Family/All Ages

Family activities are a great opportunity to step back, watch the children grow, learn more about their interests, likes and dislikes, share what’s on your mind and listen to everything they have to say. They bring all the members of the family together and strengthen ties between all. No matter where you stay, what you do, or how busy your life is, doing fun activities with your family has no substitute.

To see if any of these programs are eligible for online registration, please visit parksandrecreation.warrencountyva.net.

 

Special Events

End of School Movie Night Swim

End the school year and bring in summer break with a movie and a swim! Join us for a unique outdoor movie experience for the entire family. 

Date:            Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time:            Gates open at 7:00 pm; movie starts at dusk
Location:     Claude A. Stokes Jr. Community Swimming Pool
Fee:              $35.00 for a family of 4; $8.00 for additional family members; $10.00 per individual 
Notes:          Pre-registration is reccommended as space will be limited. Those under 11 years of age must be accompanied by apaying adult

 
Open House

Visit with Parks and Recreation staff and instructors and try out some of our wonderful programs for FREE! Staff members will be available to provide tours of the facility to showcase the book nook, game room, band room, gym, soft playroom, and cafe. Concessions will be available for sale along with many raffles and give aways. Dont miss this opportunity to see the great things happening right in your own back yard! 

Date:             August 4, 2018
Time:            9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:     Warren County Health and Human Services Complex; 465 W. 15th Street, Front Royal, VA 22630
Age:              All ages welcome

 
Grandparents Day Brunch

Come out and celebrate your grandparents and take the opportunity to appreciate and express your love for them. Enjoy breakfast, conversation, crafts, games, and photo opportunities. 

Date:            Sunday, September 9, 2018
Time:           10:00 am
Location:     RES Youth Center
Cost:            $30.00 per couple; each additinal person is $10.00 
Age:             Grandchildren must be 15 years of age or younger
Limit:           Pre-registration is required; limited to 80 participants

 

Celebrating Dad

Treat dad with our exclusive Father's Day package to a Front Royal Cardinals game. Package includes 2 game tickets, 2 hot dogs, two 20oz. drinks, and 1 Cardinals hat. 

Date:            Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time:            7:00 pm
Location:     Bing Crosby Stadium
Cost:            $40.00 per package; $7.00 each additional ticket

Self Defense and Firearms Classes

Defensive firearms

This basic pistol shooting class satisfies all requirements upon competion to apply for a Virginia Concealed Carry Permit. 

Dates:          Saturday, June 23, 2018
                     Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time:            9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:     Warren County Community Center
Cost:            $75.00/class
Age:             10 years of age or older; anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult 
Limit:           Pre-registration is required; limited to 35 participants

 

Street Smart/Basic Self Defense

Learn how to recognize danger and how to respond to threats with empty hand techniques and improvised weapons.

Date:            Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time:            9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:     Warren County Community Center
Cost:            $35.00
Ages:           10 years of age and older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 
Limit:           Pre-registratin is required; limited to 35 participants
Deadline:     August 9, 2018

 

Justifiable Use of Force

Learn the laws of self-defense and the use of deadly force with hands, knives, and firearms. This class is recommended for anyone that owns or carries and firearm for self defense.

Date:            Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time:            9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:     Warren County Community Center
Cost:            $35.00
Ages:           10 years of age and older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 
Limit:           Pre-registratin is required; limited to 35 participants 

 

Photography

Photo 101: Introduction to Lighting and Composition

Good photographers understand lighting and how it affects everything in the photo. You will look at good examples, bad examples, different ways light will affect your photos, and learn different composition techniques like the rule of thirds and others.

Dates:          Saturday, July 21, 2018
                     Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time:           10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location:     Warren County Community Center, 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal
Cost:            $25.00 per session
Notes:          This class requires a minimum of four (4) participants and a maximum of twenty (20) participants. The class is open to anyone 12 years of
                     age and older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Photo 201: Learning How to Shoot in Manual Mode

This class teaches the ever popular, “How do I get off of automatic mode?” Coming out of this class, students will have a good basis of understanding of the three main factors that go into manual settings and how to determine which ones to prioritize.

Dates:           Saturday, July 21, 2018
                      Saturday, August 25, 2018

Time:            1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location:     Warren County Community Center, 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal
Cost:            $45.00 per session
Notes:          This class requires a minimum of four (4) participants and a maximum of twenty (20) participants. The class is open to anyone 12 years of
                     age and older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Level Up With Reading

Level Up with Reading

Reading is not only fun but extremely rewarding. Warren County Parks and Recreation wants to be a part of rewarding you even further. Whether you are just learning to read or you are a frequent traveler of words, we want to cheer you on for every book you finish.

Each month, you will be able to pick up a Level Up with Reading form to track how many books you read that month. At the end of the month, turn in your form and win a reward for the amount you’ve read. The more you read, the higher the level of reward you can win. So pick up a book and join the adventure!

Dates:           May 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018
Notes:           This is a drop-in, free for all ages program; no pre-registration is required.

Mah Jongg

 

Mah Jongg "Players Club"

Players will enjoy several hands of Mah Jongg against skilled opponents.

Dates:          Tuesdays, May 1, 2018 through August 28, 2018
Time:           10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location:     Warren County Health and Human Services Complex Band Room, 465 West 15th Street, Front Royal
Cost:            $8.00 per month pre-pay or $3.00 per day drop-in
Notes:          Pre-payment can only be accepted at the Warren County Community Center. Players must bring their own league card.
                     For more information about the Mah Jongg "Players Club", please contact Deb Jones at (540) 252-4252.

 

Mah Jongg "Learn to Play" 

Learn to play this four person Chinese tile game that is similar to Rummy. Use tiles to create winning hands as determined by the National Mah Jongg League. 
Dates:          Wednesdays, June 6, 2018 through June 27, 2018. 
Time:            1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:     Warren County Health and Human Services Complex Band Room, 465 West 15th Street, Front Royal
Cost:            $15.00

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion: Discount Tickets

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is offering discount tickets for Paramount's Kings Dominion. These tickets are valid any day the park is open except park rental days.

Cost:              $42.00 per ticket for ages 3 and older
Limit:              6 tickets per household
Notes:            Ticket information can be obtained by contacting the Warren County Community Center

 

Square Dancing

Square Dance Lessons

These classes are co-sponsored by the Rivermont Rambler Square Dancers.

Date:            Tuesdays, September through May 
Time:            7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:     RES Youth Center, 200 East 8th Street, Front Royal
Cost:            First two lessons are free, then just $5.00 per class
Notes:          For more information or to register contact Nick Capozio at (540) 636-2323 or Mike McIntyre at (540) 336-7412

Fencing

Fencing Classes

This class covers the traditions and rules of fencing, physical conditioning and beginning bladework and bouting. As it requires a rather high level of physical fitness, beginners should be prepared for a thorough work-out. It is also a serious sport, and as such is not for those interested in just "playing around with swords".

Date:            Classes meet weekly for a minimum of 6 sessions, sometimes more
Location:     Warren County Health and Humans Services Complex Café, 465 West 15th Street, Front Royal

Use of the required equipment is covered in the cost of the class. Classes are offered for those 10 years of age and older. Adults are welcomed as well, and parents are encouraged to participate with their child. It is a great way to stay fit!  Those who are sufficiently interested in continuing after the class will need to purchase their own equipment for long-term use, and there is a monthly fee to participate. Ongoing instruction and fencing continues year-round, and competitive tournaments take place throughout Virginia and surrounding states.

Open fencing is available for foil and epee on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm. The schedule does occasionally vary, so please contact ahead of time to verify. The floor fee for visitors or occasional fencers is $10.00.  For more information contact Royal Swords Fencing at royalswords.info@gmail.com.

Piano

Piano Lessons

Private lessons for children and adults. Learn to read music, play by ear, and be creative in a fun and inspiring approach to piano. Classical and Pop styles offered. 

Date:            Monday through Friday, May through July 2018
Time:            Afternoon and evening sessions available
Location:     Warren County Community Center
Cost:            Varies

Indoor Gardening

Indoor Gardening

Create beautiful planters that will flourish indoors. Participants will leave with a terrarium filled with pea gravel, soil, and two plants. 

Date:             Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time:            11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:      Warren County Community Center
Age:              4 years of age and older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanies by an adult
Cost:             $35.00
Limit:            Minimum of 5 participants; maximum of 25 participants
Notes:           Pre-registration is required

Drawing

Beginning Drawing

This is a judgement free beginner's class. Students will learn about line, shape, shading, proportion, and perspective. 

Dates:           Tuesdays, July 10, 2018 through August 14, 2018
Time:             5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:      Warren County Community Center
Age:              12 Years of age and older
Cost:             $55.00/session
Limit:            Minimum of 5 students; maximum of 13 students
Deadline:      July 8, 2018 
Notes:           Students will need to bring a sketchpad, pencils of varying leads, and a gummy eraser. These items can be purchased from the
                      instructor. 

Contact

  info (@) warrencountyva.net
  540.636.4600
  540.636.6066
  220 N. Commerce Avenue
     Front Royal, VA 22630

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