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Parks & Recreation Department

Updated June 24, 2015 by Kevin Gentry

Karen Reed is the Director for the Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Department.


You can contact Karen Reed at 804-758-0057.



Karen Reed


Registration for QuickStart Tennis Camp which is sponsored by Middlesex Parks and Recreation will be held on the following dates and times:

Saturday, July 23 10:00 a.m. -12 Noon; Tuesday, July 26 10:00 A.M. -12 Noon; and 6:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M.; Saturday, August 6 10:00 A.M.-12 Noon.

All registrations will be held at the Tom Carter Gymnasium behind the Cooks Corner office complex (Old St. Care Walker) on Route 33.

The camp is for boys/girls ages 4-12

Camp 1: August 8-11, 2016

Camp 2: August 15-18, 2016

Camp fees: one camp session $50.00

Both camp sessions $90.00

Time for Quickstart camp is 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Monday –Thursday, held at the Middlesex High School tennis courts.

What is Quickstart?

It’s a new format to help children 12 and under to learn and play the game of tennis.

Rackets size recommendations will be made at camp registrations.

Tennis Balls will be furnished.

For more information, call the Recreation Department at (804) 758-0057 or Camp Director Robert Eanes at (804)366-2319.


Updated July 18, 2016 by Glenn Nix


2015 Middlesex Summer Camp Gymnastics

Updated June 24, 2015 by Kevin Gentry

Gymnastics 2015 Session begins soon so mark your calendars! For more information click here!


Middlesex Gymnastics' Xcel Bronze team

took home the 1st place team trophy on Sunday, March
15th at the Monkey Mania Invitational at Triple T Sports
Center in Suffolk, Va.


Ages 6-9 Division:


Emily Bauer (age 9)- Vault: 9.1, Uneven Bars: 9.0, Balance Beam 9.3, Floor Exercise 9.25, All Around 36.65 (1st place AA)


Kylie Ranson (age 9)- V: 9.025 UB: 8.925 BB: 9.1 FX:9.325 AA: 36.375 (2nd place AA) Ages 10&up

Catalina Warren (age 10)- V: 9.225, UB: 9.425, BB: 9.45, FX: 8.775, AA: 36.875 (1st place AA)


Jordan Booker (age 11)- V: 9.05, UB: 9.325, BB: 8.35, FX: 9.425, AA: 36.15 (6th place AA)


Marissa Halbig (age 14)- V: 8.8, UB: 9.5, BB: 9.15, FX: 9.325, AA: 36.775 (2nd place AA)

Updated March 17, 2015 by Glenn Nix

(Pictured from top left: Marissa Halbig, Catalina Warren, Jordan Booker.

From bottom left: Emily Bauer, Kylie Ranson)


Brooke Boggs & Andrea Harder Mariah Wake

Tumbling Tots Mommy & Me Gymnastics class

Updated March 2, 2015 by Glenn Nix

For more information click here!



Quilting class

Updated August 11, 2014 by Glenn Nix

Middlesex County Parks and Recreation sponsors an ongoing quilting class on each Tuesday of the month in the Puller Center at Cooks Corner.  The classes are from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and it is a brown bag lunch (occasionally we have pot luck).  The next session starts August 19,2014 and we will be making jelly roll quilt tops.  You should bring your own sewing machine and sewing supplies.  If interested come visit on a Tuesday and/or call Renda at 804 776-6215 or Karen at 804 758-0057 for more information.








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