The Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Outdoor Staff offer a variety of outdoor adventure and nature programs. An experienced and talented staff ensures safe, educational and fun experiences in the outdoors. Programs are geared for most ages and for individuals and groups.
Outdoor Adventure Programs: If you got a hankering for kayaking, climbing, sailing, caving, or other outdoor adventure, then look no further.
Nature Programs: If you want to explore and learn about nature and the outdoors, this site is for you. From nature hikes to owl prowls, campfire programs to kayak/canoe tours, the outdoor section offers plenty of programs for families and individuals.
Rockwood Nature Center: Don't miss out on live animal exhibits, nature programs for all ages and trails suitable for everyone.
Dutch Gap Conservation Area: Explore the diverse environs of the 810 acre conservation area.
Challenge Course: Find out how to build group dynamics, trust and individual confidence by participating in a specially designed course.
Summer Camps: Kids from 4 to 15 can explore insects, snorkel, kayak, raft, climb, hold a snake and much more in our fun-filled nature and outdoors adventure summer camps.
Outdoor Programs Staff:
Noel Losen, Outdoor Manager
Greg Velzy, Outdoor Adventure Programmer
Mark Battista, Naturalist
Jan Olson, Challenge Course Manager
Bob Smet, Director, Rockwood Nature Center
Denise Flora, Naturalist