News Flash

Home

8 Stories
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Holiday Light Show named Top 20 Event by tourism society

For the second consecutive year, the Southeast Tourism Society named Danville Parks and Recreation’s Community Holiday Light Show a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for the month of December.

“As always, we can’t say enough about...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Parks and Recreation receives four awards at state conference

Danville Parks and Recreation recently received four awards during Virginia Parks and Recreation Society’s Annual Conference.

“As always, we are humbled to represent the community so well on such a large stage,” said Departmen...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Parks and Recreation recognized during Health Summit

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Fit Mobile Program was recognized during last week’s Health Summit hosted by the Health Collaborative for its continued efforts to improve the region’s health.

“We are proud of this pr...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Parks and Recreation basketball league registration now open

Tip off for Danville Parks and Recreation’s basketball leagues and programs is just around the corner.

Start Smart Basketball is a developmental program for children ages 3-5 designed to prepare participants for organized sports in a fun environment. The p...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Danville Parks and Recreation reveals 2018 Art Trail pieces

The votes have been tallied and the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Vote for the next round of the Danville Art Trail are “Koi Bench” by Jim Gallucci and “Triad” by Scott Strader.

&ldqu...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Parks and Recreation releases annual report

In 2017, Danville Parks and Recreation hosted five major special events, four races, two Farmers’ Market seasons, 23 teen basketball tournaments, two youth sports leagues, 39 paddling trips, and thousands of programs. In addition, the department...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Danville named Runner Friendly Community

Danville was recently named a Running Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America. According to the club’s website, Danville is one of three locations to receive the designation this winter.

Full Article... Home
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Light Show attendance sets new record

A record-breaking 2,560 cars visited Ballou Park last month during Danville Parks and Recreation’s Community Holiday Light Show and a grand total of $8,804 was given back to the community, making it one of the best seasons in the event&rsquo...

Read on...

Home