Sports & Recreation Events

Get Out and Play

Recreation events in Greater Williamsburg mean you get to be part of the action.

E.g., 08/18/2017
E.g., 08/18/2017
Friday, August 18, 2017
York River State Park
May 26, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
June 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
July 21, 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
August 18, 2017, 7pm - 10pm
September 22, 2017, 7pm - 10pm

Get away from the bright lights of the city and spend an evening with us looking at the night sky. For an added touch, we'll enjoy it from a canoe! Whether you're an expert on the stars and planets or a novice, you'll still enjoy this peaceful trip on the creek. One experienced canoeist per canoe required. Reservations are required

Friday, August 18, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
August 18 - 20, 2017, 7pm
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Jamestown Beach Event Park
June 3, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
June 17, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
July 1, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
July 22, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
August 5, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
August 19, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
September 16, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am
September 23, 2017, 8:30am - 9:30am

Paddle Fit is a fun and challenging workout focusing on endurance, strength, core, balance and functional movement, a complete mental and physical workout on the water. By changing up routines and exercises you will see amazing transformations in both your body and attitude. Our Paddle Fit instructor will take you through an hour long fitness session on the water unlike any other. Paddle Fit is not your average workout, so if you don’t want to be average then come join us.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Williamsburg Winery
July 15, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 22, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 29, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 19, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 26, 2017, 10am - 11:30am

Yes, you read that correctly, wine paired with yoga, or maybe it's yoga paired with wine - either way it's going to be amazing! The Williamsburg Winery is proud to partner with Mary Robinson from Body Balance Studio to bring you a yoga and wine program unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Renowned instructor Mary Robinson has created a program designed to incorporate elements of our featured wine of the week into the yoga practice.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
York River State Park
Every Third Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
July 15 - August 19, 2017, 10am - 12pm

Take the total adventure from the upland woods to the fringe marsh along the river. As one guide takes guests along Beaver and Mattaponi Trails, another leads a group out of Taskinas Creek into the York. We will meet at the former location of a colonial boat landing and switch groups. Participants must make reservations and pre-pay before the date of the program. Cost: Canoes $9/person or $6/person (family of 4+)

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the third Saturday of the month, ends on Aug 19, 2017
August 18 - 20, 2017, 7pm
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
York River State Park
Every Fourth Saturday. Repeats Monthly.
May 27 - July 22, 2017, 8:30pm - 10pm
August 19, 2017, 7:30pm - 9pm
September 23, 2017, 7pm - 8:30pm

What roams the woods after dark?  Take a ranger guided tour with us to experience the sights and sounds after sundown.  Enjoy the cooler temperatures with the sounds of raccoons, owls, and other creatures.  After the hike, enjoy stargazing with the Virginia Penisula Astronomy Club.  Please call the office for reservations.  Note:  Hikes in September and October begin at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the fourth Saturday of the month, ends on Jul 22, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Williamsburg Winery
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
March 19 - November 19, 2017, 8:30am - 11am

On Sundays, join cycling enthusiasts from The Williamsburg Winery team on a group ride through the Historic Triangle and back to the Winery for wine and brunch specials at the Gabriel Archer Tavern. Ride registration begins each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 9 a.m. There is no fee to participate.

All Cycling Club participants will receive a 15% discount at the Gabriel Archer Tavern following the completion of the ride.  The discount is only valid the day of the ride.

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Nov 19, 2017
York River State Park
May 7, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.   This program will NOT be held on May 18th & June 19th (Mother's & Father's Days).

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Jun 11, 2017
York River State Park
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7, 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

As the colors of sunset fall on the marsh, a variety of sounds can be heard from birds and other creatures.  Enjoy the beauty of this special time on the water with a guided paddling trip. Please call for reservations.  This program will NOT be held on May 8th and June 19th for our special Mothers & Fathers Day events

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on May 07, 2017
August 18 - 20, 2017, 7pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Monday, August 21, 2017
DoG Street Pub
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 8, 2017 - December 31, 2027, 5pm - 9:30pm

We are a family and dog friendly, casual running club in the Colonial area. We meet every Monday at Chef David Everett's DoG Street Pub for a 5k fun run. Thanks to AleWerks Brewery the patio is reserved during every run for snacks and drinks after. Run starts at six o'clock pm!

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Dec 31, 2027
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 15 - October 30, 2017, 6pm - 7:45pm

SUPing Sisters is for ladies only! Sorry fellas!! We will meet every Monday at 6:00pm and paddle together for an hour and a half. Each week will be a different place to paddle and explore. This is a great way to work on your paddling technique and also to enjoy some company while paddling. This is NOT A LESSON so if you have never paddled before you will need to attend one of my paddle lessons before signing up for this event.
The cost for this event is $15.00

Monday, August 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Oct 30, 2017
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
March 1 - December 27, 2017, 6pm - 7pm

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!  $  For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 27, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
June 7 - October 25, 2017, 6pm - 8:30pm

Stand up paddle boarding is becoming more popular each year.In the last several years millions of people have begun to enjoy paddle boarding, while standing (SUP). People now engage in stand-up paddling to enjoy the water, spend time with friends, and to improve their fitness level.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Oct 25, 2017
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
June 24, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
July 29, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 12, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
August 26, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 9, 2017, 8:30am - 10am
September 30, 2017, 8:30am - 10am

SUPing is a great way to improve balance, gain core strength, and connect with nature. Toss in a few OMs, some breathing and you have Stand-up paddle board Yoga.Practicing yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present in the moment.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
8:30am to 10:00am
York River State Park
August 26, 2017, 9am - 3pm

Family fun where the river meets the sea.  The day begins with the York River State Park 5K Race.  Ranger guided activities include fossil hunting, hiking, paddling, and seining.  The Eastern Virginia Mountain Bike Association will lead rides along several trails.  Several exhibitors will have hands-on displays to enhance the estuarine experience.  For 5K race information & registration, please contact Rich Higgins at [email protected].

Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Williamsburg Winery
July 15, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 22, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
July 29, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 19, 2017, 10am - 11:30am
August 26, 2017, 10am - 11:30am

Yes, you read that correctly, wine paired with yoga, or maybe it's yoga paired with wine - either way it's going to be amazing! The Williamsburg Winery is proud to partner with Mary Robinson from Body Balance Studio to bring you a yoga and wine program unlike anything you've ever experienced before. Renowned instructor Mary Robinson has created a program designed to incorporate elements of our featured wine of the week into the yoga practice.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Williamsburg Winery
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
March 19 - November 19, 2017, 8:30am - 11am

On Sundays, join cycling enthusiasts from The Williamsburg Winery team on a group ride through the Historic Triangle and back to the Winery for wine and brunch specials at the Gabriel Archer Tavern. Ride registration begins each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 9 a.m. There is no fee to participate.

All Cycling Club participants will receive a 15% discount at the Gabriel Archer Tavern following the completion of the ride.  The discount is only valid the day of the ride.

Sunday, August 27, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Nov 19, 2017
York River State Park
May 7, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.  Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets.   This program will NOT be held on May 18th & June 19th (Mother's & Father's Days).

Sunday, August 27, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Jun 11, 2017
York River State Park
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 7, 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
May 21 - June 11, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 25 - July 23, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
August 6 - 27, 2017, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

As the colors of sunset fall on the marsh, a variety of sounds can be heard from birds and other creatures.  Enjoy the beauty of this special time on the water with a guided paddling trip. Please call for reservations.  This program will NOT be held on May 8th and June 19th for our special Mothers & Fathers Day events

Sunday, August 27, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on May 07, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
DoG Street Pub
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 8, 2017 - December 31, 2027, 5pm - 9:30pm

We are a family and dog friendly, casual running club in the Colonial area. We meet every Monday at Chef David Everett's DoG Street Pub for a 5k fun run. Thanks to AleWerks Brewery the patio is reserved during every run for snacks and drinks after. Run starts at six o'clock pm!

Monday, August 28, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Dec 31, 2027
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 15 - October 30, 2017, 6pm - 7:45pm

SUPing Sisters is for ladies only! Sorry fellas!! We will meet every Monday at 6:00pm and paddle together for an hour and a half. Each week will be a different place to paddle and explore. This is a great way to work on your paddling technique and also to enjoy some company while paddling. This is NOT A LESSON so if you have never paddled before you will need to attend one of my paddle lessons before signing up for this event.
The cost for this event is $15.00

Monday, August 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:45pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on Oct 30, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday. Repeats Weekly.
March 1 - December 27, 2017, 6pm - 7pm

Family fun 5k Run/Walk every Wednesday at 6:00pm that starts and ends at WSG with food and beer specials!  $  For details 757.369.5644 or WaterStreetGrille website

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, ends on Dec 27, 2017

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