Last Updated: 2009-11-03

Service Name Service Business Unit Date Updated
Athletics Athletic programs are offered year round and serve thousands of youth a year. The department's athletic programs attract thousands of youth in activities that include football, basketball, tennis, disc golf, martial arts, track & field, boxing, swimming, cheerleading, baseball, soccer, and golf. The department publishes a Quarterly Activities Guide that lists community center sports, activities and other program information. For additional information or a schedule of events and classes, please call (804)646-5733. Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities 2009-11-02
Cemeteries The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities operates four public cemeteries. The office also offers maps for visitors who wish to tour the historic cemeteries in the city. Parks and Recreation 2009-08-24
Community Centers The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities offers a wide variety of recreational programs for children, adults and seniors. Community Centers are located throughout the city and offer programs of interest for citizens of all ages. The centers are divided into three districts, they are: North/East District, South/Broad Rock District and the South/West District. During the school year, most centers are open from 1:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays. All centers are closed on Sundays and holidays. Many neighborhood groups, clubs and associations use our community centers for meeting space. Parks and Recreation 2009-08-24
Dogwood Dell Dogwood Dell is a City owned and operated open-air performance center. The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities manages this facility and plans the public events. The summer Festival of Arts at Dogwood Dell is the longest running series of its kind in the city. For a complete listing of events, click here or call (804)646-DELL. Parks and Recreation 2009-11-01
Golf Driving Range Elson Redmon Memorial Driving Range. The city operates a golf driving range at 400 School St., and also offers golf lessons. The range is open from mid-February to mid-December. Parks and Recreation 2009-11-02
Meeting Rooms - Libraries, Community Centers & Other city Facilities There are meeting rooms available for civic and public service meetings at the libraries, community centers, and other city community facilities like park houses, the Carillon or Pine Camp Arts & Community Center. To find out more about reserving a space at one of the libraries, call (804)646-4256. For more information about community centers and other community facilities, please call the Scheduling Office with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities at (804)646-0761, (804)646-0036 or (804)646-0037.
Parks & Recreation 2009-11-02
Meeting Rooms - Community Centers, Libraries & Other city Facilities There are meeting rooms available for civic and public service meetings at the libraries, community centers, and other city community facilities like park houses, the Carillon or Pine Camp Arts & Community Center. To find out more about reserving a space at one of the libraries, call (804)646-4256. For more information about community centers and other community facilities, please call the Scheduling Office with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities at (804)646-0761, (804)646-0036 or (804)646-0037.
Parks & Recreation 2009-11-01
Parks There are more than 40 parks and playgrounds in the City's park system. For information about the offerings of each park or to find the park nearest you, try our Park Search Application on the Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities Website or call the department's customer service representative at (804)646-5733. The Park Search Application provides searchable information on Richmond parks, playgrounds and community centers. Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities 2009-11-01
Senior Center, Linwood Robinson The Department of Parks, Recreations & Community Facilities operates The Linwood Robinson Senior Center, located at 700 N. 26th St. Map It The center provides information on counseling, advocacy, health, nutrition, employment, social services and volunteerism. The center also offers a variety of recreation programs. Trips to local museums, theaters, malls and parks are scheduled monthly. Transportation to and from the center is available and a complete hot lunch is served daily. New members are always welcome. For more information, please call (804)646-3115. Parks, Recreations & Community Facilities 2009-11-01
Youth and Family Support Programs The City offers several athletic and dance programs through the Department of Parks and Recreation, for additional information on programs, call (804)646-5733. The Human Services Advocacy Office also sponsors youth-related programs at (804)646-7491. Your local public school can also refer you to other sources. Department of Parks and Recreation, 2009-11-01

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