Water & Winter Sports

Explore the nearby resorts of Massanutten, Bryce, and Wintergreen for all of your favorite seasonal activities. Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and ice skating are the perfect activities for your winter getaway, while fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and rafting will keep you entertained through the warmer months!


Water Activities | Winter Activities


Water Activities

Swimming Activities

Scuba Buddies
3430 North Valley Pike Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 540-433-3337
Promotes training and education in the technique of safely participating in underwater activities, including scuba, adventure and rescue diving.

Westover Swimming Complex  
305 S. Dogwood Dr. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-2474
Complex features an olympic pool, diving pool, tots pool, lifeguard class and more.

Natural Springs US & Virginia
Guide to natural places for a dip in Virginia, including swimming holes, hot springs, rivers, creeks and waterfalls.

River Adventures

Massanutten River Adventures
P.O. Box 35 McGaheysville, VA 22840 | 540-289-4066
Explore the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Just minutes from Harrisonburg, Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Excursions daily for canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. Seasonal rafting also available. Only 2 hours from Washington DC; trips daily from Massanutten Resort.

Shenandoah River Adventures
415 Long Ave. Shenandoah, VA 22849 | 540-478-5032
Enjoy a trip down the beautiful Shenandoah River by canoe or kayak, or enjoy some tubing on this scenic Virignia river. Call for information.

Public Access

Listing of Public Boat Access from the Virginia Department of Inland Fisheries for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Shenandoah River Public Access:

Port Republic Launch
Latitude 38*17’48.2”N
Longitude 78*48’34.40”W

Elkton Boat Launch
Latitude 38*24’32.80’’N
Longitude 78*38’3.94’’W

Island Ford Launch
Latitude 38*21’16.59”N
Longitude 78*41’43.99”W

Shenandoah River Park / Dam
Latitude 38*28’53.43’’N
Longitude 78*37’36.63’’W

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Winter Sports

Massanutten Resort Snow Sports
Resort Dr. Massanutten, VA 22840 | 800-207-MASS or 540-289-4954
Massanutten has 1,110 feet of vertical – the highest vertical elevation change in Virginia, Maryland or Pennsylvania. If you ski, snowboard, snow tube or want to learn how, Massanutten is the place to be. Just 20 minutes from Harrisonburg.

Massanutten Resort Ice Skating
LeClub Recreation Center at Massanutten | 540-289-4987
Lace up your skates and take on the ice skating rink with the family! The outdoor rink is a 4,250 square-foot facility open from mid-November to mid-March.

Bryce Resort
1982 Fairway Dr. Basye, VA 22810 | 800-821-1444 or 540-856-2121
In 2008 Bryce Resort received ONTHESNOW.COM’s Visitor’s Choice Award as the most family friendly ski resort in the mid-Atlantic/Southeast region. With the only true beginner terrain in Virginia, it’s the perfect place for kids and adults to learn how to ski or snowboard.

Wintergreen Resort
Route 664 Wintergreen, VA | 434-325-2100
Twenty-four slopes, Tubing Park, Fun Park & Terrain Park

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