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Posted on: July 29, 2021

VDH Issues Recreational Water Advisory

Virginia Department of Health VDH Issues Recreational Water Advisory for Tuckahoe Creek and Parts of the James River Due to Sewage Release  - Public Advised to Avoid Contact with Contaminated Water –  For more details: ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

New Playground Resource Web Application

Nature playground at Dodd Park

The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department has unveiled a new StoryMap application highlighting county sites that have playgrounds. The web application offers photos, site addresses, driving directions, and park maps. 

This new applic...

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Playground web application Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

River City Sportsplex Garners National Accolades As Top Facility

RCA Winner

Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation 

River City Sportsplex 

Jan. 7, 2021

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The results are in, and for the second time since its debut nearly a decade ago, Chesterfield’s River City Sportsplex continu...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Winter Season Light Schedule

Rockwood Park - Tennis Courts

TENNIS

Tennis court lights will stay on until 9:30 p.m. each evening in the winter at these locations:

  • Bird Athletic Complex – (courts 1-3)
  • Harry G. Daniel Park @ Iron Bridge – (two courts)
  • R. Garland Dodd Park @ Point of Rocks– ...
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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Niagara Bottling Company donates nature playground at Dodd Park

Playground turtle

Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation opened 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. Funding for the playground came from Niagara Cares, the p...

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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: 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: 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