The proposed improvements for Antioch Community Park include tennis courts, horseshoe pits, hiking trails, a soccer field, playground, picnic shelter, sand volleyball court, and ball field.    
 
Franklin County Recreational Park
Franklin County Recreational Park is designed with tennis courts, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, a horseshoe pit, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and pond.
 
Gilly's Park
Located behind Benjamin Franklin Middle School there are two public fishing ponds stocked with catfish (yearly), bass, brim, and crappie. Proper licenses required.
 
Located 3 miles off Route 220 on Henry Road, this land was donated by Dr. Harry King of Henry, Virginia. There are well-shaded picnic tables and grills for family or community gatherings.  
 
Larc Field
Located south of Rocky Mount on Route 220 (Virgil H Goode Hwy), this ball field is home to recreational ball games and is available for public use. Call (540) 483-9293 for more information.
 
Lions Field
A ball field conveniently located within the town of Rocky Mount. It is open to all Franklin County residents. This field is also home to seasonal recreational games. Call (540) 483-9293 for more information.
 
Lynch Park (Dr. Vernon Lynch Riverside Park) Rotary Rocks Boulder Playground
This is a popular take out spot for canoeist paddling the Pigg River. Lynch Park has an open field for play and a small picnic shelter.
 
Rocky Mount Rotary Playground for All
Is located at Rocky Mount Elementary and is the only fully accessible playground in Franklin County. The playground is open to children of all physical abilities and is open seven days a week. During school hours, parents are asked to check in with the front office at Rocky Mount Elementary.
 
Skate Park - Franklin County / Rocky Mount Rotary
The Franklin County Rotary Skate Park is a safe and convenient recreation area for skateboarders and rollerbladers. May it be the youth or the young at heart, this park is designed for anyone with a desire to roll.
 
Smith Mountain Lake Community Park
The Smith Mountain Lake Community Park opened in 2007. At this park you will find a fishing pier, picnic shelter, playground, trails and community beach.
 
Snow Creek Neighborhood Park
This neighborhood parks includes a maintained ball field and is open to all residents.
 
Waid Recreational Park
Amenities within the Waid Recreational Facility include hiking trails, handicap walking trails, ball fields, soccer fields, a playground, river fishing, handicap fishing pier, covered picnic shelters, picnic area platforms, covered sitting areas, bird watching areas, historical Carolina roads, and canoe access to the river.  
 
Windy Gap Community Park
This is a new park that was opened in 2009.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Paul Chapman, Director
2150 Sontag Road
Rocky Mount, VA  24151
540-483-9293
E-mail: Paul Chapman


Recreation Programs Manager
E-mail: Marcia Cramblitt


Youth Athletics Manager
E-mail: Nikki Custer

Park Systems Manager
E-mail: Bobby Pruitt


Administrative Assistant
E-mail: Sarah Holley

Parks Superintendent
E-mail: Dan Chitwood

Transportation Program Coord.
E-mail: Amanda Carter


Games Official's Coordinator
Terry Miller
540-420-5991

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