Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities

We enrich the City of Alexandria by creating meaningful experiences through public space, cultural activities, and programming.

Page updated on Dec 3, 2019 at 4:56 PM
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Register for Fall programs and Winter Break Camps! Activities and classes for the Fall season take place September through December. Register online or in-person at the Registration & Reservation Office located at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. 

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Winter Program Guide is now available online. View City classes, programs, activities, and special events occurring January through mid-April 2020, as well as park and facility information. Printed copies can be found at all Alexandria recreation, nature, and art centers, and at libraries beginning December 9. Registration begins on Wednesday, December 18 for City residents and Friday, December 20 for nonresidents.

View the Winter Program Guide


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Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 RPCA Photo Contest! Thanks to everyone who submitted photos and voted to determine those that best represent the Department's mission to "enrich the City of Alexandria by creating meaningful experiences through public space, cultural activities and programming."


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Camps take place on days when ACPS schools are closed. Register now for Winter Break Camps, taking place December 23 through January 3.

View the flyer
Register now



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Thanks for providing feedback about what you'd like to see in park, recreation, and arts facilities and programs. See the results of the input received, which will help determine priorities, develop budgetary needs and improve services.

View the results now


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The Alexandria Children and Youth Master Plan (CYMP) Out of School Time (OSTP) Work Group have compiled a list of City funded after school program opportunities for youth. The list includes operational information, service offerings and a link to the providers’ website for more information.
After School Providers 


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View a list of  on-going maintenance schedules and current park maintenance projects including:

Market Square Landscaping Maintenance
Portion of Holmes Run Trail Closed for Repairs


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The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities guarantees exceptional customer experiences to all who participate in programs or visit parks and facilities. Interactions will be Responsive, Professional, Courteous and Accountable. Tell us about your experience - complete the Your Experience Matters Survey now.
RPCA Customer Service Guarantee


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Department Mission 

We enrich the City of Alexandria by creating meaningful experiences through public space, cultural activities, and programming.

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