Status of Parks and Grounds
Charlottesville Va Parks and Grounds
Under Construction

This page lists the status of any renovations and construction work affecting our parks and grounds.

Location Status
Meade Park April - May, 2003: Playground equipment is being renovated.
Ivy Creek Natural Area Autumn, 2002: As part of the long-term plan by the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority to deal with future water needs,  proposals are being considered for raising the water level of local reservoirs, including the Ragged Mountain Natural Area.
All parks November 18, 2002: City Council lifts water restrictions as a result of recent rainfall.
Meade Park
Belmont Park
Fall, 2002: Playground equipment at Meade Park is scheduled for replacement and additional equipment is scheduled for installation at Belmont Park
All parks September 25, 2002: As a result of central Virginia's ongoing drought, Water Conservation measures are in effect -- restrooms in all City parks will be CLOSED in an effort to conserve water.  Port-a-johns are available for those visiting the parks.
Pen Park Summer, 2002: Shelters renovated for lights and electrical outlets
Washington Park Summer, 2002: Bog Garden built in lower level
Darden Towe November, 2001: Fenced off-leash dog area created east of picnic shelter (dogs must be on leash in rest of park)
Rivanna Greenbelt July 23 - 26, 2001: Trail closed for repairs 
Washington Park New playground area in lower level: drainage repair 
Jordan Park May 2001: Playground being renovated
Northeast Park May 2001: Playground being renovated
Jackson-Via Elementary School 


Spring 2001: Installation of a new playground piece designed specifically for K - 2nd grade students.  It replaces the old structure that was removed for safety reasons.
Clark Elementary School  Spring 2001: renovations to grounds; Phase I will include new playground equipment on the lower field as well as a new fitness track. 

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Revised 5/11/03 by Stowe Keller


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