News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2020

Dutch Gap Conservation Area Trail To Close Starting Aug. 1

Chesterfield Parks and Recreation 

July 28, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The trail at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area will be closed Aug. 1, 2020 through Aug.16, 2020 because of scheduled work by Dominion Energy.

Dominion will be making ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Chesterfield Farmers Market Celebrates Farmers Market Week Aug. 2-8

Parks and Recreation

July 28, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8, 2020. The market is open on Wednesdays, 11 a.m. &...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Space Available in Summer Camps

The Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Department is operating limited camps this summer for children. Several camps have taken place, but spots are still open for camps in July and August.

Summer Blast is a half-day camp for ages 7-13 offered July 20-Aug. ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Chesterfield LIVE! Music Festival Announces 2021 Event Date

CfieldLive2021

Parks and Recreation

June 25, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield LIVE!, a free, family-friendly music festival hosted by Chesterfield County in partnership with the Richmond Symphony and the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, has been resc...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Parks and Recreation Director Receives National Award

James Worsley

Dr. James Worsley, Director of Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation, was recently selected to receive the National Distinguished Professional Award by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The award will be presented during the 2020 NRP...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Chesterfield County Farmers' Market is Open

Farmers Market 2020

Many businesses – especially small, local businesses – have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, shoppers have a renewed opportunity to support local vendors by shopping at the Chesterfield County Farmers’ Market,...

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Chesterfield County Farmers' Market 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