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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 Greens Holiday Wreath
Miller Center
12/12/2019 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
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Holiday Goblet Candle Stick Craft
Templeton Senior Center
12/12/2019 - Thu Start: 2:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Holiday Soap Making
Community Market
11/5/2019 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Jar-O-Lantern Craft
Templeton Senior Center
10/15/2019 - Tue Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Metal Jewelry Making
Miller Center
11/15/2019 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Rustic Autumn Wreaths
Miller Center
10/3/2019 - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
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Table Top Ornament Wreath
Templeton Senior Center
12/2/2019 - Mon Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Upcycled Threads
Miller Center
10/4/2019 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 15+
$15.00 LR | $23.00
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Vintage Paper Leaf Wreath
Templeton Senior Center
10/21/2019 - Mon Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
Dance
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Adult Afro-Caribbean Dance
Miller Center
9/9/2019 - 12/16/2019 Mon Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 12+
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Ballet and Modern Dance
Miller Center
9/5/2019 - 12/19/2019 Thu Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: 7–11
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Beginner Tap AM
Miller Center
10/15/2019 - 12/03/2019 Tue Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$30.00 LR | $38.00
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Beginner Tap Level 2
Miller Center
11/19/2019 - 12/10/2019 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Children's Afro-Caribbean Dance
Miller Center
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Children's Ballet and Modern Dance
Miller Center
9/4/2019 - 12/18/2019 Wed Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: 4–6
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Children's Tap
Miller Center
9/9/2019 - 12/16/2019 Mon Start: 4:30 PM
Ages: 7–11
$75.00 LR | $90.00
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Choreography Workshop
Miller Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 8–18
$15.00
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Couple's Swing Dance Workshop
Miller Center
9/27/2019 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Drums Alive!
Miller Center
10/23/2019 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 5+
$5.00
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Experience Dance
Miller Center
10/5/2019 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Intermediate Tap
Miller Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
Varies
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Intermediate Tap Workshop
Miller Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$8.00
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Mommy & Me Ballet
Miller Center
10/5/2019 - 11/9/2019 Sat Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3–6
$25.00 LR | $30.00
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Swing Dance
Miller Park Aviary
10/19/2019 - Sat Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$5.00 in advance | $8 at the door
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Swing Dance Workshop
Miller Center
10/19/2019 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $35.00
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Toddler & Me Dance
Miller Center
10/5/2019 - 11/9/2019 Sat Start: 9:45 AM
Ages: 2–5
$25.00 LR | $30.00
Music
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60's Sing Along with Ronnie T.
10/8/2019 - Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Acoustic to Electric Guitar Workshop
Miller Center
10/26/2019 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 12+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Drums Alive!
Miller Center
10/23/2019 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 5+
$5.00
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Hill City Ukulele Circle
Miller Center
May - Dec Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 10+
FREE
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Intro to Guitar | 6 Strings in 6 Weeks!
Miller Center
10/3/2019 - 11/21/2019 Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 12+
$65.00 LR | $80.00
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Introduction to Violin
Templeton Senior Center
9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Thu Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$45.00 LR | $60.00
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Old Time Jam
Miller Park Aviary
9/10/2019 - 12/10/2019 Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Song Writers Open Mic
Miller Center
10/24/2019 - Thu Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
Painting
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Acrylics with Linda Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Varies Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$15.00
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Autumn in Acrylics
Templeton Senior Center
11/4/2019 - Mon Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$15.00 LR | $23.00
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Family Paint Night
Miller Center
10/18/2019 | 12/13/2019 - Fri Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 6+
$10.00
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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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Oil Painting Express Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 21+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Oils with Russ Voelker
Miller Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Watercolor Botanicals with Betty
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Varies Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$15.00 LR | $23.00
Pottery
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Fired Clay Ornaments
Jackson Heights
11/6/2019 - 11/13/2019 Wed Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$15.00 LR | $23.00
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Pottery | Handbuilt & Wheel | Tuesday AM
Jackson Heights
Varies - Varies Tue Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Pottery | Handbuilt & Wheel | Tuesday PM
Jackson Heights
9/10/2019 - 10/29/2019 Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Pottery | Handbuilt & Wheel | Wednesday PM
Jackson Heights
Varies - Varies Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$115.00 LR | $130.00
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Pottery | Open Studio
Jackson Heights
9/3/2019 - 10/29/2019 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
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Try the Wheel
Jackson Heights
Varies - Varies Sat Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$25.00 LR | $35.00
Stained Glass
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Stained Glass Panel
Jackson Heights
Varies - Thu Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$130.00 LR | $145.00

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 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
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Adult Open Play Volleyball
Linkhorne Middle School
9/14/2019 - 11/10/2019 Sun Start: 5:00PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Adult Volleyball
To Be Announced
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: 18+
$450.00 LR | + $15.00 per non-resident
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Pickleball Open Gym
Armory
9/9/2019 - 11/25/2019 Mon Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
Fifty-Plus Athletics
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Fifty-Plus Disc Golf for Beginners
Peaks View Park
9/20/2019 - Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$10.00
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Fifty-Plus Putt Putt Miniature Golf
Putt-Putt Center
Varies - 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
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Fifty-Plus Weekly Bowling
Fort Hill Bowling Center
Varies - Varies Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 50+
Pay on Site
Youth Athletics
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Girls Fall Softball
Peaks View Park
9/1/2019 - 10/26/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 5–12
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Youth Basketball
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
$60.00 LR | $75.00
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Youth Basketball Instructional Program
Armory
1/11/2020 - 3/7/2020 Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 6–8
$40.00 LR | $50.00

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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Bake with Me Series
Miller Center
Varies - Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 2–5
$12.00
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Braided Bread
Community Market
10/17/2019 - Thu Start: 4:30 PM
Ages: 5+
$10.00
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Christmas Luncheon
Templeton Senior Center
12/18/2019 - Wed Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Family Culinary Night
Miller Center
11/13/2019 - Wed Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 5+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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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 Series
To Be Announced
Varies - Varies Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
Pay on Site
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Holiday Treat Exchange
Miller Center
12/9/2019 - Mon Start: Varies
Ages: 4+
$25.00 LR | $38.00 | $5.00 for each additional family member
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Homemade Apple Pie
Community Market
9/26/2019 - Thu Start: 4:00 PM
Ages: 10+
$12.00
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Knife Skills
Miller Center
10/10/2019 - Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
$25.00 LR | $30.00
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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 | Pumpkin Soup for the Soul
TSC Blue Room @ Templeton Senior Center
10/16/2019 - 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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Pumpkin Soup for the Soul Luncheon
Templeton Senior Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Southern Comfort Luncheon
Templeton Senior Center
9/24/2019 - Tue Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
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Thanksgiving Luncheon
Templeton Senior Center
11/26/2019 - Tue Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
Enrichment
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AARP Smart Driver Class
Templeton Senior Center
10/7/2019 - 10/9/2019 Mon, Wed Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$15.00 AARP members | $20.00 non-members
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Be a Santa to a Senior Wrapping Party
Templeton Senior Center
12/4/2019 - Wed Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Blessing Bags for the Homeless Drive
Drop off Locations: Templeton Center, Miller Center
12/2/2019 - 1/28/2019 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Buon Viaggio! Italian Mini "Boot" Camp
Miller Center
10/3/2019 - 11/7/2019 Thu Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$50.00 LR | $65.00
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Christmas Carol Choir Road Show
Templeton Senior Center
12/9/2019 - Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Current Issues & Events Discussion Group
Templeton Senior Center
9/11/2019 - 12/11/2019 Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Dining Etiquette 101
Miller Center
9/19/2019 - Thu Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 7–12
$10.00
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Halloween Make-Up
Miller Center
10/23/2019 - Wed Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 3+
$12.00
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Holiday "Carol-O-key" with Carol
Templeton Senior Center
12/16/2019 - Mon Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Knitted Knockers Mastectomy Prosthetics
Templeton Senior Center
9/4/2019 - Wed Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Group
5/6/2019 - 8/26/2019 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
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New to Lynchburg
Templeton Senior Center
10/1/2019 - 10/22/2019 Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Old Jewelry Made New Again
Templeton Senior Center
10/10/2019 - Thu Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
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Parliamo Italiano
Miller Center
10/1/2019 - 11/19/2019 Tue Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$80.00 LR | $95.00
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Retirement and Estate Planning
Templeton Senior Center
11/6/2019 - Wed Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Sign Language for Babies
Miller Center
10/8/2019 - 11/12/2019 Tue Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Streets of Lynchburg
Templeton Senior Center
10/1/2019 - 10/1/2019 Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Games
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Bridge | Intermediate Cont.
Templeton Senior Center
September - December Mon Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 21+
$30.00 LR | $45.00
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Bridge Club
Templeton Senior Center
September - December Mon, Wed, Fri Start: 12:30 PM
Ages: 18+
Club fee to play
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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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Canasta | Hand, Knee, Foot Game Lessons
Templeton Senior Center
9/4/2019 - 9/18/2019 Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
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Marvelous Mahjong Lessons
Templeton Senior Center
10/2/2019 - 10/23/2019 Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$20.00 LR | $25.00
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Social Bridge
Templeton Senior Center
9/3/2019 - 12/31/2019 Tue, Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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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
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Social Mahjong
Templeton Senior Center
9/5/2019 - 12/26/2019 Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
Gardening
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Gardens of the World Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Rain Barrel Workshop
Miller Center
10/3/2019 - 11/7/2019 Thu Start: 6:30 PM
Ages:
FREE Workshop, $50 to purchase rain barrel
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Winterizing Your Garden
Templeton Senior Center
9/24/2019 - Tue Start: 1:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
Literary
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Literature for Life
Templeton Senior Center
9/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Thu Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Group
5/6/2019 - 8/26/2019 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 21+
FREE
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New Chapter Book Group
9/23/2019 - 11/25/2019 Mon Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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The Story of My Life Autobiography
Templeton Senior Center
10/14/2019 - Mon Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$5.00
Preschool
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Bake with Me Series
Miller Center
Varies - Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 2–5
$12.00
Presentations
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Almost Patsy, Almost Dolly
Templeton Senior Center
9/9/2019 - Mon Start: 3:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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An Afternoon with Unsung Sports Champions
Miller Center Theater
11/20/2019 - Wed Start: 3:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Christmas Traditions in Virginia
Templeton Senior Center
12/3/2019 - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Gardens of the World Series
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Living with Gratitude
Templeton Senior Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Medicare Education
Templeton Senior Center
9/10/2019 - Tue Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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The Ins and Outs of Medicare
Templeton Senior Center
11/12/2019 - Tue Start: 1:30 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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Be a Santa to a Senior Wrapping Party
Templeton Senior Center
12/4/2019 - Wed Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Cornhole & Kubb Tournament
Peaks View Park
10/5/2019 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
$20.00 per team
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Family Campout at Sandusky Park
Sandusky Park
9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019 Fri, Sat Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
$25.00
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Glow Ride
Percival's Island
10/11/2019 - Fri Start: 7:30 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Kwanzaa Holiday Celebration
Miller Center
12/27/2019 - Fri Start: 5:00 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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Song Writers Open Mic
Miller Center
10/24/2019 - Thu Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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Swing Dance
Miller Park Aviary
10/19/2019 - Sat Start: 7:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$5.00 in advance | $8 at the door
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Veterans Appreciation Luncheon
American Legion Post 16
11/7/2019 - Thu Start: 11:30 AM
Ages: 18+
FREE Veterans | $8.00 Non-veterans

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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Blackwater Creek Walking Group
Templeton Senior Center
9/13 - 10/22 Tue Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$12.00
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Cardio Fit & Tone
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue, Thu Start: 5:30 PM
Ages: 50+
$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
Varies - Varies Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri Start: 9:15 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Yoga AM
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 8:15 AM
Ages: 50+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Yoga in the Park with "Yoga Goodness Studio"
Riverside Park
9/7/2019 - 9/28/2019 Sat Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 16+
FREE
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Yoga PM
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Thu Start: 6:45 PM
Ages: 21+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Zumba at Noon
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue, Thu Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Zumba PM
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Mon, Wed Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: 18+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Zumba Strong
Miller Center
Varies - Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
Varies
Wellness
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How to Save a Life
Daniel's Hill Center
10/22/2019 - Tue Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Introduction to Diabetes Care
Templeton Senior Center
9/6/2019 - Fri Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Senior Program Recreation Shuffle | Fairview Center
Fairview Center
9/4/2019 - 5/29/2020 Mon, Wed, Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Senior Program Recreation Shuffle | Yoder Center
Yoder Center
9/3/2019 - 5/29/2020 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Start: 11:00 AM
Ages: 50+
FREE
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Tai Chi | 70 minutes
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Varies Tue Start: 4:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$25.00 LR | $38.00
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Tai Chi Qigong | 50 Minutes
Templeton Senior Center
Varies - Tue Start: 4:00 PM
Ages: 50+
$20.00 LR | $30.00
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Teddy Talks | Kidney Disease
Miller Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Teddy Talks | Osteoporosis
Miller Center
9/18/2019 - Wed Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Teddy Talks | Presentation and Q&A
Miller Center
11/6/2019 - Wed Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Understanding Pain
Templeton Senior Center
10/2/2019 - Wed Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 18+
FREE
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Understanding the Medicaid Expansion Program
Templeton Senior Center
10/22/2019 - Tue Start: 1:30 PM
Ages: 50+
FREE

Nature

Nature Programs
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Bat Box Building
Miller Center
10/23/2019 - Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
$30.00 LR | $30.00
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Deck the Halls, Naturally
Miller Center
12/7/2019 - Sat Start: 2:00 PM
Ages: 16+
$13.00
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Homemade Bird Feeders
Templeton Senior Center
12/18/2019 - Wed Start: 10:30 AM
Ages: All Ages
$8.00
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Introduction to Fly Tying
Miller Center
Varies - Wed Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 16+
$125.00
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Painting Patterns with Nature
Ivy Creek Park
9/20/2019 - Fri Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
$10.00
Outdoor Recreation
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Appalachian Trail Hike & Foliage Tour
Templeton Senior Center
10/17/2019 - Thu Start: 9:30AM
Ages: 18+
$12.00
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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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Family Campout at Sandusky Park
Sandusky Park
9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019 Fri, Sat Start: 5:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
$25.00
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Ladies Night Out Series
Ivy Creek Park
Varies - Varies Start: 6:00 PM
Ages: 16+
Varies
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Survival Saturday
Ivy Creek Park
11/16/2019 - Sat Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: 16+
$20.00
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Tuesday Night Archery Club
Armstrong Gym
10/1/2019 - 10/29/2019 Tue Start: 6:30 PM
Ages: 8–17
$25.00

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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Preschool Play Group
Daniel's Hill Center
9/4/2019 - 5/22/2020 Wed, Fri Start: 10:00 AM
Ages: All Ages
FREE
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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
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Youth Open Recreation | Daniel's Hill
Daniel's Hill Center
10/11/2019 - 5/5/2020 Mon–Fri Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 6–12
FREE
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Youth Open Recreation | Diamond Hill
Diamond Hill Center
10/11/2019 - 5/5/2020 Mon–Fri Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 6–12
FREE
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Youth Open Recreation | Jefferson Park
Jefferson Park Center
11/5/2019 - 5/29/2020 Mon–Fri Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 6–12
FREE
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Youth Open Recreation | Yoder Center
Yoder Center
10/11/2019 - 5/5/2020 Mon–Fri Start: 12:00 PM
Ages: 6–12
FREE

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
Miller Center
Varies - Varies Varies Start: Varies
Ages: Varies
Varies

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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Explore the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Templeton Senior Center
10/24/2019 - Thu Start: 8:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$48.00
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Fall Foliage Trail Ride
Meet at Miller Center
10/25/2019 - Fri Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 18+
$50.00
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Greensboro, NC Shopping Spree
Templeton Senior Center
11/14/2019 - Thu Start: 8:30 AM
Ages: 18+
$28.00
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Gretna Historic Theater Trip
Templeton Senior Center
10/16/2019 - Wed Start: 12:15 PM
Ages: 50+
$10.00
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Lynchburg Locals | Lunch & Museum
Templeton Senior Center
9/26/2019 - Thu Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$15.00
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Lynchburg Tacky Lights Tour
Miller Center
12/18/2019 - 12/19/2019 Wed-Thu Start: Varies
Ages: 4+
$5.00
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National D-Day Memorial Trip
Templeton Senior Center
9/13/2019 - Fri Start: 9:30 AM
Ages: 50+
$30.00 LR | $30.00
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Saunders Orchard Fall Fruit Trip
Meet @ Templeton Senior Center
10/10/2019 - Thu Start: 12:30 PM
Ages: 18+
$10.00
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Theater Trip | Bedford Boys at Liberty University
Templeton Senior Center
11/18/2019 - Wed Start: 9:00 AM
Ages: 50+
$25.00