Programs & Events

The County of Powhatan Department of Parks and Recreation offers a variety of services and activities to residents and visitors. We maintain three parks, which offer organized and open recreation, athletic fields, picnic areas, a performance gazebo, and a playground. Over three miles of trails wind through Fighting Creek Park and are suited for a variety of activities including walking, hiking, and running. Community residents enjoy the use of one recreation center, with a gym and training room, utilized for planned group programs, meetings, and athletic activities. Our department offers a variety of public programs for ages preschool through active adult in a variety of areas, including athletics, art, personal enrichment, nature education, outdoor recreation, health, fitness, and wellness. 

We are eager to offer new programs and welcome community suggestions. Click here to send an email to our suggestion box.



Click here to view our current activities calendar!

Become an Instructor with Powhatan Parks & Rec!

We are actively looking for instructors. If you have a gift or ability that you would like to share, fill out an instructor interest form.

Instructor Interest Form

What are the benefits of becoming an instructor?  

1.    Community Building: Meet new people and build lasting relationships with members of the community. 

2.    Service to Others: Provide opportunity for participants to learn and grow in service to others. 

3.    Freedom to be Unique: Use your own style and incorporate your own ideas into programming.  

4.    A Public Platform for Individual Creativity:  Use your creativity to develop class/program content within established guidelines. 

5.    Make a Difference: Share a specialized skill, knowledge or hobby and inspire others to grow.  

Inclement Weather Policy

  • In the event of inclement weather, Powhatan County Parks & Recreation Predominantly follows the school closure schedule.
    • If schools are closed, all morning and afternoon classes are cancelled.
    • If schools are delayed, all morning classes are cancelled.
  • To find out the status on afternoon/evening classes visit our Facebook page or call the Hotline at 804-598-1304

Programs do NOT meet on County Holidays unless specifically noted.