Great news! We will be installing new playground equipment in Fighting Creek Park starting the week of October 13th. However, due to the installation of the new equipment, the Fighting Creek Park Playground will be closed starting Monday, October 13th thru Friday, November 7th. We plan to re-open on Saturday, November 8th.
Department of Public Works seeks 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.
The mission of the Department of Public Works is to provide accessible, attractive, enjoyable and safe park facilities and recreational activities for the County of Powhatan citizens.
-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.
-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.