Parks & Recreation

Purpose
The Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Department of Public Works seeks to:
  • Increase tourism
  • Initiate beautification projects
  • Promote environmental awareness
  • Provide safe and enjoyable recreation and leisure opportunities for a diverse population
Recreation plays an important part in keeping our minds and bodies fit and active. We invite you to visit our parks and to participate in our special events or recreation programs soon.

Mission
The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Department of Public Works is to provide accessible, attractive, enjoyable and safe park facilities and recreational activities for the citizens of Powhatan County.

Goals
Our goals are to:
  • Develop and administer the highest quality of diverse, safe, well-rounded community programs and facilities that enhance the quality of life of all Powhatan County citizens while managing the County’s natural and fiscal resources.
  • Enhance the quality of life of all Powhatan County citizens by creating diverse recreational, educational, cultural, fitness, human service, and environmental opportunities while managing the County’s natural resources.