Recreation Facilities

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View our Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Facilities Guide [3KB]PDF for more information about our recreation facilities. 


Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center


The Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center (CAC) has a gymnasium, three racquetball courts, an exercise/weight room, and showers (located in the locker rooms over at the Westover Pool).  The building also houses the Athletics Office, and Youth Services area. The CAC adjoins Westover Pool and is located inside Westover Park.   

C.A.C. Hours of Operation

For additional information visit the Community Activities Center page.

Monday- Friday: 6:00am - 9:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 540-433-2474


Simms CenterLucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center

The Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center has a gymnasium, fitness room, and nine station computer lab, four classrooms, conference room, and Parks and Recreation staff office. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, and The ARC/Op Shop Harrisonburg and Rockingham County operate their programs at the center as well.  This facility is located within Ralph Sampson Park.  

Simms Center Hours:

Monday - Friday:  8:00am-5:00pm

For detailed facility hours and information visit the Lucy Simms Center page.

Phone:  540-437-9213


Westover PoolWestover Swimming Pool Complex

The Westover Swimming Pool Complex has an Olympic pool (50 meters x 25 yards), diving pool (25 yards x 54 feet), and a tot pool (three 16 x 16 square foot areas).  The Olympic pool is handicapped accessible in the summer.  Locker rooms and showers also accompany this facility.  This facility is located within Westover Park.   

For pool hours, fees, and additional information visit the Westover Pool page.

Phone:  540-434-0571



Price Rotary Senior CenterPrice Rotary Senior Center

The Price Rotary Senior Center is located in Westover Park behind the Community Activities Center.  Most of the 50 and Wiser programs are held at this facility.  This facility is handicapped accessible.  For additional information visit the Price Rotary Senior Center page. 

Phone:  540-432-7799