This 13-acre reclaimed fly ash site opened in the spring of 1991. The park has skinned infields and vamont bermuda irrigated outfields. The park is primarily used for the County's adult softball program in the spring-summer and then again in the fall.
The back softball field was dedicated in memory of Dr. W Ward Anderson, Jr., on November 15, 1992. Dr. Anderson served on the Board of Supervisors from January 1988 until his death on January 11, 1992. During his service to the county, Dr. Anderson enthusiastically supported the construction of the Chisman Creek Park softball complex and was himself an avid participant in a variety of sports throughout his life.
Fly Ash Success Story
Thanks to a unique agreement among Virginia Power, York County and the Environmental Protection Agency, softball teams today shag fly balls and soccer players score goals on a "Superfund" site where fly ash and petroleum coke once polluted well water. The $10 million change from waste site to recreational parks occurred in 1991 with the dedication of 2 softball fields at Chisman Creek Park. Four youth soccer fields, known as Wolf Trap Park, were opened in the spring of 1992. EPA Study Results