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Register for Recreation Programs, Camps & Activities

Registration for Fall 2015 activities opens for City residents on Wednesday, August 12 at 9 a.m. & for Nonresidents on Friday, August 14! Register online or in-person at the new Registration & Reservation Office located at the Lee Center at 1108 Jefferson St. 
It's not too late to register for Summer activities. Click here to browse programs and activities!
Registration Information 

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Fall & Summer Programs In Your Neighborhood

Subscribers of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities' Program Guide will receive printed copies in August (fall issue), December (winter issue), and March (spring & summer issue) each year. 
It's not too late to register for Summer activities. Click here to browse programs and activities!
Request a free subscription to receive future issues by mail 

 

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Splash with DASH to the Old Town Pool

The Alexandria Transit Company (DASH), in partnership with Advocates for Alexandria Aquatics, the City of Alexandria, and more than 20 local businesses, have announced “Splash with DASH,” an initiative to get families and children to the Old Town Pool this summer. From July 1 through September 7, the AT 10 route will become the free Pool Bus on weekdays between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and on weekends between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. 
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Summer Concert Schedule

Summer concerts highlight local talent and feature a wide range of music from flamenco to jazz and from pop rock to barbershop. All the performances are free and held outdoors featuring lawn seating, and attendees may bring lawn chairs and blankets.

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Jump In to the 2015 Outdoor Pool Season

The City of Alexandria 2015 Outdoor Pool Season is open at the Old Town Pool, 1609 Cameron St., and Memorial Pool at Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.
Outdoor Pools
Potomac Yard Park Interactive Fountain
Rixse Indoor Pool

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Let’s Have A Summer of Smiles!
Summer camps and activities are available for youth ages 2-17 and include sports, dance, creative arts, computer, chess, enrichment, nature, adventure, Out of School Time (residents only) and classic camps. The Summer of Smiles brochure makes planning the summer even easier with an index listing camps by week offered and age group.
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The Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Activities is committed to informing the community thorough and transparent process where information are shared among staff, community and the media. By all reasonable means the department will provide information in an accessible and timely manner.  Media are directed to contact the Director of Communications and Public Information or the Department’s Public Information Officer for all inquiries.