The Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation does a very good job of providing affordable and accessible recreation and park facilities to the citizens of Prince William County, Virginia. Located all across the county provides both indoor and outdoor sporting and fitness opportunities.
Here's a list (or Directory) of the Recreation Centers and Parks in PWC:
10501 Copeland Dr.
Caring staff and experienced teachers makes Ben Lomond Community Center a great choice for children's dance, enrichment programs, and day care programming for the Bull Run region.
The 2-story community center Ben Lomond contains:
Baseball, softball, Little Leagues and T-ball leagues all meet on the stone dust fields at BLRP.
Ben Lomond Community Center Website
14730 Birchdale Ave.
Dale City, VA
The 2,500 sq. ft. Birchdale Recreation Center houses local meeting spaces and restroom facilities. Birchdale Park contains:
The introduction of the skate park was part of a community effort to address changing recreational needs and interests of the Dale City community. Pavilions are also available for use.
Birchdale Recreation Center Website
13025 Chinn Park Dr.
Prince William, VA
Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center located next door to the Chinn Regional Library, the Chinn indoor fitness facility falls on 91+ acres of land, and offers:
The pool area contains a 50-meter indoor pool, two 16-person hot tubs and leisure/children's wading pool and onsite lifeguards. Outdoors, Chinn offers a playground with rubberized surface, pavilion and jogging trail.
The bottom line is that if you are looking for a place for a great workout -- Chinn is your best bet as far as county facilities. If you want to pay more then you can't beat Woodbridge Sport and Health Club. In my opinion, Woodbridge Sport and Health is the best workout facility in Prince William County. But, they are more expensive than the county rec centers. Here's Chinn's website:
Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center Website
If you join Chinn, you also get to use Dale City Rec Center (see below). If you join Dale City, then you can use Chinn but have to pay a $1 per day user fee. The rec centers also allow you to pay a daily fee with no membership, but it's a bit steep.
14300 Minnieville Rd.
Dale City, VA
Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center (SBDCRC) has been serving the community since 1976. The 36,000-sq. ft. center is equipped with -
Outdoors, SBDCRC is home to three Little League fields, a pavilion with lights, water and grills nearby, and a 9-station, multi-season batting cage. This is a nice facility; though old and in need of renovation. The main thing they are missing is a sauna. But, they do have a hot tub.
12350 Cotton Mill Dr.
Lake Ridge Golf & Marina located in Lake Ridge directly on the Occoquan Reservoir, our facilities offer breathtaking views, wildlife and water activities! The LRP Marina offers three-season boat rentals, with a boat ramp and dock access for pass-holders and the crew building houses crew boats.
For land recreation, you may try:
Pavilions with outdoor grills available, as well as horseshoe pits and nature trails - some of which were built by local Boy Scouts of America troops.
Lake Ridge Golf & Marina Website
4701 Locust Shade Dr.
Locust Shade Park is at right off of Interstate-95 near the Quantico Marine Corps base in eastern Prince William County, Locust Shade is a friendly neighborhood park and the perfect destination for a lazy summer's day:
So that Locust Shade Park has enough to keep everyone busy!
Locust Shade Park Website
14300 Veterans Dr.
"Vets Park" is adjacent to the beautiful Marumsco Creek and Occoquan Bay National Water Reserve for fantastic wildlife-watching and trail walks. Veterans Memorial Park recreation Facilities:
Vets Park now boasts the largest skate park in Prince William County, and best of all, it's free!
Veterans Memorial Park Website
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