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Aquatic Fitness
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Lap Swim for Fitness
Miller Park Pool
6/10/2019 - 8/2/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 6:30 AM
Ages: 16+
$40.00 LR | $55.00
Pool Events
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The Great Cardboard Boat Race
Miller Park Pool
8/10/2019 - Sat Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$10.00
Swim Lessons
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Learn-to-Swim | Adult | Beginner
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 1
Miller Park Pool
6/17/2019 - 6/27/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 7:25 PM
Ages: 9–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 2
Miller Park Pool
6/17/2019 - 6/27/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 10:05 AM
Ages: 5–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 2 | Advanced
Miller Park Pool
6/17/2019 - 6/27/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 7–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 2 | Intermediate
Miller Park Pool
7/22/2019 - 8/1/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 10:05 AM
Ages: 7–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 2 | Shallow water
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 4–6
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 3
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 7–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 3 | Intermediate
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 8–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Learn-to-Swim | Level 4
Miller Park Pool
7/8/2019 - 7/18/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 9:10 AM
Ages: 8–15
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Swim Class: Parent & Child
Miller Park Pool
7/8/2019 - 7/18/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 months - 3 years
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Swim Class: Pre-School Level 1
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$40.00 LR | $55.00
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Swim Class: Pre-School Level 2
Miller Park Pool
Varies - Varies Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$40.00 LR | $55.00

Arts

The Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Arts programs offer a wide variety of classes for children, teens, and adults to assist participants in exploring their creative side. Whether your interested in drawing, painting, dance, stained glass, pottery, knitting, or multi-media art classes and programs, chances are Lynchburg Parks and Recreation offers it! All Arts programs are held at our community centers throughout Lynchburg City where participants have the chance to explore both basic and more advanced techniques with experienced instructors.  

Crafts
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Fresh Floral Arrangements
Templeton Senior Center
6/19/2019 - Wed Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Painted Patriotic Clay Flower Pot
Templeton Senior Center
6/26/2019 - Wed Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 21+
$10.00
Dance
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Beginner Tap Level 2 Workshop
Miller Center
7/16/2019 | 8/13/2019 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$8.00
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Beginner Tap Workshop
Miller Center
7/16/2019 | 8/13/2019 - Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$8.00
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Intermediate Tap Workshop
Miller Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$8.00
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Soul Line Dance
Miller Center
6/10/2019 - 7/8/2019 Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Soul Line Dance
Miller Center
7/22/2019 - 8/19/2019 Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Square Dance
Riverfront Park
6/14/2019 - Fri Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 7+
$5.00 in advance | $8 at the door
Music
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Hill City Ukulele Circle
Miller Center
5/1/2019 - 8/31/2019 Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 10+
FREE
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Old Standards Karaoke
Templeton Senior Center
7/10/2019 - Wed Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Old Time Jam
Miller Park
5/7/2019 - 8/6/2019 Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
Painting
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Beach Scene in Acrylics
Templeton Senior Center
7/15/2019 - Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 21+
$12.00
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How to Paint Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Varies Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$15.00 LR | $23.00
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Lighthouse in Acrylics
Templeton Senior Center
6/17/2019 - Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 21+
$12.00
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Oil Painting Express Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
Pottery
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Pottery AM | Handbuilt & Wheel
Jackson Heights
6/25/2019 - 8/13/2019 Tue Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Pottery PM | Handbuilt & Wheel
Jackson Heights
6/26/2019 - 8/14/2019 Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Pottery: Open Studio
Jackson Heights
6/25/2019 - 7/16/2019 Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$5.00 per drop-in
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Speckled Succulent Pots
Jackson Heights
8/31/2019 - 9/7/2019 Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
Stained Glass
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Stained Glass Panel
Jackson Heights
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$130.00 LR | $145.00
Theatre
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"Broadway Here I come!" Theater Camps | 1st-12th Grades
Miller Center
6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 6–18
$75.00 LR | $90.00

Athletics

The Athletics program of the Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department provides exciting team sports and programs for all ages throughout the community. We focus on good sportsmanship, team play, and fun activities for all participants. Whether you’re looking for competitive play or just plain fun, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation has leagues and athletic programs to suit all players! Learn more about our programs and athletics partners below.

Partner Organizations

Lynchburg Parks and Recreation partners with the following athletic organizations to offer additional programming for our citizens. Learn more about our Partner Organizations and visit their websites by visiting the links below.

Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club
Challenged Sports Exchange
Central Virginia United
Central Virginia Volleyball Association
Girls on the Run
Hill City Youth Football and Cheerleading
Lynchburg Little League Baseball
Lynchburg Tennis Patrons Association
Healthy Kids Running Series

Adult Athletics
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Adult Evening Beginner Tennis Lessons
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 7:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Adult Evening Intermediate Tennis Lessons
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 7:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Adult Flag Football
Blackwater Creek Athletic Area
9/4/2019 - 10/30/2019 Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$250.00 per team | + $15.00 per non-resident
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Adult Kickball
Peaks View Park
9/9/2019 - 10/15/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$100.00 per team
Fifty-Plus Athletics
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Fifty-Plus Putt Putt Miniature Golf
Putt-Putt Center
5/6/2019 - 8/26/2019 Mon Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 50+
Pay on site
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Fifty-Plus Softball
Peaks View Park
Varies - Mon, Wed Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$10.00 LR | $10.00
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Weekly Bowling
To Be Announced
1/7/2019 - 8/27/2019 Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$0.00 LR | $0.00
Youth Athletics
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Aces Tennis
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 6–8
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Futures Tennis
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 6-10
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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High School Tennis
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 14–18
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Hill City Hoops
Miller Park
6/14/2019 - 7/26/2019 Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 12–18
FREE
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Little Hitters Tennis
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 4-6
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Middle School Tennis
Peaks View Park
Varies - Varies Mon, Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 11–14
$50.00 LR | $65.00

Camps

Whether you’re looking to enroll your child in a half-day, full-day, or specialty camp, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation has it all! 

Day Camps
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Play! Summer Day Camp
Armstrong Gym
6/10/2019 - 8/2/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 10–13
$150.00 LR | $165.00
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Summer at the Center: Daniel's Hill
Daniel's Hill Center
6/10/2019 - 8/2/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 6-11
$150.00 LR | $165.00
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Summer at the Center: Yoder
Yoder Center
6/10/2019 - 8/2/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 6-9
$150.00 LR | $165.00
Half-Day Camps
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"Broadway Here I come!" Theater Camps | 1st-12th Grades
Miller Center
6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 6–18
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Archery Mini-Camp
Armstrong Gym
8/6/2019 - 8/8/2019 Tue–Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 8–17
$65.00 LR | $80.00
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Farm to Table Master Chef Camp
Miller Center
7/22/2019 - 7/26/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 10–14
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Local Superheroes! Emergency Services Camp
Miller Center
7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages:
$55.00 LR | $70.00
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Make & Bake Camp
Miller Center
6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages:
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Outdoor Lynchburg Camp
Miller Center
7/8/2019 - 7/12/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages:
$100.00 LR | $115.00
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Summer at the Center | Bass Students
Fairview Center
6/3/2019 - 7/10/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 6-11
$80.00
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Summer at the Center | Half Day
College Hill Center
7/1/2019 - 7/18/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 6-11
$50.00 LR
Specialty Camps
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Kids Pottery Camp
Jackson Heights
6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019 Mon–Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 7–12
$100.00 LR | $115.00
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Teen Pottery Camp
Jackson Heights
7/22/2019 - 7/26/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 2:30 PM
Ages: 13–17
$100.00 LR | $115.00

Enrichment

At Lynchburg Parks and Recreation, we are big promoters of life-long learning. A new skill can help keep you sharp, give you an edge in the job market, or provide a fun, new hobby.

Culinary
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Carrot Dogs
Miller Center
7/24/2019 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Golden Gourmet | Logan's Roadhouse
Logan's Roadhouse | Lynchburg
8/23/2019 - Fri Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Golden Gourmet | O'Charley's
O'Charley's | Lynchburg
7/26/2019 - Fri Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Golden Gourmet | Olive Garden
Olive Garden | Lynchburg
6/28/2019 - Fri Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Lunch and Learn | Salads on the Go!
Miller Center
8/29/2019 - Thu Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Luncheon | Brunch for Lunch
TSC Blue Room @ Templeton Senior Center
6/5/2019 - Wed Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Luncheon | Summer "Wrap" Up
TSC Blue Room @ Templeton Senior Center
8/21/2019 - Wed Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Luncheon | Summer Cookout
TSC Blue Room @ Templeton Senior Center
7/17/2019 - Wed Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Summer Ice Cream Social
Templeton Senior Center
8/1/2019 - Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
Enrichment
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Current Issues & Events Discussion Group
Templeton Senior Center
5/8/2019 - 7/10/2019 Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Group
To Be Announced
5/6/2019 - 8/26/2019 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
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Streets of Lynchburg
Templeton Senior Center
6/11/2019 - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
Games
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Bridge Club
Templeton Senior Center
May - August Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 18+
Club Fee to Play
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Canasta
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Varies Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 30+
FREE
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Mahjong Lessons
Templeton Senior Center
6/3/2019 - 6/24/2019 Mon Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 30+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Social Bridge
Templeton Senior Center
5/2/2019 - 8/29/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Social Mahjong
Templeton Senior Center
5/2/2019 - 8/29/2019 Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 30+
FREE
Gardening
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Container Gardening
Miller Center
6/13/2019 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$5.00
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Rain Barrel Workshop
Miller Center
6/18/2019 - Tue Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
FREE to Attend, $50 to Purchase Rain Barrel
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The Importance of Pollinators
Miller Center
6/20/2019 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$5.00
Literary
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Literature for Life
Templeton Senior Center
5/9/2019 - 8/8/2019 Thu Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Group
To Be Announced
5/6/2019 - 8/26/2019 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
Presentations
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Gardens of the World Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
Technology
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Open Smart Phone Forum
Templeton Senior Center
7/11/2019 - Thu Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE

Events

In our parks, on our trails, and in our community centers, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer many special events, bringing the community together to celebrate, learn, and enjoy! Read below to find out what we have coming up soon. 

Events
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Hill City Hoops
Miller Park
6/14/2019 - 7/26/2019 Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 12–18
FREE
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Movie in the Park
Peaks View Park
8/3/2019 - Sat Start: 8:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Paint the Park Project
Lynchburg Rotary Centennial Skate Park
- Varies Start: Sunrise
Ages: All ages
FREE
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Square Dance
Riverfront Park
6/14/2019 - Fri Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 7+
$5.00 in advance | $8 at the door
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State Games of America
Varies
8/2/2019 - 8/4/2019 Fri–Sun Start: Varies
Ages: All Ages
Varies
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The Great Cardboard Boat Race
Miller Park Pool
8/10/2019 - Sat Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$10.00

Health and Fitness

A healthy, active lifestyle is something we all strive towards, and taking classes at Lynchburg Parks and Recreation is a great way to add a new activity or interest into the mix. At Parks and Recreation, we offer classes for all ages and abilities, at many different locations. Our goal is to make it easier for you to start reaching a new level of fitness that fits your schedule and meets your personal goals.

Fitness
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Cardio Exercise Class
Templeton Senior Center
5/7/2019 - 7/30/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 21+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Fairview Fitness
Fairview Center
Varies - Mon, Wed, Fri Start: 11:45 AM
Ages: 50+
$24.00 LR | $36.00
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Video Chair Exercise Class
Templeton Senior Center
1/1/2019 - 8/31/2019 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri Start: 9:15 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Yoga
Templeton Senior Center
4/2/2019 - 8/27/2019 Tue Start: 8:15 AM
Ages: 50+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Yoga PM
Templeton Senior Center
4/4/2019 - 8/29/2019 Thu Start: 6:45 PM
Ages: 21+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Zumba at Noon
Templeton Senior Center
4/4/2019 - 8/29/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Zumba PM
Templeton Senior Center
4/1/2019 - 8/28/2019 Mon, Wed Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
Wellness
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A Matter of Balance: Fall Prevention
Templeton Senior Center
6/4/2019 - 6/27/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Prevent, Treat, and Revese Diabetes
Miller Center
8/7/2019 - Wed Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Templeton Senior Center
6/19/2019 - Wed Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Tai Chi (70 minutes)
Templeton Senior Center
5/7/2019 - 8/27/2019 Tue Start: 4:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Tai Chi Qigong
Templeton Senior Center
5/7/2019 - 8/27/2019 Tue Start: 4:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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The Importance of Gut Health
Miller Center
6/12/2019 - Wed Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE

Nature

Nature Programs
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Birding
Templeton Senior Center
6/26/2019 - Wed Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 8+
$8.00
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Nature Craft | Build a Nest
Ivy Creek Park
8/1/2019 - Thu Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 3+
$7.00
Outdoor Recreation
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Archery | Try it!
Fairview Center
6/29/2019 - Sat Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$15.00
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Archery Open Range
Fairview Center
6/29/2019 - Sat Start: 2:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$10.00
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Canoe Down the River
See Activity Description
8/17/2019 - Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Canoe Quickstart: Adult Class
Ivy Creek Park
7/13/2019 - Sat Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Kayak Down the River
See Activity Description
7/20/2019 - Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Kayak Quickstart | Adult Class
Ivy Creek Park
7/13/2019 - Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Kayak Quickstart | Youth Class
Ivy Creek Park
7/13/2019 - Sat Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 8–17
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Ladies Night Out Series
Ivy Creek Park
Varies - Thu Start: Varies
Ages: 18+
$15.00 LR | $22.00
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Night Paddle
Ivy Creek Park
8/15/2019 - Thu Start: 7:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$15.00 LR | $22.00
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The Great Cardboard Boat Race
Miller Park Pool
8/10/2019 - Sat Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$10.00

Out of School

After-School Programs at Lynchburg Parks and Recreation’s neighborhood centers provide a safe, happy place for your child to hang out after school and get that pesky homework done at a location convenient for your family. Healthy snacks, active, outdoor time, crafts activities, and tutoring are part of the daily activities at each center. 

After School Programs
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After-School Program
Neighborhood Centers
August 2019 - May 2020 Mon–Fri Start: 3:00 PM
Ages: 6–17
FREE
Out-Of-School Programs
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School's Out - Fairview
Fairview Center
8/5/2019 - 12/31/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 6-12
$80.00

Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation is a process that adapts programs for those with special needs. These fun and adaptive programs allow participants to fully engage in fun, recreational activities with minimal assistance. Programs are intended to foster a sense of accomplishment, while improving mental and cognitive abilities in a safe and nurturing environment. 

Support Group Programs
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Sibshops Summer Series
Miller Park
Varies - Varies Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
$3.00

Trips

In addition to our various classes, programs, and activities offered, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation has also added new excursions to our offerings. Join us for a day-long hike, a shopping trip, or a brewery tour. If you’re looking to get away for the day, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation can help!

Trips
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Batteau Tour & Picnic
6/11/2019 - Tue Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$20.00
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Experience Downtown Lexington
Miller Center
8/9/2019 - Fri Start: 8:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$12.00
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Visit Saunders Orchard
Meet at Templeton Senior Center
7/24/2019 - Wed Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$10.00