Welcome to Galax Parks and Recreation

The Galax Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank Director David Nelson for his many years of service to the City of Galax.   David has provided the citizens young and old the opportunity to experience a variety of lifelong recreational activities in his tenure with the department.  We wish Dave the best in retirement and look forward to providing many exciting programs and activities for your family in the future.


– Tony Quesenberry, Director & Staff 

Latest News

Dog Walks

To Everyone who walks their dogs in felts’ park or mt. view park .. please clean-up after your pets. City Code Requires Owners To Clean- Up After Their Pets.. Fine $25 – $200. City Animal Control Officers will begin Patrolling Parks and Will Issue Summons. Thank You For Keeping Our Parks Clean And Safe For Everyone To Use..

Upcoming Events & Registrations

Be sure to sign up for the many Sports programs, summer camps, Senior trips/parties, Swimming lessons, and Exercise Classes that we offer during the Spring & Summer   


Oak Hill Basketball Camp July 3-6 at the Galax Recreation Center. Sign up now for space is limited don't miss your opportunity to participate.

Participate in our many fitness classes and fitness activities the Galax Recreation Department has to offer.  We have water exercise classes, open/lap swim, cardio machines, weight room, indoor walking/running track, along with open gym time for basketball. Information contact 276-236-3218

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Our Locations

  • Galax Recreation Center:
    601 South Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333   (276-236-3218)
  • Felts Park:
    601 South Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Galax Municipal Golf Course:
    107 Country Club Lane • Galax, Virginia 24333  (276-236-2641)
  • Knob Hill Playground:
    Middleton Street • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Mountain View Rec Park:
    124 Mountain View Ave • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Skate Park:
    Corner of Bartlett and Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333