Franconia Rec Center

703-922-9841 TTY 711
6601 Telegraph Road
Franconia, Virginia
Christine Wu
Rec Center Manager

Franconia Rec Center

More than Just a Gym

We have what all other gyms have and so much more. For one, aquatics and swimming are not an afterthought here. And you’ll be impressed by our huge selection of classes, camps and programs for kids.

Department Resources

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Rec Center and Natatorium Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation

High School Swim & Dive Season.  Lap Pool closed from 3:30-6pm, Monday-Thursday.

 

Rec Center Open House

Rec Centers will open their doors to everyone on Wednesday, May 22! Anyone can stop by all day to explore Rec Centers for free. Visitors will receive a free, 7-day trial membership or be able to purchase a 30-day for $30 pass to the Park Authority's Rec Centers.

Each center will have special programming and activities from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on May 22. Try out sample fitness classes, use gym equipment, take a lap in the pool and enjoy fun events at each site.

 

Open House

Attend the Audrey Moore Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership during this around the world-themed event! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Giveaways — spin the prize wheel!
  • Popcorn and candy
  • Dance demonstrations
  • Play toy toss in the pool
  • Meet with a Personal Trainer
  • Join the drop-in Cycle class
 

Open House

Attend the Cub Run Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Raffle — win a fitness tracker!
  • Meet and discuss fitness options with Personal Trainers
  • InBody assessments
  • Visit the membership table for giveaways
  • Popcorn
  • Arts and crafts
  • Guided fitness room orientations in Spanish and English
  • Learn about the drop-in childcare, camps, aquatics, nature programs, scouts and more
  • Pilates Reformer demonstrations
  • Games and activities for children:
    • Supersized Connect 4 and Jenga
    • Activity mats, mini trampoline and foam balance beam
    • Indoor obstacle course
 

Open House

Attend the Franconia Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Free Inbody assessments 
  • Giveaways
  • Membership table 
  • Soft playroom - free!
  • Popcorn 
  • Drop-in fitness classes: 
    • 5:30-6:25 p.m. — Zumba 
    • 6:30-7:25 p.m. — Mix It Up  
    • 7-7:55 p.m. — Yoga  
 

Open House

Attend the George Washington Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Membership table 
  • Giveaways
  • Arts and crafts
 

Open House

Attend the Oak Marr Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Membership table 
  • Giveaways
  • Arts and crafts
 

Open House

Attend the Providence Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership during this backyard barbeque-themed event! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Outdoor games (weather permitting):
    • Cornhole
    • Inflatable sports center
    • Can jam
    • Gaga pit
  • Prizes
  • Hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy
  • Art walk
  • Swim assessments
  • Pool games
  • Fitness room orientations
  • Diabetes wellness information
  • Q&A with Personal Trainers
  • Drop-in fitness classes: 
    • Zumba 
    • Body Pump
    • Yoga  
 

Open House

Attend the South Run Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership all day! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Free popcorn
  • Shaved Ice from the Kona Ice Truck
  • Giveaways
  • Cornhole competition
  • Visit the table in Studio A to learn about dance classes
  • 4:30-6 p.m.: Pool games in the beach entry area (treasure hunt, ring contests and aquatics info)
  • Fitness fun:
    • 5 p.m. — Kettlebell Fundamentals + Abs Back and Stretch
    • 5:30 p.m. — Boxing Fundamentals
    • 6 p.m. — Zumba
    • 7 p.m. — Step and Sculpt
 

Open House

Attend the Spring Hill Rec Center Open House: Wednesday, May 22. Enjoy free admission and learn more about membership! Join from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for: 

  • Join the esports tournament!
  • Prize wheel
  • Popcorn
  • Meet with Personal Trainers
  • Membership table featuring information and giveaways
  • Arts and crafts

Upcoming Events

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Family Skate and Dance Night: One Year Anniversary

family skate and dance night

Celebrate the one-year anniversary of Family Skate and Dance Night at Franconia Rec Center on May 18, 6 to 9 p.m. Grab your skates (quad and inline welcome) or dancing shoes to celebrate this remarkable community event. Please note that this event is BYOS — bring your own skates. Enjoy refreshments and fun decorations and make new memories with family and friends. 

Tickets cost $10 for everyone (skaters, dancers, spectators and chaperones) — purchase in advance online or at the door.  


Roll Out to Future Family Skate and Dance Nights

Family Skate and Dance Nights

Bring your family and friends for an all-around good time at Franconia Rec Center's Family Skate and Dance Nights. Bring your own skates to this fun community event. Scooters, strollers, wheelchairs are welcome. Don't have wheels? Not a problem — all are invited to come out and enjoy music by the DJ and the fun atmosphere with themed decorations. Pizza, popcorn, snacks and drinks are available for purchase. Purchase tickets now for these upcoming events:

Park in the lower parking lot and enter through the gym door. Drive past the front of the Rec Center — the gym doors and the parking lot will be located to the right.

Love skate nights? Host your own private party in the Franconia gym and make it your very own skate night. Call 703-922-9841 to inquire.


Healthy Together Fairfax

Healthy Together Fairfax

Come out to Healthy Together Fairfax taking place: 

  • 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19
  • Franconia Rec Center, 6601 Telegraph Rd, Alexandria  

This fun (and FREE) interactive event for the community focuses on healthy and active living. Attend this event for free health screenings, access to community services and resources, join fitness classes, participate in hands-on activities, and enjoy “bite-sized” learning for all ages. Participants can also explore the trails and playgrounds at Franconia and enjoy a ride on the carousel.  

Healthy Together F is produced by The Partnership for a Healthier Fairfax, in collaboration with Evans Consulting, First Aid, CPR, & Training Services (FACTS), and PoP Health, and hosted in collaboration with the Fairfax County Park Authority. If you have any questions, please reach out to healthytogetherfairfax@gmail.com

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