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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 

Green Acres Center


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


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 2017 - 2018

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

Monday, January 16, 2018 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 19, 2018 – George Washington’s Day

Monday, May 28, 2018 – Memorial Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – Independence 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.

 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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