Adult Programs

Check our current Activities Guide for all current programs being offered. Contact our office for additional information regarding leagues and programs.



Adult programs


beginner rock climbing & rappelling

Join us and enjoy a full day of learning to climb, belay, and rappel for ages 12 and older (children and teens may attend unaccompanied, but their transportation must be provided by a parent or guardian). All technical gear is provided! A personal suggested clothing list, Medical Form/Participant Agreement, and driving directions to the activity meetup will be supplied by WILD GUYde Adventures after registration.
Fee $60 | Register By September 16
Saturday, October 1 | 9am-5pm | Ages 12+ | @GWNF



coed Volleyball

The winter coed volleyball season will start early January and run through beginning of March. Games will be played on both Monday and Wednesday nights. Make-up games are at the discretion of the department and can be played on any night. Teams must begin each match with equal or more females on the court. Space is limited to the first 8 teams.
Fee $175 per team | Registration October 11-December 16
Season: January-March | Mondays & Wednesdays
Ages 16+ | 6:30-9:30pm | @WPMS





AARP Smart Driver

Participants will learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road to safely adjust driving to compensate for age-related changes. Persons who complete the course will be issued a Certificate of Completion to be provided to your insurance company for a discount. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch to class. All course materials are provided to participants and no tests are involved. Class will be led by AARP instructor, Kati Mole.
Fee $20 (AARP Members) $25 (non-members)
Register By Two Weeks Prior
Ages 55+ | Thursdays | 8:30am-4pm
September 29 | PDCC
January 19 | RCAC




intro to hiking
Join Rockingham County Parks and Recreation and Walkabout Outfitters for this free introduction to hiking class. This event will take place at the Downtown Harrisonburg Walkabout Outfitters location, 90 N Main Street. This class will cover the basics needed to start hiking including the gear you need, how to fit footwear and packs and much more.
FREE | Register By September 12
Thursday, September 15 | 6:30-7:30pm | @WO



beginner wild caving
Join us for Beginner Wild Caving near Franklin WV. This is an afternoon of learning basic caving safety, underground navigation, and some elementary limestone geology and is open to ages 12 and older (children and teens may attend unaccompanied, but their transportation must be provided by a parent or guardian). All technical gear is provided. A personal suggested clothing list, Medical Form/Participant Agreement, and driving directions to the activity meetup will be supplied by WILD GUYde Adventures after registration.
Fee $25 | Register By October 28
Sunday, November 13 | 1-5pm
Ages 12+ | @GWNF



Adult Recreation Basketball
The adult basketball season, open to men and women, will start early February and run through mid-April. Night of play is listed below; however game days could change depending on the schools schedule. Make-up games are at the discretion of the department. Playoff champions receive tee shirts. Entry fee must be paid in full at time of registration. Final rosters are due by the first game. Shirt sizes must be turned in at time of registration for jersey/shirt orders.
Fee $350 per team | Register By January 2
Ages 16+ | 6:30-10:30pm | Mondays
Season: February 6-April 10 | @MMS




Back country navigation clinic

Join us for an afternoon of learning and practicing map and compass skills out in the George Washington Ntl. Forest; for day-hikers, backpackers, mountain bikers, hunters, scout leaders, and anyone else who likes to wander off the beaten path. Ages 14 and older (teens may attend unaccompanied, but their transportation must be provided by parent or guardian). A personal clothing list, Medical Form/Participant Agreement, and driving directions to the activity meetup will be provided by WILD GUYde Adventures after registration.
Fee $30 | Register By September 16
Sunday, October 16 | 1-5pm | Ages 14+ | @GWNF









   


Other Adult Programs


Rockingham County Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of activities and programs for adults. Refer to our current activities guide for the most up to date programs being offered.