Recreation

Recreation

The Blacksburg Community Center, located on Patrick Henry Drive, offers hundreds of classes and programs, as well as athletic and wellness opportunities for people of all ages. The facility also has a very active Senior Center offering programs and day trips to great locations. Adjacent to the Center is the indoor aquatic center offering swim lessons, open swim, birthday party rentals, and much more.  Both facilities are available to residents and non residents of Blacksburg.

About Town Brochure: www.blacksburg.gov/abouttown

Facilities

Aquatic Center 

625 Patrick Henry Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 961-1852

The Blacksburg Aquatic Center is an indoor facility offering six lap lanes in a 25 yard swimming pool with a splash pool and zero depth entry. The Aquatic Center also has a hot tub, men’s and women's saunas, locker rooms, family changing room, and a lobby area.

Community Center 

725 Patrick Henry Drive

The Blacksburg Community Center's mission is to provide the best in leisure services for all the citizens of Blacksburg and surrounding areas. The center offers a wide variety of sports including basketball, soccer and much more. It also boasts a fitness area featuring yoga, aerobic classes and Jazzercise. Educational classes are offered in both the visual and performing arts, and they even hold the occasional dog obedeince class. Several clubs utilize the space as well, including a photography club, senior citizen programs and many more. In addition, the space is available for rent. 

Virginia Tech Rec Sports

McComas Hall- 895 Washington St. SW
War Memorial Hall- 370 Drillfield Drive

In partnership with the Division of Student Affairs, Rec Sports aspires to influence students to commit to unwavering curiosity, pursue self-understanding, practice civility, prepare for courageous leadership and embrace UT Prosim. Voted the "Fittest College Campus in America" for the last several years, this department offers a plethora of fitness classes, competitive sports clubs, open gym time and children's instructional classes. A variety of classes are offered such as Zumba, Les Mills' BodyPump, yoga, and many more, plus a swimming pool and an indoor track. 

 

Programs

Aquatic Center 

625 Patrick Henry Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 961-1852

The Aquatic Centers offers programs such as recreational swim, lap swim, water exercises classes, swimming lessons, camps, and seasonal swim team. The facility hosts many special events, pool parties, and use for many community groups.

Seniors 

725 Patrick Henry Drive

For fun and adventure, Senior Citizens can sign up for a trip, program or special event, or just get out of the house for a little while by meeting friends at the Center.

Youth 

The Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of community programs for all ages. Some of the programs offered are: movement & exercise, arts & crafts, cooking, foreign language, music, dance. Programs normally run for six weeks.

Summer Camps 

Blacksburg Parks and Recreation has a great lineup of summer camps for all ages. 

Blacksburg summer camps are designed for everyone, from small tots up to teenagers. The variety of camps include: arts and crafts, outdoor programs, athletics, golf, trips and aquatic activities. Summer Camps are week long day camps, half day and full day with a variety of experiences and travel to local areas.