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Thursday March 22nd.

All Parks & Recreation offices and facilities will be open today.


Main Parks and Recreation Office

City Hall,  Suite 123
10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fax: 703.246.6321 

Green Acres Center


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

Phone: 703.273.6090
Fax: 703.293.7111

Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center


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

Phone: 703.385.1695
Fax: 703.273.7312  

  • Karen Lussier, CPRP, Recreation Manager
    • TBD CPRP, Community Programs Coordinator 

Offices Closed on Observed Holidays 2018 - 2019

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.

Inclement Weather Policy  

All classes/programs starting before noon are cancelled when Fairfax County schools close for the day. For classes/programs starting at noon or later, a decision will be made by 10am that day. When Fairfax County Public Schools[FCPS] have a delayed opening, classes will be held as scheduled. Recreation facilities operated by the City will follow City government closures. On weekends, cancellation decisions will be made by 8 a.m. each day and posted on the City’s website. All classes/programs and gym rentals held in FCPS facilities will follow FCPS closings.

Satisfaction Guarantee   

The City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department continuously strives to provide our customers with high-quality programs, activities, facilities and special events. We are confident you will be happy with our services and we guarantee your satisfaction. This guarantee is based on fulfilling our promise to you. If you are not satisfied, we would appreciate your comments, ideas or suggestions. 

City of Fairfax ADA Policy

The City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department will comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department will make reasonable accommodations in recreation programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements for that recreation program. The ADA requires that recreation programs offered by City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Department be available in the most integrated setting appropriate for each individual.


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