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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Parks and Recreation honored with national awards

NACPRO recognition archery and kayak Aug 2020

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recognized the Parks and Recreation Department for awards received from the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) at its Aug. 26 meeting.  However, award winners were first announced by NACPRO on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

The Parks and Recreation Department received two awards:

  • Removing Barriers Initiative Award – Adaptive Kayaking and Archery
  • Parks and Recreation Program Award – Rec-n-Roll Mobile Playground

“Our department is thrilled and humbled to receive recognition for the work we do,” said Dr. James Worsley, Parks and Recreation director. “The department has been honored by NACPRO with six additional awards over the last four years.”

The NACPRO Awards recognize programs, facilities and individuals that exemplify the outstanding accomplishments in the parks and recreation field.  For more information about the NACPRO annual awards, please visit


The National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials is a non-profit professional organization that advances official policies that promote county and regional park and recreation issues while providing members with opportunities to network, exchange ideas and best practices, and enhance professional development.

NACPRO is an affiliate of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

For additional information, contact Chesterfield Parks and Recreation at 804-748-1623.

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