Recreation & Parks

Welcome to Recreation & Parks!
The Recreation and Parks Department offers a year-round program of recreational and leisure-time activities for all age groups and interest levels. These programs include a variety of classes, athletic leagues, special events, and trips.

We sponsor special events throughout the year including the annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival, July 4 Fireworks, the Fall Festival, and Holiday Craft Show. 
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The Recreation and Parks Department is also responsible for managing and maintaining neighborhood parks and the Cherry Hill Farmhouse and Barn.

The Falls Church Community Center is the main location for the Recreation and Parks Department. The Community Center hosts the majority of our programs and is the location of our staff offices.
  1. Mon Aug. 25

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  2. Fri Aug. 29

    Sunset Cinema Free film screenings of various family friendly movies are shown on summer evenings. The movie playing this week will be Frozen! Moviegoers are encouraged to bring blankets and picnics.
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  3. Sat Sep. 13

    Taste of Falls Church at the Fall Festival Features include live entertainment, pony rides, amusement rides, crafters, businesses and civic organizations, and cuisine from city kitchens. The children's activity tent offers face painting and craft projects.
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  4. Mon Oct. 6 - Fri Oct. 31

    Winter Youth Basketball Registration Early Bird Registration and fees apply from October 6 to October 19. Regular registration and fees will continue until October 31 pending availability.
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Mission Statement

The mission of the Falls Church Recreation & Parks Department is to provide a year-round program of recreation and leisure-time activities for all groups and interest levels. The Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and fostering a sense of community by providing superior recreational, educational and cultural services and through the effective maintenance and protection of the City's natural resources.

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