Recreation & Parks

  1. Colonial Heights Skate Park Closure Beginning Friday July 10

    Due to recent graffiti and vandalism issues, the Colonial Heights Skate Park will be closed indefinitely starting Friday July 10. The Skate Park will remain closed until the necessary repairs and work is completed. Read On...
  2. Recreation & Parks Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates (Updated June 26, 2020)

    The Colonial Heights Recreation & Parks Department is working closely with our City leaders in monitoring the COVID-19 situation. For the safety of our participants we have made program and rental changes. Please click Read More... for a full listing Read On...

About the Recreation & Parks Department


The City of Colonial Heights Department of Recreation and Parks strives to provide, develop, and maintain an array of parks, parks facilities, services, and recreational opportunities for all citizens to improve the overall quality of life for the community. The department provides a wide range of quality recreation and parks services through public awareness, utilization of resources, and being responsive to the community.

Organizational Structure


All employees and operations within the Department of Recreation and Parks are managed and directed by the Director of Recreation and Parks. The department is organizationally structured into seven operational divisions:
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  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Horticulture
  • Parks
  • Community Center
  • Recreation
  • Office on Youth & Human Services
  • Violet Bank Museum

Services Available


Staff invites you and your family to take advantage of the variety of recreation programs and facilities available:
  • Affordable athletic and non-athletic activities
  • Five water-accessible parks
  • Numerous playgrounds
  • Senior Citizens Center
  • Senior Citizens Transportation
  • Teen Center
  • Violet Bank Museum

Recycling Perks Program

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