Welcome to Galax Parks and Recreation

The Galax Parks and Recreation Department invites you and your family to take part in our programs and activities and enjoy the use of the facilities. Our staff is always open to suggestions on new programs, classes and activities. Your comments are always welcome as we strive to offer you a comprehensive variety of recreation activities.

– David A. Nelson, Director

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

REMINDER:   WINTER SPORTS REGISTRATIONS:  NOV. 1 - November 18, 2016   Youth Basketball (Ages 5-18), Men's Church & Men's 33 & Over Basketball) 


Come to Felts’ Park Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Day and enjoy the High Country Lights.  This holiday show runs from 6:00 to 11:00 pm each night with your favorite holiday music.  Just tune to 96.5 FM and e Check out High Country Lights web-site at www.highcountrylights.com.njoy the show. 

As the winter season approaches start participating in our fitness workouts with the many 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


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:
    Mountain View Drive • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Skate Park:
    Corner of Bartlett and Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333