Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Recreation Center
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department
Who We Are
Mayes-Colbert Ettrick Recreation Center offers a variety of programs open to area residents (youth, teens, adults and seniors) Programs include: holiday celebrations; exercise classes; arts and crafts; dancing; bridge; and more.
There are more than 30 public parks here featuring nearly 3,000 acres of green space, an abundance of historical landmarks and several sports complexes that include playing fields. Pocahontas State Park also is located in the county. Chesterfield's central location on the eastern seaboard also places it within a one-day drive of 50 percent of the U.S. population. It's just two hours from Virginia Beach, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Washington, D.C.; Colonial Williamsburg is just an hour away, as are Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens theme parks.
The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a steady array of athletic and sporting events, outdoor adventures, therapeutic recreation, special programs for senior adults, teens, families and persons with disabilities, historical tours and annual cultural events and holiday festivities. For more information, call (804) 748-1623.