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James City County Recreation Center

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  1. Athletics
  2. Picnic Areas
  3. Playground
  4. Pool
  5. Restrooms
  6. Walking Trails
The Recreation Centers are open. Reopening details and social distancing guidelines are available online. Due to the impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some park amenities remain closed. For the complete list, see P&R amenity opening and closings.

Membership & Facility Reservations

Visit our Fees & Passes page for details about member benefits and reserving event space.

Fitness & Aerobics

Join us for group fitness classes and find a fun way to stay active and meet new people. Learn more about the fitness and aerobics programs offered by James City County.

Swimming & Water Fitness

James City County offers a variety of swimming and water fitness classes for ages 5 months to adults. More than 150 classes are available monthly. Free swim evaluations are also held monthly to help you determine which swim level is appropriate for your child. Learn more about our aquatics programs.

New! Online reservation system for cardio machines, lap swimming, water walking, family swim and outdoor water fitness classes. Click on the SignUpGenius logo below to reserve your next session.

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  • 2 kitchens, one appropriate for fully-catered events
  • 2 racquetball courts
  • 2 whirlpools (6-8 person capacity)
  • 25 meter by 25 yard swimming pool with zero depth entry and wheelchair accessibility
  • Indoor suspended track
  • Arts and crafts area with potters wheels and kilns
  • Dance aerobic room
  • Family locker room
  • Fitness area with free weights and circuits of Cybex and Nautilus equipment, as well as cardiovascular equipment with broadcast vision theater
  • Game area with air hockey, pool table, table tennis, and foosball
  • Gymnasium with 2 full basketball courts
  • Multipurpose meeting rooms
  • Parent supervised play area
  • Saunas in the locker rooms
  • Senior area with game table and lounge seating
  • Vending and snack area

Services Available to Patrons

  • Birthday party fun
  • Free orientations on weight equipment
  • Onsite registration for Parks and Recreation programs and services
  • Personal fitness training
  • Physical rehabilitation and health education programs
  • Picnic shelter rentals
  • Room/facility rentals
  • Senior activities with "The Lounge"
  • Soccer and softball fields

Child Care

Child care for facility users is available Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at no charge to Access Passholders. This service is for children ages 3 months to completion of Kindergarten.

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