Parks and Recreation

Orange County Parks Reaches Goal of 14 New Multi-purpose Fields

The Orange County Parks and Recreation Division is closing in on a milestone. Bomberos Field Park – a new 20-acre site with three lighted...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 2

Orange County is home to six districts, and each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Girl Scout Project Tackles Recycling Containers for Fishing Lines at Orange County Boat Ramps

In early 2020 Meagan Fawcett, then a 15-year-old sophomore at Lake Highland Preparatory School, approached Orange County Parks and Recreation with a detailed plan...

During COVID-19 Crisis, It’s All Hands on Deck for Orange County

With the coronavirus disrupting just about every aspect of our daily lives, Orange County Government has gone into overdrive to keep residents both safe...

Ninety-one-year-old Volunteer ‘Knocks Socks Off’ at Fix-it Fair

A pair of seventy-year-old socks is what Williamsburg resident Larry Hechler chose to wear to Orange County’s “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!” workshop on...

Barber Park Ribbon-Cutting Expansion Ceremony

The newly expanded Barber Park on Gatlin Avenue officially opened on March 2, 2020. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played during recess at the...

Pickleball is a Big “Dill” at Orange County Parks and Recreation Centers

If you ask people if they have “picked up the paddle” lately, odds are they will think you are referring to ping pong or...

A Playground for Everyone: Orange County to Host Workshops to Create Future Inclusive Playgrounds

Orange County will host a series of workshops designed to provide parents with an opportunity to contribute feedback on how to make parks and...

Eye in the Sky: Parks and Recreation Division Introduces Surveillance Cameras on Local Trails

As a proactive public safety measure for the community, Orange County Parks and Recreation Division has installed four new surveillance cameras on multi-use pedestrian...