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June 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ballou Park
June 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cedarbrook Softball Field
June 28, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ballou Park
June 28, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cedarbrook Softball Field
June 28, 2018, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Ballou Park
June 28, 2018, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Cedarbrook Softball Field
April 19, 2018, 6:15 PM - August 27, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Coates Recreation Center
This functional training class is for aging adults who work. Functional training is designed to enhance and improve movements to make everyday tasks a little easier. Be sure to register.
April 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 27, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Pepsi Building
June 4, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Various Danville Locations!
Splash into summer with water games, water toys, and our giant sprinkler! The Fun Wagon will be visiting numerous sites throughout the city. Be sure to check the schedule on PlayDanvilleVa.com to find the location nearest to you. The Fun Wagon does not operate outside the city limits or during inclement weather. Fun Wagon schedule subject to change.
Accessibility, both in terms of location and cost, can be major obstacles facing families looking for safe, quality recreational opportunities for their children. Rec Mobile helps alleviate the accessibility issue and provide safe, supervised activities close to home. Parks and Recreation staff members will be bringing games, activities, sports, crafts and FUN to multiple neighborhoods each weekday for the entire summer. Exact locations and times are located on playdanvilleva.com.
June 7, 2018, 6:45 PM - August 30, 2018, 7:45 PM @ Pepsi Building
Have fun in this high-intensity, hip-moving dance class. This class is carefully crafted to integrate choreography with fitness moves to get your heart pumping and your body sculpted. Burn over 300 calories in just one hour! Pre-registration required.
June 18, 2018, 8:00 AM - June 22, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Ballou Park
Enjoy a week long day camp where youth are given the opportunity to develop friendships while learning leadership and teamwork skills. Activities will include group games, kayaking and canoeing, challenge course and zip line rides, creek crawls, water games, nature hikes and camp and nature crafts. Register by June 8.
June 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Dan Daniel Memorial Park
Soak up the sun with your pet at the Dog Days of Summer presented by Terry Blakely State Farm Insurance!
Splash around with your pup in our doggie splash zone, enter your four legged athlete into our frisbee competition, or make memories with your children in our family activities area!
The event will also feature various pet product and service vendors, children’s bounce house, beverage tent, photo booth, food trucks and more!
If you are interested in becoming a pet product or service vendor please email Morgan Kerns at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Admission and parking are free. Call (434) 799-5150 for more information.
June 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Market
A Downtown Danville tradition! Danville Farmers' Market features locally grown produce, meats, gifts, artwork, jewelry and more. Call (434) 797-8961.
June 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Abreu-Grogan Park
Explore the scenic Staunton River and enjoy a day on moving water and class two rapids. This trip is for experienced paddlers only. Transportation, boats, paddling gear and instruction are included. Pack your lunch. Ages 12 and up. Register by June 18.
June 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Community Market
Get fit for free! Power through a boot-camp style class and get your heart rate pumping with interval strength training.
June 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Ballou Park
What do dandelions, red clover, wood sorrel, and chickweed having in common? They are all edible plants that can be found in more places than just the grocery market, like your own backyard! Learn about edible plants including weeds, bushes, and berries that grow in areas you might not expect! Ages 8 and up. Register by June 19.
June 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Dan Daniel Memorial Park
Spend part of your weekend zip lining with friends at Dan Daniel Park. Ride solo, or tandem for a thrilling adventure experience. Ages 8 and up. Register five days prior to the event.
June 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Anglers Park
Trail guides will lead you on a one-mile hike to a remote location along Angler's Ridge where you will have a unique perspective worthy of painting! Canvases, paint, brushes and easels will be provided. Scenery will be the subject and hikers should plan to paint interpretively; painting guidance will not be provided. Register by June 18.
June 25, 2018, 8:30 AM - June 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Glenwood Community Center
Experience fitness in an exciting way! Campers will be exposed to a variety of traditional and non-traditional fitness activities. Lunch will consist of food you prepare; ingredients provided. Children ages 11-14. Spots are limited, be sure to call and reserve a spot at (434) 799-5150.
June 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ City Auditorium
Engage in this group fitness class specially made for mothers who would like to stay in shape or become more active. This class is for ALL fitness levels and is stroller and kid friendly. This class will be using resistance bands, body weight, and your surroundings- to help you experience an effective workout. Registration required.
June 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ City Auditorium
Maximize your basketball skills! Fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, offense, defense and footwork will be emphasized as well as proper conditioning and a positive attitude for children and teens ages 10-17. Participants will be divided into groups by age and taught by experienced basketball players and coaches.
June 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ City Auditorium
Enjoy this mommy and me dance class will introduce music, movement and basic dance skills to your tiny dancer. Ages 18-months to 3-year old. Registration required.
June 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Pepsi Building
Learn more about Lyme disease and tick-borne illness prevention, brought to you by The Bay Area Lyme Foundation and presented by Danville Parks and Recreation. Join an open discussion on the best practices for tick removal and prevention for yourself and your pets. Register five days prior to program.
June 27, 2018, 6:05 PM - 6:35 PM @ City Auditorium
Children will spend a half hour learning basic skills of ballet and majorette. Dance requires the movement of arms, legs and torso designed to increase flexibility, muscle strength and range of motion. Dance classes improve emotional and metal stability and decreases shyness. Registration required.
June 28, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Danville Public Library
Meet Danny, Mist, Splash, and their Dan River friends and learn more about their home on the Dan River. All ages. Call (434) 799-5195 to register.
June 28, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Abreu-Grogan Park
Learn basic kayaking strokes or use existing skills to paddle the peaceful Dan River. Enjoy great scenery while building strength and confidence through this low impact outdoor activity. Register by June 23. Ages 10-adult. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
June 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ City Auditorium
Children will spend a half hour learning basic skills of ballet and majorette. Dance requires the movement of arms, legs and torso designed to increase flexibility, muscle strength and range of motion. Dance classes improve emotional and mental stability and decreases shyness. Registration required.
June 29, 2018, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Abreu-Grogan Park
Kayak four miles of the peaceful Dan River in the light of the full moon. Listen for nocturnal animals that frequent the banks of the Dan. Paddlers will be provided with headlamps, previous paddling experience required. Ages 12 and up. Register by June 24.
June 30, 2018, 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Market
June 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Meet at the Main Street Fountain
Enjoy a relaxing tube trip from Main Street to Anglers Park. Look for otters, herons, and other creatures on this beautiful section of the river. One or two person tubes are available; life jackets are provided. Be sure to wear close toed shoes. Ages 12 and up. Register by June 25.
June 28, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Main Street Plaza
Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos - Zydeco
All shows start at 6:30 p.m. Free Admission. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Carrington Pavilion located at 629 Craghead Street. For more information, call the Danville Welcome Center at 434-793-4636.