Planning and Improvements

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8702
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 204
Fairfax, Virginia

Andrea Dorlester,
Manager of Park Planning

Park Planning

Park Planning

Like the population, the county's park and recreation needs are growing. Park master plans provide the public a way to help determine the best uses for a specific site and to optimize management of the site's resources. We use your input combined with analyses of current trends and future needs identified in the Countywide Parks and Recreational Needs Assessment to help craft a long-range blueprint for use of a park site.

Planning News

Lake Fairfax Park Master Plan Revision Public Comment Meeting

Lake Fairfax Park Master Plan Revision Public Comment Meeting

The public is invited to attend a public comment meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7 p.m. at South Lakes High School, Lecture Hall 333 to learn about the draft Lake Fairfax Park Master Plan Revision.

The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking public comment on its new Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023.

As the Park Authority nears completion of its FY14-FY18 Strategic Plan on June 30, 2018, development of its new five-year strategic plan is underway. The FY19-FY23 Strategic Plan is a key tool to guide agency staff in the implementation of the 2017 Parks and Recreation System Master Plan, and the agency wants input from the public.

Mount Vernon RECenter Expansion/Renovation Meeting Set

Mount Vernon RECenter Expansion/Renovation Meeting Set The Fairfax County Park Authority will renovate and expand Mount Vernon RECenter in the near future. This is an exciting capital improvement project that will provide great benefits to the community and provide a state-of-the-art facility for the many thousands who use the RECenter each year. A meeting is planned on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Monticello Park Phase I Construction Begins

Monticello Park Phase I Construction BeginsThe Fairfax County Park Authority will begin Phase I construction at Monticello Park located at 5315 Guinea Road in Burke, VA.  The $1.5 million dollar project includes construction of a playground, off-leash dog area, buffer area, multi-use area and trails, as well as supporting infrastructure including storm water management facilities, a parking lot, walkways, utilities, fencing and related site work.

Community Meeting Set to Discuss Future of Lake Accotink
This event has already occurred, but public input on the Lake Accotink Master Plan Revision will be accepted through May 28. To learn more or to provide input, please visit the Lake Accotink Master Plan Revision Page.

Community Meeting Set to Discuss Future of Lake Accotink