South Run RECenter
The Fairfax County Park Authority no longer follows the closing schedule of public schools during inclement weather. Instead, the Park Authority will follow Fairfax County Government closures. Unless Fairfax County closes all county facilities, RECenters and other park facilities will remain open for general use. Classes, programs and events will go on as planned at Park Authority facilities unless otherwise noted by FCPA.
South Run RECenter's fitness center is a beautiful two-story structure overlooking parkland. With our cardio and strength training equipment, entertainment features and expansive views this 7,000 square foot facility is home to many satisfied members.
Other features include a spin and mind body studio, heated indoor pool (25 x 25 yards) with ramp access, two one-meter diving boards, beach/wading area, poolside spa, outdoor sundeck, family changing room and locker rooms with showers and saunas complete the natatorium.
In addition to the fitness space, the center's lower level has a racquetball/wallyball court plus two additional classrooms. The entry level includes three multi-purpose rooms, a lobby overlooking the pool and the top floor of fitness room.
The 182 acres surrounding South Run offer soccer and baseball/softball fields, two tennis courts, two outdoor basketball courts, a field house with newly installed athletic turf playing surface, accessible playground, and an off-leash dog area. Paved trails connect the RECenter with Burke Lake Park and Lake Mercer.
For more information about South Run RECenter call 703-866-0566, TTY 703-866-9563 .
South Run RECenter – Aquatics
The South Run RECenter has a 25 x 25 yard pool with two one-meter
Duraflex springboards, an outdoor sundeck, poolside spa, and locker
rooms with saunas and showers. Our comprehensive programs promote
safety, skill development, fitness, social interaction and fun.
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South Run RECenter – Fitness
South Run RECenter has the happiest exercisers in Fairfax County,
thanks to their fitness expansion. The contemporary two-story space
boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that let the sunshine in and offer
sweeping views of nature. The bright and airy setting along with new
programs spark smiles on fitness enthusiasts.
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South Run RECenter – Childcare
Welcome to South Run Drop-In Childcare Program! Our staff is excited to help provide a safe and fun environment for your children while you use our newly renovated facility.
School Year Hours
|Tuesday, Thursday, Friday||9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday, Thursday||6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.|
Our prices are...
$3.00 for one child
$1.50 for each additional Child
A few of our policies...
- We serve children ages 12 months to 10 years.
- Photo ID must be presented at drop off and pick up
- The maximum amount of time children are allowed to stay in our care is 90 minutes.
- There is no food and only water allowed in the childcare room.
- Parent/guardian that dropped off must pick up unless otherwise stated and written in the child entrance paperwork to our staff.
- Payment is made for children present.
South Run RECenter – Field house
South Run RECenter operates a 24,000 square foot field house. The 160-foot by 100-foot lined synthetic turf playing surface is ready for lacrosse, soccer, football and other activities. The field house is lighted and restrooms are available.
View our online scheduling calendar to check availability.
Rental rates are listed below. To rent the facility you need to provide payment, a signed rental agreement (it can be e-mailed or faxed to you) and evidence of general commercial liability insurance of no less than one million dollars.
Rental requests and inquiries should be sent to SRFHRental@fairfaxcounty.gov.
Field House Rental
(At South Run RECenter Only)
|Full Field House In Season||$140|
|Full Field House Off Season (Memorial Day-Labor Day)||$110|
|Note: One-half of fee forfeited if event is cancelled within 30 days of scheduled date.|
A security deposit is required on every rental. The security deposit can be paid by check (which is held and returned to you after doing a walk-through) or by credit card if credit card number is on the contract.
South Run RECenter – Outdoor Activities
The grounds surrounding South Run RECenter are comprised of 182 acres, which include:
- Accessible Playground
- 2 Tennis Courts (lighted)
- Off-leash Dog Area
- Trails connecting the RECenter with Burke Lake Park and Lake Mercer.
- 2 Basketball Courts (lighted)
- 3 Diamond Fields - fast-pitch softball, slow-pitch softball, baseball (all lighted)
- 3 Large Soccer/Multi-sport Fields (all lighted, 2 synthetic turf)
- 2 Small-sided Soccer Fields - smaller goals (lighted)
For field usage and reservation information, contact Neighborhood and Community Services (703-324-5533).
South Run RECenter – Accessibility
South Run RECenter is fully accessible to customers with disabilities. Below is a partial list of accessible features.
- Accessible Playground
- Accessible Parking
- Dressing stalls
- Family Changing Room
- Indoor pool with accessible ramp entrance
- Swimming lessons
- Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) 703-866-9563
Access support provides opportunities for all
|Fairfax County is committed to giving all citizens equal access to recreation and leisure opportunities. In keeping with that policy and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations are provided to individuals with disabilities in all Park Authority programs, services, and facilities. ADA accommodations include sign interpreters, alternative information formats, program modifications and inclusion support. Contact the ADA Specialist at 703-324-8563 or 703-803-3354 (TTY) for additional information.
If participation accommodations and/or alternative information formats are needed in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call 703-324-8563 at least 10 working days in advance of the registration deadline or event (whichever is earlier). Individuals using teletype equipment (TTY), call 703-803-3354. The Park Authority will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations; however, failure to request an accommodation with the specified time frame may limit our ability to complete this request.
Visit the Park Authority Leisure Services for Individuals with Disabilities (L.S.I.D.) web page for more information on accessibility programs and classes.