Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities

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

Page updated on Sep 16, 2019 at 10:22 AM
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Register now for Fall Programs! 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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Share your best original photos taken at any City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities park, center, program or event that represent the Department's mission. Submit photos by October 15. Voting takes place November 1-15.

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Treat your pooch to a late summertime dip at the City of Alexandria’s Itty Bitty Doggie Dive. Dogs under 25 pounds can enjoy a pool to themselves on September 20, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Charles Houston Recreation Center Memorial Pool (901 Wythe St.). The Big Dog Day Swim on September 21 is already full and only a few spaces remain for the Itty Bitty Doggie Dive, so reserve your ticket today. 

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

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