recreation and community facilities

Did you know that 70% of African-Americans can not swim? Also, males are more likely to drown says Agnes Davis, owner of Swim Swim Swim I Say. Get full details from BlackAmericaWeb.com. Swimming is not just recreational but a life-saving tool. African-Americans we must teach our children how to swim. I know where they can […]

The 9th Annual Send-A-Kid to Camp was a huge success with donations of more than $20,000 for children in the Richmond metro area. All proceeds from Radio One Richmond stations and NBC12 Call Center donations will benefit children planning to attend Richmond Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities from June 27-August 26 at 12 centers. The […]

                        TAKE THE BIG-1O CHALLENGE TO SEND KIDS TO CAMP IN RVA One-thousand people can send a kid to camp for the summer just simply text KID to 23845 and make a ten-dollar donation. Let’s get ready to send 40 kids to camp daily through May 5th. Miss Community Clovia of Radio One Richmond, […]

Send-A-Kid to Camp for the summer in the city of Richmond and this includes children from surrounding areas. Are you ready to keep children safe for summer? text KID to 23845 You can’t beat this price. It cost $250 to send a kid to camp the entire summer (June 27-August 26) at Richmond Parks, Recreation […]

You can’t beat this price. It cost $250 to send a kid to camp the entire summer (June 27-August 26) at Richmond Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities. The camps will run Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. including breakfast, lunch, 30-minutes of curriculum, James River exploration, field trips, arts and crafts, swimming and sports. This […]

I hope we can agree on something and that is keeping all children safe while at play. As we head into the summer months  my foot soldiers want children at play and not in emergency rooms for injuries known as “Trauma Season,” affiliation with gangs and the threat of being victimized by human trafficking. I […]

The Richmond Police Department, yes the RPD, is hosting a series of Community Job Fairs to put folk back to work in all districts of the city of Richmond. Putting skilled folk back to work builds strong families, the economy and communities. If you are seeking a career, by all means, join employers willing to […]

    The City of Richmond’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities is offering free Learn to Swim classes for adults and children this…