Washington County Virginia Recreation Department

We provide youth and adult recreational programs in all areas of Washington County Virginia.

Follow us on Twitter! washcovaRec We are here to serve you! Please feel free to contact us at anytime with questions, comments or concerns! Recreation Manager: Keith Owens (276) 525-1385 [email protected] Programs Specialist: Katie Hall (276) 525-1387 [email protected]

Mission: The County Department of Recreation works enthusiastically year-round hosting a variety of youth and adult recreational opportunities. These include sports clinics, youth sports leagues, road races, summer day camps, classes and more. This department is responsible for the maintenance of County athletic fields and parks and also manages reservations for picnic shelters and pool events. We welcome and encourage your participation!

[07/14/19]   Camp this week: Meadowview Elementary

Monday Information:

Elevate: Campus visit to Emory & Henry College! We will leave at 9:00 and be back by lunch!

Elementary: Hungry Mother Park will visit us for an outreach program!

All: Field Day! We’ll be having field day in the afternoon! Prepare to get wet and messy. Bring a change of clothes if you’d like!

Lunch: Hot dogs, corn, fruit, salad

[07/07/19]   Camp tomorrow: Glade Spring Middle! Lunch menu is chicken nuggets, mac n cheese, green beans.

Washington County Virginia Recreation Department

Update! Due to weather, we never even made it off the bus! Kids will be back at the school shortly!

Parents: due to closure of Damascus Town Pool today, we will be swimming at the Saltville Wave Pool. We will still be back by 4:30!

[07/02/19]   Parents: due to closure of Damascus Town Pool today, we will be swimming at the Saltville Wave Pool. We will still be back by 4:30!

[07/01/19]   Just a reminder:
Camp July 1-3, at Glade Middle. We will be swimming all three days!!

[06/27/19]   Camp Location Update:
Glade Spring Middle School
July 1-3 - Closed July 4th and 5th! "Crazy Concoctions"
July 8-12, "Wild World of Sports"

[06/07/19]   Summer day campers!!!

Just FYI: Breakfast on Monday is Cereal, Fruit, String Cheese, Juice and Milk! Lunch on Monday is Chicken Nuggets, Mac and Cheese, Green Beans and Milk

We can't wait to see you Monday!!

[05/15/19]   SUMMER PLAY DAYS
Day Camp
Age: Rising Kindergartners – rising 8th Graders
Cost: $50 per child, per week
When: Monday – Friday, 7:30AM – 5:30PM
Dates and Location:
EB Stanley Middle School
June 10-14, Campers to the Rescue"
June 17 -21, "Yeehaw!! It's Animal Week"
June 24-28, "Under the Stars! Outdoor Adventure"
GLADE SPRING MIDDLE SCHOOL
July 1-5, (Closed July 4 & 5) "Crazy Concoctions"
July 8-12, " Wide World of Sports"
MEADOWVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
July 15-19, "Lights, Camera, Action!"
SWVA Higher Education Center
July 22-26, "Aloha Summer"

Registration Information:
New Camper Registration: Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:00pm -7:00pm at the Government Center

Returning Camper Registration: Please call to re-enroll beginning June 3, 2019. 276-525-1387

Government Center Building is located in complex with Virginia Highlands Community College and is across the street from the SWVA Higher Ed Center. Please use back entrance. Registration is NOT available on site during camp hours.

Program Description: Fill your child’s summer with some fun! Each day we will provide structured activities such as sports, arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and lots more!
Program Information: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Field trips require additional fees.

NEW !! ELEVATE – for middle schoolers! With some responsibilities, more freedom and special field trips (just for them!) this program is completely geared toward your tween’s interests. Elevate will swim at Coomes Center in Abingdon and participate is some really great, new activities!

Washington County Virginia Recreation Department

Registration for our adult kickball league is open!

Kickball, kickball, kickball!!!

Registration for the adult kickball league is NOW OPEN!!

ADULT CO-ED KICKBALL LEAGUE
Location: Beaver Dam Creek Park in Damascus and Leo Sholes Park in Glade Spring.
Age: 16 and up
Cost: $300 per team up to 15 players. Each additional player is $25 per person.
When: Games will be played weekday evenings beginning in June, followed by a double elimination tournament in August.
Program Information: Registration fee does include uniform! Teams will consist of at least 8 players, but no more than 20 (at least 4 players must be female). Get your team together and call Katie at 525-1387 to register today!! Registration deadline is noon on Friday, May 24. (Minimum of 6 teams required to hold league.)

[04/29/19]   Kickball, kickball, kickball!!!

Registration for the adult kickball league is NOW OPEN!!

ADULT CO-ED KICKBALL LEAGUE
Location: Beaver Dam Creek Park in Damascus and Leo Sholes Park in Glade Spring.
Age: 16 and up
Cost: $300 per team up to 15 players. Each additional player is $25 per person.
When: Games will be played weekday evenings beginning in June, followed by a double elimination tournament in August.
Program Information: Registration fee does include uniform! Teams will consist of at least 8 players, but no more than 20 (at least 4 players must be female). Get your team together and call Katie at 525-1387 to register today!! Registration deadline is noon on Friday, May 24. (Minimum of 6 teams required to hold league.)

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This summer, we'll be offering 2 WEEKS of camp!
June 17 - 22 and July 22 -26

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[01/17/19]   Tonight's 1st/2nd grade basketball games have been cancelled due to inclement weather and WCS dismissing early.

[12/13/18]   Elementary Basketball Registration (3rd/4th/5th grades) is still on for tonight!

Registration will be from 6-7:30 in the GYM at Meadowview Elementary School.

** If you cannot make it tonight, please email [email protected] with your child's name, grade and school!

[12/11/18]   Due to the weather/snow days, Meadowview Elementary has moved their December PTA to Thursday night. There will be NO youth basketball on Thursday, December 13.

Please follow the current schedule for next week and we will reschedule missed games from this week after the new year!

[10/30/18]   JUNIOR LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Location: Meadowview Elementary School
Ages: 1st and 2nd Grade Boys and Girls
Registration: Thursday, November 1, 6:00-7:30pm, in Meadowview Elementary School cafeteria
Cost: $25.00 per child ($35.00 for registration after11/8/18)
Program Information: Games and practices will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings at Meadowview Elementary School. Your child will receive team assignment and schedule prior to practices beginning. Teams may be co-ed based on participation numbers. Minimum of 21 registered participants required to hold program. Practices will begin the week of November 12.

ELEMENTARY LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Location: Meadowview Elementary School
Age: 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Boys and Girls
Registration: Thursday, December 13, 6:00-7:30PM, in Meadowview Elementary School cafeteria
Cost: $25.00 per child ($35.00 for registration after 12/20/18)
Program Information: Games and practices will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings at Meadowview Elementary School. Teams will not be co-ed. Minimum of 21 registered participants required to hold program. Your child will receive team assignment and schedule prior to practices beginning. Practices will begin after Christmas break.

Parental permission is required. For more information and/or questions, please contact Katie Garrett at 276-525-1387 or Keith Owens at 276-525-1385.

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Washington County Virginia Recreation Department

School starts next week! That means, it's time to start thinking about after school childcare! We are very excited to serve four elementary schools with after school childcare this year!

Abingdon Elementary - spots are full, but you may call to place your name on the waiting list!

Rhea Valley Elementary - held at the Damascus Branch Library. Just a few spots left!

Valley Institute Elementary - please see our table at school registration for more information or to register!

Meadowview Elementary - we will have a staff member at registration day to answer any questions. Registration for MES will open soon!

Please email Katie at [email protected] or call 276-525-1387 for more information on any of our programs!

[07/31/18]   School starts next week! That means, it's time to start thinking about after school childcare! We are very excited to serve four elementary schools with after school childcare this year!

Abingdon Elementary - spots are full, but you may call to place your name on the waiting list!

Rhea Valley Elementary - held at the Damascus Branch Library. Just a few spots left!

Valley Institute Elementary - please see our table at school registration for more information or to register!

Meadowview Elementary - we will have a staff member at registration day to answer any questions. Registration for MES will open soon!

Please email Katie at [email protected] or call 276-525-1387 for more information on any of our programs!

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