Upcoming Events


                                 REMINDERS


We are now taking Registration for the Winter 2019 (ASAP) After School Activities Program. Register now program runs from 3:30pm-6:00pm  Monday-Friday. for the school year.  Space is limited in the program so register early!! 


Virginia Boating Safety & Education Certification Course

Course Date:   Saturday, February 2, 2019 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) at The Galax Recreation Center

Information:      Course is required by the new Virginia Boating Education Law and the Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries to operate any boat or personal watercraft in the state of Virginia beginning July 2009

Registration:    Jan 1, 2019 – January 30, 2019

Must attend entire session and pass exam to satisfy the new Virginia Boating Education Law.

Cost:  $5.00 non-refundable fee to cover class expense  

Course will be limited to the first fifty [50] people who sign up.

Online Registration is also available at: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/105928                


Youth Basketball ContestsSo you think you got game? Come show us what you got in the variety of basketball skills contests we have each winter! Each contest is free of charge to enter and the top 2 winners of each age division will receive a trophy.

Free- Throw Contest:                                                                                                                          January 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm on the 4th floor gym. Open to all youth from ages 6 -13

3-Point Shooting Contest:                                                                                                                January 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm on the 4th floor gym.  Open to all youth from ages 11 – 16

Youth Skills Contest:                                                                                                                          February 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm on the 4th floor gym. Open to all youth from ages 8 – 13


Indoor Pool Swim Hours

ALL INDOOR LAP SWIM AND PUBLIC SWIM TIMES WILL RESUME TUE. SEPT. 4, 2018

Indoor Lap Swim hours beginning Tue. Sept. 4th 

Mon./Wed./Fri. mornings 7:15-8:15am
Sat. Mornings 10am-11:00am
Sunday 1:00-2:00pm

             

 

Welcome to Galax Parks and Recreation

Winter 2019 is here. Take this time to come in and visit our facility and try a new class or start your 2019 New Year’s Fitness resolution. Galax Parks and Recreation Department cordially invites you to come and participate in our many programs and activities.  At our facility you will find many options to meet your fitness and leisure needs. Our programs include a variety of aquatics, sports, and senior programs. Our goal is to provide the community with fitness and leisure options to help our citizens enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and learn a new activity.  As we start 2019 we challenge everyone to make fitness a part of your daily routine.  If you are new to the area stop by the Galax Recreation Center and take a tour of our facilities and also enjoy a first time visit pass to participate in one of our classes, cardio or weight room for free.  In closing, we look forward to you visiting the Galax Recreation Center and enjoying one of our many special events in the park.

 

Tony R. Quesenberry, 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..

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FREE  Diabetes Cooking Class - Tuesday, February 5  from 11am-1pm  3rd Floor of Recreation Center.  Must be preregistered by Feb. 1 to participate. Contact 236-3218


AARP  - FREE Income Tax preparation for ages 50 & up  -Thursday mornings 8am-12pm starting Feb. 7

Have you taxes prepared by AARP no appointment necessary.  Please bring all paperwork needed to complete tax forms.  


The Moral of the Story  - FREE (Class sessions Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 12, 19)  Must preregister.  Will watch an episode of Andy Griffith show and then discuss the lessons learned on that episode. Participants must bring a covered dish.


CLASS DATE CHANGE

Genealogy class will be every Tuesday through February 19, 2019  3rd floor at the Recreation Center.  Be sure to register before ahead of time due to location changes with research being done.


CANCELLED CLASSES

Line Dancing 


CLASSES HELD AT THE GALAX MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE

Core Yoga - Mon. & Wed. 4-5pm

Zumba -   Tue. & Wed.  5:30-6:30pm - Call before coming days sometimes change due to scheduling


CLASSES HELD AT THE GALAX RECREATION CENTER

S.A.L.T.  - 4th Floor Conference Room - March 6, 2019

 

 

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