Constitution Park

Located at 215 McElroy St.

Open sunrise to sunset.

Land for this park was donated in part by E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company. The park has been the location of numerous special events including concerts, festivals, car shows, and Civil War reenactments. In addition, Constitution Park is also home to the Waynesboro’s Farmers Market, numerous soccer activities, and two shelters. This site was also designated as Virginia's first Urban Trout Fishery.  

For gardening enthusiasts in town, this park is home to the Waynesboro Arboretum. The arboretum has tree collections, shrub displays, bulb plantings, annual and perennial areas.  

Reservable Facilities

The 35-by-60 foot shelter typically houses 3 picnic tables and 8 buffet tables (exact number is not guaranteed). This shelter currently has electricity, but no grill and no water. Port-a-potties are on site during the summer.

Dominion Shelter
The 24-by-36 foot shelter is located along the South River, across the street from Constitution Park Pavilion and
 typically houses 4 picnic tables (exact number is not guaranteed). This shelter currently has electricity, but no grill no water and no restrooms.

General Information:
Facility reservations for family reunions or events are highly recommended. Reservations may be made after January 1 for the current year. Facilities are reserved using block scheduling. The reservation fee is $40.00 before 2 p.m., $40.00 after 2 p.m. or $75.00 for the day. Payment is required for reservation confirmation. 
Rules and Regulations
Reservations must be made by calling 540-942-6735.

Contact Us

  1. Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Dept.
    Director: C. Dwayne Jones

    Rosenwald Community Center
    413 Port Republic Road
    Waynesboro, VA 22980

    Ph: 540-942-6735
    Ph: 540-942-6201 (Weather Cancellations)

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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