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 Sports are cancelled for this fall.


  • 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
  • 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.

Now Registering Youth Sport Programs

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We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the following programs: Sport in the Box for Soccer and Field Hockey, Lacrosse Clinic, For the Elite Sports Performance Program, and Cheer & Hip Hop Dance Program. Read more...

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    Alum Spring Park and FXBG Farmers Market Named the Best

    Thank you for all who voted to name us FLS's Best of the Burg 2020! Alum Spring Park – Best Public Park and Best Hiking Trail. Fredericksburg Farmers Market – Best Farmers Market and Best Community Event. Shout out to all winners! We love FXBG! Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Farmers Market is now open

    Join us on Saturdays, 7:00am – 2:00pm, in Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street. All shoppers are recommended to wear masks and gloves. Three entrances will be available to the market. Our vendors will be wearing masks/gloves and they will handle all produce Read on...
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    Parks, Trails and Suggested Walks

    The Canal Path/Heritage Trail has been very busy these last few weeks. We have a NEW interactive map to help you find nearby hiking and walking trails (some are paved, some are not) located all over the City. This will help you continue to be outside Read on...
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    Mother-Son Dance

    Friday, September 25, 6:30-8:30pm at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. Join us for our annual Mother & Son Dance as a fun way to appreciate the most special women in our lives. Boys 4-12 years old are invited to take their moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters. Read on...
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    Mother-Son Dance Join us for our annual Mother & Son Dance as a...
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