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Afro-Caribbean Dance
Templeton Center
1/8/2024 - 4/29/2024 Mon Start: Varies
Ages: 5+
$135.00 LR | $150.00
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Ballet & Modern Dance | Adult
Miller Center
1/24/2024 - 5/1/2024 Wed Start: 6:15 PM
Ages: 18+
$120.00 LR | $140.00
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Ballet & Modern Dance | Children's
Miller Center
1/24/2024 - 5/1/2024 Wed Start: 5:15 PM
Ages: 6–12
$120.00 LR | $140.00
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Ballet & Modern Dance | Preschool
Miller Center
1/24/2024 - 5/1/2024 Wed Start: 4:30 PM
Ages: 4–5
$120.00 LR | $140.00
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Fairview Line Dance
Fairview Center
Varies - Wed Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Hip Hop | Youth
Miller Center
1/23/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 12–16
$112.00 LR | $130.00
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Soul Line Dance Series
Diamond Hill Center
Varies - Mon | Wed Start: Varies
Ages: 21+
FREE
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Tap | 50+
Miller Center
1/23/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$80.00 LR | $100.00 Session / $8.00 LR | $9.00 Drop In
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Tap | Adult
Miller Center
1/25/2024 - 5/2/2024 Thu Start: 6:15 PM
Ages: 18+
$120.00 LR | $140.00
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Tap | Children's
Miller Center
1/25/2024 - 5/2/2024 Thu Start: 5:15 PM
Ages: 6–12
$120.00 LR | $140.00
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Tap | Preschool
Miller Center
1/25/2024 - 5/2/2024 Thu Start: 4:30 PM
Ages: 4–5
$120.00 LR | $140.00
Multi Media
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Zine Workshop
Miller Center
3/7/2024 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $31.00
Music
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Music & Memories with the Lynchburg Symphony
Templeton Center
Varies - Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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The Miller SongCircle
Miller Center
2/6/2024 - 4/9/2024 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
FREE
Needle Arts
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Knit or Knot Knitting Group
Templeton Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Painting/Drawing
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Abstract Collage Painting
Jackson Heights
4/26/2024 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$26.00 LR | $32.00
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Acrylic Paint Night
Templeton Center
Varies - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$26.00 LR | $32.00
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Afternoon Acrylics
Templeton Center
Varies - Thu Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$26.00 LR | $32.00
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Beginner Printmaking | Drypoint
Templeton Center
2/13/2024 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$30.00 LR | $38.00
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Beginner Watercolor
Templeton Center
4/16/2024 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $63.00
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Landscape Painting in Oils
Templeton Center
Varies - Tue Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$38.00 LR | $48.00
Pottery
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3-D Tree Stump Vase
3/8/2024 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$25.00 LR | $30.00
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Beginner | Wheel Only
Jackson Heights
Varies - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$160.00 LR | $175.00
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Focused on Form Workshop
Jackson Heights
2/16/2024 - 2/17/2024 Fri, Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$150.00 LR | $165.00
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Intermediate | Wednesday Morning
Jackson Heights
Varies - Wed Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$170.00 LR | $185.00
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Intermediate | Wednesday Night
Jackson Heights
Varies - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 15+
$170.00 LR | $185.00
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Mixed Level Pottery
Jackson Heights
Varies - Tue Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$170.00 LR | $185.00
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Thursday Morning Community Pottery
Jackson Heights
Varies - Thu Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 15+
$135.00 LR | $150.00
Stained Glass
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Stained Glass | Earrings
Jackson Heights
4/12/2024 - Fri Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $30.00
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Stained Glass | Plant Propagator
Jackson Heights
2/23/2024 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $30.00
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Stained Glass | Tulip Window Hanging
Jackson Heights
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$175.00 LR | $190.00

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
Central Virginia United
Challenged Sports Exchange
Girls on the Run
Healthy Kids Running Series
Lynchburg Little League Baseball

Adult Athletics
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Adult Softball | Co-Ed & Men's
Peaks View Park
5/6/2024 - 8/1/2024 Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$450.00 Team | + $15.00 per non-resident
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Pickleball Open Gym
City Armory
1/9/2024 - 3/26/2024 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$40.00 LR | $50.00
Fifty-Plus Athletics
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Lynchburg Legends 50+ Softball
Peaks View Park
4/9/2024 - 10/31/2024 Tu, Th Start: Varies
Ages: 50+
$70.00 Season or $10.00 per month
Youth Athletics
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March Madness
Armory
3/1/2024 - 3/29/2024 Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 12–18
FREE
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Youth Basketball
Various Locations
11/13/2023 - 3/2/2024 Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$70.00 LR | $85.00
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Youth Basketball Instructional Program
Armory
1/6/2024 - 3/2/2024 Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 4–8
$40.00 LR | $55.00

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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Spring Break Lunch and Play at Neighborhood Centers
Neighborhood Centers
4/1/2024 - 4/5/2024 Mon–Fri Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 6–18
FREE
Specialty Camps
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Spring Break Archery Mini-Camp
Armstrong Gym
4/2/2024 - 4/4/2024 Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 8–17
$65.00 LR | $80.00

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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Macarons 101 | A Beginner's Guide
Miller Center
3/20/2024 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$40.00 LR | $50.00
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Magical Unicorn Cake Decorating
Miller Center
4/9/2024 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 7+
$35.00 LR | $44.00
Enrichment
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AARP Tax Aide
Templeton Center
2/3/2024 - 4/15/2024 Mon, Wed, Sat Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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After School Shredders
Riverfront Skate Park
3/19/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: 8–17
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Buon Viaggio! Italian for Travelers
Miller Center
3/6/2024 - 4/17/2024 Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$70.00 LR | $85.00
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Current Issues & Events Discussion Group
Templeton Center
Varies - Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Cycling Without Age: Percival's Island
Percival's Island
3/22/2024 | 4/19/2024 - Fri Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Office Hours with a Writing Coach
Templeton Center
2/8/2024 - 4/11/2024 Thu Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Games
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Canasta
Templeton Center
Varies - Wed Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Rummikub & Dominoes
Templeton Center
1/8/2024 - 4/29/2024 Mon Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Social Bridge
Templeton Center
Varies - Tue | Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Table-Top Thursdays
Templeton Center
1/4/2024 - 4/25/2024 Thu Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Gardening
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Planting Native Pollinators
Miller Center
3/7/2024 - Thu Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 16+
FREE
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Rain Barrel Workshop
Miller Center
2/21/2024 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
FREE Workshop | $50.00 to purchase barrel
Literary
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Hill City Writers Group
Templeton Center
1/9/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Club
Templeton Center
1/22/2024 - 4/22/2024 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Preschool
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Preschool Play Group
Daniel's Hill | Yoder Center
Varies - Varies Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: Newborn–5
FREE
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Preschooligans Series
Miller Center
Varies - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 2–5
Varies
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Zumbini
Diamond Hill Center | Jefferson Park Center
Varies - Mon | Wed Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: Newborn–4
$30.00 LR | $45.00
Presentations
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AARP Fraud Watch
Templeton Center
2/14/2024 | 4/15/2024 - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 18+
FREE
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The Millionaire Next Door
Templeton Center
1/10/2024 - 4/3/2024 Wed Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Technology
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Rec Tech Series | Help Desk
Templeton Center
2/6/2024 - 2/27/2024 Tue Start: 10:30 AM
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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Art in the Park
Riverside Park
5/18/2024 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Clean Your Block
Neighborhood Centers
4/27/2024 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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March Madness
Armory
3/1/2024 - 3/29/2024 Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 12–18
FREE
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Massie Memorial Mini-Ramp Jam
Skate Park
4/14/2024 - Sun Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 6+
$10.00
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Royal Court Tea Party
Miller Park Aviary
3/2/2024 - Sat Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 4+
$13.00 LR | $16.00
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Say It, Sing It and Dance to It!
Miller Center
4/19/2024 - Fri Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Week of Green
Various Locations
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: All Ages
Varies

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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Cracked Vessel Taiji
Daniel's Hill Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 50+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Fairview Fitness
Fairview Center
Varies - Mon, Wed, Fri Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Fairview Line Dance
Fairview Center
Varies - Wed Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Group Chair Exercise
Templeton Center
1/3/2024 - 4/30/2024 Mon–Thu Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Modern Line Dance | Intermediate
Templeton Center
1/9/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$110.00 LR | $138.00 Season / $7.00 LR | $9.00 Drop In
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Tai Chi | Beginner
Templeton Center
1/9/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 4:45 PM
Ages: 18+
$122.00 LR | $153.00 Season / $8.00 LR | $10.00 Drop In
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Tai Chi | Intermediate
Templeton Center
1/9/2024 - 4/30/2024 Tue Start: 3:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$122.00 LR | $153.00 Season / $8.00 LR | $10.00 Drop In
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Yoga PM
Templeton Center
1/11/2024 - 4/25/2024 Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$110.00 LR | $130.00 Season / $8.00 LR | $10.00 Drop In
Wellness
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Acoustic Yoga at the Aviary
Miller Park
3/28/2024 - Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
$25.00 LR | $31.00
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Recreation Shuffle | Senior Program
Neighborhood Centers
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 50+
FREE

Nature

Nature Programs
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Bug Hunt
Ivy Creek Park
4/13/2024 - Sat Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 5+
FREE
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Hill City Birding Series
Varies
Varies - Sat Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 12+
$5.00 LR | $6.00
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Maple Sugaring
Miller Center
2/24/2024 - Sat Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
$10.00 LR | $13.00
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Owl Prowl
Peaks View Park
3/21/2024 - Thu Start: 7:30 PM
Ages: 8+
$8.00 LR | $10.00
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Stream Team Community Science Training
Hollins Mill Boat Ramp
4/18/2024 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
FREE
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Week of Green
Various Locations
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: All Ages
Varies
Outdoor Recreation
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Archery Club | Adult
Armstrong Gym
Varies - Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$45.00 LR | $55.00
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Archery Club | Youth
Armstrong Gym
Varies - Tue Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 8–17
$45.00 LR | $55.00
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Basic Hunter Education Course
Miller Center
3/16/2024 - Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 10+
FREE
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Day Hike | Bear Church Rock (Strenuous)
Meet at Miller Center
3/2/2024 - Sat Start: 6:45 AM
Ages: 12+
$43.00 LR | $53.00
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Day Hike | High Bridge Trail (Easy)
Meet at Miller Center
3/23/2024 - Sat Start: 8:45 AM
Ages: 12+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Give it a Shot Archery | Adult
Armstrong Gym
1/9/2024 | 3/5/2024 - Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Give it a Shot Archery | Youth
Armstrong Gym
1/9/2024 | 3/5/2024 - Tue Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 8–15
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Ladies Night Out Series
Varies
3/7/2024 - Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
Varies
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Saturday Archery Drop-in | Adult
Armstrong Gym
Varies - Sat Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 16+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Saturday Archery Drop-in | Youth
Armstrong Gym
Varies - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 8–15
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Spring Break Archery Mini-Camp
Armstrong Gym
4/2/2024 - 4/4/2024 Tue, Wed, Thu Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 8–17
$65.00 LR | $80.00

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. 

Out-Of-School Programs
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Learn & Play Program
Varies
Varies - Mon–Fri Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 6–18
FREE
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Preschool Play Group
Daniel's Hill | Yoder Center
Varies - Varies Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: Newborn–5
FREE
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School's Out | Looking for Leprechauns
Miller Center
3/18/2024 - Mon Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 7–11
$45.00 LR | $56.00

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. 

Special Needs Programs
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Therapeutic Recreation Wednesdays
Templeton Center
Ongoing - Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$5.00 per Group

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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Green Valley Book Fair
Meet at Miller Center
3/15/2024 - Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$30.00
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Sunspots Studios | Glassblowing Tour
Meet at Miller Center
2/23/2024 - Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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