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All Alexandria City Public Schools on Lock IN -- Updated 9/16/2014 1:32:01 PM
Alexandria Police report that Maury Elementary School has been locked down for a report of a person brandishing a weapon. No one injured; police are circulating the area and a helicopter is assisting with the search. All Alexandria City Public Schools are now on "lock-in.”Read More...
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For Immediate Release: August 18, 2011

City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Announces Annual Recreation Facility Maintenance Closing Schedule for 2011

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities annually closes recreation facilities for cleaning and maintenance activities. Unless otherwise posted, facilities will be closed during normal operating hours as posted below.

  • Charles Barrett Recreation Center - Friday, August 26, 6 pm
  • Charles Houston Recreation Center - open, but a rolling closure of rooms for maintenance from Monday, August 29 – Sunday, September 4
  • Chinquapin Park Recreation Center – Monday, September 5 at 3 p.m. through Sunday, September 18
  • Cora Kelly Recreation Center - Monday, August 29 – Monday, September 5
  • Durant Arts Center – Open as scheduled. Multi-purpose room closed Tuesday, September 6 - Sunday, September 11 due to floor repair. 
  • Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center – Open as scheduled
  • Lee Center – Open as scheduled.
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Center – Wednesday, August 31 – Monday, September 5
  • Nannie J Lee Recreation Center – Friday, September 2, 6 pm
  • Patrick Henry Recreation Center – Monday, August 29 – Monday, September 5
  • William Ramsay Recreation Center - Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26

All other recreation facilities will remain open as scheduled. For a complete list of recreation facilities, visit For additional information, call the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.4343.

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.838.6344

Office Hours
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler