Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Jai Cole,
Executive Director

Department Resources

Parks Current Alerts: Frying Pan Farm Park CLOSED: New Name: Franconia Rec Center; COVID-19 Information


Facility Update

  • The Frying Pan Farm Park Store will be closed today, March 24.
  • The Mount Vernon Rec Center is now closed for renovation. Learn more about the project.

Facility Name Change

The Park Authority Board has changed the name of Lee District Rec Center and Lee District Park to Franconia Rec Center and Franconia Park.  All search results and webpages will now display under Franconia Rec Center or Franconia Park.

For more information, visit Park Board Changes Parks, Rec Center Name in Lee District

Weather Update

None at this time  


March 1, 2022: Effective immediately, Fairfax County will no longer require masks for employees and the public in county government facilities. This includes all Park Authority facilities, except specific locations such as where health and medical services are provided. While no longer required, we support mask use by employees and visitors who choose to continue wearing them. Please be respectful of individual choices.

Inclement Weather Procedure

Learn more about what you need to know at Weather-Related Closures.

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