Let us know if you grew up in Chesterfield in the 1970’s and participated in parks and recreation activities, including sports, special events, camps and more, share your vintage photos, stories and contacts with us. Email Parks and Recreation using the subject line: 50th Anniversary. We can't wait to hear from you!
Where Were You?
Take a look back at the world in Snapshot of 1971 (PDF), the fad's, fashion, movies, tv shows and world events.
Parks and Recreation - Directors Past and Present
On April 14, 1971, Carl Wise, the first Director for the Parks and Recreation Department was hired in Chesterfield County. Since then, parks and recreation in the county has changed and grown significantly.