Box Turtle Nesting Season Has Arrived
By Katherine Clement, Chief Naturalist  As you’re walking along the trails at Peaks View Park or the Blackwater Creek Trail this month, you may get a close up encounter of…
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Hill City Hoops – Best New Program
Best New Park and Recreation Program in Virginia In October of 2017, several members of the Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department attended the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society Annual Conference. …
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Holiday Programs at Lynchburg Parks and Recreation
The holidays are fast approaching and we are here to get you in the holiday spirit. We have a variety of programs coming up suitable for…
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Lynchburg Parks Kindness Rocks!
Respectfully submitted: Jennifer Jones, Director, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department The Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department is excited about the Lynchburg Kindness Rocks movement! Why? It encourages…
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Rugby Arrives in Lynchburg
Ready or not, rugby is fast approaching Lynchburg. In this in-depth post by Director of Parks and Recreation Jennifer Jones, we run you through everything you…
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Visit the New Children’s Butterfly Garden in Riverside Park
 A wonderful metamorphosis has taken place in the southeast corner of Riverside Park near the Miller-Claytor House. A flat grassy area at the edge of the…
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Top 5 Benefits of Parks and Recreation
Respectfully Submitted: Jennifer Jones, Director Lynchburg Parks and Recreation Department Parks and Recreation is an essential city function that provides countless value to our citizens. It is…
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Cultivate your Green Thumb with Parks & Rec
Whether you're an aspiring gardener, a seasoned expert, or just inspired by flora and fauna, we have the perfect classes for you at Lynchburg Parks &…
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Gift Experiences With Lynchburg Parks & Rec
When we think of holiday gifts, we usually think of physical gifts that you can leave under the tree and unwrap on Christmas morning. But, there…
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Become a Junior Naturalist
What does it mean to be a Junior Naturalist?As a Junior Naturalist, it will be your duty to protect our parks, trails, and natural areas during your…
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