COVID-19 Current Operating Status

Updated July 1, 2021

  1. Dorothy Hart Community Center – The DHCC is open and citizens are allowed in the lobby to conduct business. Program participants are permitted in the building during programs (waiting area in the lobby remains closed). Parks, Recreation and Events Office Staff continues to be available in person by appointment, by phone 540-372-1086 and by email on Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm. Citizens may continue to wear masks if they choose. The DHCC will be available for rental beginning on August 16, 2021.  
  2. Rentals of Parks During COVID, park rentals were available with reduced capacities and a limit of only one rental per space per day. Beginning July 1, 2021 capacity restrictions are lifted and shelter rentals have returned to two per day (9am – 1pm; and 3pm – 7pm)  Please call 540-372-1086 or email prfrontdesk@fredericksburgva.gov for more information.
  3. All trails, parks and public restrooms are open for public use. 

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

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    Wind Down Wednesday

    Outdoor concerts in August and September! Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm in Memorial Park. Free Admission. Bring a chair or blanket and come join the fun with us! Additional Info...
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    Soggy Doggy Swim

    September 10, 12:00pm – 8:00pm. $5.00 for up to two dogs. Doris E. Buffett Pool in Dixon Park Pre-register online here or in person at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. If space is still available you may register the day of the event on site. Register online
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    Planning an Event or Gathering?

    Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more Additional Info...
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    Motts Run Reservoir

    Motts Run Reservoir is a beautiful reservoir located off of River Road is the perfect place to get back to nature with many recreational opportunities. The marina operation gives visitors a chance to Additional Info...
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    Summer Camps

    Offering camps for 3 year olds - teenagers in a variety of interests. Now registering for all camps! Enrollments are online only this year. Additional Info...
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    Fall Programs

    Our team is excited to offer socially distanced programs for children and adults this fall. Additional Info...
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