News Flash

Home

12 Stories
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Riverwalk Trail detour in place

Trail users can expect a detour along the Riverwalk Trail behind Public Works and Danville Parks and Recreation is asking everyone to obey all signage.

For the next few weeks, construction crews will be repairing a section of the trail damaged in a previou...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Voting is open for next round of Danville Art Trail sculptures

Once again, Danville Parks and Recreation is seeking input on the new pieces that will comprise the 2018 Danville Art Trail in an online vote.

Recently, a jury comprised of several community members and professional artists selected seven new pieces to be ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 8, 2018

DHJ announces 2018 concert lineup

Danville Harvest Jubilee recently announced this year’s concert lineup, which will kick off at the Carrington Pavilion on June 23 with the Sun of a Beach show.

Additional concerts include Jam on the Dan featuring Black Stone Cherry on July 14, Ea...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Parks and Recreation announces Music on Main lineup

DANVILLE – Danville Parks and Recreation recently announced the lineup for this year’s Music on Main Concert Series, which will kick off on June 14 with the beach, boogie, and blues stylings of Cruize Control Band.

“This year&...

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: March 9, 2018

Danville Osprey Cam goes live

Danville Parks and Recreation announced Friday that the Danville Osprey Cam has returned for the 2018 nesting season and can be viewed live on its website.

“We are excited to see the camera live again,” said Department Director Bill Sgr...

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
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Parks and Recreation receives three awards

Danville Parks and Recreation received three awards during the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society’s 63rd Annual Conference last week; Best New Program, Best New Renovation and Best Promotional Effort.

“As always, we are very...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: October 16, 2017

City of Danville recognized at Health Summit

The City of Danville was recognized recently for its dedication to improving the community’s health.

During the 2017 Regional Health Summit at Averett University presented by The Health Collaborative, City of Danville received awards for the Danv...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Morgan Kerns, Justin Price earn Recreation Professional Certification

Danville Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that Community Program Coordinator Morgan Kerns and Sports and Athletic Program Coordinator Justin Price have each earned the distinction of Certified Parks and Recreation Professional through the Natio...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Danville Rides Bike Share Program off and rolling

Danville Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting Friday, marking the opening of the Danville Rides Bike Share Program.

“The Danville Rides Program is a way to provide transportation and recreation to the citizens of Danville,” said...

Read on...

Home