COVID-19 Current Operating Status


  • Dorothy Hart Community Center - closed
  • Rentals of Parks available at half capacity
  • Motts Run Reservoir - closed for the season (except for trails)
  • Buffett Swimming Pool - closed for the season
  • Outdoor recreation programs have been modified. Please check our registration page.
  • Fall Youth Sports leagues are cancelled.


  • Parks, Recreation and Events Office Staff is available by phone 540-372-1086 and email on Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm.
  • All trails and parks remain open. Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines!
  • Public restrooms in City parks and at the Visitor Center are open.
  • Fredericksburg Farmers Market at Hurkamp Park is open.
  • New programs for leisure and sports are being planned, watch for registration information in August

Please feel free to contact us with questions at 540-372-1086 and email during office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm.

Fall-2020-newsletter-graphicFall Programs

Our team is excited to bring back safe, socially distanced programs for our fall season. Please note that the Dorothy Hart Community Center is CLOSED to the public. However, we are enrolling online and ready to help you by phone for these new Fall Program registrations.

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Wind-down-wednesdayWind Down Wednesdays

6:00pm – 8:00pm for three weeks in September
FREE event, bring a picnic blanket and purchase dinner from one of our food vendors in the park. No alcohol.
Social distancing and masks are required until you are at your designated area.

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mother son dance Mother Son Dance

Friday, September 25, 2020 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Avenue. Pre-registration is $6 per person and if space permits, $8 per person at the door.  **Please note event has been changed to an outdoor event to allow for COVID safety precautions***. We have tickets on sale now.

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gentle-yoga-classes-in-the-park Opens in new windowNew Fitness Programs in the Park

We are pleased to be registering for Gentle Yoga and Weights and Cardio Mix classes to be held in Memorial Park (Kenmore) beginning September 29 and October 1. 

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Children's Art Show Virtual Tour

September 2020

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  1. Wed, Sep 30

    Wind Down Wednesday Concert with Darcy Dawn FREE event, bring a picnic blanket and purchase di...
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  2. Sat, Oct 3

    Picasso in the Park For all ages. Calling all artists! Gather at Alum ...
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  3. Wed, Oct 7

    Pumpkin Paint & Sip Night The air is cooling and the leaves are falling so i...
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  4. Sat, Oct 10

    Basketball: Game of Horse 8 – 16yrs H-O-R-S-E is a game played by two peopl...
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  5. Fri, Oct 16 - Sat, Oct 17

    Campout in the Park All ages camp along the lake shore and enjoy autum...
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