||The City's Recreation
and Leisure Services Division is in charge of
sports activities, City swimming pools, shelter rentals, playground
the City Market, and much more.
||The County of Albemarle's Parks
and Recreation Department maintains 9 county parks.
||The mission of the Virginia
Recreation and Park Society is to unite all professionals,
and interested lay persons engaged in the field of recreation, parks,
other leisure services in the Commonwealth of Virginia. VRPS presented
its 2002 Best Promotional Effort for Electronic Media (population
to the official Charlottesville Parks and Grounds Division web site.
Charlottesville Historical Society provides
historical information in the form of exhibits, a library,
to the community and Spirit Walks of Downtown Charlottesville.
Carter G. Woodson
Institute at the University of Virginia
African-American study programs, publications, historical information
related resources. The Institute assisted in historical research
of Washington Park.
Garden Club offers opportunities to exchange gardening knowledge
supports the volunteer and donor
for the City parks.
Master Gardeners are volunteers who have received specialized
Tech horticultural training and who continue their volunteerism every
with their gardening skills.
Virtual Village hosts web sites for many Charlottesville area
foundations, schools, museums and community organizations.
historical links of local interest can be found in the History
portion of their site.
Civil War Trails project provides information on Civil War facts
locations. Several locations in and around Charlottesville,
Park and Jackson Park,
are among them.
Library Special Collections Department has
rare and historical documents and images, including the famous
of historical photographs of Charlottesville taken by Rufus
Trails Foundation is a non-profit volunteer
which builds and maintains footpaths to encircle Charlottesville,
through many City parks along the way.
Register of Historic Places, part of the
Park Services of the United States Department of the Interior, is the
official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.
locations in the Charlottesville area, including the statues of Lee
and Jackson, are
Downtown Foundation promotes the City's Downtown area through
special events and activities, including the Fridays
After Five™ and the Annual
Dogwood Blues Festival concert series.
Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau provides
information on what to do, where to stay and how to get there in
||The Rivanna Conservation
Society aims to protect the largely unspoiled beauty of the Rivanna
River and to maintain a healthy ecosystem throughout the river's
National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains
more than 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian
Department of Conservation and Recreation State Park Index lists
State parks and Natural Areas in the Commonwealth.