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Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing community recreation for children, youth, and adults. The services of the department contribute immensely to the building of sound physical and mental health, citizenship and character, and bringing community together. The department promotes educational and emotional growth as well as the social, cultural and moral well-being of families and communities. Nelson County Parks & Recreation is located in The Nelson Center at 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway in Lovingston.

The Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel is NOW OPEN!

NCPR Cancellation Line


News & Announcements

  • The Blue Ridge Tunnel is NOW OPEN.
  • New online registration. http://nelsoncountyrecreation.com
  • NCPR is looking for instructors for children’s activities. We have had several requests for dance lessons. Please call 434.263.7130 if you are interested.
  • We are looking for persons interested in officiating basketball and soccer. Please call 434.263.7130 for additional information.

Application Forms

Nelson County Employment Application – Parks & Recreation
Activity Instructor Application

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Physical Address
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway
Room 101
Lovingston, VA 22949
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 442
Lovingston, VA 22949
Claire Richardson | Director