Old Town Square Park Rules

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Old Town Square is open all hours unless otherwise restricted by the City of Fairfax.

  • Activities by park visitors must be orderly and lawful.
  • No person shall refuse to obey any lawful order of an authorized city employee or representative.
  • Park visitors shall comply with all officially posted signs.
  • No illegal gambling.
  • No fireworks or explosives.
  • No damaging or removal of any city property.
  • No use of abusive, threatening, or profane language.
  • No skateboards, scooters, or inline skates allowed.
  • Dispose of litter in proper trash or recycling receptacles.
  • No camping or sleeping.
  • All devices that produce sound must be in accordance with City Code Section 38-1 and as otherwise provided by law.
  • No beer or alcohol except when permitted by the City of Fairfax and the Alcohol Beverage Control Board.
  • No begging or soliciting.
  • No urinating or defecating except in portable restrooms.
  • The city is not responsible for any property that is damaged, destroyed, or lost.
  • All unattended property is presumed to be abandoned and may be removed and/or destroyed by the city.
  • Dog owners must comply with city leash laws.
  • No animal excrement shall be left or deposited in any park except in a proper trash or dog waste receptacle. If none is available, the animal owner must remove waste anyway.
  • Having fun is permissible and highly encouraged.

For a detailed listing of Park Rules, please visit or call 703/385-7858.



Splash pad is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily (Monday through Sunday). 

The splash pad may be turned off periodically without notice.                      

The splash pad will be closed occasionally for routine maintenance during the operating season.

Please sign up for Fairfax City Alerts to stay up-to-date with closure information.

  • Surface is slippery when wet.  Water shoes are highly recommended.
  • All children under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult.
  • Parents:  Watch your children carefully!
  • Do not drink the water. (It is chemically treated and recirculated.)
  • No animals are allowed on or near the splash pad.
  • Pollution is prohibited.  No urination, fecal matter, vomiting, nose blowing, or spitting is allowed.
  • Use the splash pad only if diarrhea-free for the past two weeks.
  • Diaper-age children or incontinent persons must wear a “swim diaper” with plastic pants.
  • No glass containers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, inline skates, wagons, or strollers allowed.
  • No food or drink allowed.
  • No running or horseplay.
  • Appropriate dress must be worn at all times.
  • Visitors must use foot shower before entering the splash pad area.
  • Keep out of cascade fountain; it is not for recreation.
  • Occupancy load for splash pad is 37.
  • Having fun is permissible and highly encouraged.

Report all maintenance or contamination issues by calling 703-385-7858 during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays). During non-business hours, please call 703-385-7924.