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Mission Statement:

To provide a variety of quality leisure opportunities to the diverse population of Staunton for the purpose of improving Stauntonian’s quality of life via well maintained historic parks housing superior facilities paired with innovative recreation programs, athletic leagues, trips, and outstanding child-minding programs.



 2016: What's new?


Natural Play Area
Pickleball Courts
Duck Pond Renovation
Lake Tams Renovation
Dog Park  

Treemendous Tree Hunt
GHP Tree Hunt
MHP Tree Hunt


What's going on at Staunton Parks and Recreation this week?

May 22 - May 28

Aikido is the gentle martial art of harmonious movement. Learn to redirect aggression through circular movements designed to destabilize an attacker or restrict an attacker’s movements in a way that protects the defender as well as the aggressor. Instructor James Jacenich has studied the art for more than 30 years. Age: 7+. GHPGC 8-9am on Mondays and 6:30-7:30pm on Thursdays. Ongoing class. Class option 1: Attend class one time per week. Price: $48/month Class option 2: Attend class twice per week. Price: $58/month

Let’s Go Shopping: Hagerstown Premium Outlets®
Hagerstown Premium Outlets® is a village style shopping center. Enjoy savings of 25% to 65% every day at over 100 designer and name brand outlet stores including Banana Republic, Coach, Guess, Kate Spade New York, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour and more. #5619 Wednesday, May 25. Depart 8am, return around 7:30pm. Price: $24 (Includes transportation only).

Hatha Yoga Basics and Beyond
 Suited for individuals new to yoga as well as those with existing practices who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding or simply move at a more moderate pace.  Instructor: Tarenne Robertson. MHPA 6-7pm, Wednesdays. Ongoing class. Price: $40 per 8 weeks. Drop-in price: $8. *Drop-ins please call ahead to make sure the session is taking place that day.

Toxin-Free Cleaning
Discover many common household toxins that you may not even realize are in your home and how to replace them with plant-based products for easy, safe DIY cleaning options! Ages: Adults. Instructor: Nicole Dodge of Valley Family Wellness & Chiropractic. #5660 MHPA 7-8:30pm, May 26. Price: $12.50.

Felted Creatures—Yikes!!!!
Use the wool from sheep to make an incredible creature straight out of your imagination. Children of all ages welcome (parent assist with ages 5 and below). Classes held at Artful Gifts, LLC at 6 Byers St., Historic Wharf District. Price: $18
#5605 May 28, 4-6 pm.

Summer 2016 Brochure
Now Available:

 summer 16



2 Step Process

STEP 1: Fill out this form, and be sure to enter the corresponding activity number listed at the end of the program/trip description. The number looks like this: #4001. Once you hit submit on the first form, you'll be taken to a second screen. STEP 2: Select programs to add to your shopping cart. Once payment is submitted, your registration will be complete. *This is a new system, so please bear with us as we work out unknown kinks. We hope you enjoy this new convenient feature!

(*NOTE: If you encounter an issue opening a pdf, please try making this simple change to your Adobe. Open your Adobe and select "Edit" from the tool bar > then select "Preferences" > then select "Internet" and "uncheck" Display PDF in browser.)



Maps of Gypsy Hill Park and Montgomery Hall Park!



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Staunton Parks & Recreation Department
PO Box 58
Staunton, VA 24402-0058
Phone: (540) 332-3945
Fax: (540) 332-3983



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