Just for Kids Itinerary

Children playing on playgroundThere's a lot to love about Farmville for kids of all ages. Farmville has parks and playgrounds - even a skateboard park at Wilck's Lake. Four-legged family members have a park, too. For quiet time hear a favorite story at the Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library's story time, or visit the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts for some artistic fun.

Grove Street Park - If you're looking for a shady spot to read or relax this is the place. It's located at the corner of Grove and Buffalo streets; there's playground equipment and picnic tables available for a snack or picnic.

Wilck's Lake Park - Enjoy a lakeside breeze and the scenic view while your youngsters explore the play area; there's also a picnic area, boat ramp and fishing (Virginia fishing license required). For information, call 434-392-3333.

Wilck's Lake Skateboard Park - Enjoy outdoor fun for observers and skateboarders alike. Free membership card is required; for more information, contact Farmville Recreation at 434-392-3737.

Dogwood Trail - Take the kids for a stroll along the half-mile paved walking trail that winds through the woods between the lower parking lot of Centra Southside Community Hospital and High Street.

Farmville Recreation Department - We offer various activities and programs including youth sports, martial arts, and cheerleading. Summer Day camp for children 6 to 13 offers a different theme each week. Call Farmville Recreation at 434-392-3737.

Prince Edward Farmville Youth Association - PEFYA believes that kids and sports make a winning combination; the association offers spring baseball and softball, fall baseball, football and soccer, and winter basketball; to learn more visit PEFYA's Facebook page.

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts - Encourage your budding artist with one of LCVA's children's art sessions or workshops; located at 129 N Main Street, LCVA is open Monday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm.

Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library - Take a quiet break with story time on Friday, 10:30 to 11:30 am, and tween movies on Thursday, 4 to 6 pm. Check www.cvrl.net for special programs and events; located next to Wilck's Lake on Third Street 434-392-6924.

Dr. Erica Geary Dog Park - For four-footed family members, Farmville's newest park located at 405 N Virginia Street offers off-leash fun for dogs; for more information, visit Friends of Farmville VA Dog Park on Facebook.


High Bridge Trail State Park - Take a hike into history along the 31-mile trail that winds through Farmville. Be sure to visit the historic and majestic High Bridge - the longest pedestrian bridge in the state; for more information, call 315-0157Child smiling at camera while in pool