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

Phone Numbers
Parks and Recreation
804-748-1623

Parks Maintenance
804-748-1624

Fax
804-751-4131

Closing Hotline
804-748-1001
 

Department Email
parksrec@chesterfield.gov


Hours
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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Outdoor Programs
About Outdoor Adventures
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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.

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Outdoor Adventure Programs: If you got a hankering for kayaking, climbing, sailing, caving, or other outdoor adventure, then look no further.

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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.

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Rockwood Nature Center: Don't miss out on live animal exhibits, nature programs for all ages and trails suitable for everyone.

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Dutch Gap Conservation Area: Explore the diverse environs of the 810 acre conservation area. 

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Challenge Course: Find out how to build group dynamics, trust and individual confidence by participating in a specially designed course. 

Camps 

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
804-748-1129
losenn@chesterfield.gov  

Greg Velzy, Outdoor Adventure Programmer
804-748-1124
velzyg@chesterfield.gov  

Mark Battista, Naturalist
804-318-8735
battistam@chesterfield.gov 

Jan Olson, Challenge Course Manager
804-751-4133
olsonj@chesterfield.gov  

Bob Smet, Director, Rockwood Nature Center
804-745-8360
smetr@chesterfield.gov 

Denise Flora, Naturalist
804-745-7020
florad@chesterfield.gov  

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