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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Doris E. Buffett Swimming Pool Opens Memorial Day Weekend

Swimming Pool

Buffett Swimming Pool opens May 28-30 at 11:00am - 7:00pm each day for Memorial Day Weekend! Regular open hours begin May 31-August 7, open weekdays at 12:00pm-6:00pm and weekends at 11:00am - 7:00pm. Read more for admission and pool rules

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Picnic in the Park


Join us for music and children’s activities. Bring a picnic lunch or buy one from our park vendors while you enjoy the sunshine with your children, friends and co-workers. Free admission, public is invited.

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Concerts by Canoe


Wednesdays in May! Gather for a concert on the lake at Motts Run Reservoir. Bring your own boat or rent one of ours. Pack a picnic dinner to enjoy while floating and listening to a band on the pier. Boaters only, no shoreline listeners.

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting and Otter-Ly Amazing Trail Launch

Riverfront Park Ribbon Cutting

City’s first smart park welcomes visitors to downtown

Fredericksburg celebrated the opening of Riverfront Park and the launch of Fredericksburg Main Street’s Otter-ly Amazing Fredericksburg Project on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Summer Camps

2022 Summer Camp newsflash

Offering camps for 3 year olds - teenagers.! Camp registration will be online and in person and opens on the following dates: City Residents begin registering on Monday, April 4 at 9:00am / Non-City Residents begin registering Monday, April 11 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

Youth Soccer and Field Hockey

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Registration for Fall Youth Soccer and Fall Field Hockey begins May 31 for City residents and June 14 for Non-City Residents. Deadline to register is July 15. Season runs August 13 - September 29 at Dixon Park.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Kids Fishing Derby

kids fishing derby

Saturday, June 4th at Motts Reservoir. 7:30-10:00 is on-site registration/check-in. Fishing, boat rentals, prizes, hiking, picnicking…fun for the entire family! It's a “Free Fishing Weekend” (no license required) as kids compete to catch the biggest fish!

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

NEW Activity Catalog now available online

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Get out and play with us! Summer camps, swimming, classes, sports and events are all inside this summer catalog. Now available online. Paper copies available for pick up at the Dorothy Hart Community Center after March 18.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

New historical panel recognizing the 1950 Walker-Grant High School Graduates

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The City of Fredericksburg unveiled a historical panel on Thursday, February 10, 2022 commemorating the Walker–Grant High School demonstration that occurred in June 1950. You are invited to watch the full video of the event below. 

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