Course
Dec 21, 11am-12pm.
Eastern Henrico Rec Center
The Park Mobile team will set up an obstacle course in the park. Can you meet the challenge? Contact: bla083@henrico.us

Center Programs

Java Jumpstart & Card Games
Second and Fourth Fridays, 9-11am. Dec 10-Feb 25.
(No program on Dec 24). Eastern Henrico Rec Center.
Ages 50+. Take time to sit back, relax, have a cup of morning brew, and play Pinochle or a game of Spades after exercising. Information: cun04@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).

Badminton (Ages 12+. Ages 12-15 must be accompanied by an adult.)
Fridays: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Sundays: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Basketball (Ages 30+. )
Wednesdays: 6:00pm-8:30pm

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

Pickleball for All (Ages 13+. )
Tuesdays: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Senior Pickleball (Ages 50+.)
June 1-15: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:30am-12:00pm

Senior Multi-Sport (Ages 50+.)
Fridays: 8:30am-12:00pm

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

Track

Walking Trail

Fitness Center

Spray Park

Map
GIS: RP-PARK-59
Events

Photo Gallery
360 Photos

Strawberry Hill Ballroom

Click and drag to look around the room. Click the [ ] to view in fullscreen. (Button may not display in Internet Explorer.)

Kitchen

Randolph Classroom

 
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