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Site Development

Erosion and Sediment Control and Site Plan Documents.

Environmental Initiatives

Environmental initiatives (including programs and projects) by the City of Harrisonburg and by our community.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back

Any unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs can be turned in for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Boards & Commissions

If you have a passion to help make Harrisonburg one of the best places to live, consider applying to serve on a city board or commission! There are several current and upcoming vacancies!

Recreation Facilities

Facilities located in the city parks - Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center, Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center, and Westover Swimming Pool Complex.

Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center

The Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center has a gymnasium, fitness room, and nine station computer lab, four classrooms, conference room, and Parks and Recreation staff office.

City Parks

Learn about Harrisonburg's City parks and use an interactive map to find a park near you!

Parks and Recreation

The mission of the Harrisonburg Department of Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life and meet the needs of every citizen by providing comprehensive leisure service opportunities and to develop and maintain a safe system of open space and public facilities for the use and enjoyment by the public.

Environmental Action Plan

The Environmental Action Plan (EAP) is a guide for city leaders, staff, and members of the community to implement sustainability visions and principles. To-date, the City of Harrisonburg has taken steps to address the quality and care of our natural resources; however, the latest science indicates that more ambitious actions are required to mitigate the impacts of environmental degradation and the changing climate that will affect our community’s health, economy, and well-being.


The Adult Kickball League season will run from August to October.

Press Releases

The City posts press releases and public information online! Find press releases from the past few years in the Press Releases Archive.