Recreation & Sports
Richmond: Virginia's Outdoors Capital
Richmond is one of the best participatory sports cities in the country. With over 20 golf courses, 100 parks, and 9,000 geo-caches, Richmond has an activity for every family member. Enjoy leisurely strolls or white water rafting. Watch a Flying Squirrels baseball game or a roller derby tournament. And with the James River running through the center of the city, you can row, swim, paddle and more.
From the popular AA baseball team The Flying Squirrels to soccer's Richmond Kickers in the United Soccer League to the Washington Redskins training camp, Richmond is home to popular professional sporting teams. Learn more.
Local Sports Organizations
Richmonders not only watch sports, they participate. There is an extraordinary number of participatory sporting organizations you can join from ultimate frisbee, volleyball, crew, roller derby, indoor climbing, rugby and much more. Learn more.
We Play Outdoors
Richmond was recently named best river city in America and because we have the James River running through the center of our downtown, Richmonders are avid outdoors adventurers. From white water rafting to trail hiking to rock climbing, Richmond offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation. Learn more.