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  • Airfield 4-H Conference Center

    The Airfield 4-H Conference Center has multiple functions including use for conferences, banquets, reunions, retreats, summer camps, 4-H programs and other miscellaneous group experiences. There are also multiple lodging types and various outdoors resources such as a ropes course, camping facilities, sports fields, nature trails, swimming, canoes and boating, horseback riding facilities and more.

    15189 Airfield Rd
    Wakefield, VA 23888
    (757) 899-4901
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  • Anchor Point Marina

    Located on the Appomattox River in Hopewell, Anchor Point Marina is the perfect location to set sail, fuel up or relax for your trip out on the water. Offering a snack bar, pump station, repair shop and multiple leasing options, the marina can fit any boat owner’s needs.

    303 Beacon Ridge Dr
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 541-6200
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  • Appomattox Boat Harbor

    Family owned and operated for more than 40 years, the Appomattox Boat Harbor is less than 2 miles from Southpark Mall. The harbor has over 50 floating slips and land storage, as well as the area’s widest and longest ramp open 24 hours a day.

    1604 Fine St
    Prince George, VA 23875
    (804) 536-1200
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  • Appomattox River Trail

    The Appomattox River Trail stretches across multiple communities in the region. Starting at Roslyn Landing Park, the riverside trail has been built in phases over the past few years and has public facilities, small boat launch areas, interpretive signs and trails spurs and is bike accessible along the main riverfront path.

    265 Charles Dimmock Pkwy
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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  • Big Woods Wildlife Management Area

    The Big Woods Wildlife Management Area provides habitat for a wide range of species including deer, turkey and quail. Recreational opportunities include hunting, trapping, primitive camping, hiking among its pine forests and hardwoods.

    32775 Cedar Sign Post Rd
    Wakefield, VA 23888
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  • Captain Jim’s Charter Service

    With Captain Jim as your guide, come charter a boat trip to catch a big catfish as big as 100lb on the James River.

    (804) 943-7152
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  • Chanco on the James

    In need of a retreat? Chanco on the James has served the area as a retreat center for youth and adults as well as one of the longest running summer camp programs in the state. Situated on 125 acres of woods surrounded by natural wildlife along the James River, this quiet spot is the perfect nature getaway.

    394 Floods Dr
    Spring Grove, VA 23881
    (888) 724-2626
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  • Colonial Heights Community Center

    Effective January 1, 2020, the Community Center will be available in rental blocks; weekdays from 4:30pm to 9:00pm, and weekends from 8:00am to 2:00pm, and 3:00pm to 9:00pm. The rental fee is $100 per block. Also beginning with 2020 rentals, a Recreation and Parks staff member will be on-site during rentals to assist renters with questions/concerns, adherence to rules, and insure proper use of the building.

    Community Center rentals are available to Colonial Heights residents and organizations only, and reservations must be made in person at the Recreation & Parks Department. Reservation requests begin the first business day of December for the following year. Call the Recreation & Parks Department at 520-9390 for more information or to check availability.

    157 Roanoke Avenue
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9390
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  • Colonial Heights Skate Park

    Located behind the vocational school on Conduit Road, this unique Skate Park if open for anyone interested in developing their bicycle, roller blades and skateboard skills.

    3451 Conduit Rd
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9392
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  • Country Club of Petersburg

    The Country Club of Petersburg combines both the social and athletic aspects of golf, offering a beautiful landscape as well as exclusive clubhouse. Other membership amenities include tennis and swimming complexes and junior athletic program.

    10401 Johnson Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23805
    (804) 733-4451
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  • Dinwiddie Sports Complex

    The Dinwiddie County Sports Complex is a multi-purpose facility currently housing many athletic fields including a football stadium, baseball field, soccer stadium and NCAA and high school level championship softball fields. The complex has hosted numerous collegiate programs including Virginia Commonwealth University soccer, Richard Bland College and multiple NCAA Division II baseball teams.

    5850 R.B. Pamplin Dr
    Sutherland, VA 23885
    804-862-8086
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  • Dogwood Trace Golf Course

    The Dogwood Trace Golf Course opened in 2008 and is proudly owned and operated by the City of Petersburg. The club focuses on offering a great golf game to players of all calibers, with more challenging pars and fairways.

    3108 Homestead Dr
    Petersburg, VA 23805
    (804) 732-5573
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  • Gray’s Creek Marina

    Gray's Creek Marina is a small marina and public boat launch area, with attached restaurant. Recently purchased by Surry County, it is under development to turn it into a high-quality park and expanded marina. The popular Surry Seafood Company restaurant is located in the marina.

    633 Marina Dr
    Surry, VA 23883
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  • Historic Cameron Field

    Cameron Field not only has a rich history, but offers residents acess to premier park amenities such as a locker room, concession stand, bleachers and stadium atmosphere. The Park also includes football and soccer fields and walking track.

    909 S. Sycamore St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 733-2394
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  • Hog Island Wildlife Management Area

    Hog Island Wildlife Management Area is a 3,908-acre system of islands and dikes has a mixture of open areas, forests and marshes. This protected area on the James River is a great area for hiking and some controlled hunting and fishing.

    7938 Hog Island Rd
    Surry, VA 23883
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  • Hopewell City Marina

    This city-owned marina with well-maintained facilities is adjacent to Hopewell and close to downtown. Completely renovated in 2014, the Hopewell Marina offers great access to James and Appomattox Rivers.

    1051 Riverside Rd
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 541-6417
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  • Hopewell Community Center

    Looking for variety right outside your door? The Hopewell Community Center has it for you, whether you want to take a swim, hit the gym or play some racquetball.

    100 W City Point Rd
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 541-2353
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  • Hopewell Riverwalk

    The Hopewell Riverwalk is a project that has been years in the making. The Friends of the Lower Appomattox River was the first group to recognize the beauty and benefits of public river access at the Copeland site (now known as City Park). Volunteer-led cleanup efforts eventually provided the public with river access and the group raised funds for the addition of the park's first amenities like a pavilion and fishing pier.

    100 West City Point Road
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 541-2353
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  • Hopewell Skateboard Park

    One of the city's newer additions, the Skateboard Park features fun ramps, jumps and skating for practicing skills and having a great time!

    100 W. City Point Road
    Hopewell, VA 23860
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  • Idle Moment Farm

    Idle Moment Farm is one of many horse farms in the region that offers stables and training.

    7724 Vaughan Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23805
    (804) 862-4463
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  • James River National Wildlife Refuge

    Spot a bald eagle amidst the 4,200 acres of forest and wetlands, fish along the riverfront or hunt in the designated areas. Please note, access is only possible with advance notice or for refuge-sponsored events.

    4550 Flowerdew Hundred Rd
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 829-9020
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  • Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

    The long-running ferry service runs free 7 days a week including holidays, every hour. Whether you're commuting into or out of the region you can reach the Jamestown-Williamsburg area via this ferry which includes a large array of shopping, entertainment and history-related activities, or just enjoy the scenic ride!

    16289 Virginia 31
    Surry, VA 23883
    (757) 294-3354
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  • JEJ Moore Athletic Complex

    Located in Prince George County, the JEJ Moore Athletic Complex is 52 acres featuring baseball/softball and soccer fields, a concession area and more.

    11455 Prince George Dr
    Disputanta, VA 23842
    (804) 458-6164
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  • Jordan Point Yacht Haven

    Jordan Point Yacht Haven is a full-service marina offering boat sales, service, storage and repairs. While you're shopping, you can also stop by the snack bar for a bite to eat or for a quick swim at the pool.

    101 Jordan Point Rd
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 458-3398
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  • Lake Chesdin Campground

    Located on Lake Chesdin, a man-made lake/reservoir straddling the Chesterfield-Dinwiddie County line has water recreation for all with public boat access for fishing, boating and other activities, along with additional private marinas, camping and picnicking.

    713 Sutherland Rd
    Church Road, VA 23833
    (804) 265-9000
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  • Lakeview Park

    Lakeview Park is 2.7 miles of recreational access for residents, including a boat ramp, fishing pier, pavilions and picnic shelters, playground and tennis courts.

    503 Lake Ave
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9392
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  • Lee Memorial Park

    Lee Memorial Park offers a myriad of amenities for a variety of recreational needs, from lake access and scenic trails to playgrounds and baseball fields. The park also has picnic shelters, a tennis court, wildflower sanctuarybike trail and much more.

    1614 Defense Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 733-2394
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  • Lucky Lake Gem & Mineral Mine of Virginia

    Come get your hands dirty at the Lucky Lake Gem & Mineral Mine of Virginia! Sit at a modern flume line and sift for gems before having your findings examines and turned into jewelry.

    4125 Harpers Rd
    McKenney, VA 23872
    (804) 478-5468
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  • Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Powwow

    An annual event in Surry County, the Pow Wow is an enlightening family experience featuring Native American dances, food and activities sponsored by the Nottoway Indians. Typically hosted at the Surry Parks and Recreation Center.

    205 Enos Farm Dr
    Surry, VA 23883
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  • Picture Lake Campground

    Picture Lake Campground is located on small lake near Virginia Motorsports Park, featuring powered and non powered sites, camp cabins, games, wireless Internet and more.

    7818 Boydton Plank Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 861-0174
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  • Richlands Dairy Farm

    Experience a working dairy farm or visit the 800-acre place for one of the annual events such as Farm Day, the Corn Maze and various Halloween-time activities.

    116 Cox Rd
    Blackstone, VA 23824
    (434) 294-0498
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  • Roslyn Landing Park

    Roslyn Landing Park is the perfect place to launch a boat, fish or take a scenic stroll on newly renovated paths. Enjoy the Appomattox River Trail and get back in touch with nature in this serene setting.

    265 Charles Dimmock Pkwy
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9392
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  • Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race

    Mud runs are all the rage in the country recently, and this one comes right to the region every year, transforming the dirt hills and trails of Dinwiddie Motorsports Park into a muddy, obstacle-filled funfest. A 5k run/walk with obstacles and the biggest mud puddles you've ever splashed your way through, this is an event not to miss for the active-mended individual.

    8018 Boydton Plank Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23803
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  • Shepherd Stadium

    Shepherd Stadium is a local baseball stadium for youth invitational and adult recreation tournaments and events. The stadium has concession stands and seating for plenty of fans.

    901 Meridian Ave
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9392.
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  • Slades Park

    Access dirt bike and 4-wheeler trails on 300 acres of rural wooded area at Slades Park. Campsites and RV hookups are also available for those looking to make a weekend of it and get even more riding in.

    1111 Mt Ray Dr
    Surry, VA 23883
    (757) 357-9269
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  • South Fork Motocross Park

    South Fork is a premiere motocross competition park that offers an open track to riders and enthusists at every level. With both open practices, private track rental and race days, all your racing needs can be met.

    5858 Baxter Rd
    Disputanta, VA 23842
    (919) 259-4890
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  • Splatbrothers Paintball Park

    From six to hundred, no matter the size of your group, the Splatbrothers can accommodate your team as you set out to have some wet and wild fun. One of the oldest and largest paintball fields in the state, this Hopewell attraction has everything you need for a fun battle.

    13208 Moody Rd
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 452-2566
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  • Stony Creek Park

    Located in Sussex County, Stony Creek Park offers residents and visitors a walking/running track, exercise stations, fields and gazebo.

    State Route 9876
    Stony Creek, VA 23882
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  • Surry County Community Center

    The Surry County Community Center is available to residents meetings, social events, weddings, family reunions and sporting events. The grounds include a picnic area, fields and indoor facitilies. As the county's recreation center, there are a myriad of sporting options available such as sports leagues, outdoor movies and events.

    205 Enos Farm Dr
    Surry, VA 23883
    (757) 294-3044
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  • Swaders Sports Park

    Swaders Sport Park is an all-in-one fun center for families and businesses, with go-karts, laser tag, batting cages, driving range, minigolf, arcade games and corporate meeting spaces. Swaders has fun for the whole family, be it just a week night our, birthday party or corporate business retreat.

    4725 Whitehill Blvd
    Bland, VA 23875
    (804) 733-3700
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  • Temple Recreation Park

    The Temple Recreation Park park offers residents and visitors pavilions with picnic tables, nature trail, tennis courts, softball field and basketball court.

    14307 Prince George Dr
    Disputanta, VA 23842
    (804) 458-6164
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  • The Bowling Alley

    The Bowling Alley serves the City of Colonial Heights as the only alley in the city. Whether you need an activity for a weeknight or weekend, the alley is open daily for open bowling, leagues birthday parties and tournaments.

    2237 Boulevard
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 526-3862
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  • Virginia Motorsports Park

    The Virginia Motorsports Park is a unique asset in the region, offering Dinwiddie County and surrounding area residents with wilder taste fun entertainment alternatives like drag and dirt bike races. Special seasonal events are also held at the park like the Dinwiddie County Fair and Halloween Haunted Forest.

    8018 Boydton Plank Rd
    North Dinwiddie, VA 23803
    (804) 862-3174
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  • Virginia Skydiving Center

    Virginia Skydiving Center is the premier skydiving facility in the Virginia area. With more 20 years of experience, their expert jumpers provide a fun and exciting jump with your safety as our top priority.

    (804) 445-2804
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  • Virginia State University Athletics

    From football to basketball to bowling, the Virginia State Trojans dominate the sports' world, and you can join the students in the stands in cheering them on at every home event.

    1 Hayden Dr
    Virginia State University, VA 23806
    (804) 524-5000
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  • Waverly Hunt Club

    One of numerous Hunt Clubs in the area, the Waverly Hunt club offers an authentic hunting experience and camaraderie of like-minded individuals, complete with hunting hounds, a club house and thousands of acres of available recreation land. Check out this club or search for another to suit your interests.

    28438 Petersburg Rd
    Waverly, VA 23890
    (804) 834-8331
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  • Whippernock Marina & Campground

    Located on Lake Chesdin, Whippernock Marina & Campground is a man-made lake/reservoir straddling the Chesterfield-Dinwiddie County line has water recreation for all with public boat access for fishing, boating and other activities, along with additional private marinas, camping and picnicking, and a sandy beach.

    2700 Sutherland Rd
    Sutherland, VA
    (804) 265-5252
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  • White Bank Park

    Overlooking Swift Creek, White Bank Park is equipped with pavilions and picnic shelters, grills, a playground, disc golf course, boat ramp and fishing peir, volleyball court and more.

    400 White Bank Rd
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9392
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  • Woodlawn Park

    Hopewell Recreation and Parks is excited to celebrate new improvements at Woodlawn Park, a 1.5 acre neighborhood playground that has served the community for decades. The site has been on the Recreation Department's capital project funding request for years and was listed as the top priority in fiscal year 2019. The improved park space features an all-new 6,000 square foot playground, a new picnic pavilion, state-of-the-art outdoor fitness equipment, updated landscaping, and a paved walking trail. The $236,000 improvement project was funded both by capital improvement funds and a combination of grants.

    3509 Boston Street
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 541-2353
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