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Recreation Commission
  • 6:30 p.m. (Please note new meeting time)   
  • Third Thursday of each month
  • Dorothy Hart Community Center
    408 Canal Street .
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

No meeting is scheduled for November as the Volunteer Banquet is held then.

Meeting Schedule

  • January 18, 2018                   
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018               
  • April 19, 2018                              
  • May 17, 2018               
  • June 21, 2018
  • July 19, 2018              
  • August 16, 2018        
  • September 20, 2018               
  • October 18, 2018
  • November (TBD) Award Ceremony no meeting              
  • December 13, 2018

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas and Minutes


This board has nine members, city residency is required.
  • One member shall be a member of the council.
    The council member representative shall serve at the pleasure of the council.
  • One member shall be a senior citizen.
  • One member shall be a school system representative.
  • Remaining eight members shall serve a four-year term, expiring on June 30.

Planning & Supervision

The Recreation Commission shall plan for and supervise the parks and recreation facilities. The parks and recreation facilities shall conduct programs on playgrounds, athletic fields, recreation centers, and parks designated by the Council for such purposes.

The commission shall be charged with the duty of planning and developing the areas and facilities designated for such programs, but no area shall be designated, developed, or abandoned for recreational purposes until the plans for such have been submitted to the City Planning Commission and have been approved by the Council.

Contact Us
Jane C. Shelhorse
Director of Parks and Recreation, and Public Facilities

408 Canal St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-372-1086

Mr. Brandon McVade, Chairman
Mr. David Dorsey, Vice Chairman
Mr. James Bailey
Mrs. Sharon Null
Ms. Sue Sargeant
Dr. Marcus Tepaske
Mrs. Susan Tyler
City Council Representative:
Dr. Timothy Duffy
School Board Representative:

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