Park Operations

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Park Operations


City Arborist & Tree Maintenance

Community Gardens 

Environmental & Sustainable Management System

Facility Maintenance

  • Mowing Operations
  • Winterization
    The City of Alexandria, to minimize the risk of freeze damage to park infrastructure, shuts down irrigation systems, water fountains and certain restoom facilities annually. Winterization begins in the last week of October and continues through November. Systems are returned to operating conditions beginning in late march through April. The following systems are winterized annually:
    • All park and facility irrigation systems
    • All park and facility outdoor water fountains
    • Potomac Yard Interactive Fountain
    • Restrooms located at A. L. Boothe Park; Minnie Howard Athletic Fields; amd the Fort Ward Park (rear facility)


Holmes Run Native Tree Planting Program 

Natural Resource Management

Nature Center, Jerome "Buddie" Ford

Park Listings 

The Flora Project