Department Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

"Our goal is to enhance the physical and mental well being of all citizens of Caroline County."

Donnell Howard
Director of Recreation

17202 Richmond Turnpike
Milford, VA 22514
(physical address)
PO Box 447
Bowling Green, VA 22427
(mailing address)
(804) 633-7277
(804) 633-4136 fax

Donnell Howard

Sports Programmer Stephanie Mosby E-Mail!
Recreation Activities Coordinator Sonya Lewis E-Mail!

Click here for directions to the Parks and Recreation Office


Congratulations to our Soccer Co-Champs for the 9-11 age division. Both teams finished with a record of 5-1. Their only loss was to each other.

Mustangs (coached by Stevie Whitehurst, assisted by Gregory Campbell)
Tidal Waves (coached by Jeremy & Becky Eastman)

2015 Fall Soccer Results


All of our programs have set deadlines to allow us ample time to plan. Please help us by registering by the deadline.

Late registrations are accepted only when there are openings.
We reserve the right to cancel a program if numbers are not sufficient.
We reserve the right to establish minimum and maximum enrollments for programs.
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Click here for our Refund Policy


Registration for each program is one month in advance of the listed month on a first come first serve basis. Call for additional programming information. PLEASE DO NOT RETURN REGISTRATION FORMS TO YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL. THE SCHOOLS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING THE FORMS TO US. Please fill out and return your form by mail to Caroline County Parks & Recreation at PO Box 447, Bowling Green, VA 22427 or in person to 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford (In the Community Services Center Building). Registration and Waiver Forms can be found at the bottom of this page.


In order for us to be successful in making this a healthier and more delightful Community, we believe it is essential that we take a collaborative approach.

This approach consist of you assisting the department in promoting and encouraging others to take advantage of the services that are provided on this calendar.

Our department, especially in the youth activities relies heavy on volunteers. This is for the purpose of:

making a friendlier environment;

assisting in the growth and development of the children of this community;

displaying benevolence.

We welcome all volunteer help in assisting with our growing programs. If you have special skills in fitness, coaching, officiating, health & wellness, dance, etc. that you would like to share, please call the Department of Parks & Recreation at (804) 633-7277.


These services were organized with careful consideration given towards the admission fees. It is our desire that each individual will have many opportunities to participate in programs organized by the Department of Parks and Recreation.


Our department shares facilities with the public schools and must cancel programs when facilities are not available. Locations, dates and times of programs may sometimes change to avoid conflicts with scheduled school events. For cancellations, listen to VA 101.5 FM or WFLS 93.3 FM call 804-633-7277, check here on the website, or like us on Facebook.


Please feel free to call or email us with any new ideas and suggestions which could add to our programs. Our programs are for the citizens of this county, and we would like to hear from you.


Parks to Rent: Call the office to reserve or for more information.

Pavilion Fees: $20 per five hour block.

Caroline Rec. Park - Located Behind the Caroline High School
(19127 County Park Dr., Milford, VA 22514)

Robert Farmer Park - Located behind the Bowling Green Elementary School
(16221 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA 22427)

Lowe-Massey Park - Located behind the Dawn Progressive Center
(16403 Dawn Blvd Hanover, VA 23069)

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D.I.V.A.S. with Promise (Devoted Individuals Valuing Another & Self)

Description: This is a mentoring program that is designed to empower young girls with the skills essential for success. Focuses are on exploration of talents and abilities, exposure to diverse opportunities, and motivation to achieve excellence in daily and long term endeavors.

For: Girls in grades 6 - 12th

Meetings Days & Time: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month after school
Contact Department for Information

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Cost:$20 fee for dues

Location: Caroline County Middle School

How to Apply? Complete and submit application and essay into school office or into the Parks & Recreation office. Pick up application from school office.

B.A.L.M. (Becoming a Leading Man): (Boys Mentoring Program)

For grades 3rd - 5th

Description: Our young males are faced with challenges of all kinds on a daily basis, but through mentoring we hope they will make   productive choices, build healthy relationships, give back to their  community, resolve conflict and become leading males.  

Summer Fun Schedule (Max # 10)

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 30

*A small fee will be required for the at least 4 field trips that will be provided for the boys. Information will be provided after the participant registers.

Sign your child up today to get them started by calling Parks & Recreation. 

Sign your child up today to get him started. There will be homework help, fieldtrips and much more. (A fee will be charged for fieldtrips.) Contact us at (804) 633-7277 to register or if you woould to become a mentor.

After School Recreation

Description: Parents would you like a little more free time? Enroll your child in this after school program. This is the perfect way for your child to conclude the day and burn off some of that excess energy before coming home. Participants will be offered the opportunity to participate in various activities and games in a structured environment with others their ages. Snacks will be provided for participating students.

Ages: 5 - 10

Cost: $15.00

Dates: Thursday, Cotober 8, 15, 22, 2015

Location: Caroline County Community Services Center

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 24, 2015

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Karate (Isshinryu)

Karate Girl

Learn the fundamental techniques and the history of isshinryu karate, self-defense, discipline, as well as, stretching exercises. Upon successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate basic hand and kicking techniques.

Ages: 5-Adult

Fee: $35.00 p/p - $45 after deadline (one week prior to starting date)

Begins: Augusrt 4 - September 24, 2015

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Location: Former Caroline Diversified Learning Center (gymnasium, entrance located in the back of the school)

Beginner Class: 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Interm. & Adv: 7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Next Sessions (at Former Caroline Diversified Learning Center Gym):
Beginning: October 20 - December 17, 2015

***New Location: Caroline County Community Services Center***
Ages: 5-Adults
Begins: August 5 - September 24, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm

Next Sessions (at Caroline County Community Services Center):
Beginning: October 21 - December 17, 2015

Cost: $35.00

Attire: T-shirt and loose fitting clothing is suitable for the program (uniform can be purchased from instructor).

Crochet & Knitting Class


Description: Participant will have the opportunity to learn surprising things about hooks, yarn, read basic patterns and diagrams, make samples of stitch patterns and learn to write simple instructions for personal designs.

Dates:  September 1 - October 13, 2015
October 27 - December 8, 2015
January 5 - February 16, 2016   

Days: Tuesdays  6 week session

Cost: $12.00 per person (price includes some material for class projects)       

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 12 noon     

Location: R.A.A.A. Senior Center at the Caroline Community Center                           

Supplies Needed:
Crochet - Size H or J crochet hook; Skein of smooth worsted weight yarn; pair of scissors; yarn needle

Knitting - Pair of short needles preferably wood or bamboo (sizes 6, 7, or 8); Skein of smooth worsted weight yarn; pair of scissors; yarn needle

Hunter Safety

Hunter Safety

Description:The 6-8 hour Basic Hunter Education Course covers material on hunting safety, principles of conservation, and sportsmanship. This course is usually 6-8 hours in length but students are required to complete the self-study prior to class. Although students do NOT have to prove completion of self-study, the final exam will include material covered in the self-study portion. More information on the 6-8 hour course can be found here.

Begins: August 24 & 25; October 26 & 27, 2015 (Mon. & Tue.)

Location: Caroline County Community Services Center (Emergency Operations Center)

Time for all Classes: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Must attend both class sessions in order to receive certificate.

Fee: FREE and open to the public  

***Max number of space available is 40.***

There is usually no charge for these classes, which are required for 12- to 15-year-old license buyers, as well as for anyone purchasing a hunting license for the first time.


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Rock Star/Diva Dance Camp Workshop

rock star diva

Description: Calling all Rock Stars! Experience the world of dance in our rock and roll mini summer dance camp. Each day will be filled with creative movement/hip hop dance, story time, crafts and activities for girls and boys ages 5 - 13. On the last day of class students will perform for family and friends. Please provide a snack each day for your child!

Begins: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: July 28 - 30, 2015

Time:Noon. - 1 p.m.

Ages:5 - 13

Fee: $35 per person

Location: C. T. Smith Building Ladysmith

Caroline County Explosion Cheer and Dance Camp Rock Stars

cheer dance

Description: Calling all Cheerleaders, Dancers, or anyone wanting to have a blast while learning something new! During this camp students will experience chants, cheers, dance techniques, gymnastics, and basic stunts to improve their cheerleading and dance skills. This class is designed to increase self-confidence and friendships while keeping your child actively engaged over the summer. All family and friends will be invited to watch their child perform on the last day of our workshop.

Camp Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - July 28 - 30, 2015

Time:1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person

Ages: 5 - 13

Location: C.T. Smith Building, Ladysmith

All-Sport Cheerleading


Description: Participants will be instructed the basic cheerleading skills and be introduced to the learning of various cheers, chants routines, and jumps. Participants will be taught how to perform with the use of pom-poms in preparation for cheering at selected parks and recreation youth sporting activities.

Begins: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Time: TBA at Orientation

Fee: $50 per person - cheering uniform is included

Deadline: July 26, 2015 or until filled

Ages: 5-7; 8-12

Location:Caroline County High School Cafeteria

Next session begins January 17, 2015 (tentative) at Bowling Green Elementary Cafeteria

Creative Movement/Hip Hop Dance Class

hip hop dance

Description: Calling all Divas! Experience the world of dance in our mini hip hop summer dance camp. Each day will be filled with creative movement/hip hop dance, story time, crafts and activities for girls and boys. On the last day of class students will perform for family and friends.

Camp Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - July 28 - 30, 2015

Time: 10 - 11 a.m.

Fee: $35 per person

Ages: 3 - 8

Location: C.T. Smith Building (Ladysmith)

Fairytale Mini Dance Camp Workshop

Fairytale Dance

Description: Calling all Princes and Princesses! Experience the magical world of dance in our Fairytale mini summer dance camp. Each day will be filled with fairytale-themed dance classes, story time, crafts and activities for girls and boys. On the last day of class students will perform for family and friends and leave with their own special crown.

Camp Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - July 28 - 30, 2015

Time:11 a.m. - noon

Fee: $35 per person

Ages: 3 - 8

Location: C.T. Smith Building (Ladysmith)

Firecracker Jazz/Hip Hop & Dance


Dates:Session 1: September 1 - October 27, 2015 - Deadline August 18, 2015
Session 2: November 3 - December 16, 2015 - Deadline October 28, 2015
Session 3: January 4 - February 22, 2016
Session 4: February 29 - April 13, 2016

Time:5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

Fee: $30 per person

Location: C.T. Smith Building, Former Caroline Diversified Learning Center (Ladysmith)

Sparkler Tap/Ballet Combo (Ages 3 - 8)


Dates:Session 1: September 1 - October 27, 2015 - Deadline August 18, 2015
Session 2: November 3 - December 16, 2015 - Deadline October 28, 2015
Session 3: January 4 - February 22, 2016
Session 4: February 29 - April 13, 2016

Time:4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Fee: $30 per person

Location: C.T. Smith Building, Former Caroline Diversified Learning Center (Ladysmith)

Tap & Ballet Hip Hop and Tumbling (Ages 3 - 8)


Dates:April 19 - May 10, 2016

Time:4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Fee: $30 per person

Location: C.T. Smith Building, Former Caroline Diversified Learning Center (Ladysmith)

Parenting the Complete Way!


Description: This seminar is orgainized for concerenced parents of school aged children for the purpose of providing insight into the various areas that is essential for successful parenting and a stronger and a healthier community. Topic of discussion will include but is not limited to:
Do's and Don'ts of communication
Educational Stance
Support Mechanism
Acknowedging, regaining, sustaining the joy

Date:Tuesday, October 15, 2015

Time:6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Community Services Center Auditorium

Self Defense Class for Women

Description: This seminar is designed to instruct participants in how to defend themselves against attackers. Participants will be educated in areas such as alertness, prevention, and risk reduction. Basic tactics will also be demonstrated.

Ages: 13 - Adults

Location #1:Caroline County Community Services Center

Date: Saturday October 24, 2015 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location #2:C.T. Smith Building, Ladysmith

Date: Saturday February 20, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.


Call to register for the seminar - 804-633-7277


Description: Participants will be instructed on how to perform the following skills: basic roll, backbends, walkover cartwheel, round off, back hand flips, etc..

Cost: $35.00

For Ages: 3 - 5; 6 - 8

Time: 9 - 10 a.m. and 10 - 11 a.m.

Begins: Saturday, September 19 - October 10, 2015 (4 Saturdays)

Location: Caroline County Community Services Center Gym

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The Learn & Play Center

Mommy and Me Dance Camp


Description.: Calling all mommies! Bring your daughter or son to the Mommy and me dance camp. We ill have lots of fun exploring creative dance moves and music. We will also make a craft to end out the week! Come let your baby meet some new friends and you too!

Ages:18 months - 4 years


Begins: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - July 28 - 30

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location: C. T. Smith Building, Ladysmith

Pre-School Creative Art


Description:Children have the opportunity to create their own masterpieces! Lessons are carefully designed to ignite the imagination, foster creativity and develop new skills. Each lesson provides new experiences with paints, watercolors, pas-tels and other creative tools and materials.

Begins: Thursday, September 10, 2015 (5 weeks)

Time: 10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Location: C.T. Smith School Building, Ladysmith

Cost: $35.00

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Co-ed Volleyball League Turkey Bowl Co-ed Volleyball Tournament


Preseason Basketball Development Clinic

Playing Basketball

Description: Try our Fall Pre-season Basketball Clinic. Clinic is designed to teach rules and basic fundamentals through team and individual drills as well as scrimmages. All levels stress teamwork, sportsmanship and fun. The camp will focus on shoot-ing, dribbling and basic defenses.

Camp Dates: November 17 & 19, 2015 (Tuesday & Thursday)

Ages: 7 - 10

Time:6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Community Center Gymnasium

Cost:: $20 per person, $10.00 if registered for winter league

Deadline: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Winter Basketball League

Playing Basketball

Description:Participants will learn basic fundamentals of the game, skills, rules, team work and play organized officiated games.

Begins: Mid January, 2016

Ages: 5-7 co-rec; 8-10 boys; 11-13 boys; 14-17 boys; 7-9 girls; 10-12 girls; 13-15 girls. must be in school

Location:  Community Center Gymnasium/Public Schools

Cost: $35 per person

Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2015

Hot Shot Competition

Playing Basketball

Description:Hot Shot is a fast-paced, timed basketball shooting competition. Individual players will have 60 seconds to attempt to make baskets from (5) "Hot Spots" marked on one-half of a basketball court. Points are awarded for each successful shot and a final score is calculated. After an appropriate number of rounds, the top scorer within each division will be declared the winner. 1, 2, 3, place winners will receive a trophy.

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Ages: 8 - 16

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:  Caroline County Middle School

Cost: $5.00 per person

Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2015

Fall Soccer League
Description: This league is designed to enhance social development, teach and improve the various skills and knowledge pertaining to the game of soccer in a fun, recreational atmosphere. Games will be scheduled for Saturday mornings. Practice will be held once a week before games begin. Practice day and time will be determined by the coach. Uniforms will be issued out by the department all other equipment will have to be provided by parents.

Begins: Late August, 2015

Deadline: July 14, 2015

Age Divisions: 4-5; 6-8; 9-11;12-15

Fee: $35 per player $10.00 late registration fee

Location: Caroline County Recreational Park

Rappahannock River Enrichment Soccer Clinic
Description: A fantastic first soccer experience for young children! It is a fun introduction to the sport through a series of exciting, stimulating soccer games in a safe, enjoyable environment. Participant will gain knowledge of the game, be taught various skills, and challenged in fun competition. Also if you are interested in playing in the Caroline County youth soccer league this will be the time to sign up for the following divisions: 4-5; 6-8, 9-11, 12-15

Begins: August 11, 2015

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Deadline: August 7, 2015

Age: 4-11

Fee: $10 per player

Location: Town of Port Royal Greens

Indoor Field Hockey

Description:Have you every desired to play this game but have not been taught the fundamentals. This is the perfect opportunity to begin learning the meaning of tackling, scooping, hitting, and ball control.

Ages: 7 - 14 (girls)

Fee: $20

Dates:  November 7, 14, 21, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Location: C.T. Smith Building Gymnasium

Deadline: October 21, 2015

**Note: Plastic sticks will be provided for instructions.

Women's "Hot Shot" Basketball Tournament

Playing Basketball

Description: Just can't move like you used to but enjoy being around the game of basketball? Join us by participating in this hoops shooting tournament and take home the honors of being the best female hoops shooter. Participants will compete agains opponents from various locaitons on the floor and receive points per basket made. The person with the most points at the end of the elpsed time will advance in the tournament. Participants will play at least 3 rounds before eliminated. Participants finishing 1st, 2nd or 3rd place will receive an award.

Begins: Saturday, August 8, 2015

Ages: 16 & up

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location:  Community Center Gymnasium

Cost:: $5.00

Co-Ed Full Court Basketball League

Playing Basketball

Description: Ladies having a problem finding enough players to play in a full court league? Worry no more because you can have at least 2 males on the court with you to make up your 5 players. Rules will be modified for making this a fun and fair league to play in.

Begins: Monday, September 14, 2015

Days: Mondays

Ages: 16 & up

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location:  Community Center Gymnasium

Cost:: $150 per team

Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2015

All - Sports Camp

 all sports camp

Description: The camp is designed to give boys and girls the opportunity to develop self esteem, hand-eye coordination, concentration, and confidence, in the following sports: basketball, kickball, and t-ball; all in one week.

Begins: August 4 - 6, 2015

Location: Communtiy Services Center

Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Ages: 3 - 5

Cost: $30 per child

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 17, 2015

Punt, Pass, Kick Competition

 all sports camp

Description: PP & K offers separate competition for boys and gir ls with winner s being selected out of each group based on total distance of their punts, passes, and kicks. A participant's final score is the total of the three skills(Punt, Pass, and Kick). Will you be the County’s Champion in your division? 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers in each division will be awarded a trophy.

Date: October 5, 2015

Location: Caroline County Recreation Park

Time: 6 p.m.

Ages: 8 - 9, 10 - 1, 12 - 13, Boys'/Girls' Divisions

Cost: $2 per child

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2015

Youth Football League

youth football

Description: Youth development and instructional league. Games are played on Saturdays and traveling will be required for competition except for flag league. ****Weight Limit Requirements Per Division, Except Flag****Birth certificate is required for proof of partipant's age.

Age Divisions:
5 -6 (flag) No weight limit
6 - 8 (Pee Wee Tackle) 75 lbs for 8 year olds; 85 lbs for 6 & 7 year olds
8 - 10 (JV Tackle) 135 lbs max
11 - 13 (Varsity Tackle) 155 lbs Max

Date:  Begins early August

Location: Caroline County Rec Park

Cost: $75.00 per person

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 3, 2015 or until rosters are filled

Special Olympics Virginia Soccer Challenge

Description: If you are a fan of Respect, Inclusion and Unity, you are already a fan of
Special Olympics. Come and support this exciting event and welcome the athletes around the state to our lovely county. Become a fan, cheerleader, or volunteer at this event. For participant’s information on eligibility requirements, contact Caroline Parks and Recreation.

Begins: Saturday, October 3, 2015

Where: Caroline County Recreational Park

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Toddler Baseball Clinic

Description: T-tot baseball provides the opportunity to learn the basics of the game of baseball.  Participants will learn the through demonstrations and participation in hitting, throwing and catching and base running through a variety of fun drills. Participants will receive a t-shirt if register by deadline. 

Location: Recreational Park

Begins: September 28, 30 and October 1, 2015

Ages:  3&4

Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Cost: $30.00

Deadline: September 18, 2015

Co-ed Volleyball League


Description:"Spike" out your frustration from a busy day of work by participating in this adult volleyball league. Come Out and represent your team while promoting excellence and pride.

Ages: 16 & up

Fee: $150.00/team

Begins: October 19, 2015

Days: Monday Nights

Time: Games Begin at 6:00 pm

Location: Caroline Community Services Center Gym

Deadline: September 28, 2015

Turkey Bowl Co-ed Volleyball Tournament


Description: Come with one last spike in the "Turkey" Bowl Tournament that will feature rally      scoring play and each team drawing for seeding to play at least 2 matches. The two top winning teams will then play for the championship.

Ages: 16-Up

Fee: $40.00 per team

Begins: Monday, November 23, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Caroline county Community Services Center

Deadline: Monday, November 9, 2015

Women's Softball Tournament

corec softball

Description: This double elimination weeknight tournament will be played using the following rules: one pitch with a courtesy, 7 innings or 3 innings with score deficit of 20 or more. Limited number of entries are made available so sign-ups will be on a first come first serve basis.

Ages: 16-Up

Fee: $75.00 per team

Begins: Saturday, August 29, 2015)

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Caroline County Rec Park

Deadline: Monday, August 17, 2015

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Family Entertainment Evening

Description: Regain some of that valuable time that you’ve lost with your child during the week because of your stringent work schedule. You and your family can enjoy together a nice evening of laughter with entertainment from Lola the Clown Entertainment will feature magic, balloons give aways and much more. Bring child to be entertained that night.

Cost: $2.00 per child, adults free (must pre-register by September 18, 2015)

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ages:12 and under

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015

Location: Community Services Center Auditorium

Treats in the Community

Description: Parents bring your children to this safe and fun event. Children will receive great prizes and snacks as they participate in a variety of carnival games. This event is such a “treat” to children that we’ve decide to have it at more than one location.

Cost: Free

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Locations:Town of Port Royal Fire House Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Upper Caroline Fire House Date: Monday, October 26 2015

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Special Population Appreciation Day

Description: This program is designed with the Special Needs population in mind, to acquaint them with the Community and each other, through group activities and modified sports activities in the gymnasium. Come and join the appreciation.

Date: September 26, 2015

Cost: Free

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Location:Community Services Center Gymnasium

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Kings Dominion Ticket Sales

Description: Looking to take a group to the best amusement park in Virginia while at the same time saving a few dollars? Tickets are made available for the following dates:

Parks and Recreation Day: June 26 - August 2

Ticket Cost: $35.00

Maryland Live! Bus Ride to Casino From Virginia

Description: Do you enjoy playing slot machines or perhaps wanting to go shopping? This is the trip for you! Travel with us to Hanover, Maryland. Casino is right next door to the best shopping malls on the east coast (Arundel Mills Mall). Grab a friend and enjoy an awesome day.

Date: Friday, August 7, 2015

Cost: $60.00 Transportation Only

Deadline: Monday, July 13, 2015

Departure Time from Caroline: 9:00 a.m. Caroline Community Services Center, Milford

Drop off Maryland Live! Casino: 11:30 a.m.

Departure from Maryland Live! Casino: 7:30 p.m.

Return Time to Caroline: 10:00 p.m. Caroline Community Services Center

Historic Williamsburg Shopping Trip

Description: Are you tired of traveling and having to deal with the congestion? Take a ride with us on our mid week shopping trip. Destination will be the pottery, prime outlet and dining at a restaurant for lunch in Williamsburg.

Begins: Wednesday, October 21

Cost: 20.00 per per son

Departure: Car oline County Community Services Center

Deadline: Wednesday, October 7

Departure Time: 8:30 am/ Return Time: 3:00 pm

***Limited Seating***

Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 years of Magic!

Description: Grab Your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience at Disney on Ice celebrates 100 years of Magic be charmed by a staff of 50, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, sweetheart Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana. Relive the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf as they discover that true love is the greatest magic of all. Sing-along to over 30 unforgettable songs including “Let It Go,” “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories to last a lifetime. Show off your moves at the Disney Magic of Healthy Living dance-along preshow inspired by the Disney Healthy Living commitment as the celebration of the century skates intoyour hometown!

Date: Saturday, September 12

Time: 11:00 am

Deadline: Friday, August 14

Ticket Costs: $29.00; $22.00, $17.00

Transportation Cost: $5.00

Location: Richmond Coliseum

Departure: Caroline High School Departure Time: 9:30a.m. Return Time: Approximately 2:30 pm

Rolling in the Morning

Description: Rolling in the Morning is great for those who have a passion for bowling or for those that enjoy it just for meeting their leisurely desires. Bowling is great for exercising the physical body. Come and Join us—This is a great opportunity to roll “strikes” and to be sociable. Thereafter, participants will enjoy lunch together at Golden Corral Restaurant in Spotsylvania.

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Time: 11:00 am

Deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Ages: Adults

Cost: $5.00 - Includes Transportation

Location: Richmond Coliseum

Departure: Caroline County Community Services Center & C.T. Smith, Ladysmith
Departure Time: 9:45 a.m. Return Time: Approximately 12:30 p.m.

***Limited Seating***

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Description:  This club is designed to offer fun and creative activities for the development of the body, mind and soul for senior citizens who are looking for something to do at least twice a month. Bring your friend and win prizes while playing bingo and participating in other social activities.

Cost Club Fee: $10.00 monthly

Dates: Second and Fourth Wednesday of Every Month

Time: 10:00 a.m. - noon

Location: C.T. Smith Building, Ladysmith

For details on how to register, call 804-633-7277.

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The Fitness Center

fitness room

Description:  Come and relieve yourself from the hustle and bustle of life and take on the mind set that your health is precedent over all things. This is an opportunity for you to finally get back your peace by exercising and feeling good about yourself.  Bring your sports drink and join us.

Begins: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location:  Caroline  County Community Services  Center

Fee: FREE and open to the public

Ages: 18 & up  * Must come into the Parks & Rec. office to complete waiver
before using.

FunRobics (Chair Exercise)


Description: Seniors and mature adults, your latter years can be better than your former by participating in this exercise class for social interacting, and for preventing and/or alleviating unwanted pains in the joints. Come join this low impact chair exercise program that will improve your mental as well as physical health. There are also opportunities to receive door prizes.

Date: Ongoing on Thursdays

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Cost: $1.00 per class

Location:Town of Port Royal Fire Hall

New Location:
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - Noon

Cost: $1.00 per class

Location:Community Services Center

Healthy Steps - N- Walking

power walk

Description: Participants will be permitted to walk to enhance their social, emotional and physical well being. Every step counts toward improving your well being.

Ages: All Ages

Date: Monday - Friday (Except holidays and facility closings)

Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Location: Caroline Community Center Gymnasium

Cost: Free but must pre-register

"Get Up & Move Something!" Walking Program

power walk

Description: Instead of sitting an hour while you wait for your child to practice their sport or activity, utilize that time to Get Up and Move Something! Register wit the Parks and Rec Department to participate in this effort to encourage fitness, eliminate inactivity, and maintaining healthy bodies. More information will be provided at the orientation of your child's program.

Begins: Start up of child's activity

Caroline Rec Park -
During Soccer, Football, or Cheerleading Practices, utilize the fields by walking the outside perimeter of where the kids practice, walk the walking trail or walk a mile or two around the high school track (4 times around=1 mile).

Former Diversified Learning Center (Ladysmith) -
During Karate and Tap & Ballet, utilize that time and walk the track (5 times around).

Cost: Free



Description: Zumba is a high energy cardio workout that incorporates Latin and International dance styles that will have you moving and grooving the entire hour. The choreography is simple and easy to follow; there are only 4 steps that will repeat. Participants typically burn between 400-800 calories in a one hour Zumba fitness class. The workout targets the glutes, legs, arms, abdominals, and most importantly, the heart.

Ages: 16 and above

Zumba Schedule:

            BOWLING GREEN: 5:30-6:30 P.M. (COMMUNITY CENTER GYM)
            LADYSMITH: 6:30-7:30 P.M. (C.T. SMITH CAFETERIA)

            BOWLING GREEN: 6:00-7:00 P.M. (COMMUNITY CENTER - RAAA)
            LADYSMITH: 6:30-7:30 P.M. (C.T. SMITH CAFETERIA)

            BOWLING GREEN: 5:30-6:30 P.M. (COMMUNITY CENTER GYM)

            LADYSMITH: 6:30-7:30 P.M. (C.T. SMITH CAFETERIA)

            BOWLING GREEN: 10:00-11:00 A.M. (COMMUNITY CENTER GYM)

Fee: $5.00 per person per class

Materials Needed: 
Comfortable clothes, supportive shoes, plenty of water, a towel, 
A great attitude and a friend!


The forms listed below are in .pdf format. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, you can download your free copy here.

Registration and Waiver Form - To participate in Activities sponsored by The Parks and Recreation Department,
please download and sign the Registration and Waiver form.