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  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class will be held on Sundays May 5, 12 and 19. The Cost is $250.00 and Re-certification is May 19 and is $60.00. Classes  are held at the Old Beale Building and Marsh Street Pool. Please call 445-0303 or 804-296-4878 for more info. and to register.

Welcome to Essex County Parks and Recreation

Essex County Parks and Recreation is proud to provide you with our activity registration system and website. To get started please Create an Account with all your household information. The data provided - emergency contacts, medical information, etc. - will help us better serve you. This info will also be automatically placed into your registration forms.

When you’re ready to start registering for activities, be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page.

Contact Info
Recreation Director: Kay Carlton 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm
Office Phone: (804) 445-0303