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Best parks in Richmond

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Where to play in Richmond

It's time to get out and play! Well, we've got the place – places! – for you and your family to enjoy the best of Richmond's outdoor fun. We've tracked down the best parks in Richmond with facilities to accommodate fun for the whole family. Check out our comprehensive list of Richmond's best parks.

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1Battery Park and Community Center

This park is named as such because gun batteries were located there during the Civil War! Amenities include playground shelters, a tot lot, basketball and tennis courts, lighted areas, a community center, and restrooms.

2803 Dupont Circle, Richmond, VA 23222, Phone: 804-646-0944

2Fisher Community Center

This beautiful park encompasses all kinds of family fun including an athletic field, baseball diamond, basketball and tennis courts, a community center, an exercise trail, playground shelters, a tot lot, and restrooms.

3701 Garden Road, Richmond, VA 23235, Phone: 804-646-5609

3Reid/Elkhardt Community Center

This gorgeous park has it all – an athletic field, baseball diamond, basketball and tennis courts, community center, lighted areas, playground shelters, a tot lot, and restrooms.

1301 Whitehead Road, Richmond, VA 23225, Phone: 804-646-0152

4Hotchkiss Community Center

This park has an athletic field, baseball diamond, basketball and tennis courts, community center, lighted areas, playground shelters, a tot lot, and restrooms. If you want to make a splash, head on over to the pool (with additional restroom facilities), adjacent to the park.

701 East Brookland Park Blvd., Richmond, VA 23222, Phone: 804-646-4466

5Pine Camp CULTURE Arts and Community Center

Pine Camp Culture Arts and Community Center features an athletic field, a baseball diamond, basketball and tennis courts, a community center, lighted areas, playground shelters, a tot lot, and restrooms. In addition, the facility is home to three multi-purpose rooms, three dance studios, a 100-seat theater, a pottery studio, a weaving studio, a photo lab/darkroom, a computer/music lab, a rec area, and more.

4901 Old Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227, Phone: 804-646-3672

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