General Information

DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Discounts on programs, classes and access passes are available to qualified James City County and Williamsburg residents. Discounts of 20%, 50% or 75% are available based on total gross household income, call 757-259-5414 for details.

CREDIT/DEBIT CARD CONVENIENCE FEE

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the fee is waived until Aug. 5, 2020; the fee resumes Aug. 6. A convenience fee of 2.95% is applied to all credit and debit card transactions made to any James City County department. Parks & Recreation patrons will notice the 2.95% fee as a separate charge on their credit or debit card statement. The exact amount of the fee will not appear at the time of transaction, but can be calculated at 2.95% of the total cost. Look for the exact amount on your bank/credit card statement. Customers can continue to pay by check or in cash to avoid the fee. If a refund is requested, the fee is not recovered. For more information on the fee, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705.

PARKS & RECREATION CODE OF CONDUCT

To ensure the safety of all citizens, visitors and staff and to protect all County assets, the following conduct is mandatory for all patrons and users: show respect to all participants, staff and officials; refrain from causing harm (bodily or verbal) to others; refrain from using foul language; show respect to all equipment, supplies and facilities.

PHOTOS

County staff takes photos and videos of participants enrolled in our programs and classes, at our parks and facilities, and at special events. These photos or videos may be used in our print and online brochures, promotions and other publications or media. If you do not wish to have your picture taken or to appear in a video, please immediately tell our photographers!

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

James City County Recreation Center (JCCRC) and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center (AFCC):

Independence DayJuly 4
Labor DaySept. 7


STAY IN TOUCH

Parks & Recreation Hotlines for changes in schedules/operations:
Activity Hotline (weather)757-259-3232
REC Connect Info Line757-259-3170


Programs
Aquatics757-259-4185
Arts/Special Events/Special Interest757-259-5353
Health/Wellness/Fitness757-259-4176
Inclusion/Therapeutic Recreation757-259-5354
The Lounge/Club 55+757-259-4187
Sports/Athletics/Outdoors757-259-5355
Teens/REC Connect757-259-5356
Youth/REC Connect757-259-5378


Facilities/Services
Administration757-259-5410
Advertising757-259-5403
Discount Programs757-259-5414
Legacy Hall757-259-5410
Parks757-259-5360
Recreation Centers757-259-4200
Sponsorships757-259-5412
Volunteer757-259-5403


PARKS & RECREATION PARKS & FACILITIES

Facilities 

For more information on the James City County Recreation Center, the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center and Legacy Hall, please visit: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/794/Facilities. Legacy Hall is available by appointment only. The Centers will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day and Sept. 7 for Labor Day.

Parks

 All County parks are open; however, many park amenities remain closed due to COVID-19 guidelines. For the latest information on amenity openings and closings, please visit: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3978. For more information on County Parks, please visit: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/756/Parks-Trails.

OUR MISSION

We work in partnership with citizens to ensure responsive programs, facilities and open space which promote personal growth, social development and healthy lifestyles.