Online Classes

We’re gradually returning to in-person programs, but we will continue to offer programs in a virtual format!

Virtual Recreation Classes
Virtual Fitness Classes
Calendar of Virtual Programs – Oct 2020
Calendar of  Virtual Programs – Nov 2020

Register for Online Classes

To register for an online class, browse the list below and click the link at the end of the paragraph.

YouTube Classes

If you can’t make it to a live online class, don’t worry! We post all our classes on YouTube after they air. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and view a variety of classes and bonus videos.


Online Recreation Classes

We invite you to our “virtual classroom.” These FREE classes are held online using the WebEx platform. Participants will need to register in advance to receive a link to access the virtual classroom. Once class begins, participants can interact with the instructor and staff through a Q&A or Chat feature.

Tue, Oct 20, at 6pm: Three Fun Things to do with Herbs
Especially during this crazy time we’re in, playing with and planting herbs and watching them grow has a very calming effect. Watch and learn three fun things to do with herbs from your garden: Make Herbal Sachets, Calming Herbal Potpourri and Herbal Vinegar. You don’t have to have any supplies for this session – you can just observe. Supplies for each activity could be purchased at a later date if you find you’re more interested in one than another. View class on YouTube.

Wed, Oct 21, 4pm: Leaf Imprints
Using leaves from your yard, make some beautiful nature prints. This is a great family project too! Supplies needed: Various sizes and shapes of leaves, paint, paper to print on, foam paint brush. You can permanently print on a T-shirt too. Just use screen printing ink (found at local craft stores). View class on YouTube.

Mon, Nov 16, 11am: The Vintage Kitchen: Custard Apple Pie
Join us for the first class in this series where you can recreate the flavors of the past. In this class, a favorite fall ingredient is on the menu – apples! Discover this simple, but delicious apple custard pie from the late Victorian Era.  Register for this WebEx class.


Virtual Fitness Classes

View all fitness classes on our Virtual Fitness Playlist on YouTube. Classes will post to YouTube on the date and time listed below.

Mon, Oct 26  at 11am: Pilates for Everyone!
Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of mat based, low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements which emphasize proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Similar to Yoga, Pilates concentrates on posture, balance and flexibility while focusing on the mind-body connection. While doing the various exercises your mind needs to be constantly aware of your breathing and the way your body moves. Excellent for all fitness levels, Pilates helps to improve general fitness and overall well-being. Instructor: Debbie N.

Tue, Oct 27 at 11am: Gentle Yoga
Gentle yoga incorporates slow, focused meditative postures in a calm practice using gentle movement to welcome flexibility and mind-body awareness. Movement in a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice leads to focus, reduced stress and inner calm. Gentle yoga is ideal for those new to yoga, beginners, individuals with challenges, and perfect for beginners, or even advanced practitioners wishing to slow down. Instructor: Debbie N.

Mon, Nov 2 at 11am: Gentle Yoga
Gentle yoga incorporates slow, focused meditative postures in a calm practice using gentle movement to welcome flexibility and mind-body awareness. Movement in a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice leads to focus, reduced stress and inner calm. Gentle yoga is ideal for those new to yoga, beginners, individuals with challenges, and perfect for beginners, or even advanced practitioners wishing to slow down. Instructor: Debbie N.

Mon, Nov 9 at 11am: Chair Yoga
This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or using a chair for support during standing poses. Chair yoga is especially suitable for older adults, and those with balance, mobility or coordination issues. Chair yoga helps increase flexibility, lung capacity, circulation and strength, improves balance, and relieves stress. The class incorporates breathing exercises, stretching, yoga postures, and final relaxation. Instructor: Debbie N.

Tue, Nov 10 at 11am: Yin Yoga
Yin yoga is a quiet, meditative practice with long, deep holding of passive poses, the opposite of a yang or active yoga practice. Yin targets connective tissues including fascia, bones, and joints, improves flexibility and strength, reduces stress and tension while encouraging mindfulness and meditation. Instructor: Debbie N.

Mon, Nov 16 at 11am: Gentle Yoga
Gentle yoga incorporates slow, focused meditative postures in a calm practice using gentle movement to welcome flexibility and mind-body awareness. Movement in a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice leads to focus, reduced stress and inner calm. Gentle yoga is ideal for those new to yoga, beginners, individuals with challenges, and perfect for beginners, or even advanced practitioners wishing to slow down. Instructor: Debbie N.

Tue, Nov 24 at 11am: Yin Yoga
Yin yoga is a quiet, meditative practice with long, deep holding of passive poses, the opposite of a yang or active yoga practice. Yin targets connective tissues including fascia, bones, and joints, improves flexibility and strength, reduces stress and tension while encouraging mindfulness and meditation. Instructor: Debbie N.

Mon, Nov 30 at 11am: Gentle Yoga
Gentle yoga incorporates slow, focused meditative postures in a calm practice using gentle movement to welcome flexibility and mind-body awareness. Movement in a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice leads to focus, reduced stress and inner calm. Gentle yoga is ideal for those new to yoga, beginners, individuals with challenges, and perfect for beginners, or even advanced practitioners wishing to slow down. Instructor: Debbie N.

Contact Us

Recreation and Parks

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

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

Fax
(804) 501-5284

recandparks@henrico.us

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

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