Park Authority Rec Centers

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 Non-County Residents

Welcome to your RECenter

The Park Authority's RECenters make fun and fitness easy. We're affordable-no initiation fees, no annual dues and no hidden costs. Plus our pass options give you discounts off general admission rates, making a good buy even better. The prices below are for non-county residents. Click for Membership and Daily Admission for County Residents.

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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Discount Fast Passes Buy Online

Discount Fast Pass membership fees include use of swimming pool, fitness room, locker rooms, gymnasium, racquetball court rental and daily public ice skating session fees, where available. (25 admissions, expires 24 months from date of sale)

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 RECenter 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 RECenters (Racquetball courts are not available at Cub Run, George Washington or Mount Vernon RECenters and Squash courts are only found at Audrey Moore RECenter). 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. Pass 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 RECenter 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.


With a RECenter membership you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of land group exercise classes offered as part of the Drop in Group Fitness program. From cycling to step, rowing to high-low aerobics, Drop in Group Fitness classes offer the best of all worlds.


Extension requests must be made prior to absence, and memberships must be deactivated at the RECenter front desk. Only one extension per year will be granted for membership holders. A minimum four week time period, and RECenter 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 RECenter 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: $2.00

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