Recreation Classes

We offer a variety of recreational classes and activities throughout the county. Explore our Discover Recreation Brochure in Hanover to locate programs that interest you.

Register for a Program

Pre-registration and payment are required for all classes. We process these on a first come first served basis.

  • Online: Discover Recreation Online
  • Mail: 13017 Taylor Complex Ln., Ashland VA 23005
  • Fax-secured: (804) 365-4696
  • In person and after hours drop boxes
    –  13017 Taylor Complex Ln., Ashland VA 23005  Map it
    –  8996 Pole Green Park Ln., Mechanicsville VA 231116  Map it

Sorry, our instructors cannot accept walk up registrations or payments and we cannot process registrations over the phone.

Cancellations

Classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met. Cancellation emails will be sent to registered participants and a full refund will be issued based on the method of payment.

Withdrawals and Refunds

Written notification is required for all withdrawal and refund requests. You can send in a completed refund request form or email us at parksandrec@hanovercounty.gov with the participant name, course and reason for request.

  • You can withdraw from a class prior to the start date and receive a full refund
  • Once a class has started, you may withdraw before the second-class meeting and receive a refund, less material fee
  • Refunds will be issued directly to the credit card used for registration or by check (takes up to four weeks)

Weather Closings

When Hanover County Public Schools are closed due to inclement or adverse weather conditions, all programs are cancelled.

Instructors Wanted

Share your skills and passion by teaching preschoolers, youth, teens, adults or seniors in our community. Talk with us about submitting an instructor proposal, deadlines as follows:

  • June 1 (classes offered September – December)
  • October 1 (classes offered January – May)
  • January 15 (classes offered June – August)

Discounted Theme Park Tickets

Tickets are on sale for the 2014 King's Dominion, Busch Gardens and Water Country USA season. Theme park tickets are only available for in-person purchase and available at Taylor Complex or Pole Green Community Center. If you're purchasing more than 4 tickets, please call ahead to confirm availability.

  • Busch Gardens: Fun Card ($70), Adult any day ($53), Child any day ($43)
  • King's Dominion: Adult any day ($42), Parks and rec days ($35, June 30 - August 3)
  • Water Country: Sizzler ($50), Adult and day ($34), Child any day ($32)