6489 Main Street
Office Building Two, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 329
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
*see Office Closings for holidays
Programs and Calendar
Big Bash Open Bass Tournaments
Fishing and Boat Rentals
Beaverdam Canoe Jam
Beaverdam Volunteer Info
Although special programs are offered for seniors and disabled citizens, all programs are open to any citizen. Some programs do require meeting age and ability requirements. Please check program details.
Website updated by
Denise Rhea Carter6/1/17
Unless otherwise stated, deadlines are one week prior to the activity. Activities have maximum capacities, once reached, registration ends and wait lists are formed.
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FALL CLEAN GLOUCESTER DAY
Clean Gloucester Day starts at YOUR Parks! Beaverdam Park will be hosting one team of volunteers and another team of volunteers will be at Gloucester Point Beach Park.Register online or at the Beaverdam Park Ranger Station and specify which park you would like to help clean up. This is a great opportunity to fulfill community service hours and to help beautify Gloucester County’s Parks. Join us October 14, 2017 at 8:00am. Beaverdam Park: Activity number #50902-01. Gloucester Point Beach Park: Activity number #50902-02.
Two nights of fright transforms the Nature Trail into a very creepy and terrifying place. Volunteers set up scary skits along the 25 minute walk! $10 for adults ages 13 and older. $5 per person for ages 9 thru 12 and under not recommended for ages 8 and under. October 27 & October 28 from 7pm to 9:30pm.
HOWL AT THE MOON 5K
Join us for the 2nd annual Howl at the Moon 5K night race. Join fellow runners under a full moon in Beautiful Beaverdam Park. Awards to the best times and awesome race shirts to all that preregister.The race will be chip timed by Commonwealth Timing. Saturday November 4th Check in at 7:00pm. Race starts at 7:30pm. Preregistration is only $25 until October 27 and $35 from October 28th to race day.All participants must wear a head lamp or carry a good light source for safety. Registration is available online at www.gloucesterparks.org.
YOUTH ARCHERY PROGRAM
Introductory archery program perfect for beginners. We provide a safe and fun environment for youth to learn a new sport. The Archery course is taught by NASP certified archery instructors. The courses are designed to be fun and informative while learning the proper skills required to shoot a bow. For ages 10-18.Space is limited to 10 Archers. From 2-4pm, $10 per session.November 5th Activity Number #50102-01 and November 19th Activity Number #50102-02.
BEAVERDAM SNAKE WALK
November 17th 5-6pm.
Join our resident snake expert for a walk around the trails to learn about all the cool reptiles that have a home in the park.You will learn about the Snakes of Gloucester County and the habits and hiding places of our local snakes.This is a guided tour and safe for everyone.Meet at the amphitheater at the main entrance of Beaverdam Park. This is a free program but registration is required. Activity Number #50302-02
FALL HOMESCHOOL SERIES
Come down to Beaverdam Park to get some supplemental programing for your homeschool. We will offer some unique activities to help reinforce their lessons through the school year and bring in some local experts to teach essential life skills. September 12 – Seining and Microscopes; October 10 Fishing and Hiking; November 14- Sewing and Healthy Eating.Meet at the Whitcomb Lodge. $2 per child/per day. 10 am – noon. Activity Number#50902-03/05
For more Parks & Recreation Camps see the centerfold of the Current Beehive!
For updates on activities or cancellations, call the PLAYLINE at 693-5811.
County Office Building One
6467 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Monday - Friday *see Office Closings for holidays
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM *see department's website for exceptions
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