News Flash

Posted on: October 15, 2020

Guidelines due to COVID-19

Chesterfield County is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all citizens as we respond to the situation surrounding COVID-19. Considering the concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, the County is taking appropriate actions to limit the ...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Parks and Recreation honored with statewide awards

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At the Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference held virtually last week, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation received three awards for outstanding programs and facilities (population greater than 200,000).

The department received the fo...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Chesterfield Names New Director of Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation

Sept. 29, 2020

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After a nationwide recruitment, Chesterfield County today announced Robert Smet as its new director of Parks and Recreation. Smet, who currently serves as the county’s assistant director...

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Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Chesterfield LIVE! Music Festival Announces 2021 Event Date

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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: 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

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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

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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 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