Neighborhood and Community Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturdays Noon-10 p.m.
703-860-0676 TTY 711
12125 Pinecrest Rd
Reston, VA 20191
Chris Scales
Division Director

Cathy Hudgins Community Center at Southgate


Cathy Hudgins Community Center at Southgate

On May 4, 2021, Southgate Community Center was renamed in honor of Supervisor Catherine Hudgins, who retired from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at the end of 2019. Located at 12125 Pinecrest Road in Reston, the center provides a variety of recreational, cultural and educational programs for youth, adults and seniors, along with access to county and community resources. 

The youth programs provide a safe space for 1st through 12th graders to socialize and work on academics in a structured environment. In addition, the center hosts community events and rooms are made available for meetings, educational classes and social gatherings. The professional and creative staff collaborates daily to share program ideas and ensure that the services being provided meets the needs and interests of the community.


  • Art Room 
  • Computer Lab
  • Teen Room

Cathy Hudgins Community Center offers classes, activities, and opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to engage with their community, including:

  • Yoga
  • Pickle ball
  • Ping pong
  • Badminton 
  • Zumba
  • Arthritis class 
  • SAIL
  • Seated & Standing Tai Chi,18 movements
  • ESOL class
  • Tot Time 
  • Basketball 50+

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(Requires NCS Account)

The mission of the Cathy Hudgins Senior Center is to engage with older adults in our community and provide a supportive environment that encourages them to be active physically and mentally. The center provides physical, educational, and social activities for active adults aged 50 and older. A noon meal is provided on weekdays to members who register. Transportation may be available. Activities include:

  • Daily age-appropriate fitness classes such as line dancing, yoga, strength training and aerobics.
  • Art classes: acrylic painting, watercolor painting and craft classes.
  • Billiards, table tennis and pickleball
  • Computer/smart device classes, knitting & crochet group, cards, board games, bingo and gardening.
  • Referral services.

The Cathy Hudgins Community Center (CHCC) Advisory Council was established on May 17, 2002, by the Board of Supervisors to advise the director of the CHCC and to provide input and feedback on social, recreational and educational programs and activities at the center.

Learn about the Council’s strategic plan, view the membership list, find out when their next meeting takes place and more.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Therapeutic Recreation Services (TR) provides opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to develop the skills that enable them to participate in the recreation and leisure programs of their choice.

TR works in conjunction/tandem with regional services to ensure that we are creating a culture of inclusion within our centers. We work alongside of NCS Culture, Recreation, and Community Connections staff and the inclusion specialist to provide services and programs for individuals of all abilities, allowing and promoting access to the sensory space at Sully to all participants.

On occasion, inclement weather may affect the operation of Fairfax County Community, Teen and Senior Centers. Decisions regarding the delayed opening or closure of county facilities are made with the utmost regard for the safety of our participants and staff.

In the event of inclement weather, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) posts all facility closures and delays online. You may also learn of status updates by contacting your selected Community CenterTeen Center or Senior Center directly or by calling the Neighborhood and Community Services Main Office at 703-324-4600, TTY 711.

All NCS Community, Senior and Teen Centers serve as warming and cooling centers during extreme weather. Staff are prepared to accommodate any community walk-in needs during operating hours.  Visitors using the center for warming/cooling services will not have access to community center programming/classes unless they are a current registered member.

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