Superior Quality of Life

SchoolsThe Town of West Point has an excellent public school system. In 2022, West Point Elementary School was named a National Blue Ribbon School. West Point Public Schools received the “Virginia Board of Education’s Excellence Award” in 2012 and has been ranked as the “#1 School Division in the State of Virginia” multiple years. Our school system was awarded the “Distinguished Title I School District” six years in a row and received the “What Parents Want” award for 12 years. West Point Public Schools consists of one elementary, one middle, and one high school. For more information about our award-winning school system, visit
RecreationThe Town of West Point features its own YMCA as well as baseball, soccer, and football fields, tennis courts, a walking/running track, river access, kayak rentals, and biking/walking trails. Our Town Park includes a fenced-in children’s play area as well as a large field and stage for recreational activities and events. Our Riverwalk Park and Pavilion feature picnic areas, a large, covered pavilion for events, picnics, and more. Residents and visitors enjoy access to the Pamunkey, Mattaponi, and York Rivers via Beach Park located at 1st and Main Streets, multiple kayak/canoe launch points, our Riverwalk, and Glass Island Fishing Pier and Boat Landing. For more information about things to see and do in West Point and the surrounding area, visit our tourism website. To inquire about renting The Pavilion at Riverwalk Park or the field at Town Park, contact Holly McGowan at