City of Alexandria, VA
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The Park Operations Division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities manages and maintains the park system within the City of Alexandria. For additional information, please call 703.746.5484.
The Adopt-a-Garden program is a cooperative venture between the City of Alexandria and its citizens. Through an agreement with the City, an individual, community, or group assumes responsibility for assisting in the maintenance of a garden located on public property. The program was created after many involved citizens and organizations expressed interest in creating new gardens on city property or maintaining existing city gardens.More Information and Application
The Adopt-a-Park program is a cooperative venture between the State of Virginia, the City of Alexandria, and Alexandrian citizens to improve the appearance and condition of Alexandria’s small urban parks and open spaces. Community groups monitor and clean up their park at least once a week from April through November. City officials visit these parks once a month and award points based on the park’s condition. At the season’s end, cash awards are made to participating groups based on the points earned. Award funds are frequently used by the organizations for park improvements such as benches, additional play equipment, drinking fountains, and landscaping.More Information and Application
Athletic Field & Outdoor Court Reservations
Athletic Field and Outdoor Court Request Form
Parks, walking/bike trails, quaint restaurants, shops, and historic sites surround the marina. For boating enthusiasts, the marina is a 3 mile cruise from Washington DC and Maryland. In addition to affording a spectacular view of the Potomac River, the City Marina has overnight boat slips plus additional short-term docking space on sea walls and adjacent areas. The City Marina offers docking for pleasure boats and commercial vessels. For boaters who wish to stay overnight, restroom and shower facilities are available. One 30 amp electrical connection and water hose bib (in season) are available for each boat slip. Alexandria is a dog friendly city ,in fact, there is a public access dog park within easy walking distance of the marina.
Per City Code Section 6-1-8, the following rules and regulations apply to City of Alexandria Park facilities: