Parks & Recreation Activities Guide

Thanh -- August 26th, 2007

The Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation Fall 2007 Activities Guide is now available online and should be arriving in your mailbox shortly.  I think that more people, including myself, should take advantage of the facilities and activities available to us through the Harrisonburg’s Parks & Recreation Department. For example, in reviewing this issue I found the following activities that I am interested in or I want to tell my friends about:

  • New Hiking & Biking Trails at Hillandale Park
  • Exercise Room at the Community Activities Center – “new circuit training training equipment, a wheelchair accessible weight machine, 4 treadmills, 4 elliptical trainers, 2 recumbent bicycles, dumbbell rack, and Smith Machine.”
  • Racquetball Courts – $2/person/hour – and Raquetball Tournaments
  • Community Garden
  • Co-Ed Volleyball – Mondays 6-9pm
  • Full Court Basketball pick up games – Tuesdays 6-9pm
  • Disc Golf at Westover Park – and Disc Golf Doubles Wednesdays Sept 5-Oct 24 at 5:30pm where players are randomly paired with a partner and play a Captain’s Choice format. Loaner discs available. No fee.
  • Dodgeball Tournament – September 29.
  • American Red Cross Classes
  • Yoga Classes
  • Pottery
  • Kid’s Night Out – “Parents let us watch your kids while you spend a night on the town.” Oct 19. No fee.
  • Dance Classes
  • And a ton of activities and sports for children.

Its really amazing to me that we have all of these activities available to us for free or a small fee. You should review the guide and see what other things might interest you, your friends, and your family. I believe the Activity Guide comes out 4 times a year, and can be found easily from the front page of the Parks & Rec webpage.

Enjoy!

3 Responses to “Parks & Recreation Activities Guide”

  1. Renee says:

    Thanks, Thanh! I didn’t know there were online versions of the booklet. I always say I’ll sign up for one of these classes… maybe this year :)

  2. Renee says:

    P.S. Love the “Doodie-Free Harrisonburg – It’s our doodie.” slogans :)

  3. Miriam says:

    Thanks or the compliment on the Doodie-Free Harrisonburg Campaign Renee. It has been very well received and we are very proud of it.

    Just as an FYI: We had so many requests for the t-shirts that we ordered more for resale if people are interested. They are 10 dollars and all proceeds go back into the clean stream education intiative. They have “It’s Our Doodie” on the front and the web address on the back “www.cleanstream.org”. I am the contact person for sales, miriamd@harrisonburgva.gov. We also have additional handbills for distribution if anyone would like some.

    I also enthusiasitcally second Thanh’s endorsement of the Rec guide, there’s a ton of stuff happening in our parks and in the recreation facilities.

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