About Our Programs

Are you looking for something fun to do with your family, in search of a way to stay healthy and fit, or just simply interested in learning a new skill or socializing with others? Hopewell Recreation and Parks offers a wide range of programs, activities, and special events designed to improve the overall health and well-being of the community. Take a look around and learn more about our award-winning programs and events!


Hopewell Recreation and Parks offers hundreds of activities and classes throughout the year. Classes are designed for specific age groups and interests. Most require advance registration. To learn more and to register online, please visit our Tyler Parks and Recreation (TPAR) page for full class listings. 


Most programs offered by the department require advance registration, except for large special events. Registration is accepted online using the TPAR platform. Please note that a convenience fee is charged in addition to the registration fee for each program. Follow the links on this page to the TPAR registration page for each activity. You may also register for programs at the Community Center, 7 am-8 pm, Monday-Friday. Hopewell Recreation and Parks reserve the right to cancel any program at any time due to inclement weather, low registration, or other extenuating circumstances. For additional information on program registration, please call 804-541-2353 to speak to a customer service team member.

Programs for the Entire Community

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are the foundation of public recreation and parks. Hopewell Recreation and Parks remains committed to bringing the same opportunities to all citizens of Hopewell through enriching and quality recreational programming. We strive to remain flexible and responsive to the needs of an increasingly diverse community and we celebrate the opportunity to assist with fostering positive outcomes through recreation.

Instructors Needed

Hopewell Recreation and Parks is always in search of contractual instructors to lead new and exciting programs! If you have an idea for a program and would like to learn more about becoming an instructor, please complete our online sign-up form.