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Mount Vernon RECenter

Park Authority RECenters - System-wide Sustainability Plan The project team will look at potential future operational and facility improvements that effectively and efficiently help to meet the indoor recreation needs of Fairfax County residents.

Map/Directions2017 Belle View Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia

Park Board Gets Update on Mt. Vernon RECenter Renewal Plans

The Park Board got an update on the renovation and expansion plans at its meeting on January 25, 2017.

Mount Vernon RECenter has a 25-meter heated indoor pool with poolside spa, a beach area with play features, locker rooms with showers and sauna, Fitness Center with Cybex VR2 equipment, pro shop items for sale, dance room, multi-purpose rooms and a year-round 200 foot by 85 foot indoor Ice Arena.

Ice arena hours vary daily. Ice skating fees are separate from general admission fees. Call Mount Vernon RECenter at 703-768-3224 for the latest ice arena schedule, or download the Ice Skating Calendars.

Mount Vernon RECenter – Aquatics

Ladies enjoying the pool at Mount Vernon RECenter                                                            Mount Vernon RECenter has a 25 meter x 25 yard pool with a one-meter Duraflex springboard, a beach area with aquatic toys, an outdoor sundeck, poolside spa, and locker rooms with saunas and showers. Our comprehensive programs promote safety, skill development, fitness, social interaction and fun.

Various user groups share pool space. Swim teams and Aquatic Adventures Scuba Diving rent space for practice and meets. FCPA and Fairfax County Public Schools share the commitment for hosting the high school swim and dive teams for practice and meets November through February.


Little boy playing in the water spouts at Mount Vernon RECenter pool.

Beach and Play Area

Gentle jets of water greet swimmers entering the beach area. Fountains are discovered just beyond. Tumble buckets drop water to surprised and delighted swimmers below. The play area features are always running unless classes are being conducted.

Parktakes Online!Register through Parktakes Online for these exciting, fun-filled programs! To register, all you need is your member number, a valid email address and a Visa or MasterCard. Not a member yet? Sign up today!

Interested in private swimming lessons? Fill out this form and drop it off at Mt. Vernon RECenter or fax it to 703-765-0467.

Mount Vernon RECenter – Fitness Center

Personal Training working with Cybex Equipment                                                            The 1500 square foot fitness center at Mount Vernon is fully equipped with free weights and resistance Cybex equipment. Cybex equipment includes leg press, leg extension, seated leg curl, hip adduction, hip abduction, chest press, fly, seated row, pulldown, overhead press, lateral raise, arm curl, arm extension, ab crunch, back extension. An elliptical machine, a variety of cardiovascular machines, treadmills, stair steppers, recumbent bikes


With a RECenter membership pass you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of land group exercise classes offered as part of the Drop-in Group Fitness program.

At Mount Vernon we understand that fitness is defined differently for each individual. Our friendly and energetic staff are available to help you get the most out of your workout. We offer personal training and fitness assessment to help you develop a program that will meet your specific goals. To get started, please fill out this form and drop it off at Mt. Vernon RECenter or fax it to 703-765-0467.

Parktakes Online!Register through Parktakes Online for these exciting, fun-filled programs! To register, all you need is your member number, a valid email address and a Visa or MasterCard. Not a member yet? Sign up today!

Mount Vernon RECenter – Ice Arena

Learn to Skate Classes

Fairfax County's only publicly-owned indoor ice arena is designed for year-round use. It includes a warming room, coaches room, skate rental area, skate sharpening services, hockey team locker rooms, as well as an NHL official size rink.

  • Public sessions: General plus special sessions such as Adults Only, Rock 'n Blades DJ sessions for skating enthusiasts, and Stick & Puck and Pick-up Hockey sessions for hockey enthusiasts.
  • Learn-to-skate classes for all ages and abilities.
  • Ice hockey and recreational skating classes.
  • Freestyle program featuring World and Olympic-class coaches and skaters.
  • Host rink to Puckstoppers Goaltending Schools, Puckstoppers Shooting & Accuracy Schools, and Sport International Hockey Academy.
  • Home rink of the Northern Virginia Ice Dogs Youth Hockey Club.
  • Home to several adult leagues. All levels welcomed.
  • Cool party place for birthdays and group outings.

Mount Vernon – Ice Skating Rates

Public Skating Sessions - Daily
Children (age 4 and under w/ paying adult) FREE
Adults (19-60 yrs.) $7.00
Youth/Student³ (5-18 yrs.) $5.50
Seniors*** $5.50
Family (1-2 adults and up to 4 children for a total of 5) $22.00

¹ Group rates available for admission/skate rental for groups of twelve (12) or more.
² Discount rate available with proof of County Residency.
³ Discount rate available for ages 19-24 with a valid high school, college or vocational school I.D.
* Item fee includes tax
** Up to 4 goalies are free to each stick & puck and pick up hockey session
*** age 65 or older



Public Skating Sessions - Discount Book 1
(Good for 10 Admissions - expires 12 months from date of sale.)

  Base Rate Discount Rate²
Children (age 4 and under w/ paying adult) FREE FREE
Adults (non-seniors, 19 yrs. and older.) $69.50 $62.70
Youth/Student³ (5-18 yrs.) $69.50 $52.40
Seniors*** $69.50 $52.40


Special Sessions
Ice Dance, per session $12.00
Pick-Up Hockey, per session ** $12.00
Stick and Puck, per session ** $12.00
Power Skate, per session $9.00
Power Skate Pass, 10 visits $72.00


Freestyle Sessions
Pick-Up $12
Pre-registered (20 visits, expires 12 months from date of issue) $188
Weekly Freestyle Pass $204


Other Rates
Ice Skate Rental* Per Person $3.50
  Group Discount $3
Skate Sharpening 24 hour Service $8
  Immediate Service $11
Ice Rink Rental Per Hour $312


Mount Vernon RECenter – Accessibility


  • Ample accessible parking with curb ramps
  • Automatic doors
  • Elevator
  • Pool ramp
  • Wheelchair accessible family changing room
  • Dressing stalls
  • Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TTY) 703-281-7330

Access support provides opportunities for all

Access support provides opportunities for all Fairfax County is committed to giving all citizens equal access to recreation and leisure opportunities. In keeping with that policy and the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations are provided to individuals with disabilities in all Park Authority programs, services, and facilities. ADA accommodations include sign interpreters, alternative information formats, program modifications and inclusion support. Contact the ADA Specialist at 703-324-8563 or 703-803-3354 (TTY) for additional information.

If participation accommodations and/or alternative information formats are needed in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call 703-324-8563 at least 10 working days in advance of the registration deadline or event (whichever is earlier). Individuals using teletype equipment (TTY), call 703-803-3354. The Park Authority will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations; however, failure to request an accommodation with the specified time frame may limit our ability to complete this request.

Visit the Park Authority Leisure Services for Individuals with Disabilities (L.S.I.D.) web page for more information on accessibility programs and classes.

Mount Vernon RECenter
Hours of Operation
Facility Pool
Mon. - Thu. 6 am - 9 pm Mon. - Thu. 6 am - 9 pm
Fri. 6 am - 7 pm* Fri. 6 am - 7 pm
Sat. 7 am - 7 pm* Sat. 8 am - 7 pm
Sun. 8 am - 6 pm Sun. 9 am - 6 pm

* During Summer months
Lap Swim and FCPA classes ONLY Saturdays 8 am - Noon.
Lap Swim and FCPA classes ONLY Sundays 9 am - Noon.
ICE ARENA HOURS vary. See calendars below.

Click Here for HOLIDAY HOURS

Pool Calendar and Lap Lane Schedule
Drop-in Aquatic Classes
Ice Skating: Public Sessions Calendar
Ice Skating: Freestyle Calendar
Ice Hockey Calendar
Fitness Classes

Personal Training Request Packet
Private Ice Skating Lesson Request
Private Swim Lesson Request
Class Transfer Request Form
Class Refund Request Form
Pass Refund Request Form




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Please Note: Many passes may be used at more than one facility. The location choice above should be for the facility you will use the most often.



Please Note: Many passes may be used
at more than one facility. The location
choice above should be for the facility
you will use the most often.


Adult Single: (1 non-senior 19 yrs. and older)
Adult 2 Person: 2 non-seniors 19 yrs. and older)
Family: (1-2 adults and up to 6 children living in the same household)
Dependent: (Must be purchased in conjunction with a pass in one of the other categories)
Youth/Student: (5-18 yrs./also available for ages 19-24 yrs. with a valid high school, college or vocational I.D.)
Senior: (Age 65 and older)
Senior 2 Person: (both ages 65 and older)
Adult/Senior Combo: (1 adult age 19-64 yrs. / 1 senior ages 65 and older)


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Facility Address
2017 Belle View Boulevard
Alexandria, VA 22307

Phone Numbers
Front Desk: 703-768-3224
Hearing Impaired: 703-765-7410 (TTY)
Fax: 703-765-0467

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