Parks & Recreation

April - October: The Parks & Recreation Department has an on-call staff member to address after hours problems or concerns at any of our parks.

Call: 540-743-5511 IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.

On-Call number: 540-843-4146

 

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Town of Luray, Virginia

PO Box 629   ::   45 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835

Town Office: (540) 743-5511  ::  West Main Bridge

                             Fax: (540) 743-1486

MORE INFORMATION

 

Special Event Permit Application

(Park Use/Special Events & Scout Reservations)

 

All Forms & Applications

Softball/Baseball Field Use, Ralph H. Dean

Lake Arrowhead Details

Lake Arrowhead Fees
FEATURING KAYAK RENTALS!

 

SPORTS CONTACTS

Soccer/Basketball

Tony Painter:  (540) 743-1180

 

Luray Valley Soccer Club (Travel Soccer)

Ben Zimmerman:  (540) 244-9365

 

Luray Little League Baseball & Softball

Mary Ridgeway:  (540) 244-7116

 

Luray Youth Football

Keith Guzy: (703 )994-7066

 

Luray Youth Cheerleading

Cathy Marston:  (540) 421-4663

2019 EVENTS RACK CARD

View/Download our 2019 Town of Luray Events Rack Card

 

2019 SPORTS EVENTS RACK CARD

View/Download our 2019 Town of Luray Sports Events Rack Card

 

Fall CoED Adult Softball League

Click Here to learn more!

 

 

 

 

EVENINGS oN MAIN CONCERT SERIES

Click Here to view schedule!

 

 

 

 

Movies on Main (click here)

Where: Ruffner Plaza (Rain Venue: Luray Fire Dept.)

Time: 8:30 – 10:30pm

Free popcorn provided at each movie!

  • Thursday June 27:  The Jungle Book
  • Thursday July 11:  E.T.
  • Thursday July 25:  UP
  •  Thursday August 8:  Charlotte’s Web
  • Thursday August 22:  The Wizard of Oz

 

Town of Luray Junior Naturalist Booklet

for kids ages 4-12!

 

Print your free nature booklet here.

 

Upon completion, see front page of inside cover to find out more details on how to obtain your Junior Naturalist Badge and sticker!

 

NOTICE: 10.1.18 The Lake Arrowhead Playground is currently closed (until further notice) due to maintenance & repair work.

 

 

ABOUT LURAY PARKS & RECREATION

The Town of Luray Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the operation and management of seven parks, consisting of approximately 300 acres of parkland located in and around Luray, Virginia.

 

For 17 consecutive years since 2001, the National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Luray as a “Tree City USA”, Luray is 1 of 56 Virginia communities to receive the “Tree City USA” Award. In addition, the town is 1 of 8 to receive the foundations prestigious Growth Award annually since 2003. Luray is 1 of only 6 in Virginia to earn the Sterling Award.

 

Today, the Town of Luray with its scenic views and natural wonders, offers visitors outdoor recreational activities, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter events and concerts, dining & shopping, entertainment, museums, and SO MUCH MORE.  In addition, Luray is known as the gateway to the Shenandoah National Park connecting nature lovers and sightseers to the Skyline Drive which extends eastward along the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The Town of Luray is also home to the internationally-known "Luray Caverns".  With four seasons of adventure, Luray is the perfect year-round destination.

 

 

 

Announcements:

New for 2019!

Parks and Recreation Summer Outdoor Adventure Programs.  Kids Ages 4-12 welcome.  Every Saturday from 1-2pm in our parks

Schedule of Events

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2019 Lake Arrowhead Beach

Dates/Hours of Operation

 

May 25-27 - weekend only + Memorial Day

June 1 - August 18, daily

August 24-25 - weekend only

August 31 - September 2 - weekend + Labor Day

Monday – Saturday, 11am - 6pm

Sunday, noon – 6pm

 

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We recently painted all of the Ralph H Dean Recreation Park fitness stations and replaced all of the fitness trail signage.

 

Notes & Facility Use

 

Lake Arrowhead is not a public campground except during specific events.  For more information, please call (540) 843-0770.  Registered Scout Troops may reserve a Lake Arrowhead campground by submitting an application (available here) and submitting along with the $50 usage fee.

 

PARK GUESTS AND PETS: Please remember to pick up after your pets. "Mutt-Mitt" dispensers are conveniently placed along the trail for this purpose.

 

TENNIS COURT

The Town of Luray Parks and Recreation Department features a tennis court located beside of the American Legion building on Zerkel Street.  The court is open to the public 7 days a week.

 

SOFTBALL FACILITY

Facility in Luray-Ralph Dean Recreation Park concession stand is open during all events. Field and Shelters Available to Rent.

 

BASEBALL FACILITY

Facility in Luray-Ralph Dean Recreation Park concession stand open during all events. Field and Shelters Available to Rent.

 

SOCCER FACILITY

Facility in Luray-Ralph Dean Recreation Park concession stand open during all events. Field and Shelters Available to Rent.

 

FOOTBALL FACILITY

Facility in Luray-Ralph Dean Recreation Park concession stand open during all events. Field and Shelters Available to Rent.

 

RENTING/RESERVING FACILITIES

For groups wishing to hold a special activity or event on any of the Town of Luray park properties.  View our Forms & Applications page for more information.

 

 

ABOUT LURAY, VA

 

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