City of Alexandria, VA
Park Location: 1321 Oronoco Street (map)
Park Area: 0.39 acres
Park Features: A small passive park with a sitting area.
Interior Park has been adopted by the West Old Town Civic Association.
Park Location: 3300 28th Street (map)
Park Area: 3.55 acres
Park Features: Natural wooded area, picnic area, and playground
This park is named for James Mulligan, a Community Activist as well as the former Chairman of the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Park Location: 5000 Polk Avenue (map)
Park Area: 8.44 acres
Park Features: Athletic fields, basketball courts, and playgrounds
This facility is located on the Polk School grounds. The soccer fields are used by the school’s gym classes during the day and Alexandria Soccer Association during the evenings and weekends. The little league baseball field is used by the school in the same manner with the exception that Bishop Ireton and the Youth Sports Division use the little league baseball field.
Jefferson Houston Elementary School Park
Park Location: 1501 Cameron Street (map)
Park Area: 8.44
Park Features: Basketball court, playground, open field
The school is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, and Charles Hamilton Houston, lawyer and humanitarian, who was a pioneer in the movement to integrate the District of Columbia Public Schools. This school serves pre-school through grade five. The Headstart program is also located on campus.
Park Location: 5651 Rayburn Avenue (map)
Park Area: 1.54 acres
Park Features: Athletic fields, basketball court, and playground
The Little League field is on the south side and is used by the school gym classes during the school year. The Department’s Youth Sports League uses the facility evenings during the baseball season.
The adjacent Recreation Center is open after school and has a full basketball court. The Center also has volleyball leagues and is adjoined to the gym with ping pong and pool tables.
Park Location: 300 John Carlyle Street and 1901 Jamieson Avenue (map)
Park Area: 1.19 acres
Park Features: Event space, open lawn, and seating
This publicly accessible site is owned and maintained by the Carlyle Community Council.
Park Location: 1 Jones Point Drive (map)
Jones Point Park is owned and maintained by the National Park Service. For more information, visit http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/jones-point.htm
Park Location: 4200 Eisenhower Avenue (map)
Park Area: 21.66 acres
Park Features: Softball fields, soccer field, restrooms, on-site parking, picnic area, park shelter with grill
This facility is used by the Adult Sports Leagues, Bishop Ireton Varsity and Junior Varsity Softball Teams, Alexandria Soccer Assocation, and Lacrosse practice.
The Park is named for the late Joseph Hensley former Director of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities who was instrumental in the development of this facility.
Park Location: 1 King Street (map)
Park Area: 0.16 acres
Park Features: Riverfront Seating
Park Location: 1806 King Street (map)
Park Area: 0.38 acres
Park Features: Architectural design, farmers market, flower beds, plantings, and sitting areas
The park is designed around a large metal sculpture with hanging plants. The design is intended to evoke a ship’s prow, a plow, and a tri-cornered hat. The hanging garden suggests the Victorian era trellised gardens that once existed in Old Town and represents the street grid originally laid out by George Washington.
For additional information, visit the King Street Gardens Park Foundation’s website at www.kingstreetgardenspark.org. To learn more about the weekly farmer’s market go to: http://www.upperkingstreet.org/farmersmarketfrontpage.htm
Park Location: 3301 Landover Street (map)
Park Area: 0.80 acres
Park Features: Open play area, playground, park shelter, and sitting area
Landover Park has been adopted by the Warwick Village Citizens’ Association.
Park Location: 615 West Glebe Road (map)
Park Area: 0.37 acres
Park Features: Seating and a walkway
This neighborhood is named after Maurice Le Bosquet, the father of Mrs. Joan Rhodes, who donated the final parcel of land needed to complete the park in 1990.
Park Location: 3540 Wheeler Avenue (map)
Park Area: 3.31 acres
Park Usage: Athletic fields
Park Location: 530 South Saint Asaph Street (map)
Park Area: 1.39 acres
Park features: Small ballfield and playground
The school was built in 1958 and named for Mr. Rozier Lyles and Mrs. Carrie Crouch, former school teachers.
Park Location: 101 Lynhaven Drive (map)
Park Area: 0.12 acres
Park Features: Walking path and seating
Lynhaven Gateway Park has been adopted by the Lynhaven Civic Association.
Park Location: 5 East Reed Avenue (map)
Park Area: 0.25 acres
Park Features: Playground and sitting area
Lynhaven Park has been adopted by the Lynhaven Civic Association.