Recreation, Special Events & Volunteerism

Recreation LogoPetersburg Recreation, Special Events & Volunteerism Department develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive recreation program. It is the mission of the department to improve the quality of life for the senior, adult, and youth population by providing effective, efficient programs and services.

Customer Service Goal:  

We strive to deliver services in a professional and customer friendly manner during each encounter with our internal and external customers.

Program Target Areas

  • Youth Programs
  • Adult Programs
  • Senior Programs 

City of Petersburg Recreation Facilities are closed to the public

City of Petersburg Recreation Facilities are closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic with the exception of individual sports and individual physical fitness. When the City of Petersburg reopens the recreation facilities - this website and other city media outlets will inform the public.


  • Albert Jones Football Field
  • Appomattox River Park
  • Berkley Manor Neighborhood Vest Pocket Park
  • Farmer Street Park - Outdoor Pool - District Park 
  • Historic Cameron Field
  • Legends Memorial Park-District Park 
  • (Wilcox Lake, Outdoor Tennis Courts with Lights, Cooper  & Legends Softball Fields) 
  • Low Street Neighborhood Vest Pocket Park
  • McKenzie Street Neighborhood Vest Pocket 
  • Petersburg Sports Complex


Recreation, Special Events & Volunteerism - Registration Form

Volunteer Interest Form