Parks and Facilities

Visit Chesterfield Parks and Facilities

The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department offers many opportunities to engage in recreation and outdoor pursuits. The county is home to many parks and athletic complexes, where sports tournaments and athletic events are hosted. In addition, the parks system maintains historic sites, an extensive trail system and conservation areas. Our indoor facility inventory includes three recreation centers (Bensley, Ettrick and Stonebridge), the Rockwood Nature Center and the exhibition building at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. 

Learn more about Chesterfield parks and facilities by viewing the county parks map (PDF) and the parks facilities grid (PDF). Additionally, you can access information about playgrounds, public water recreation access and trail systems using our web applications (recommended browser for web applications is Chrome). Or, view our Find Your Park video series to explore parks in each county district: Bermuda District, Clover Hill District, Dale District, Matoaca District and Midlothian District.

Rent or Reserve Facilities

Learn more about renting and reserving Parks and Recreation facilities: Bensley Recreation Center, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (including Vietnam Veterans Memorial Building and horseback riding rings - contact Vicki Kiger), Ettrick Recreation Center, picnic shelters, River City Sportsplex (email Chesterfield Athletics), Rockwood Nature Center, Sports Fields (email Chesterfield Athletics) and Stonebridge Recreation Center.

  1. All fields are closed

    As of 4 p.m., Monday, August 15, all baseball/softball fields are closed.
Field closing information for athletic sites is updated Monday through Friday at 4 p.m. Decisions regarding weekend play at outdoor sites are made by league commissioners. Sign up for status notifications.

Rules and Regulations

Parks and Recreation enhances the quality of life for citizens and visitors by offering recreation locations, opportunities and experiences. View various rules and regulations regarding the use of Parks and Recreation parks and facilities.

  1. All General Parks, Trails and Water Access Rules
  2. Dog Park Rules
  3. Drone Park Rules
  4. Regulations

General Parks Rules

Park hours are dawn to dusk (unless using lighted facility). Per county ordinance and park regulations, the following are prohibited:

  • Dogs off leash
  • Dumping or littering of any material or waste
  • Illegal possession of weapons
  • Parking in undesignated areas
  • Pets on the athletic fields
  • Profanity
  • Release of domesticated animals or wildlife on county property
  • Smoking in posted smoke free areas
  • Trespassing or loitering
  • Use of drugs, marijuana or alcohol

Trail Rules

At all trails, remember to leave no trace. Trail hours are from dawn to dusk.

  • All dogs must be leashed. Dog feces must be cleaned up by owners.
  • Collecting of any plants, animals or any artifact (natural or cultural) is prohibited unless approved by Parks and Recreation.
  • Feeding of wildlife is prohibited.
  • No person shall capture, pursue, injure, attempt to injure, kill or attempt to kill any animal in any park.
  • No dumping or littering of any waste material.
  • Share the trails.
  • Use trails at own risk.

Water Access Rules

View available water access locations.

  • All locations - no swimming.
  • County and state rules and ordinances apply at all times.
  • Do not litter or dump waste.
  • Fishing regulations follow Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources regulations.
  • No alcohol allowed.
  • Park in designated parking areas.

Wildlife

Parks and Recreation does not accept, transport or rehabilitate injured or orphaned wildlife. Please contact the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources if you encounter wildlife that needs help.

Parks Listings

Looking for a park? Enjoy one of our beautiful locations!

  1. Athletic Complexes
  2. Conservation Areas
  3. Fishing Sites
  4. Historical Sites
  5. Park Sites
  6. Recreation Centers
  7. School Athletics Sites
  8. Trail Systems
  9. Undeveloped Park Sites

Athletic Complexes

Athletic ComplexAddress
Bird Athletic Complex10401 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Manchester Middle Athletic Complex7401 Hull Street Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
Providence Athletic Complex900 Starlight Lane
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
Robious Athletic Complex2801 Robious Crossing Drive
Midlothian, VA 23113
Warbro Athletic Complex (PDF)3204 Warbro Road
Midlothian, VA 23112
Woodlake Athletic Complex5700 Woodlake Village Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23112