Parks & Recreation Events
The Orange County Parks and Recreation Office strives to offer a variety of recreational activities, including classes, clinics, and camps. We also aim to provide fun events for all ages. Below is a listing of events being planned by Orange County Parks & Recreation or the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation. For a listing of events in Orange County by other event planners, please visit the Orange County Tourism website: www.visitorangevirginia.com.
Upcoming OCPR Events
7th Annual Office Costume Contest - ONLINE SIGN UP FORM
We're bringing back our Office Costume Contest event for 2020 since everyone desperately needs to have a little fun and boost morale this year. Please see the official rules document for details regarding participation, judging, and (especially this year) COVID-19 guidelines. THERE ARE SOME SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN PLACE THIS YEAR WITH REGARDS TO COVID-19. If your business/organization is interested, submit your form and start planning your costumes. Picture day will be Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 this year. Check this page again soon for complete rules and the online signup form.
2nd Annual Turkey Toss Doubles Disc Golf Tournament - VIEW FLYER
We're hosting our specialty disc golf tournament again this year at the Orange County Disc Golf Course. The tournament will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020, and will allow up to 24 teams of two to casually compete with fun formats like Best Disc and Alternate Shot. This event is primarily for fun and is NOT PDGA sanctioned. A total of 36 holes will be played over 2 rounds, with up to three flights created after the first round. Prizes will be awarded to those who place in each of these flights (no monetary prizes). Teams must consist of 2 players aged 16 or older (parent must sign waiver for those under 18), and pre-registration is required by November 13, 2020. The registration fee is $50 per team. All participants will receive a commemorative disc. This event is sponsored by Dynamic Discs. To register, contact OCPR at (540) 672-5435.
2020 Stepping the County - ONLINE SIGN UP FORM (Registration Still Available)
- View the Program Guideline Document
We’re offering a brand new wellness and awareness initiative in partnership with the Tourism Department. The program has two pillars: mileage traveled on foot, and significant county sites visited. Prizes will awarded to qualifying participants at program milestones (limited supply, prizes may be restricted to the first 50 to complete the milestone). Registration for this program is FREE, but participants must pre-register through OCPR using the online signup OR paper registration form. The online sign up form will become active on March 1, 2020.
Record miles travelled using the mileage recording log. Record site visits using the site visit recording log. You must be registered for the program before turning in logs. The recording period runs August - November, 2020.
Please view the program guidelines before registering, there are important details regarding qualifying your mileage and visits. Prizes will be awarded following the recording period and will include items like t-shirts, tote bags, and the chance to win a grand prize Orange County basket worth approximately $500!