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City of Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities commissions and committees compose a formal system through which citizens can advise City Council on issues affecting the City. All meetings open to the public. Position vacancies are advertised in the local newspapers and through civic associations. For a list of vacancies, to submit an application or for additional information, visit Boards & Commissions.

The Park and Recreation Commission is an eleven-member advisory unit established by City Council in March 1970. The Commission advises City Council in matters relating to parkland, recreation and culture, and participates in planning recreational activities and services through its advice to Council, and the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. The members of the Park and Recreation Commission are selected to represent one of the three Park Districts in the City and two youth representatives. The Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm. For additional information call 703.746.5500.

For additional information, contact William Chesley, Deputy Director, with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at william.chesley@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5426.

To return to Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Commissions and Committees' information, click here.

Note: The Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm, meeting location TBD. The public is welcome. Minutes are approved at the next scheduled meeting.


2015 Meeting Information

January 15, 2015: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

February 19, 2015: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

March 19, 2015: Regular Meeting - William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave.

April 16, 2015: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

April 23, 2015: Special Meeting - Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St.

May 21, 2015: Regular Meeting - TBD

June 18, 2015: Regular Meeting - TBD

July 16, 2014: Regular Meeting - TBD

August 2015: No Meeting

September 17, 2014: Regular Meeting - TBD

October 15, 2015: Regular Meeting - TBD

November 19, 2014: Regular Meeting - TBD

December 2015: No Regular Meeting

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
Email: Information

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500
james.spengler@alexandriava.gov