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December 5, 2014  |  By  | 


FROM ALL OF us at “Your” Parks and Recreation Department, we would like to wish you and your amilies a happy and healthy holiday season and joyous New Year! Tere’s no better way to have a happy and healthy holiday season and start 2015 with a bang than taking part in the many un, healthy and exciting programs and activities we have throughout the City, at Green Acres and the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center. In addition to programming rom ree movie nights at Sherwood to incredible tness opportunities at Green Acres, we have amazing events planned. Old own Square, the new downtown park with an interactive water eature, will ofcially have its grand opening on April 18, 2015. Bring the amily and enjoy the estivities. On May 2, 2015, we launch the rst “Derby-Q,” a BBQ, brews, bourbon and blues estival, which sounds yummy and un. We also will restart the Rock the Block series on Friday, May 15. You can nd these events and others, such as the Annual Egg Hunt and Mother- Son Campout, on page 52 and 55 o Leisure imes. Don’t orget that our parks and trails are some o the best in the region and always available to you or your recreational needs. From sledding on a snowy day to pickup games or just walking your dog, “your” parks are there or your enjoyment year round. As the director o “your” Parks and Recreation Department, I can assure you all o us are committed to providing the best services, parks and acilities possible or your continued enjoyment. We strive to provide “amazing experiences” and invite you to share your suggestions and comments on how we can continue to do so. Please eel ree to send an email, call, stop by in person or just drop an old ashioned letter. Have an amazing year! Sincerely, Michael McCarty, CPRP Director o Parks and Recreation Director’s Message Winter/Spring 2015 COUNCILMEMBER Michael J. DeMarco michael.demarco@fairfaxva.gov COUNCILMEMBER Jeffrey C. Greenfield jeff.greenfield@fairfaxva.gov COUNCILMEMBER Eleanor D. Schmidt eleanor.schmidt@fairfaxva.gov MAYOR R. Scott Silverthorne scott.silverthorne@fairfaxva.gov COUNCILMEMBER Nancy F. Loftus nancy.loftus@fairfaxva.gov COUNCILMEMBER David L. Meyer david.meyer@fairfaxva.gov COUNCILMEMBER Janice Miller janice.miller@fairfaxva.gov Mayor and City Council Social Media and Parks and Recreation make our experiences even more AMAZING! CityFFXParksRec CityFFXParksRec CityFFXParksRec CityofFairfaxVA CityFFXParksRec 2 City of Fairfax | Parks and Recreation Our Vision: “Amazing Experiences”

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