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Our Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events Department operates and maintains 21 outdoor spaces in the City of Fredericksburg. The City’s parks and trails offer and encourage activities on our walking trails, playgrounds, swimming pool and the Rappahannock River.
We are a municipal recreation department that provide comprehensive year round programming for sports, wellness, special interest, nature and events for all ages.
Our department organizes special events such as the Christmas Parade and Picnic in the Park. Additionally our team manages the Special Event Application and permitting for public outdoor events held in the City of Fredericksburg.


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Contact Us
Jane Shelhorse


Dorothy Hart Community Center
408 Canal Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-372-1086
Fx: 540-372-3475

Hours of Operation
Office Registration
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Dorothy Hart Community Center
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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