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Parks and Recreation
We are happy to report that Lynchburg Parks and Recreation has moved back to our permanent location! Visit us to ask questions about parks and programs, register for activities, rent a facility, or just to say hello.
301 Grove St., Lynchburg, VA 24501
Saturday, January 24 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us for the grand opening of the newly renovated Miller Center. Since 1971, Miller Center at 301 Grove Street has been the primary home for Lynchburg Parks and Recreation. After a 2-year renovation process, we are excited to reopen this beautifully restored building. This family-friendly event will include performances by local groups, refreshments, activities for children, building tours, art demonstrations, Nature Zone demonstrations, and other fun activities. Stop by to get to know your new community center!
Saturday, January 24 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Get your tickets today for the first ever concert in the newly restored Miller Center theater featuring Apple Butter Soul and TheEbonyBlue Band! This event is a benefit concert for Friends of Lynchburg Parks and Recreation. Tickets are $15 to be purchased online at www.LPRfriends.org or at Miller Center, 301 Grove St.
Miller Center Tours: 6pm - 6:45pm
Apple Butter Soul: 7pm - 8pm
The EbonyBlue Band: 8:30pm - 10pm
Tickets include appetizers provided by the new downtown Lynchburg restaurant - crisp.
Cash bar featuring Devils Backbone Beer.
Online Registration Now Available for Winter/Spring Recreation Classes and Activities
Registration for all Parks and Recreation classes and activities scheduled from January through April is now available. Our winter/spring catalogue includes some of our most popular activities - athletics, arts, fitness, enrichment, and more. Looking for a new hobby or skill? Join us to learn how to paint, create stained glass art, play mahjong, or even tap dance! Or, gather some friends and co-workers and join one of our adult rec leagues for some friendly weeknight competition. We also offer plenty of kids' activities to keep your little ones engaged and active all winter long.
We are also excited to bring you some new outdoor activities through our Naturalist program - fitness walks, hiking, backpacking, and more.
2015 Winter/Spring Activity Guide
Click the links below for printable copies of our registration forms:
Looking for information on activities online? We have that too. Visit out our Recreation Activities page - it will help you find what you are looking for.
Still have questions? No problem. Our Parks & Recreation Department customer service staff is happy to take your call. Contact them at (434) 455-5858 Monday-Friday between 8:30am and 5pm. Or, visit our Administrative Offices at Miller Center, 301 Grove St., Lynchburg VA, 24501.
Be a "Friend" of Lynchburg Parks and Recreation
A new non-profit organization has formed to support, promote, and enhance the parks and recreation opportunities in Lynchburg. Interested in joining? Learn more at www.lprfriends.org.
The Lynchburg Parks & Recreation department contributes to a healthy, active, and educated community, providing stewardship and management of parklands, trails and civic facilities and creating opportunities for all people to participate in a rich variety of recreational activities.