ARCpark: Free and All-Inclusive Park


Address: 3600 Saunders Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227

Hours of Operation: Everyday from Dawn to Dusk


The Greater Richmond ARCpark is free and open to all ages and all abilities. Most features are handicap accessible.

Park features include:

  • The ARCpark is the first of its kind in Central Virginia.
  • Three state-of-the-art playgrounds for toddlers, school-aged kids and every-age
  • An abundance of swings
  • Recycled, poured-rubber safety surfaces throughout the park
  • A wheel-chair accessible treehouse with an extra-wide ramp and a four-ton, re-purposed eucalyptus stump
  • A custom-built, multi-sensory wall with panels that stimulate touch, hearing and sight
  • A play house, a small stage, water troughs and music instruments for creative play
  • Handicap-accessible fitness equipment and a multi-purpose playing court
  • Water misting stations
  • A large, shaded pavilion with nine picnic tables
  • A family restroom with an adult-sized changing table
  • Charging stations for electric wheelchairs


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