The Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Department strives to meet its mission of enhancing the quality of life and meeting the needs of every citizen by providing comprehensive leisure service opportunities and to develop and maintain a safe system of open space and public facilities for the use and enjoyment by the public.
Parks and Recreation
Sports and athletics events and classes offered by the Harrisonburg Department of Parks and Recreation.
Special programs offered in the City - ARC Canteen and the Wheelchair Basketball Team.
Alphabetical list of Harrisonburg city parks.
Parks and Recreation holds a variety of special events throughout the year.
Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation offers a variety of activities for adults age 50 and Wiser!
Classes and activities can be reserved by phone, in person, or online.
Reservations may be made by visiting the Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Administrative Office or calling 540-433-2474. Shelters cannot be reserved online.
The City of Harrisonburg offers various biking and walking/running trails throughout the various parks.
Facilities located in the city parks - Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center, Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center, and Westover Swimming Pool Complex.