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South Run 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.

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Map/Directions 7550 Reservation Drive
Springfield, Virginia


South Run RECenter's fitness center is a beautiful two-story structure overlooking parkland. With our cardio and strength training equipment, entertainment features and expansive views this 7,000 square foot facility is home to many satisfied members.

Other features include a spin and mind body studio, heated indoor pool (25 x 25 yards) with ramp access, two one-meter diving boards, beach/wading area, poolside spa, outdoor sundeck, family changing room and locker rooms with showers and saunas complete the natatorium.

In addition to the fitness space, the center's lower level has a racquetball/wallyball court plus two additional classrooms.  The entry level includes three multi-purpose rooms, a lobby overlooking the pool and the top floor of fitness room.

The 182 acres surrounding South Run offer soccer and baseball/softball fields, two tennis courts, two outdoor basketball courts, a field house with newly installed athletic turf playing surface, accessible playground, and an off-leash dog area. Paved trails connect the RECenter with Burke Lake Park and Lake Mercer.

For more information about South Run RECenter call 703-866-0566, TTY 703-866-9563 .

South Run RECenter – Aquatics


The South Run RECenter has a 25 x 25 yard pool with two one-meter Duraflex springboards, an outdoor sundeck, poolside spa, and locker rooms with saunas and showers. Our comprehensive programs promote safety, skill development, fitness, social interaction and fun.

South Run RECenter – Fitness

Fitness Center

South Run RECenter has the happiest exercisers in Fairfax County, thanks to their fitness expansion. The contemporary two-story space boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that let the sunshine in and offer sweeping views of nature. The bright and airy setting along with new programs spark smiles on fitness enthusiasts.

South Run RECenter – Childcare

Welcome to South Run Drop-In Childcare Program! Our staff is excited to help provide a safe and fun environment for your children while you use our newly renovated facility.

Childcare Center

School Year Hours

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Our prices are...

$3.00 for one child
$1.50 for each additional Child

A few of our policies...

  • We serve children ages 12 months to 10 years.
  • Photo ID must be presented at drop off and pick up
  • The maximum amount of time children are allowed to stay in our care is 90 minutes.
  • There is no food and only water allowed in the childcare room.
  • Parent/guardian that dropped off must pick up unless otherwise stated and written in the child entrance paperwork to our staff.
  • Payment is made for children present.

South Run RECenter – Field house

Field House

South Run RECenter operates a 24,000 square foot field house. The 160-foot by 100-foot lined synthetic turf playing surface is ready for lacrosse, soccer, football and other activities. The field house is lighted and restrooms are available.

View our online scheduling calendar to check availability.

Rental rates are listed below. To rent the facility you need to provide payment, a signed rental agreement (it can be e-mailed or faxed to you) and evidence of general commercial liability insurance of no less than one million dollars.

Rental requests and inquiries should be sent to   

Field House Rental
(At South Run RECenter Only)
  Hourly Rate*
Full Field House In Season $140
Full Field House Off Season (Memorial Day-Labor Day) $110
Security Deposit $300
Note: One-half of fee forfeited if event is cancelled within 30 days of scheduled date.
* One Full Hour Minimum Rental

Security Deposit
A security deposit is required on every rental. The security deposit can be paid by check (which is held and returned to you after doing a walk-through) or by credit card if credit card number is on the contract.

South Run RECenter – Outdoor Activities

Go Ape Ropes Course

Woodland Obstacle and Zip Line Course

Swing through the treetops and into adventure with Go Ape at the Fairfax County Park Authority’s first woodland obstacle and zip line course. Let loose because this is going to be fun! The Go Ape adventure company opened a new course at South Run Park in Springfield. This course offers more than 99 suspended obstacles 20 to 40 feet up in the forest canopy. There are nine exhilarating zip lines and a specially designed course for kids.

To book an adventure, visit

Outdoor Activities

The grounds surrounding South Run RECenter are comprised of 182 acres, which include:

For field usage and reservation information, contact Neighborhood and Community Services (703-324-5533).

South Run RECenter – Accessibility


South Run RECenter is fully accessible to customers with disabilities. Below is a partial list of accessible features. 

  • Accessible Playground
  • Accessible Parking
  • Dressing stalls
  • Elevator
  • Family Changing Room
  • Indoor pool with accessible ramp entrance
  • Swimming lessons
  • Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) 703-866-9563

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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.


South Run RECenter Hours of Operation
Facility Pool
Mon. - Fri. 5am - 9pm Mon. - Fri. 6am - 9pm
Sat. 6am - 8pm Sat. 9am - 6pm
Sun. 7:30am - 8pm Sun. 7:30am - 6pm

FCPA classes and adult lap swim ONLY Saturday – Thursday from opening until Noon.

Click Here for HOLIDAY HOURS

Calendars Pool Calendar and Lap Lane Schedule

Aquatics Drop-In
Aerobics Schedule

Fitness Calendar

Field House Calendar




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)


Would you like to ask us a question, share an idea or make a comment? We want to hear from you and encourage you to tell us what you're thinking.  Your answer is near. Please choose the appropriate manager for your RECenter-related question.

Facility Address:
7550 Reservation Drive
Springfield, VA 22153

Phone Numbers

Front Desk: 703-866-0566
Hearing Impaired: 703-866-9563 (TTY)
Fax: 703-455-7056
Contact Email:

RECenter Manager - David Fallert
General RECenter questions, and all questions that do not fall directly in line with one of the below managers.
Hiring manager for management staff to include full-time positions and managers on duty.

Fitness Program Director - Laurie Strickland
Questions pertaining to: fitness registered classes and refunds(EXER), Drop-in Group Fitness classes, personal training, and fitness room.
Hiring manager for fitness attendants, personal trainers and fitness instructors.

Land Program Director - Deanna Holz
Questions pertaining to: all non-aquatic, non-fitness classes and refunds to include camps, tots, pets, dance, martial arts, fine arts, sports and miscellaneous classes, arts and crafts show, and tot special events.
Hiring manager for all non-fitness, non aquatic class instructors and camp counselors.

Aquatics Program Director - John Sifrit
Questions pertaining to: all aquatic classes and refunds to include learn to swim and water exercise programs.
Hiring manager for learn to swim and water exercise instructors.

Assistant Aquatics Director - Claudia South
Questions pertaining to: all pool and lifeguard related items that do not concern classes and/or refunds.
Hiring manager for lifeguards.

Opening Operations and and Custodial Manager - Megan Baker
Questions pertaining to building cleanliness and safety.
Hiring manager for RECenter custodial staff.

Administrative Assistant - Rosie Bombaugh
Questions pertaining to: accounts receivable, billing, and pass extensions and refunds.

Volunteer Coordinator - Kurt Lauer
Questions pertaining to: volunteering in all departments, scout projects, and community service.
Hiring manager for volunteers.

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