As part of National Recreation and Park Association initiatives, Harrisonburg City has recognized July 2018 as Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Month!
Parks and Recreation
Allow Parks and Recreation staff to assist you in completing a 50-Mile Challenge, helping you set and achieve your summertime fitness goals.
Children ages 3-7 are invited to participate in this fun run of 100 yards at Hillandale Park before the Shamrock 5K Trail Run event.
Come dressed in your best costume and race around Smithland Soccer Complex!
Bring your little superhero to the Community Activities Center for the Mother-Son Superhero Party! This is open to ages 10 and under.
Harrisonburg's 4th of July celebration takes place in downtown Harrisonburg!
Decorate your bike with glow sticks and lights and join the Night Bike Ride at Purcell Park on Bluestone Trail!
Try out some of Harrisonburg’s food trucks at the Lucy Simms Center and enjoy a great day in the park. Make sure to bring a blanket so you can have a picnic with your favorite food truck cuisine.
Bring your dog to the Smithland Road Dog Park and have some fun! Local dog vendors will be on site with giveaways along with contests for the dogs.
Bring your kids to Purcell Park to get an up close look at fire and police vehicles, construction vehicles, tractors and more!