Online Services

Our Government

News and Events

Maps, Facts & Stats

State & Federal

Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

VOLUNTEERS Connecting Parks and Community

Site Manager
Amy Clayton
The Water Mine at Lake Fairfax Park
1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston, VA 20190


Enjoy the great outdoors while volunteering your time and talents to Lake Fairfax Park. Located in Reston, Lake Fairfax is truly a gem of Fairfax County. Amenities include everything from an 20 acre lake and marina, The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole, to picnic areas, trails, campgrounds and athletic fields. Hours are flexible and we will be happy to help you choose a position that appeals to your interests and puts your skills to good use.  If you are looking for the chance to make a difference, please consider joining our team.

Volunteer Application Check for current volunteer opportunities


Water Mine

Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend opening of the season of wet and wild summer fun, the Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole has a new shade canopy at its entrance to help customers keep their cool. The water park’s beach areas are refurbished with a new tile base, and the play features in the activity pool have been repaired and repainted.

Water Mine

Water Mine


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.

Contact Fairfax County: Phone, Email or Twitter | Main Address: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
Technical Questions: Web Administrator

ADA Accessibility | Website Accessibility
Awards | FOIA | Mobile | Using this Site | Web Disclaimer & Privacy Policy | Get Adobe Reader
Official site of the County of Fairfax, Virginia, © Copyright 2015

Website Feedback Website Feedback    Globe with various flags representing Web site language translations   Language Translations

Return to Graphic Version