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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Tonsler Park Parking Lot to be Repaved

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 14, 2024

Tonsler Park Parking Lot to be Repaved

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be repaving the parking lot at Tonsler Park starting Monday, February 19, 2024 until...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 12, 2024

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be offering comprehensive and fun summer programs for...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Seeking Community Members to Serve on Advisory Board

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 23, 2024

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Seeking Community Members to Serve on Advisory Board

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Department of Parks & Recreation is seeking community ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Carver Recreation Center to Host Holiday Craft Party

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 7, 2023

Carver Recreation Center to Host Holiday Craft Party

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will host a Holiday Craft Party on Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 10:00 AM...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Tonsler Park Parking Lot Renovations to Begin

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2023

Tonsler Park Parking Lot Renovations to Begin

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will renovate the parking lot at Tonsler Park to increase parking. Work will begin...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Begins Comprehensive Master Plan Process

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 7, 2023

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Begins Comprehensive Master Plan Process

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to begin developing the Cit...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Carver Recreation Center Closed for Activities Tuesday, November 7 for Election Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 31, 2023

Carver Recreation Center Closed for Activities Tuesday, November 7 for Election Day

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Carver Recreation Center will be closed for all recreational activities Tuesday, November 7, 2...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Smith Pool Lap & Rec Pool Closed November 2023

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 26, 2023

Smith Pool Lap & Rec Pool Closed  November 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Due to our current lifeguard shortage, Smith AFC Lap & Recreational pool [Zero Depth/Lazy River and Slide pool] w...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Tree Walk – Charlottesville Downtown Mall

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2023

Tree Walk – Charlottesville Downtown Mall

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Division of Parks and Recreation invites the public to an educational walk/discussion focusing on upcoming tre...

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Posted on: October 13, 2023

Downtown Safe Halloween Returns to Ting Pavilion Saturday, October 28

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 13, 2023

Downtown Safe Halloween Returns to Ting Pavilion Saturday, October 28

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville's annual Downtown Safe Halloween Festival will take place on Saturday, ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Fry’s Spring Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 4, 2023

Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Fry’s Spring Park

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Department of Parks and Recreation will continue its Invasive Plant Manageme...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Charlottesville City Market Cancelled September 23, 2023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 22, 2023

Charlottesville City Market Cancelled September 23, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville City Market is canceled for tomorrow, September 23rd, due to extreme weather conditions. Forecasts ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Invasive Plant Control Projects at Several City Parks

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 18, 2023

Invasive Plant Control Projects at Several City Parks

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will begin invasive plant control at several City parks to help reduce overgrowth...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Tree Planting Planned for November

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2023

Tree Planting Planned for November

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be installing approximately 160 trees in public rights of way, local schools and parks, ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Charlottesville City Market Celebrates National Farmers Market

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2023

Charlottesville City Market Joins Markets Across the Country in Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville City Market joins markets across the country in celebratin...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Charlottesville Aquatics Program Selects Two Students for New Position

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2023

Charlottesville Aquatics Program Hires Two Students for New Position

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville’s Aquatics Program has selected two Customer Service Pool Attendants, a new position...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Washington Park

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 24, 2023

Invasive Plant Management and Control Measures Using Goats to Begin at Washington Park

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The Department of Parks and Recreation will begin its Invasive Plant Management program on July 31, with...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

New Nature Trail at Confluence of Meadow Creek and Rivanna River

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2023

New Nature Trail at Confluence of Meadow Creek and Rivanna River

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Saturday morning, May 13, Charlottesville Parks & Recreation and volunteers from the Rivanna Trails Foundation came tog...

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