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.

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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 Jack Browand, Division Chief, with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at jack.browand@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5504.

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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.

2017 Meeting Information

January 19, 2017: Regular Meeting - Will not meet

February 16, 2017: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

March 16, 2017: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

April 20, 2017: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

May 18, 2017:  Regular Meeting - TBD

June 15, 2017: Regular Meeting - TBD

July 20, 2017: Regular Meeting - TBD

August 2017: No Regular Meeting

September 21, 2017:  Regular Meeting - TBD

October 19, 2017: Regular Meeting - TBD

November 16, 2017: Regular Meeting - TBD

December  2017: No Regular Meeting

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