Recreation Opportunities, Experiences and Partnerships

Parks and Recreation enhances the quality of life for citizens and visitors by offering recreation opportunities, experiences and partnerships. Read the strategic action plan (PDF) for upcoming projects and department goals, review the annual report (fiscal year 2021) (PDF) to learn more about recent accomplishments, awards and highlighted events, and view the master plan.

View the rules and regulations regarding the use of Parks and Recreation parks and facilities and read our code of conduct (PDF) and co-sponsored groups code of conduct (PDF).

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension provides programs and information covering the broad areas of agriculture, families and 4-H. Chesterfield Cooperative Extension proudly offer programs such as diet and nutrition education, financial management, gardening and lawn care, and youth camps and clubs to help maintain and improve the quality of our environment.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) is a panel of county citizens who will act as a liaison between the public, the Board of Supervisors and County Administration. The commission will review public input concerning parks and recreation facility development and programs and will work closely with Parks and Recreation to advise on long-range planning, policy, direction and other critical issues.


Administrative Offices




Out of the Park

View or subscribe to Out of the Park, the Parks and Recreation monthly department newsletter.

Touching Base

View the Touching Base newsletter archive, which provides a snapshot of the weekly activities of Parks and Recreation.


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