Thursday, May 10, 2012

Summer Newsletter


Hello from York County Parks and Recreation!
This email is sent to inform you of upcoming events and programs happening this summer sponsored by York County Parks and Recreation/Tourism. We hope the following information and links will be helpful in planning your summer fun!
The Parks and Recreation Office will start registration for summer camps and programs on Monday, May 14 for York County residents and Monday, May 21 for non-county residents from 8:15 am – 5:00 pm.   Detailed information and fillable registration forms are available at Please be sure to carefully read the registration information. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Parks and Recreation office at 890-3500.
Programs and Camps include:
Ø       Summer Fun Program
Ø       Special Recreation Camp
Ø       Sports Camps
Ø       Tennis Camps
Ø       Fashion Design Camp – NEW!
Ø       Drama Camp
Ø       Engineering Camps
Ø       Rock & Roll Band Camp
7th Annual "Shagging on the Riverwalk" beach music concert series starts Thursday, June 7 from 6:30-9:30 pm. For a complete listing of our summer concerts visit   For more events taking place in Yorktown this summer, such as Memorial Day Weekend events, Yorktown Maritime Weekend and Market Days visit
NEW QUARTER PARK, located close to historic Williamsburg, is a 545-acre park perfect for family reunions, scout groups, church activities or just plain old fun for the whole family. Amenities include miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, a campfire circle, 4 large picnic shelters for group rental and 11 small shelters, playgrounds, restroom facilities, softball field, basketball court, sand volleyball, and much more. A floating pier offers easy access for kayaking, canoeing or fishing on Queens Creek. Special activities and programs are scheduled and open to the public through the year. Check out pages 20-21 of the Summer Activity Guide for details on New Quarter Park activities and camps this summer. NEW this summer are our Saturday Kayak Rentals and of course NQP's 18-hole disc golf is always a favorite. For more information call 890-3500 or visit
Again, a wealth of information can be found in our Summer Activity Guide ranging from youth camps to summer concerts, Yorktown events and Senior Center happenings. Take a moment to browse and see what Parks & Recreation has to offer this summer. 
Office hours are 8:15 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, 100 County Drive, Yorktown
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