Parks & Recreation

Community Guide S21

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Click here to view the Summer 2021 Community Guide! 



Summer Camps are beginning to fill. If you are interested in registering your child for our program, we encourage you to sign up for the waiting list. Summer camp numbers are limited this year due to current COVID restrictions. As restrictions ease it is possible for some camps to have additional openings. These openings will be filled starting with those on the waiting list first. You will be notified if a space opens for your child.  

Unless otherwise noted, all camps will take place at the Central High Complex (2748 Dogtown Road). Click here, or download the form for a complete list of programs. As a reminder, any child needing medication will need an updated Medication Consent Form completed by a physician. Payment plans and scholarships are available. 

Starting in February, Goochland County Parks and Recreation will no longer be using Rained Out for text alert notifications. Text alerts will be sent via the Department’s Activenet software.

To register online, visit to create an account. Google Chrome browser is preferred. Be sure to select your preferred notifications under the subscription list section. 


The guidelines below outline the operations of Goochland County’s Parks and Recreation facilities until further notice. Masks are required when entering any County owned facility. 

The Goochland Sports Complex and Central High Cultural and Educational Complex will be open to the public starting on Monday, June 8th.  When entering the facility, guest will need to sign in at the front desk with their intended destination. As building capacity is limited, guests are asked to adhere to the time limits listed below for specific use of amenities.

Any facility user failing to adhere to the COVID – 19 guidelines may be asked to leave the premises.  Ongoing failures to adhere to guidelines may result in denied use of the facility.

For the Goochland Sports Complex (1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA 23063):

Upon entry, guests will have their temperature verified by a staff member. Anyone with a temperature above 100.5 will be asked to leave the facility. Guests will be required to sign in with a location and will be issued a color-coded pass for the particular room. 

The weight and cardio rooms will be open with limited capacity.  Users will be allocated a 30 minute time slot when using the rooms with a maximum of 4 users of equipment in order to maintain social distancing. 

The Gymnasium is capped at 50 participants and will be open for pick up games Monday - Saturday 8:30AM - 12:00PM. Anyone not actively playing on the court will need to wear their masks and adhere to the 10' social distancing requirement for athletics. 

Parks and Recreation staff will track users entering the facility and once capacity is reached, access to the building will be denied.  As users of the facility exit, staff members will allow new users to enter.

For the Central High Cultural and Educational Complex (2748 Dogtown Road, Goochland, VA 23063):

Rooms will be available for reservation.  Wifi will be available for access from the parking lot and interior classrooms. Tucker’s Time programs will be available by reservation only.  

The gymnasium will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9AM - 12:30PM for pickleball. Three courts will be available for play. 

For general Parks and Recreation outdoor facility use:

 All amenities are now open to the public.  Picnic Shelters are open and reservations are now being accepted.  Youth leagues will be able to resume play on park fields in accordance with Governor’s Phase 3 guidelines. 

Programs and Classes:

Parks and Recreation is currently accepting registration for various classes. Click the "Register Online" button the top of the page to see current offerings. Please be advised of the current requirements:

  • Temperature checks will be required prior to joining the class
  • Anyone with a temperature above 100.5 will not be permitted to attend the class
  • All participants, staff, and instructors will be required to wear masks during the class, unless exempt.
  • If you are waiting for a participant, please wait outside of the building or in your vehicle. 

Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 804-556-5854 with any questions or concerns. 

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