Using the James River Park to Help Kids

This podcast is great. The conversation with Andy Slabaugh focuses on how one man uses the James River Park to help kids heal. As a therapist, Slabaugh takes kids into the woods and along the water to get them to open up about what’s going on in their...

Welcome from the New Park Superintendent

Hello there! My name is Bryce Wilk and I hail from the state of New York, but have since fallen in love with Virginia and the RVA.  I first acquainted myself with Virginia when I enrolled into the College of William and Mary where I received my Bachelors of Science in...

A New Chapter Begins: Park Staff Updates

The City of Richmond’s Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department came under the leadership of Chris Frelke in 2018. One of the first tasks undertaken by the new Director was to review overall park operations. Once the review was completed, he...

An Unexamined Jewel

In 1882, Cutshaw supervised the construction of the Richmond Pump House. Built with local granite, this Victorian Gothic shrine to industry and nature was erected along the Kanawha Canal…