Guide to Free (or Almost Free) Summer Activities in Richmond

Guide to Free Summer ActivitiesAs we all know, summer activities can be expensive. Between vacations and camps, it’s easy to blow the summer budget before the summer break is even halfway over. But fortunately, there are plenty of activities in Richmond that are free – or very close to it. From parks to pools, there are countless ways to cool down, burn off excess energy and, most importantly, spend time as a family.

Take advantage of the many free summer activities and events in Richmond this summer with our Guide to Free Summer Activities in Richmond. The guide provides free activities for every age and interest. Check out the following categories to find the sites, activities and events that are right for your family.

And of course, if you know of any free things to do in Richmond this summer – or throughout the year – we would love to hear about them! Let us know in the comments below or send us an email at cs@richmondmom.com

History and Museums
Nature and Animals
Movies
Music
Outdoor Sports and Recreation
Pools and Splash Parks

HISTORY AND MUSEUMS

Historic St. John’s Church

Famous as the site where Revolutionary War hero, Patrick Henry, gave his “give me liberty or give me death” speech, St. John’s church is now a National Historic Landmark. The church has been restored by the St. John’s Church Foundation and features educational programs and special events. The site also includes a visitor center and gift shop. Admission and events are free, but donations are welcome.

Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4pm
*Free live re-enactments are available on Sundays from 1pm – 2:30pm.

Location:
2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond VA 23223
(804) 648-5015
(877) 915-1775

 

Hollywood Cemetery

It may seem a bit macabre, but this 19th-century cemetery is actually packed with history and beauty. Set on the banks of the James River, Hollywood features intricately carved Gothic monuments, elaborate tombs and mausoleums, and beautiful gardens throughout. In addition to the bodies of two U.S. presidents, Hollywood Cemetery is also the final resting place of Jefferson Davis, 28 Confederate generals and many other significant and notable figures in Virginia history. Admission is always free

Hours: 8am – 6pm, daily

Location:
412 South Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 648-8501


Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Visit the former home of Maggie Lena Walker, the first African-American bank president (of any gender) and a devoted civil rights advocate. See exhibits and special displays highlighting Walker’s work as a bank president, newspaper editor, fraternal leader, and spokesperson for economic empowerment and educational opportunities for minorities. Admission is free.

Hours:
March 1 through October 31
Tuesday – Saturday: 9am to 5pm
November 1 through February 28
Tuesday – Saturday: 9am to 4:30pm

Location:
600 North 2nd Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

 

Richmond Railroad Museum

Set in an authentic century-old passenger and freight station, the Richmond Railroad Museum provides visitors with a look at what life was like when railroads ruled. Highlights include a stationmaster’s office, a freight room with artifacts and exhibits, a gift shop, and a gallery showcasing Richmond’s largest HO scale model railroad. Admission and tours are free. Special group tours can be scheduled by calling (804) 233-6237.

Hours:
Saturday: 11am – 4pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4pm

Location:
102 Hull Street (south end of the 14th Street bridge)
Richmond, VA 23224

 

Richmond National Battlefield Park

These 13 historic battlefields throughout Richmond, Hanover, Henrico, and Chesterfield tell the story of one of the bloodiest and most tragic wars in our nation’s history. While exploring all of the battlefields is quite an undertaking, there are five visitor centers that offer a chance to see highlights of battles that occurred in and around the Richmond area. All visitor centers offer free admission.

Chimborazo Medical Museum
This museum highlights Confederate medical history with exhibits of period medical equipment and representations of hospital life. The building is also the Headquarters for Richmond National Battlefield Park and Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site.

Hours: 9am – 4:30pm, daily (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day)

Location:
3215 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 226-1981

Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works
This is the main visitor center for Richmond National Battlefield Park. The center includes three floors of exhibits and artifacts with orientation films shown throughout the day. Ranger programs are offered daily throughout the summer.

Hours: 9am – 5pm, daily (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day)

Location:
470 Tredegar Street
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 771-2145

Cold Harbor Battlefield Visitor Center
Exhibits and artifacts are on display throughout the center, including an electric map program that describes the 1862 Battle of Gaines’ Mill and the 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor. Ranger programs are offered daily throughout the summer.

Hours: 9am – 4:30pm, daily (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day)

Location:
5515 Anderson-Wright Drive
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
(804) 226-1981

Fort Harrison Visitor Center
The Fort Harrison Visitor centers focuses on the capture of Fort Harrison by Union troops on September 29, 1864 with exhibits, a relief map, and short film about the battle. A 20-minute, self-guided historical walking trail begins at the visitor center.

Hours: Open daily during the summer season; weekends in August; closed October through May

Location:
8621 Battlefield Park Rd
Henrico, VA 23231
(804) 226-1981

Glendale/Malvern Hill Battlefields Visitor Center
Located inside the Glendale National Cemetery, this center features a five-minute electric battle map program that describes the last two battles of the 1862 Seven Days campaign.

Hours: Open daily in June, July and early August

Location:
8301 Willis Church Road (Glendale National Cemetery)
Richmond, VA 23231
(804) 226-1981

 

Virginia Historical Society

In addition to an extensive library and ongoing programs, The Virginia Historical Society offers exciting hands-on exhibits like “The Story of Virginia,” an interactive exhibit that showcases 16,000 years of Virginia history spanning from earliest man to modern technology. While general admission is free, some special exhibits, like “Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s” require a ticket. See a complete list of exhibits here.

Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm (galleries and museum shop)

Location:
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-4901

 

Virginia Holocaust Museum

Explore the history of the Holocaust at the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Since opening in 1997, the museum has provided history, artifacts, records, films and both permanent and temporary exhibits that portray the reality of this atrocity through the stories of its victims. Admission is always free.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Location:
2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 257-5400

 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has been a center of cultural and artistic discovery. The museum features a permanent collection of more than 33,000 works of art, including one of the world’s largest Faberge egg collections, as well as many temporary exhibits showcasing some of world’s finest artists and sculptors. Admission is always free.

Hours: 10am – 5pm (9pm on Thursday and Friday), daily

Location:
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 340-1400

 

MOVIES

Bowtie Cinemas Free Summer Kids Series

Head to Movieland at Boulevard Square for FREE movies every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 10am from June 20 until August 16, 2017.

Date: Tuesday, July 18 and Wednesday, July 19
Movie: Ice Age: Collision Course (PG)

Date: Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26
Movie: Trolls (PG)

Date: Tuesday, August 1 and Wednesday, August 2
Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG)

Date: Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9
Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)

Date: Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16
Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)

Location:
Movieland at Boulevard Square
1301 North Boulevard at West Leigh St.
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 354-6099

 

Movies on the Lawn at West Broad Village

Bring the family and your lawn chairs for free movies on select Friday nights all summer long! Head to West Broad Village for free showings of some of your favorite flicks at “The Pad” next to Aloft Hotel. Movies will start around 9pm and admission is free.

Date: July 21
Movie: The Goonies (PG)

Date: August 4
Movie: Moana (PG)

Date: August 18
Movie: The Princess Bride (PG) 

Date: September 1
Movie: Doctor Strange (PG-13)

Location:
West Broad Village
3950 Wild Goose Lane
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 887-2988

 

Movies in the Park

Richmond Parks and Recreation is hosting their annual Free Movies in the Park series at parks throughout the city. Activities begin at 8pm and movies will start at 8:30pm (or at dark). Be sure to bring chairs and blankets and get there early! Free admission.

Date: Friday, July 21, 2017
Movie: Rogue One, A Star Wars Story (PG-13)
Park: Abner Clay Park
Address:  200 W Clay St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13)
Park: Battery Park
Address: 2803 Dupont Circle, Richmond, VA 23222

Date: Friday, August 4, 2017
Movie: The Lego Batman Movie (PG)
Park: Humphrey Calder
Address: 414 N Thompson St, Richmond, VA 23221

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
Movie: Finding Dory (PG)
Park: Forest Hill Park
Address: 4021 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225

 

$1 Movies at Henrico Theater

Head to the historic Henrico Theater for “almost free” movies this summer! Tickets are $1 per person and all concessions are $1 each.

Date and Time: Friday, July 21 at 10am, Saturday, July 22 at 10am and 2pm
Movie: Kubo and the Two Strings (PG)

Date and Time: Friday, August 4 at 7pm; Saturday, August 5 at 2pm and 7pm
Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13)

Date and Time: Friday, August 18 at 10am; Sat, Aug 19 at 10am and 2pm
Movie: Trolls (PG)

Contact:
305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA   23075
(804) 652-1460
HenricoTheatre@henrico.us

 

Regal $1 Summer Movie Express

Participating Regal Cinemas throughout the Richmond area will be offering $1 movies every Tuesday and Wednesday morning from June 20 until August 16, 2017. Tickets can be purchased at the box office of your local theater and start at 10am. Check below for participating theaters. A portion of the proceeds from the Summer Movie Express series goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

Date: Tuesday, July 18 to Wednesday, July 19
Movies:
Both movies play on both days
The Secret Life of Pets
Sing

Date: Tuesday, July 25 to Wednesday, July 26
Movies: Both movies play on both days
Kubo and the Two Strings
Ratchet and Clank

Date: Tuesday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 2
Movies: Both movies play on both days
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
The Adventures of Tintin

Date: Tuesday, August 8 to Wednesday, August 9
Movies: Both movies play on both days
Happy Feet Two
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

Date: Tuesday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 16
Movies: Both movies play on both days
Storks
The Lego Batman Movie

Participating Theaters:
Regal Virginia Center Stadium 20
1009 Jeb Stuaet Parkway
Glen Allen, VA

Regal Short Pump Stadium 14 & IMAX
11650 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA

Regal Commonwealth Center Stadium 20 & IMAX
5001 Commonwealth Center Parkway
Midlothian, VA

Regal Southpark Mall Stadium 16
300 Southpark Circle
Colonial Heights, VA

MUSIC

Festival of the Arts at Dogwood Dell

Back for it’s 61st annual season, Festival of the Arts promises another summer of music, theater and dance. This free summer festival features live performances from a wide variety of genres. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and some chairs for a night of culture under the stars at the Dogwood Dell Main Stage amphitheater.

Upcoming Events: Click here to see a complete Festival of the Arts 2017 schedule.

Location:
Dogwood Dell Main Stage
1300 Blanton Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221

 

In Tune Summer Concert Series at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids out for a summer night of free music on the lawn in Triangle Park at Stony Point Fashion Park. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at Brio Tuscan Grille and all alcohol proceeds will benefit Cancer LINC. All shows are from 6pm – 8pm.

Date: Thursday, July 20
Band: Groove Motive

Date: Thursday, August 17
Band: Roxbury

Date: Thursday, September 21
Band: Harley Boone

Date: Thursday, October 19
Band: Inside Out

Location:
9200 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235

 

Music in the Park Concert Series at Forest Hill Park

On select evening from May until October, Forest Hill Park hosts live performances of some of your favorite local bands. Bring the family out for a night of live music and family fun.

Date and Time: August 6 from 6-8pm
Band: The Moogly Blues Band

Date and Time: September 7 from 5pm -7pm
Band: Full Moon Fever:

Date and Time: October 8 from 5pm -7pm
Band: The Slack Family

Location:
4021 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225

 

Rock N’ Roll Summer at West Broad Village

Enjoy live music at West Broad Village on select nights this summer. Come early to take advantage of West Broad Village’s many restaurants and shops, then stay for music and fun with the whole family at “The Pad” next to Aloft Hotel. All shows start at 7pm.

Date: July 28
Band: Even Better Than The Real Thing (U2 cover band):

Date: August 1
Band: Teaze (80s and 90s “hair metal” tribute band)

Date: August 25
Band: Mash-Up Band (80s, 90s, and 2000s mash ups)

Location:
West Broad Village
3950 Wild Goose Lane
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 887-2988

 

NATURE AND ANIMALS

Crump Park and Meadow Farm Museum

This Henrico County park is a great family getaway on its own with playgrounds, picnic shelters, walking trails and more. But the Meadow Farm Museum makes it even more special with a living history museum and farm that represents life in 1860s rural Virginia. The farm museum features an an historic farmhouse, a blacksmith forge, live animals and costumed interpreters. Admission is free.

Free programs and events:
Guided Animal Tours
Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am

Summer Programs (July 12 – August 11)
9:30am – 11am
Wednesdays Old-Fashioned Games
Thursdays: Meet the Animals
Fridays: What Can You Do With Wool?

Saturday Live: Interactive living history demonstrations
First Saturday of each month, 12pm – 3:30pm
August 5 — Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

Hours: Park open daily from dawn to dusk

Historic Farmhouse, Orientation Center and Out Buildings
March-November
Tuesday – Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

December-February (closed the first two weeks of January)
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Location:
3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 652-1455

 

Three Lakes Nature Center

Get up close and personal with your natural environment at the Nature Center at Three Lakes Park. The center features a 50,000-gallon aquarium, as well as exhibits focusing on plant and animal life native to the Richmond area. A free Summer Nature Series is available on select Wednesday morning from 10 – 11am. Program are free and no registration or reservations are required. Email hac003@henrico.us for more information.

Summer Nature Series Events:
Mega-monsters – Dinosaurs: Wednesday, July 26, 10 – 11am
Ssslither- Snakes!: Wednesday, August 2, 10 – 11am
The Nature of Turtles: Wednesday, August 23, 10 – 11am

Nature Center Hours:
June-August
Tuesday-Friday: 10am – 4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12pm – 4:30pm

Location:
400 Sausiluta Drive
Henrico, VA 23227
(804) 652-1470

 

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops in Ashland will be offering free family activities every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from June 24 until July 23. Families can enjoy free workshops on topics like archery, hiking, fishing and animals in the wild, as well as free crafts. Workshops begin at noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Click here for a complete schedule.  

Remaining Dates:
Thursday, July 20
Saturday, July 22
Sunday, July 23

Location:
11550 Lakeridge Parkway
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 496-4700

 

Maymont

Childrens’ Farm
The newly re-opened Children’s Farm at Maymont features barnyard animals of all shapes and sizes. Visit with goats, sheep, horses, cows, rabbits, chickens, ducks and more, while enjoying a stroll through the beautiful Maymont grounds. There is no formal admission fee, but a $5 donation is suggested to help with upkeep of the farm and its animals. Open 10am – 5pm, daily.

Wildlife Exhibits
Set between the Childrens’ Farm and Nature Center, Maymont’s wildlife exhibits feature native Virginia species, including raptors, bobcats, gray fox, black bears and bald eagles. There is no formal admission fee, but a $5 donation is suggested to help with upkeep of the exhibits and animals. Animals are on display daily from 10am until late afternoon.

Nature Center
Although it is not free for everyone, the Nature Center is well-worth the small admission price. Head inside for hands-on exhibits featuring local fish, animals and plants. Watch fish and other aquatic species in the 30,000-gallon aquarium or watch the playful James River otters swim. The center is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am until 5pm. Admission is $4 for ages 13-59; $3 for ages 4-12 or seniors 60+ and free for children under 4 and Maymont members.

Maymont Gardens
The Maymont Estate features distinct gardens, each carefully planned, created and maintained. Enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the Japanese Gardens and waterfall; the elegance of the Italian Gardens; or discover new plants and trees at one of the park’s many specialty gardens. The park and gardens are open daily from10am until 7pm, April through September and 10am until 5pm, October through March. Admission is free.

Location:
Nature and Visitor Center
2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond, VA, 23220

Estate Entrance
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA, 23220

Farm and Wildlife Entrance
Corner of Spottswood Road and Shirley Lane
Richmond, VA, 23220

 

Richmond SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

If you and your family love animals, then there’s no better place to cuddle kittens or play with puppies than the SPCA. Best of all, the SPCA is available, not just during the summer, but throughout the year. Bring the kids in to see the available animals, spend time with potential pets, or drop off donations and supplies. In the meantime, be sure to check out Waggle’s World, the SPCA’s kid-friendly website, complete with games, activities and ideas, as well as information about free educational tours of the SPCA and other special opportunities. Visit the Richmond SPCA calendar of events for a upcoming activities, special events and adoption fairs.

Hours:
Adoption/Visiting Hours
Monday, 12pm – 5pm
Tuesday – Friday, 12pm – 7pm
Saturday, 11am – 6pm
Sunday, 12pm – 5pm

Location:
Robins-Starr Humane Center (Richmond SPCA)
2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220
Main Office: (804) 521-1300
Kids’ Programs (including camps, tours and parties): (804) 521-1327
Volunteer/Program information: (804) 521-1329

 

Rockwood Nature Center

Located at Rockwood Park in Chesterfield County, the Rockwood Nature Center is housed in an authentic log cabin and features nature and outdoors programs for kids, families and groups of all ages. Admission to the park and nature center are free, but formal programs may have a cost associated. See a list of programs and costs or contact Mark Battista at (804) 318-8735.

Location:
3401 Courthouse Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23236

 

Yappy Hour at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring your pups out for a night of free treats, giveaways and live music. Free doggie photo ops will be offered compliments of the SPCA. The SPCA will be accepting donations.

Dates:
Friday, August 25, 2017; 6 – 8pm
Friday, October 27, 2017; 6 – 8pm

Location:
9200 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235

 

OUTDOOR SPORTS AND RECREATION

Canal Walk

From sunny riverside paths to deliciously dark and eerie tunnels, the canal walk covers 1.25 miles and takes visitors through 400 years of history along one of the earliest trade routes in and out of Virginia’s capital city. Access to the walk is free, but canal cruises and gondola rides are also available from Riverfront Historic Canal Cruises and Venture Richmond.

Location (Parking):
S. 14th Street and Dock Street
Richmond, VA 23231

 

Bowl America Summer Blast Pass

Kids receive two free games every day of the week with Bowl America’s Summer Blast Pass. All children from kindergarten to 12th grade can register for a Summer Blast Pass and parents will automatically receive one free game daily for each registered child. Summer Blast Passes are available at all Bowl America locations (see below for Richmond area locations). Each week, an email will be sent with a free bowling passes for that week. Simply print it out, bring it in and bowl free all summer long!

Richmond Area Locations:
Bowl America Eastern
5018 Williamsburg Road
Richmond, VA 23231
(804) 222-5183

Bowl America Midlothian
7929 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 320-7115

Bowl America Short Pump
4400 Pouncey Tract Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 360-8222

Bowl America Southwest
11532 Hull Street Road
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804) 744-1500

 

Kids Skate Free at Rollerdome Family Fun Center

Sign up for the Kids Skate Free program and kids 10 years and younger can skate free at select times every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Skate rentals are not included. Plus, enjoy their Summer Matinee Series with $4 admission every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1pm – 4pm.

Kids Skate Free Times:
Fridays, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Saturdays, 12pm – 5pm
Sundays, 2pm – 5:30pm

Location:
Rollerdome Family Fun Center
4902 Williamsburg Rd
Richmond,VA 23231
(804) 726-2841

 

Pony Pasture

Perfect for hot summer days, Pony Pasture offers riverside fun for the whole family. Play in the river or sun on the rocks – without spending a penny!

Location:
7310 Riverside Dr.
Richmond VA 23225

 

Washington Redskins Training Camp

Get ready for the 2017-2018 season with the Redskins – right here in Richmond! Join the team to watch practices on select training days from now until August 13. Fans must have a Fan Pass for admission. Sign up for free pass here and be sure to check here for up-to-the-minute changes to schedules and time.

Schedule: Click here for a daily training and practice schedule.

Special Kids’ Events:
Thursday, August 3: Youth Football Day from 9:30am – 5pm
Tuesday, August 8: Kids’ Day from 12:30 – 3:30pm

Location:
Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center
2401 W Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23220

 

Yoga at Stony Point Fashion Park

As part of the “Art of Living Series,” free yoga classes are available in Triangle Park at Stony Point Fashion Park. Classes are held the second Thursday of every month from July until November. No mats are needed and families are welcome!

Dates:
Thursday, August 10th, 6 – 7pm
Thursday, September 14th, 6 – 7pm
Thursday, October 12th, 6 – 7pm
Thursday, November 9th, 6 – 7pm

Location:
9200 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235

 

POOLS AND SPLASH PARKS

Bellemeade Indoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: Monday-Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm
Additional hours on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm – 8pm
Location: 1800 Lynhaven Avenue, Richmond, VA 23224  (804)646-8849

Swansboro Indoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: Monday-Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm
Additional hours on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm – 8pm
Location: 3160 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23224  (804)646-8088

Battery Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 2719 Dupont Circle, Richmond, VA 23222  (804)646-0127

Blackwell Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 238 East 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23224  (804)646-8718

Fairmount Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 2000 U Street, Richmond, VA 23223  (804)646-3831

Hotchkiss Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 701 East Brookland Park Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23222  (804)646-3762

Powhatan Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 1000 Apperson Street, Richmond VA 23231  (804)646-3595

Randolph Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location: 1507 Grayland Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220  (804)646-1329

Woodville Outdoor Pool

Cost: Free
Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 1pm – 4:30pm, Saturday: 12pm – 5pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
Location:  2305 Fairfield Ave, Richmond, VA 23223  (804)646-3834

Short Pump Park Splash Pad

Cost: FREE
Hours:  May 20 through the end of September – 9am – 7pm
Location:  Short Pump Town Center, 3329 Pump Road, Henrico, VA 23233  (804) 501-7275

Stony Point Fashion Park Splash Pad

Cost: FREE
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10am – 9pm, Sunday: 12pm – 6pm
Location: Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond, VA 23235  (804) 560-7467

Twin Hickory Parks and Recreation Splash Pad

Cost: FREE
Hours: 9am – 7pm
Location: 5011 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, VA  23059  (804) 652-1430