About Us

Mission
The mission of the Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Works is to acquire, develop, operate, and maintain a park and recreation system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike, and preserves it for future generations.

Recreation & Leisure
  • We seek to provide safe and enjoyable recreation and leisure opportunities for a diverse population, increase tourism, initiate beautification projects, and promote environmental awareness. Recreation plays an important part in keeping our minds and bodies fit and active. We invite you to visit our parks, participate in our special events or recreation program soon.
  • We acquire, develop, operate, and maintain a park and recreation system which enriches the quality of life for County of Powhatan residents and visitors alike, and preserves it for future generations.
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Facilities & Programs
  • We provide exceptional well-planned parks, facilities, open space, programs and services that are economically and environmentally sound. It is also the mission of this department to reach out and supply necessary channels for wholesome recreational opportunities that will benefits the individual, family, and community.
  • We develop and administer the highest quality of diverse, safe, well-rounded community programs and facilities that enhance the quality of life of all County of Powhatan citizens while managing the County’s natural and fiscal resources.
Accessibility & Security
We provide accessible, attractive, enjoyable and safe park facilities and recreational activities for the County of Powhatan citizens.

Quality of Life
We 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.