New Park opening in Gloucester VA-Woodville Park

The Grand Opening of Woodville Park in Gloucester is to be held this Saturday, June 30th from 10 a.m. to 3p.m.  Activities for the entire family!  Come celebrate the opening of Gloucester’s newest public park.

imageEVERYONE IS INVITED TO THE GRAND OPENING OF WOODVILLE PARK.  A Parade of Athletes from Baystars, Parks, Recreation & Tourism and Gloucester Youth Football will march into the park!   This colorful show will  kick-off the momentous celebration.  The opening ceremonies will feature a message from the Lanciano family about their mothers dream of this park.

Festivities include: Cake Walks, free Moon Walk and Giant Slide, guided nature walks, gardening talks, football throwing, hitting off the tee and corn hole competitions, music and more.  Freebies!  Feast on hot dog, chips and drink for just $1.

Come enjoy a day a YOUR newest park.  Hope to see you there!

Call the Gloucester VA Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at 693-2355 for info.

This park will be the site of soccer and football games, gardens, hikes, events and activity.

WOODVILLE PARK GRAND OPENING WEBPAGE

Location – Bray’s Point Road off of Rt 17 (Seawell’s Ordinary Light)

Woodville park is approximately 100 acres in size – that’s 20 times the size of Gloucester Point Beach Park! It is located in Ordinary off of Bray’s Point Road. The park was once part of a plantation or farm called “Woodville.”

This new nature park contains both wetlands and woodlands where athletic facilities, walking trails, gardens and possibly an amphitheater are all planned for the future..

The park land was a gift to Gloucester County by the Lanciano Family.

An athletic field and sand soccer court have now been completed at the park.  A nearly $500,000 entrance and service road for the park was constructed with grant and donated funds. Other roads, parking lots, a second athletic field and habitat pond are under currently construction.

Directions:

From the Peninsula Cross the Coleman Bridge – (Route 17 North) travel through 8 stoplights to Bray’s Point Road Turn right onto Bray’s Point Road and travel about 7-tenths of a mile, Bray’s Point Road bears to the left. Turn left and the park is immediately to your left.

More info here

Site plan for Woodville Park

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