Sports & Recreation
The Appomattox River is a popular destination for whitewater rafting, canoeing, fishing and bird watching.
Virginia Motorsports Park is a state-of-the-art, 500-acre facility that is the home to some of the country’s hottest racing action including Drag Racing, Mud Bog, Motocross, Autocross, Truck and Tractor Pulls, the Great Bull Run, a Family ATV Park and hosts the Dinwiddie County Fair.
Ironbridge Sports Park features a driving range is in a park-like setting and features grass tees and gas heaters for year-round comfort.
The Petersburg Area boasts some of Virginia’s finest golf. Our wooded, rolling layouts will reward players of all abilities. Tee times are easy to arrange.
Pocahontas State Park is Virginia’s largest, with over 7,900 acres and two lakes, making it an outdoor recreation lover’s dream come true.
The Petersburg Generals is a summer wood bat baseball team that belongs to the Coastal Plain League.
Rockwood Golf Park offers a driving range that features a covered tee area that is lighted and heated for year round use. Batting cages have pitching systems that allow speeds to be adjusted.
Swaders is a family-friendly sports park featuring Lasertag, Go-Karts, 2 – 18 Hole Miniature Golf Courses, Driving Range, 9 station Batting Cages, Playsmart Indoor KidZone, 70+ arcade games, Route 66 Bowling and several rooms for birthday parties and outings of all sizes.
In addition to being two of America’s most historic rivers, the Appomattox and the James provide some of the best boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking in Virginia.
There are miles of multi-use public trails available to horseback riders available to horseback riders.
In recent years, tandem skydiving has been popularized as the perfect first jump experience, so consider making the trip to the Virginia Skydiving Center for your first Virginia or Maryland skydiving experience!
The Dinwiddie County Sports Complex, a pet-free and smoke-free facility, established operations in June of 2011. The multipurpose facility is located within Dinwiddie County at 5850 R.B. Pamplin Drive, Sutherland, VA 23885.