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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Closings:

Radford Parks & Recreation Offices and Radford Senior Center Offices   CLOSED Wednesday November 23rd - Friday November 25th

The Radford Recreation Center will CLOSE at 5pm on Wednesday November 23rd & will be CLOSED ALL DAY on Thursday November 24th. It will reopen regular schedule on Friday November 25th.  


Monday -Thursday 6am-9pm

Friday 6am-8pm

Saturday 8am-6pm

Sunday 1pm-6pm


A Photo ID is Required for all Day Passes

Examples of Photo IDs: 

  • Drivers License
  • Student ID
  • DMV Photo ID
  • Etc

Photo IDs should have a picture and your address on it. 

*New Policy*

As of Monday August 16th, 2021, a child must be at least 13 years of age to use the Radford Recreation Center without adult (18+yrs) supervision unless the child is participating in a class, program or activity. 

For Closings or Cancellation click here: 





Sparkys Run Sign

Sparky's Run Dog Park is Now Open.

The use of medal detectors is not permitted in City Parks with the exception of a person getting written permission from the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to look for a lost item in a specific area with no digging involved. 


The City of Radford is seeking proposals from qualified businesses, individuals or organizations to provide river based activities in the New River for the 2023 summer season. Activities should include, but are not limited to any of the following that will be provided: 

  • Rental of Equipment
    • Canoes
    • Tubes
    • Kayaks
    • Bicycles
    • Etc

The proposal should include:  

  • Food trucks
  • Pick up and Return transportation
  • Sale of Concessions
  • Guided River Tube Trips
  • Etc 

It should also include the hours, day and months of operation as well as advertising strategy, method of registration and payment options for clients (cash, checks, credit cards, etc.)

The successful bidder must be able to provide proof of a $1 million liability insurance policy within one month of the opening date of operations. Operation of the rental service will be based at the parking lot between the 2nd shelter and soccer field in Bisset Park. 

Proposals should be addressed to: Ken Goodyear - Director of Parks and Recreation, Radford Parks & Recreation Department, 200 George Street Radford, Va 24141. Proposals may be mailed or hand delivered to the above address no later than 5pm, Friday, December 2, 2022.  

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