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Current Programs

New Conference Center
at Hampshire Park

The Conference Center at Hampshire Park is complete and ready for rentals. The 6,600-square-foot facility is heated and air-conditioned for year-round use and is available for a variety of functions, including:

  1. 4-H Camp

  2. Weddings

  3. Wedding Receptions

  4. Baby Showers

  5. Business Meetings

  6. Business Conferences

  7. Family Reunions

  8. Birthday Parties

  9. Retreats

  10. Camps for Organizations

  11. Anniversary Celebrations

  12. Craft Shows

  13. Class Reunions

  14. Picnics

 

Rental rates will be as follows:

Two-Hour Block (Anytime between 8:00 am and 10:00 pm): $125

Four-Hour Block (8:00 am until noon; 1:00 until 5:00 pm; 6:00

until 10:00 pm): $250

Full-Day Rental: $500

A $100 refundable security deposit is required for all rentals.

Amenities at the Conference Center include a fully-stocked commercial kitchen, a dining hall/meeting room that will seat 299 people, restroom and shower facilities, WiFi access, and a private conference room.

If you have questions about rentals, call HCP&R at (304) 822-7300 any weekday between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm; stop by our office at 90 North High Street in Romney during those same hours; or email us at parks@hampshirewv.com.

Walk To Be Fit

Walk To Be Fit is scheduled to begin again on April 1, 2023. To register for the program, just stop by any FNB Bank location (Fort Ashby, Romney, Hampshire Square, or Capon Bridge), the Hampshire Wellness and Fitness Center at Hampshire Square, or the HCP&R Office at 90 North High Street in Romney to register for the program. When you register, don’t forget to pick up your free pedometer and your tally sheet to log the miles that you walk.

We will recognize four milestones this year: 100, 250, 500, and 1,000 miles. When you reach one of those milestones, or when your tally sheet is filled, just return it to the location where you picked it up, and we will contact you when you are eligible for a prize.

Walking is great exercise on the path to a healthier lifestyle, and what could be better than receiving some nice prizes for your efforts? That’s what Walk To Be Fit is all about.

DISC GOLF COURSE AT CAMP WALKER

The conditions at the Camp Walker Disc Golf Course are ideal. The trees are out, the weather is starting to warm up, and the course is in great shape. We re-painted the tee marker posts for each hole and cleared some fallen branches that had accumulated over the winter and spring. We also re-stocked the scorecards, pencils, and course maps, all of which can be found in the mailbox beside the first tee. The first tee is located on the flat ground out past the pavilion, where the road turns to the left and starts down over the hill toward the exit to the park. If you’re looking for a disc to play at Camp Walker, then we have several options for you. We have Skeeters, which are all-purpose discs that are suitable for every shot, for sale in the HCP&R office for just $7.00 each. We also have commemorative glow-in-the-dark drivers and putters that have the official Camp Walker logo on them for $15.00 each. All proceeds from the sale of these discs go for improvements to the course. If you haven’t been out to Camp Walker to play the course, you really need to take an hour or so and try it. I feel certain that you will find disc golf both physically and mentally challenging. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to spend some time in one of the prettiest spots in Hampshire County. And it’s free to play. How can you pass that up?

CREDIT CARD PURCHASES

Hampshire County Parks and Recreation is now ready to accept credit and debit card payments from customers paying for rentals, registration fees, and other services that we offer. Customers may bring their cards in-person to the HCP&R Office at 90 North High Street in Romney when making a reservation, or purchases may be paid for on our website. We are required to add a 3% plus 30 cents fee for the convenience of using the card.

The process on our website is easy and fast. After calling the HCP&R office at (304) 822-7300 or emailing us at parks@hampshirewv.com to make a reservation, log onto our website, hampshirecountyparks.com, and click on the “Online Reservations” icon in the upper right-hand corner of the home page. Choices will appear on the screen for the various rentals and programs that we offer. After you click on the appropriate rental or program, click again on the name of the facility or program. Then click on the drop-down menu and select the item that you want to pay for. Fill in the date for your rental or event and hit the “Add to Bag” icon. You can then go to checkout, where you will fill in your credit/debit card information. A receipt will be emailed to you when your transaction is complete.

You must call or email the HCP&R Office with the date and location of your rental or program to make sure that it is available before you pay online.

Rentals at Old Capon Bridge Middle School

The gymnasium, cafeteria, and kitchen at Old Capon Bridge Middle School are now available for rentals. Guidelines for their use will be as follows:

  1. Frequently clean hands and utensils with sanitary wipes, hand sanitizer, or soap and water

  2. Nothing attached to walls (tape or nails)

  3. Sweep all floors and place all trash in trash cans

  4. Smoking is prohibited on school grounds

 

NEW RATES FOR RENTALS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

Two-hour block (Anytime between 8:00 am and 10:00 pm): $75 for Gym or Cafeteria (Kitchen included)

Four-Hour Block (8:00 am-noon; 1:00-5:00; 6:00-10:00): $150 for Gym or Cafeteria (Kitchen included)

Full Day (8:00 am-10:00 pm): $300 for Gym or Cafeteria (Kitchen included)

To rent these facilities, call us at (304) 822-7300, or you may contact us via email at parks@hampshirewv.com. Get your reservation in now so you don’t miss this chance to hold your event in our newly renovated facilities.

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