Hanover County offers residents and visitors a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. Organized athletic programs in various sports are available, including tennis, softball, soccer, and basketball. Swimming, jogging, tennis and horseback riding facilities are also available. Several private athletic clubs complement the county’s recreational offerings.
There are several community parks spread throughout Hanover and surrounding areas. The parks offer a variety of amenities and features, including picnic tables and shelters, walking trails, playgrounds,athletic fields and even historic sites and attractions.
- Ashland Trolley Line
- Cold Harbor Battlefield Park/Gathright House
- Hanover Courthouse Park
- Hanover Wayside Park
- Montpelier Park
- North Anna Battlefield Park
- Pole Green Park
- Poor Farm Park
- Taylor Park
- Town of Ashland Parks
- Washington Lacy Park
- Small Boat/Canoe Launch Sites
Recreation, Swimming, Golf and Tennis Facilities
Whether you’re looking to practice your golf swing, play a rousing tennis match, swim some laps or get in a good workout, Hanover County has plenty of options to maintain an active lifestyle.
- Atlee Recreation Association
- Burkwood Swim and Racquet Club
- Carter Park Pool
- Hanover Country Club
- The Hollows Golf Course
- Mechanicsville Recreation Association
- Old Church Community Center
- Hunting Hawk Golf Course
- The Rockville Center
Adults and youth alike can enjoy a variety of recreational sports leagues. Adult athletic programs include basketball, volleyball, softball, bowing, tennis and soccer programs. Youth sports include for football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, roller hockey and soccer.
To learn more about the County’s recreation programs, visit the Parks & Recreation website.