Neighborhood News

June 5, 2018

Splash Pad

Make a Splash this Summer!

Cool off at the County’s two outdoor pools and new splash pad, now open for the summer! Weekend-only hours are in place through June 17; daily operations begin June 18. The pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park in Toano. The new splash pad is in place at the Chickahominy location, offering visitors a camping theme aquatic area featuring ground sprays, rain tunnels and shower and Bass Fish sprayers. This new water feature is perfect for all ages! More information. 

Jamestown Beach Event Park

Jamestown Beach Event Park Sidewalk Under Construction

In response to a stormwater erosion problem at Jamestown Beach Event Park, work is underway to install a storm drainage system and bio-retention facility as well as to make improvements to the park’s existing ADA-accessible walkway. The project began June 4, and may take up to 10 days to complete. Parts of the walkway will be closed during the work, but the beachfront will remain open. Park staff requests that visitors be attentive to construction equipment and workers in the area. More information. 

Jamestown Triathlon

Expect Road Delays During Triathlon Events

The Jamestown Olympic Triathlon and Jamestown Sprint Triathlon will temporarily close portions of James City County roads on Saturday, June 9. Several hundred athletes will be participating in the two events, which will affect roads in the morning hours this weekend. From 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, motorists will encounter delays on Jamestown Road, Greensprings Road, 4H Club Road, John Tyler Highway, and Monticello Avenue. Police will be directing traffic during the race to aid in preventing delays. More information. 

Household Chemicals

Safely Recycle Old Household Chemicals and Computers

Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA) provides environmentally safe disposal of computers, household cleaners, pesticides, fluorescent lights and other potentially hazardous materials. These services are available to residents of Williamsburg and James City County five times annually. The next disposal event will take place Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m.-noon at Warhill High School. More information. 

Questions? Comments? Contact Lillian Maassen at 757-253-6864 or by email. 

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