Welcome to Galax Parks and Recreation

The Galax Parks and Recreation Department would like everyone to take the time to view our upcoming fall and winter activities on our new brochure link below.  We have many new and exciting programs to offer along with many of your familiar classes and programs we have always provided.  We hope everyone including kids, adults and senior participants will take the opportunity to come in and experience a new program or  class or participate in one our many fitness classes this upcoming fall and throughout the winter.


Tony Quesenberry, Director & Staff 

Latest News

Dog Walks

To Everyone who walks their dogs in felts’ park or mt. view park .. please clean-up after your pets. City Code Requires Owners To Clean- Up After Their Pets.. Fine $25 – $200. City Animal Control Officers will begin Patrolling Parks and Will Issue Summons. Thank You For Keeping Our Parks Clean And Safe For Everyone To Use..




        GALAX RECREATION CENTER                                        OPEN HOUSE

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24th 1:00pm-5:00pm

Come join us for a day leisure. Our facility will be open for you try out our Cardio-Room, Weight Room, Indoor track and participate in one of our many fitness classes we offer throughout the year free of charge. Be sure to mark this date and come and join us for a fun day of activities and classes.
Sunday, Sept. 24 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Open to all ages) 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Galax Recreation Center Facility Tours

1:00 – 5:00 pm Gymnasium #1 open for Basketball
1:00 – 5:00 pm Snacks provided in the Senior Lounge area for everyone.
1:00 – 5:00 pm Internet Access (Computer Room)
Classes for you to participate in:
1:00 – 2:00 pm Free Zumba Class (Cardio Dance Class) Gym #2
2:00 – 3:00 pm Free Move Class (Cardio variety exercises) Gym #2
3:00 – 4:00 pm Free Barre Class (Fusion of Yoga, Pilates & Strength
training) Gym #2
4:00 – 5:00 pm Free Core Yoga Class (Slow movement & focus on
core strength) Gym #2

SENIOR OPEN HOUSE (Ages 55 & up)

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 25th 8:00Am-3:00pm

8:00 – 8:45 am Pilates (Full body toning class)
9:15 – 10:00 am Chair Yoga (Modified Yoga poses designed to
increase flexibility)
10:00 – 10:45 am Tai Chi (a series slow controlled breathing and
11:00 – 11:45am Range of Motion Class (one seated other standing) (Low
impact flexibility/balance/strength/range of motion)
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Snack and Refreshments in the Senior Lounge
Get information on all of the upcoming senior trips,
classes, and instructional classes offered. (Bingo, Bunco,
Paper Class, Sign Language)
1:00 – 1:45 pm Free Water Aerobics class (Indoor Pool)
2:00 – 2:45 pm Free Water Exercise class (Indoor Pool)
1:00 – 3:00 pm Free Paper Class (Learn to make cards, bags and boxes)

Participate in our many fitness classes and fitness activities the Galax Recreation Department has to offer.  We have water exercise classes, open/lap swim, cardio machines, weight room, indoor walking/running track, along with open gym time for basketball. Information contact 276-236-3218

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Our Locations

  • Galax Recreation Center:
    601 South Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333   (276-236-3218)
  • Felts Park:
    601 South Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Galax Municipal Golf Course:
    107 Country Club Lane • Galax, Virginia 24333  (276-236-2641)
  • Knob Hill Playground:
    Middleton Street • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Mountain View Rec Park:
    124 Mountain View Ave • Galax, Virginia 24333
  • Skate Park:
    Corner of Bartlett and Main Street • Galax, Virginia 24333