june, 2022

21jun6:00 am9:00 pmJames City County Recreation Center - Free visit day!

Event Details

Project: Five Forty Seven, the Longest Day of Play!

6 a.m.-9 p.m. ▪ Age restrictions apply on equipment use.
James City County Recreation Center. Your free visit includes use of the indoor pool which features wheelchair accessibility, an indoor walking track, gym with basketball courts, racquetball courts, whirlpool and saunas; and fitness area with free weights and circuits of Cybex and Nautilus equipment and cardiovascular equipment with broadcast vision theater. The game area offers air hockey, a pool table, table tennis and foosball. The outdoor park features the Skate Park; MyPlace, an inclusive playground; and walking trails. 

Out late or up early? Celebrate the longest day of the year by joining Parks & Recreation for the Longest Day of Play on Tuesday June 21, 2022. James City County Parks & Recreation will have programs and activities for all ages, and here is a link to all the events (including the ones that you need to register for by June 20)!

Come explore a new park or tryout out a new activity! First-come, first-served! Please note, programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather or lack of minimum registration levels. Here is the schedule: first are the ones that are drop-in and then keep scrolling for the ones that you need to register for! All events are FREE

Five Forty Seven Event Schedule 2022

Drop-In Programs · NO Registration Needed!
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

6 a.m.-9 p.m. ▪ Age restrictions apply on equipment use.
James City County Recreation Center. Your free visit includes use of the indoor pool which features wheelchair accessibility, an indoor walking track, gym with basketball courts, racquetball courts, whirlpool and saunas; and fitness area with free weights and circuits of Cybex and Nautilus equipment and cardiovascular equipment with broadcast vision theater. The game area offers air hockey, a pool table, table tennis and foosball. The outdoor park features the Skate Park; MyPlace, an inclusive playground; and walking trails. 

8 a.m.
Bird Walk ▪ Ages 16+ 
Bring binoculars, walking shoes and sharp eyes and ears. Meet in the trail parking lot. Greensprings Interpretive Trail

8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Disc Golf ▪ Ages 13+; 12 & younger with parent/guardian
Come try out disc golf along the Chickahominy! Bring your own discs or borrow one of ours. Chickahominy Riverfront Park

10 a.m.
Family Yoga ▪ All Ages
Age-appropriate yoga poses to encourage time together, all while building confidence and self-esteem. Bring a mat or beach towel. Veterans Park (Kidsburg)

11 a.m.-3 p.m. 
Axe Throwing ▪ Ages 10+ 
Check in at Go Ape to test your aim. Freedom Park

11 a.m.-6 p.m. ▪ All Ages
Outdoor Pools
Your free visit features use of the outdoor pool at Upper County Park and the outdoor pool and splashpad at Chickahominy Riverfront Park. For more information on the outdoor pools, visit us online. Chickahominy Riverfront Park & Upper County Park

Noon-2 p.m.
Splash In at the James City County Recreation Center ▪ All Ages
Come play on the Wibit Inflatable and enjoy free access to the indoor pool! James City County Recreation Center

4-6 p.m.
Trackless Train Ride ▪ Ages 13+; ages 12 & younger with parent/guardian
All aboard for an afternoon trackless train ride! Veterans Park (Kidsburg)

4-9 p.m. ▪ Age restrictions apply on equipment use.
Abram Frink Jr. Community Center. Your free visit includes use of the fitness area equipped with a circuit of Cybex and cardio equipment, dumbbells, a weight bench and a pull up dip station; gym; and multipurpose room with game tables and large screen TV. The outdoor park includes basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer and softball fields. 

5-7 p.m.
Intro to Pickleball ▪ All Ages 
Come learn the basics of pickleball from members of Pickleburg. No equipment required. Veterans Park (Kidsburg)

6 p.m.
Family Zumba Glow Party ▪ All Ages
Get the whole family moving and making memories under the glow of blacklights! Join the party with a perfect blend of dance, fitness and fun.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Location

JCC Recreaction Center

5301 Longhill Rd.

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