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Greater Richmond ARCpark

The Greater Richmond ARCpark is open to everyone – every day from dawn to dusk (barring inclement weather)

  • The ARCpark is the first of its kind in Central Virginia.
  • The ARCpark is free and open to the public.
  • The ARCpark is open to all ages and all abilities. Most features are handicap accessible.
  • Hours of operation are from dawn to dusk every day of the week.  (The park will close for inclement weather.)
  • The ARCpark is located at 3600 Saunders Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227, on Richmond’s Northside.
  • Please review ARCpark rules listed on this site.
  • Group Functions
    • If you are interested in having a party or group function at the ARCpark, please email ARCpark for information on reserving space under the picnic pavilion.
    • ARCpark General Rules & Picnic Pavilion Reservation Policy – 2016

The 2.4-acre ARCpark allows everyone – no matter your age, no matter your ability – to play and exercise together.

Special features include:

  • Three state-of-the-art playgrounds for toddlers, school-aged kids and every-age
  • An abundance of swings, including a wheelchair-accessible glider and a hammock-like Biggo Swing
  • 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

3600 Saunders Avenue Richmond, Virginia, 23227