Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities

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

Page updated on Oct 17, 2019 at 4:33 PM
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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 25. Voting takes place November 1-15.

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Learn about the special event application, permit and review process at a series of free workshops beginning in October. Staff from multiple agencies will explain how event organizers can apply for and obtain permits to produce a special event in Alexandria.The workshops are free, but space is limited.

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Beautify your yard, help the environment, and create habitat by planting high quality and ecologically valuable native tree species in your yard. Plants are available for purchase through October 30 while supplies last and will be available for pick up at the Nature Center November 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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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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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