News Flash

Parks & Recreation

Posted on: June 8, 2018

Project: 547

Project 547 News Flash

James City County is celebrating the longest day of the year, June 21, with more than a dozen free and fun activities. Join us from sunrise to sunset. There’s something for everyone!

5:47-7 a.m.
Sunrise Paddle (ages 12+)
Bring your own kayak or borrow ours!
James City County Marina

5:47-7 a.m.
Sunrise Yoga (all ages & levels)
Enjoy yoga outdoors at sunrise.
Jamestown Beach Event Park

6-7 a.m.
Bird Walk (ages 16+)
Take a guided walk with a bird expert.
Freedom Park  

7-8 a.m.
Aqua Zumba (ages 12+)
Get a great workout in the pool – no swim skills needed.
James City County Recreation Center

8-10 a.m.
Pickleball (ages 14+)
Bring your own equipment or borrow ours!
Veterans Park  

9:30-10:30 a.m.
Fit Momma/Stroller Fit (all ages)
Exercise with your child - jogging stroller not required.
Veterans Park

10 a.m.-noon
Line Dancing (ages 55+)
Hone your line dancing skills!
James City County Recreation Center

10:30 a.m.-noon 
Arts Preview (ages 16+)
Try your hand at oil painting! All supplies provided.
James City County Recreation Center

11 a.m.-sunset 
Geocaching Scavenger Hunt (all ages)
Pick up maps at the trailhead near the Wanner Stadium parking lot.
Warhill Sports Complex

Noon-1 p.m. 
Pick-up Basketball & 3-Point Competition (ages 8+)
Show off your dribbling, passing and shooting skills!
James City County Recreation Center

1-2 p.m.
Nature Walks (all ages)
Experience the Living Forest Nature Trail.
Freedom Park, behind the playground

2-3 p.m.
SilverSneakers BOOM Move It (all ages)
Try a low-impact group fitness class!
James City County Recreation Center

4-5 p.m.
Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga (ages 12+)
All equipment provided, ability to swim required.
Jamestown Beach Event Park

5:30-8:30 p.m. 
Jamestown Jams concert featuring “The Originals”
Live music, food trucks, inflatables and combat archery arena!
Jamestown Beach Event Park

8-9 p.m.
Sunset Paddle (ages 12+)
Bring your own kayak or borrow ours!
James City County Marina

8-9 p.m.
Owl Prowl (families/adults)
Join us for a guided twilight nature walk.
Freedom Park Interpretive Park

Celebrate the solstice with these fun and free activities from sunrise to sunset. All programs listed are FREE with no registration required - simply sign in when you arrive. Space is limited, first come, first served. For more information, call 757-259-5355 or visit us online. Outdoor activities are weather permitting; call the weather hotline at 757-259-3232 for updates.

Program sites: Freedom Park, 5537 Centerville Road; James City County Marina, 2054 Jamestown Road; James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road; Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road; Veterans Park (formerly Mid County Park), 3793 Ironbound Road; and Warhill Sports Complex, 4900 Stadium Road.

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist
757-259-5415; veda.mcmullen@jamescitycountyva.gov

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