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Posted on: September 19, 2019

First nature-themed playground opening at Dodd Park on Oct. 2

Dodd Park nature playground invitation

Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation will open a new nature-themed playground on the trails of R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks, 201 Enon Church Road, during a ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 11 AM. Funding for the playground came from Niagara ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Local volunteer and Parks & Recreation receive state-wide awards

Dr. James Worsley and David Glass, award recipient

At the Virginia Recreation and Park Society annual awards ceremony in Tysons Corner on September 9, David Glass, co-founder of First Touch Sports, received the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award. Glass was nominated by Chesterfield County Parks and Rec...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Chesterfield Receives Grant for Mobile Playground

Rec n Roll trailer side view

August 8, 2019

Parks & Recreation

Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company. This investment supports NRPA and Di...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Club Champions League Extends Contract with Chesterfield Through 2022

CCL tournament

Parks and Recreation

May 16, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County will continue to play host to several of the Club Champions League’s (CCL) major soccer events through 2022, thanks to recently renewed contracts. T...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Dutch Gap Relic River Project Wins Governor’s Excellence Award

Parks and Recreation

April 24, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — At its regular meeting on April 24, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recognized the Parks and Recreation Department, which was recently named a recipient of the 201...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Educational Traveling Trunk Teaches History of WWI

Parks & Recreation

March 14, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County’s Sesquicentennial of WWI Committee has created an educational traveling trunk to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I. The trunk includes le...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Harrowgate Park Closed Beginning March 1

Parks & Recreation 

February 25, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Beginning March 1, Harrowgate Park, 4000 Cougar Trail, will be closed for construction.

The park will be closed for construction of the new Harrowgate Elementary ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Chesterfield, Virginia Credit Union Partner on Five-Year Sponsorship Agreement

Parks and Recreation

Jan. 25, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department and Virginia Credit Union have partnered on a five-year sponsorship agreement worth $100,000 that includes Virginia Credit Union’s support o...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

County Links Up with the Nation’s Longest Linear Park

Virginia East Coast Greenway

January 24, 2019

Parks and Recreation

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — A path near Pocahontas State Park has become a designated part of the East Coast Greenway, which aims to develop a biking and walking route from Canada to Key West. The nonprofit East...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Earns National Accreditation

CAPRA-Logo

September 24, 2018

Parks & Recreation

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies, or CAPRA, awarded the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department with the prestigious CAPRA accr...

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