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Bensley Recreation Center

Subfacility of Bensley Park


Bensley Recreation Center (PDF)

Adverse Weather Policy - Indoor Facilities (PDF)

Recreation Centers - Rental Application & Rules & Regulations (PDF)


  1. Game Room
  2. Kitchenette
  3. Multipurpose Room
  4. Recreation Center

About the Facility

  • 5,000+ square feet
  • Arts and crafts room
  • Lounge room
  • Kitchenette
  • Located in Bensley Park
  • Multipurpose room
  • No pets allowed, except service animals

Programs Offered

View Programs Brochure (PDF)

  • High and Low Aerobics
  • Belly Dancing
  • Card Groups
  • Craft Classes
  • Karate
  • Pilates
  • Music Classes
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Learning Seminars
  • Technology Classes

More Program Information 

Become an Instructor

We are seeking enthusiastic instructors in

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Other hobbies

Contact Lauren Wood and complete the Course Proposal (PDF).

Building Rentals

  • Available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Call 804-768-7904 to check building availability
  • Recreation Center Rental Form (PDF) must be completed and returned to the Bensley Recreation Center; forms also are available at the building and can be mailed or emailed upon request
  • Rental must be approved before payment is accepted
  • Full payment is required at the time of the reservation. Payment options include:
    • Cash (correct change required)
    • Check (payable to Treasurer of Chesterfield County)
    • Money order
    • Credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover)
  • Refunds
    • Available until two weeks before reservation date
    • Must be requested in writing to the Bensley Recreation Center
    • $25 processing fee on all refunds
    • Will not be granted for inclement weather unless the department closes the facility

Rental Fees & Maximum Occupancy

Multipurpose Room

  • Rental fees - $200 for the first four hours ($40 per additional hour)
  • Maximum occupancy - 150 (tables and chairs)

Arts & Crafts Room

  • Rental fees - $95 for the first four hours ($35 per additional hour)
  • Maximum occupancy - 20 (tables and chairs)

Police Officer Fee
Some events require that a paid police officer be present for the duration of the event, at an additional cost of $45 per hour.