Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia


TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

Brian Laws,
Operations Manager

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Rec Center Membership and Daily Admission for Fairfax County Residents

September Membership Pass SaleTake advantage of the membership sale that’s going on Sep. 1, 2022, through Oct. 15, 2022. Whether you’re a new or returning member, you can save up to 15% on the purchase of an annual membership. If the annual membership option doesn't fit your needs, check out the other options for memberships, or stop by a Rec Center to discuss what membership would suit you best.

Memberships are on sale at any of the county’s nine Rec Centers and online. A FCPA Rec Center membership gives you access to all 9 Rec Centers, the indoor tracks, drop-in and virtual group fitness classes, pools, spas, saunas, basketball courts, racquetball courts, strength equipment, cardio equipment, free weights, drop-in pickleball, ice skating, and fitness center orientations. Amenities vary by location. A wealth of recreational opportunities awaits you at the Park Authority Rec Centers.

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The Park Authority's Rec Centers make fitness fun and easy. We're affordable: no initiation fees, no annual dues and no hidden costs. Plus our membership options give you discounts off general admission rates, making a good buy even better.

Rec Center Membership Options

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No Residency Restrictions

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Welcome to your RECenter

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You must have a Parktakes account and be logged in to Parktakes Online to view and buy memberships. When you click "Buy Online", if you are not logged in, choose Login at the top of the page. Don't have an account?

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General Admission

All general admission fees include use of swimming pool, fitness room, locker rooms & gymnasium, where available. General Admissions can be purchased at any Rec Center at the front desk.

Facility Group Rate and Chaperone Fee

  • Groups of 12-50 with advance reservation and single payment receive 25% off daily admission rate
  • Groups of 51 or more with advance reservation and a single payment receive 10% off the daily admission rate.

Racquetball · Handball · Wallyball · Squash Buy Online

Racquetball/Wallyball/Handball courts are available at six FCPA Rec Centers (Racquetball courts are not available at Cub Run, George Washington or Mount Vernon Rec Centers and Squash courts are only found at Audrey Moore Rec Center). Court usage requires general admission fee in addition to hourly fees. Court fees waived for active Leisure Fitness Pass and Discount Fast Pass holders and Wallyball groups of six (6) or more. However, court reservations are still required.

Aqua Exercise Flex Pass Buy Online

This membership allows you to attend any water exercise class schedules in the Parktakes magazine. After your class, your workout isn’t over; with this membership you can use the fitness room, pool, spa, sauna, and group fitness drop-in classes after your water exercise class.

You may also bring a friend with you by having an additional visit deducted from your membership when you check in. The pass is valid for four (4) months from the date of purchase.

Mount Vernon Ice Skating Passes Buy Online


Water Mine Season Pass Buy Online

Valid for admission to the Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole at Lake Fairfax Park. This membership covers the entire operating season (Memorial Day to Labor Day). (Learn More)


Children 2 years and under are free.


Members have access to all nine Rec Center facilities. There is an additional fee for racquetball, handball, wallyball and squash court rental where available. Court fees waived for active Leisure Fitness Pass and Discount Fast Pass holders.


Your favorite fitness classes have gone virtual! For more information, visit the Healthy Strides webpage.


Extension requests must be made prior to absence, and memberships must be deactivated at the Rec Center front desk. Only one extension per year will be granted for membership holders. A minimum four week time period, and Rec Center manager approval is required for all membership extensions.


Payment may be made online with a Visa or MasterCard. To purchase with cash or check, please visit a Rec Center near you. Payment in full is required at time of purchase of general admission or memberships.

The Fine Print

Discount rates available with proof of county residency

Youth/Student Discount rate available for ages 19-24 with a valid high school, college or vocational school I.D.

Senior Discount applies to those 65 years or older.

Chaperone Fee for non-participating adult accompanying a fee paying child: $2.

Not applicable for the Cub Run RECenter leisure pool.



- Cancellation requests must be submitted at least fourteen (14) days prior to the requested cancellation date.
- Members will be billed for ONE additional bi-weekly cycle prior to cancellation.
- Memberships will remain active for use during the last cycle. Members will receive a confirmation notice after receipt of
the FCPA Membership Cancellation Form by the Park Authority Business Office.
- FCPA reserves the right to cancel this membership at any time. There are no credits for previously made payments.


- Credits are given for the unused portion of the pass from date request received.
- Annual Memberships will be credited by the number of days remaining times the daily rate
- Discount Fast Passes and other fixed visit passes will be credited by the number of visits remaining times daily rate.
- No credits or extensions will be given for expired passes.
- Memberships sold to multiple participants (Family, 2 person, Sr. 2 person, Sr./Non Senior) must be credited together as
the complete package and cannot be separated to accommodate individual requests.
- A $15.00 processing fee will be assessed to all credits

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