General Information






Main Parks and Recreation Office

City Hall,  Suite 123, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone: 703.385.7858         
Fax: 703.246.6321


  • Joanna Ormesher, MloD, CPRP, Cultural Tourism & Marketing Director
    •  Christi Schwarten Esterly, Cultural Arts & Marketing Specialist    


Green Acres Center Green-Acres150by150

4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am to 9:00pm                          
Friday, 8:30am -5:00pm;  Saturday-Sunday, 9:00am - 2:00pm

Phone: 703.273.6090            Fax: 703.293.7111


Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center Sherwood150by150

3740 Old Lee Highway,  Fairfax, VA 22030
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 8:00pm                             
Saturday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Phone: 703.385.1695
Fax: 703.273.7312

  • Karen Lussier, CPRP, Recreation Manager
    • Julie Miles CPRP, Community Programs Coordinator 

Offices Closed On Observed Holidays 2016                     

Friday, January 2, 2017 – New Year’s Day (observed)

Monday, January 16, 2017 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 20, 2017 – George Washington’s Day

Monday, May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day

Monday, July 4, 2017 – Independence Day

Monday, September 4, 2017 – Labor Day

Friday, November 10, 2017 – Veterans Day (observed)

Thursday, November 23, 2017 – Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 24, 2017 – Day after Thanksgiving

Friday, December 22, 2017 – Christmas Eve  (half day - observed)

Monday, December 25, 2017 – Christmas Day

Monday, January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day


Vision Statement

"Amazing Experiences"



 Mission Statement

The City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to developing and maintaining beautiful, safe and environmentally friendly open spaces for the public to use and enjoy.

Through affordable, comprehensive and amazing experiences, we build a sense of community, enrich peoples lives and contribute to total development of the individual, family, and the City of Fairfax.

We excel to meet the needs of our customers and residents and the needs of the City of Fairfax through activities, special events, cultural arts and parks that are representative of the best practices of our profession.


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