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 Dec 2, 2021 at 2:30 PM

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 p.m. For additional information call 703.746.5500. For a list of vacancies, to submit an application or for additional information, visit Boards & Commissions.

For additional information, contact Jack Browand, Acting Deputy Director, with the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at jack.browand@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5504.

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. The public is welcome. Minutes are approved at the next scheduled meeting.

2021 Meeting Information

January 21: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

February 8, 2021 - Youth Sports Advisory Committee

February 18: Regular Meeting

March 8, 2021 - Youth Sports Advisory Committee

March 18: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

April 12 - Youth Sports Advisory Committee

April 15: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

May 20: Regular Meeting

June 17: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

July 15: Regular Meeting - Patrick Henry Recreation Center, 4653 Taney Ave.

August 2020: No Regular Meeting

September 23: Regular Meeting - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St.

October 21: Regular Meeting - Virtual Only

November 18: Public Hearing & Regular Meeting - Virtual Only

December 17: Does Not Meet

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