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Burke Lake Park Volunteer

VOLUNTEERS Connecting Parks and Community

Site Volunteer Manager
Keith O'Connor
Burke Lake Park
7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039


Would you like to drive a train and be addressed as "Conductor?" Then climb aboard! Burke Lake Park seeks your help in enhancing the services our visitors have come to expect. Whether you are interested in stewardship or public contact, Burke Lake has volunteer opportunities for you. Not to toot our own horn, but Burke Lake Park is an exceptional place to work. With your help, it will become an exceptional place to volunteer. Call us today to learn about the exciting volunteer experiences awaiting your arrival.

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Last fall, volunteers from the West Springfield Rotary Club poured concrete for pro tees to replace the old gravel tees on the park’s disk golf course. This spring, they’re back with new signage for the course, a donation valued at almost $4,000. Their contributions improve both the appearance and the safety of the course.

Disk Golf Signage

A small project with a big return is the installation of acoustic panels in the Burke Lake ice cream parlor. The improvement transforms the building from echo chamber to conversational nook.

West Springfield Rotary Club


Burke Lake Park’s
Outstanding Volunteer Group
of the Year

Under the coordination and direction of Dennis Hogan and Rick Cernohorsky, the West Springfield Rotary Club completed many improvements to the disc golf course at Burke Lake Park. There were many club members involved in the improvements which included pouring concrete tee pads for all the pro tees on the disc golf course.

The West Springfield Rotary Club, in an effort to support their local parks, also donated several thousand dollars to purchase (19) new signs for the course. Tim Beron, who is not a Rotary member but belongs to the local disc golf club, worked with the Rotary Club in designing all the signs and doing all of the art work for the sign vendor. Tim also worked with the park in determining the best location to install the new signs.

This outstanding group of volunteers has devoted many hours of their time to give back to their community and to make Burke Lake Park's disc golf course a nicer course to play.


Free RECenter facility use: *Park Services and *Resource Management volunteers who maintain an average of four hours of service per week or three weekly classes per class session as an Adapted Aquatics assistant, can use ANY RECenter's general facilities free of charge.

Free RECenter classes: *Park Service and *Resource Management volunteers who have served a minimum of 32 hours and maintain an average of eight hours of service per week, or volunteer as an Adapted Aquatics assistant for four weekly classes, per class session are eligible to take one free FCPA Parktakes class per session on a space available basis.

Family Discount Pass: All FCPA volunteers are entitled to purchase a 25-visit pass for their family use to any RECenter at a special county employee rate.

Ten Percent Merchandise Discount: *Park Service, *Resource Management and *Golf volunteers who serve four or more hours each month are entitled to a 10% merchandise discount, some exclusions apply.

Fairfax County Credit Union Membership: Any active FCPA volunteer is entitled to free credit union membership.

*Park Services includes; RECenters, Lakefronts, Turner Farm, and Clemyjontri parks. RMD includes; Nature, History, Farm and garden sites. Golf includes; all FCPA Golf sites.

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