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Director of Parks & Recreation
James Worsley, Ph.D., CPRE

Phone Numbers
Parks and Recreation

Parks Maintenance


Closing Hotline

Department Email

Registration and Payments
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address
Parks & Recreation
PO Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040

Street Address
6801 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Parks and Facilities
Bensley Recreation Center

2900 Drewry's Bluff Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23237

  • 5,000+ square feet
  • Located in Bensley Park 
  • Kitchenette
  • Arts and crafts room
  • Game room
  • Multipurpose room
  • No pets allowed, except service animals

Programs OfferedBensley Aerobics

  • Aerobics
  • Belly Dancing
  • Body Toning
  • Card Groups
  • Chair Fitness
  • Craft Classes
  • Hispanic Dancing
  • Karate
  • Line Dancing
  • Pilates
  • Seasonal Special Events
  • Tot Programs
  • Yoga
  • Youth Programs

Additional programs for older adults
Adverse weather policy

Building Rentals

Bensley Multipurpose RoomBensley Arts and Crafts Room


  • Available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Call 804-275-5321 to check building availability
  • Recreation center rental form must be completed and returned to the Bensley Recreation Center; forms also are available at the building and can be mailed upon request
  • Rental must be approved before payment is accepted
  • Full payment is required at the time of the reservation. Payment options include
    • Cash (correct change required)
    • Check (payable to: Treasurer of Chesterfield County)
    • Money order
    • Credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover)
  • Refunds
    • Available until two weeks before reservation date
    • Must be requested in writing to the Bensley Recreation Center
    • $25 processing fee on all refunds
    • Will not be granted for inclement weather unless the department closes the facility.

Rental Fees and Maximum Occupancy

Multipurpose room 

  • Rental fees - $155 for the first three hours ($40 per additional hour)
  • Maximum occupancy - 150 (tables and chairs)

Arts and crafts room 

  • Rental fees - $95 for the first three hours ($35 per additional hour)
  • Maximum occupancy - 20 (tables and chairs)

Become an Instructor

We are seeking enthusiastic instructors in

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Other hobbies

Contact Lauren Wood and complete the course proposal.

Contact Information

Building Supervisor: Lauren Wood 

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-noon

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Fourth of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 5 pm


Upcoming Events

Family Movie Night: Cars 3
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