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Rives Park Planning

Park reconstruction is set to begin in early 2014

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is taking comments on a proposal to amend the master plan to include garden spaces instead of volleyball courts.  To comment, send email to rivespark@charlottesville.org or call 970-3610

Rives Park was identified in the 2005 Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment as a candidate for improvements. 

Land Planning and Design Associates was hired to assist the Department in developing a master plan for the park.  

Public meetings were held:

Wednesday, September 28, 2007  (meeting notes)

Wednesday, October 24, 2007  (meeting notes)

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Monday, December 10, 2007 - with Belmont Carlton Neighborhood Association

Rives Park Draft Master Plan 2008

Rives Park renovation is planned to begin in the fall of 2013.