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.

Page updated on Jul 23, 2016 at 5:09 PM

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.


2016 Meeting Information

January 21, 2015: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

February 18, 2016: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

March 10, 2016: Regular Meeting - RPCA Park Operations, 2900-A. Business Center Dr. (parking available at Witter Recreation Fields)

April 21, 2016: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

May 19, 2016: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

June 23, 2016: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

July 21, 2016: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Alexandria Police Department Community Room, 3600 Wheeler Ave.

August 2016: No Regular Meeting

September 15, 2015: Regular Meeting - TBD

October 20, 2016: Regular Meeting - TBD

November 17, 2016: Regular Meeting - TBD

December 15, 2016: No Regular Meeting

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