Parks & Recreation

James City County Parks & Recreation offers nationally recognized programs, parks and facilities! We offer more than 3,300 successful programs each year that provide opportunities for exercise and recreation, social interaction, learning, growth and relaxation; get outside and take in our 22 parks encompassing more than 1,700 acres of park land boasting historic, scenic and recreational sites; stay fit and achieve your health and wellness goals through 2 recreation centers offering year-round programming and staff support to keep you moving forward; and help us cultivate community through our volunteer, civic engagement, advertising and sponsorship programs. For more information on all offerings, please see the Parks and Recreation Activity Brochure.
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    Live Well Expo

    Pamper your mind, body and spirit during this FREE annual event on Nov. 4! Read on...
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    Water drawdown at Diascund Reservoir Park may impact boating

    Newport News Waterworks performs necessary warranty work to ensure high quality drinking water and public health. Read on...
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    Halloween Tales!

    Join us at our new location – Jamestown Beach Event Park, for a family fun night of free Halloween fun! Read on...
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    October Events

    James City County Parks and Recreation welcomes you to October and to a great month of programs, events and activities! Be sure to join us for our fall favorites - the Capital Color Ride and Halloween Tales! Read on...
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    Paddle Craft Storage Rental Space Available

    Need a place to store your canoe, kayak or standup-paddleboard? Read on...
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    Fall/Winter Brochure Available!

    James City County's Destination Recreation Brochure highlights Parks and Recreation's activities, classes, events and programs through February! Read on...
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