Parks & Recreation


Department Openings

  • The Cypress Park Pool will be opened on Saturday, June 12.

To join our virtual fitness classes, visit us on facebook!

Blackwater River Park Project

The Department of Parks and Recreation has received preliminary approval for two grants to work with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation in order to purchase and subdivide 338 acres of property located on the Blackwater River.  The City would develop a portion of the property as a public park with water access to the Blackwater River.  CLICK HERE to learn more.

As a recipient of several state and national awards, the excellence that is exhibited in our Parks and Recreation facilities are rated second to none.  The City of Suffolk  Parks and Recreation Department is a fully accredited agency achieving 100% of the standards for best practices!  We officially join the ranks of one of the 100 best Parks and Recreation agencies in the nation!   

Suffolk Fine Arts Commission Grant Applications

The purpose of the SFAC is to promote cultural activities and the arts in Suffolk. The purpose of the grant program is to increase community access to high quality arts, to include, but not limited to, the visual and performing arts. The program is open to any organization or individual, whose project promotes this purpose within the City of Suffolk. 

Applications must be submitted by July 30th, 2021 by 5:00pm. 

Faxed or emailed applications are not acceptable. 

Mail to deliver application to: 

Suffolk Fine Arts Commission 

Attn: Michael Frickanisce, SFAC Liaison 

134 South 6th Street, 

Suffolk, VA 23434

View or Download an application here:Grant Application Button Opens in new window

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