All City of Harrisonburg playgrounds are closed as part of our response to limiting the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The Community Activities Center and Simms Center are open by reservation only for fitness center use. The Price Rotary Senior Center is currently closed to the public. Open green spaces and walking trails where patrons can practice safe social distancing methods are still open at this time. Visit the City's Coronavirus COVID-19 page for additional information on the City's approach.
View our Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Facilities Guide [3KB] for more information about our recreation facilities.
Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center
The Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center (C.A.C.) has a gymnasium, three racquetball courts, an exercise/weight room, three large classrooms for rentals. The building also houses the Athletics Office, and Youth Services area. The C.A.C. adjoins Westover Pool and is located inside Westover Park.
C.A.C. Hours of Operation
For additional information visit the Community Activities Center page.
Monday- Friday: 6:00am - 9:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sundays: 1:00pm - 6:00pm (Closed Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center
The Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center has a gymnasium, fitness room, and nine station computer lab, four classrooms, conference room, and Parks and Recreation staff office. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, and The ARC/Op Shop Harrisonburg and Rockingham County operate their programs at the center as well. This facility is located within Ralph Sampson Park.
Simms Center Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
For detailed facility hours and information visit the Lucy Simms Center page.
Westover Swimming Pool Complex
The Westover Swimming Pool Complex has an Olympic pool (50 meters x 25 yards), diving pool (25 yards x 54 feet), and a tot pool (three 16 x 16 square foot areas). The Olympic pool is handicapped accessible in the summer. Locker rooms and showers also accompany this facility. This facility is located within Westover Park.
For pool hours, fees, and additional information visit the Westover Pool page.
Price Rotary Senior Center
The Price Rotary Senior Center is located in Westover Park behind the Community Activities Center. Most of the 50 and Wiser programs are held at this facility. This facility is handicapped accessible. For additional information visit the Price Rotary Senior Center page.