Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-8700
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Jai Cole,
Executive Director

Department Resources


Enjoy Sensory Friendly Events at Our Special Harbor & Water Mine

Sensory FriendlyThose with disabilities and their families are invited to Fairfax County Park Authority’s sensory friendly events this summer at Our Special Harbor and The Water Mine. Sensory friendly time is designed to allow individuals with disabilities and their families the opportunity to attend both locations in an enjoyable and accessible way.

Our Special Harbor will be hosting a sensory hour every Wednesday this summer from 10 to 11 a.m., and the Water Mine will host a sensory hour on July 19 and Aug. 16, 2022, from 10 to 11 a.m. Our Special Harbor will be at no cost to attend, and the Water Mine will charge regular admission prices. To purchase tickets for the Water Mine, please visit the Water Mine website.

Our Special Harbor is located at Lee District Family Recreation Area at 6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, Virginia. The Water Mine is located at Lake Fairfax Park at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston, Virginia.

For additional information, please visit the Recreation Services for Customers with Disabilities webpage, or call 703-324-8565.

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