Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-222-4664 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Marcus Barton
Park Management Specialist

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Rec Center Aquatics and Swimming

parktakes online

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To sign up online you need a Parktakes account and a credit card. No account yet? Create your account today! or call 703-222-4664.

Get Set, Get W.E.T. (Water Education Training)

Fairfax County Park Authority hosts this water safety education program to teach children about water safety.
FREE, 30-Minute Presentation
For Children Ages 3-5

  • Play interactive games
  • Learn about life jackets
  • Hear water safety tips
  • Get excited to learn to swim

Contact Joshua Lainhart at to set up a presentation today!

​​Aqua Flex Pass

​Buy the pass that gets you into aquatic fitness — all year long! 

  • ​Aqua Flex passes provide drop-in entry into any aquatics exercise class* 
  • ​More than 150 classes to choose from 
  • ​Classes offered at ALL Rec Centers 
  • ​Sold in 10-, 20- and 30-visit bundles (purchase the 30-visit for the best rate!) 

​*Entry into classes is space permitting. 

​​Join the Fairfax County Park Authority Summer Swim League!

Build swim skills this summer by joining one of our Summer Swim Teams! This opportunity is open to swimmers ages 6 to 14 who can continuously swim 25 yards on their front and back in deep water without stopping and are looking to increase their skills in the water. Swim teams practice and participate in swim meets held at Rec Centers. 

​Practice Dates

  • ​Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays, May 28-July 29 
    *Times vary by site.* 

​Swim Meets 

  • ​Fridays, 6-8 p.m., June 21-July 26*
    *No Swim Meet on Friday, July 5 

​The deadline to register is June 9

Aqua Exercise Flex Pass Buy Online

Buy the pass that gets you into the pool for Fairfax County Park Authority aquatics fitness classes. Purchase Aqua Flex Pass in the following bundles:  

  • 10 visit 
  • 20 visit 
  • 30 visit 

Use pass visits for drop-in water exercise classes as well as to drop in on any water exercise class listed in Parktakes. Classes are held weekly at various Rec Centers across Fairfax County. 

With more than 150 aquatics fitness classes to choose from weekly, you are sure to find a class to enjoy! Classes accommodate all fitness levels — some are low intensity, some are moderate intensity and others feature high intensity movement. Bring a friend with you to class and have an additional visit deducted from your pass.  

Please note: Entry into classes is space permitting. The pass expires four months from the date of purchase.  

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