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    Conklin Community Park Basketball and Tennis Courts Being Replaced

    Courts at Conklin Community Park will be closed during construction. Read on...
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    Trail at Potomac Green Neighborhood Park Closed November 29

    The blue stone section of a trail at Potomac Green Neighborhood Park will close for repairs November 29, 2021. Read on...
  3. Front cover of winter Activity Guide

    Registration for Loudoun County Parks & Recreation Winter Programs Begins November 12

    The Loudoun County Parks & Recreation Winter Activity Guide is available now. Read on...
  4. Picture of Man with text Questions about Medicare?

    County Offers Free Medicare Counseling During Open Enrollment

    Confused about Medicare options? Wondering if you should make changes to your plan? Read on...
  5. Battle of the Bands graphic poster

    Final Call for Teen Bands and Solo Acts!

    Middle and high school students can sign up now to compete in Loudoun's Battle of the Bands. Read on...
  6. 2021 VRPS special event award poster

    Loudoun Parks and Recreation Receives State Award for Arts Center Event

    A Franklin Park Arts Center Event has been recognized with an award from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. Read on...
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    County Senior Centers Now Open Saturdays

    Senior centers throughout Loudoun County are offering Saturday hours from 8 a.m. until noon. Read on...
  9. Link to information about the Hal and Bernie Hanson Regional Park Project
  10. Battle of the Bands graphic poster

    Teen Performers Sought for Loudoun's Battle of Bands

    Registration is now open for this popular competition among middle and high school students. Read on...
  11. picture of upset elderly person

    County Offers Free Support for Caregivers

    This popular caregiver series is offering a new session in October. Read on...
  12. Photo of seniors talking to each other

    County Seeks Volunteers to Work with Seniors

    Explore opportunities to give back by helping your local senior community. Read on...
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    Dulles South Facilities Update for September 29

    The pools at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center will be closed Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Read on...
  14. CAPRA logo

    County Parks & Recreation Earns National Accreditation

    The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is one of only 193 agencies in the country with national accreditation. Read on...
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    Dulles South Recreation Center Status Update

    Due to issues with moving the gas line at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center, pools will be open Monday, September 20, 2021. Read on...
  16. Link to information about Lovettsville Community Park and light level testing
  17. Photo of older African American couple looking concerned

    County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

    This popular caregiver series is offering two new sessions in September. Read on...
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    Dulles South Facilities Update for September 20

    The pools at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center will be closed Monday, September 20, 2021. Read on...
  19. Fall crafts picture

    Claude Moore Park Hosts Fall Festival & Photo Expo

    There will be activities for all ages at the 2021 Claude Moore Park Fall Festival! Read on...
  20. preschool children in classroom

    Preschool Openings in Leesburg

    The Douglass Community Center in Leesburg has space available in preschool classes for the 2021-2022 school year. Read on...
  21. New Beth Miller Park walking trail bridge

    Beth Miller Park Trail Bridge Replacement is Complete

    The wooden bridge on the walking trail at Beth Miller park has been replaced and is now open Read on...
  22. Live From the Lot event graphic

    "Live From The Lot" Outdoor Concert September 10

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will host "Live From The Lot" Friday, Sept. 10. Read on...
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    Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center to Close for Maintenance

    Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center will close for annual maintenance starting August 23, 2021. Read on...
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    Claude Moore Park Visitor Center Closed August 24

    The Visitor Center entrance and parking lot at Claude Moore Park will be closed Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Read on...
  25. picture of sign at Beth Miller Park

    Beth Miller Park Trail Bridge to be Replaced

    The wooden bridge on the trail at Beth Miller park will be replaced during the week of August 23. Read on...
  26. Link to information about staying safe in excessive heat

    Dangerously Hot Weather, Storms Possible in Loudoun; Officials Offer Advice on Staying Safe

    Excessive heat and storms are in the forecast for Loudoun and the region. More...
  27. picture of canoe and kayak on the river

    County Asks Public to Help Rename Facility

    The public can submit recommendations for renaming a canoe and kayak launch facility in Leesburg. Read on...
  28. Link to information about COVID-19

    Loudoun County to Require Face Masks Inside County Facilities

    The county recommends wearing masks in all indoor public settings. Details...
  29. 15% Pass Sale sign

    County Recreation Centers Hold Membership Pass Sale

    Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is holding a fall sale on recreation center membership passes. Read on...
  30. Facility Update graphic

    Douglass Community Center Relocation Update

    The Douglass Community Center will move to its new location August 19. Read on...
  31. Graphic with text &#34Pools Update&#34

    Dulles South Leisure Pool Reopens

    The leisure pool at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center is now open. Read on...
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    Dulles South Leisure Pool Closed

    The leisure pool at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center is closed. Read on...
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    Claude Moore Recreation Center Leisure Pool is Open

    The leisure pool at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center has been repaired, cleaned and reopened to the public. Read on...
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    Franklin Park Pool & Claude Moore Rec Center Leisure Pool Update

    The Franklin Park Pool will reopen Thursday, July 22, 2021, during normal hours. The leisure pool at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center remains closed. Read on...
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    Franklin Park Pool and Leisure Pool at Claude Moore Rec Center Closed

    The Franklin Park Pool and the leisure pool at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center are closed temporarily for repairs today, July 21, 2021. Read on...
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    County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

    This popular caregiver series is offering new sessions in August and September. Read on...
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    Update: Potomac Green Neighborhood Park Opening

    The perimeter fencing at Potomac Green Neighborhood Park, which was scheduled to be removed July 12, 2021, is now scheduled for removal Wednesday, July 14. Read on...
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    Potomac Green Neighborhood Park Opens to the Public

    The new Ashburn area park is opening to the public. Read on...
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    Douglass Community Center Relocation Plan Revised

    The Douglass Community Center will move to a new temporary location August 2. Read on...
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    Countywide Linear Parks & Trails System Plan Moves Forward

    The Countywide Linear Parks and Trails System Plan has been approved. Read on...
  41. Photo of empty meeting hall with text that reads Online Event

    Public Meeting on County Parks and Recreation Master Plan July 21

    The public is invited to attend a meeting on the Parks and Recreation master plan July 21. Read on...
  42. Graphic for home delivered meals volunteer drivers Leesburg

    Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors in Leesburg

    If you can volunteer even less than two hours of your time weekly or monthly, you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Loudoun seniors. Read on...
  43. Independence Day 2021 event graphic

    County Hosts Independence Day Celebrations July 2, July 3 & July 4

    Choose from several family-friendly options for celebrating Independence Day this year! Read on...
  44. Facility Update graphic

    Douglass Community Center to Relocate During Construction

    Douglass Community Center will be relocating during construction. Read on...
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    Celebrate the Summer Solstice in a Digital Planetarium!

    Take a step inside a Digitalis Delta 4 Inflatable Planetarium and explore the wonder of space! Read on...
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    Space is Available in County After-School Program for Coming School Year

    Registration is open for remaining spots in the County After-School Activities (CASA) Program. Read on...
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  49. Photo of Ashburn Senior Center with grand opening information
  50. Newsflash Parks  Rec News

    County Parks & Recreation Receives Three National Awards

    Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park and Adaptive Recreation Summer Camp received national recognition. Read on...
  51. Link to information about COVID-19

    Social Distancing & Capacity Restrictions End May 28; Unvaccinated People Should Still Wear Masks

    This follows the lifting of the universal indoor mask mandate in Virginia. Details...
  52. Graphic depicting words associated with mindfulness

    Area Agency on Aging Hosts Mindfulness Practice Workshop for Caregivers

    Caregivers are invited to a free workshop on the practice and benefits of mindfulness. Read on...
  53. Picture of Man with text Questions about Medicare?

    Free Medicare Virtual Fair June 23

    New to Medicare? Get your questions answered by experts. Read on...
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    Dulles South Recreation & Community Center to Close for Annual Maintenance

    Dulles South Recreation and Community Center will close for annual maintenance. Read on...
  55. Graphic image with trees and a trail

    Countywide Linear Parks & Trails Public Meeting May 26

    An update on the countywide Linear Parks and Trails System will be offered during two sessions Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Read on...
  56. Facility Update graphic

    Bluemont Community Center to Close for Floor Replacement

    Bluemont Community Center will be closing temporarily. Read on...
  57. Photo of empty meeting hall with text that reads Online Event

    County Parks & Recreation Master Plan Public Meeting May 25

    The public is invited to attend a public meeting on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Project Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Read on...
  58. 15% Pass Sale sign

    County Recreation Centers Hold Membership Pass Sale

    Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is holding a summer sale on recreation center membership passes. Read on...
  59. Picture of elderly couple&#39s hands

    Free Dementia Educational Workshop May 19

    A free, virtual education workshop about the latest approaches to communication and dementia will be held May 19. Read on...
  60. Link to information about the Live and Wired Event

    County Debuts "Live and Wired" May 8

    On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will host a livestreamed concert featuring performances by local middle and high school teens. Read on...
  61. Color graphic of radio-like waves alongside profile of an ear

    Free Webinar on Assistive Technology for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Persons

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a free webinar on current assistive technology devices to assist people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Read on...
  62. Graphic with Parks Update

    Pavilion Project at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park Delayed

    The replacement of the pavilion at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park is delayed until mid-June. Read on...
  63. LPAT3-05

    Public Input Needed for Countywide Parks and Trails System

    A second survey is now available for Loudoun residents to help guide the development of the countywide Linear Parks and Trails System. Read on...
  64. Link to information about the Live and Wired Event

    County Debuts Livestreamed Concert by Local Teens May 8

    On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will host a live, virtual concert to provide an opportunity for middle and high school teens to experience playing on a professional platform. Read on...
  65. Color Summer Camp graphic with the word camps

    Summer Camp Openings

    Still thinking about summer camp? Read on...
  66. Graphic flyer for Early Birds in the Park program

    New Program for Persons with Early-Stage Cognitive Disorders

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is starting a new monthly activity program for individuals recently diagnosed with a cognitive disorder and their care partners. Read on...
  67. CASA color graphic

    Space Available in County After-School Program

    Open registration for remaining spots in the County After School Activities Program (CASA) for the 2021-22 school year begins Tuesday, April 27 Read on...
  68. Happy Earth Day image

    Celebrate Earth Day at Franklin Park

    Celebrate Earth Day at Franklin Park! This family-friendly, safe, outdoor event will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Read on...
  69. Girl blowing on a dandelion on a sunny day

    Spring Fling Event April 24

    Celebrate the season at a "Spring Fling" hosted by Adaptive Recreation Read on...
  70. Color Graphic for National Walking Day
  71. Bob Ross painting class photo

    Bob Ross Painting Workshops April 16 & 17

    Learn to paint from a certified Bob Ross instructor! Read on...
  72. Artisans Gift Box graphic image

    Artisan Gift Box Subscription from Franklin Park Arts Center

    The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center is bringing the arts to your doorstep! Read on...
  73. Graphic with Parks Update

    Renovation Projects at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park Underway

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced the start of additional planned renovation projects at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park. Read on...
  74. Row of white eggs with a pair of bunny ears

    Easter & More Springtime Events

    The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is hosting several fun Easter and other springtime events! Read on...
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    Spring Caregiver Support Series Begins April 6

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a new spring series of virtual education and support sessions for caregivers. Read on...
  76. Picture of Ashburn Park sign

    Renovation Projects at Ashburn Park Begin Week of March 15

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces the start of planned renovation projects at Ashburn Park, beginning the week of March 15, 2021 Read on...
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    County Adds New K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Location

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is opening a new location for the K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program. The program will be offered at Lovettsville Elementary School beginning Monday, March 8, 2021. Read on...
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    Linear Parks & Trails Virtual Public Meeting February 24

    You're input is needed on the countywide Linear Parks and Trails System! Read on...
  79. Link to information about the Live and Wired Event

    Teen Artists Sought for Virtual Concert Event

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is seeking local teen artists to perform at a live, virtual concert Saturday, May 8, 2021. Read on...
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    Virtual Public Meeting on Countywide Linear Parks & Trails System

    Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). A critical next step is receiving feedback from residents on their priorities for the system. Read on...
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    County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering free, virtual education and support to ease the burden and stress of providing care for loved ones. Read on...
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    Free Support Program for Early-Stage Dementia

    A diagnosis of early-stage dementia can be overwhelming. The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, five-session, virtual program for individuals living with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. Read on...
  83. Graphic image with trees and a trail

    County Seeks Public Input on Linear Parks and Trails

    Loudoun County is seeking input from residents on a new Linear Parks and Trails system. Read on...
  84. profile of human face in a tree losing leaves in three stages

    County Offers (Virtual) Support for Early Stage Dementia

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging has launched a new (virtual) support group for anyone diagnosed with early stage dementia. Read on...
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    PRCS Master Plan (Virtual) Public Meeting January 14

    The second in a series of (virtual) public meetings regarding the Master Plan for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. Read on...
  86. photo of snow and warning sign

    PRCS Inclement Weather Guidelines

    Keep current on weather-related changes in operations for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. Read on...
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    County Operational Status Thursday, December 17, 2020

    Loudoun County Government will be open on unscheduled leave status Thursday, December 17, 2020. Read on...
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    Some County Facilities Close 3 p.m. Dec 16

    Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, some Loudoun County Government facilities, including PRCS facilities, will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Additional Info...
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    The Gift of Health & Fitness!

    Treat yourself, or someone on your list, to a season of health and fitness. Annual and six-month memberships at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center and Dulles South Recreation and Community Center are discounted 15% through January 11, 2020. Read on...
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    WebTrac is Back Online November 18

    WebTrac is operational again Monday, November 18, following a temporarily shutdown. Read on...
  91. Picture of Sen Black and AAA Director Dr Lynn Reid

    County Area Agency on Aging Receives Resolution of Recognition

    Senator Richard Black, District 13 VA, presented a Resolution of Recognition from the Virginia Assembly to representatives of the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging Friday, November 1, 2019. Read on...
  92. Halloween image of jack-o-lantern and cat

    Still Looking for Something Spooktacular this Halloween?

    You'll find Halloween and more fun, fall events for the whole family in the 2019 PRCS 2019 Fall Activity Guide! Read on...
  93. 2019 Battle of Bands graphic

    Teen Performers Needed for Loudoun's Battle of Bands

    Over $900 in prizes will be awarded to the top three winners of Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands. The annual competition is open to the county’s middle and high school students, including soloists, ensembles, bands and DJ/Electronic Music artists. Read on...
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    New! Fall Caregiver Education Series

    The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce its new fall Caregiver Education Series beginning October 29. Read on...
  95. image of Latino festival dancer

    Loudoun County International Festival Oct. 13 in Leesburg

    Loudoun County’s 2019 International Festival will highlight music, food, dance and traditions of Japan, Central America, India, Ireland, China, South America, the Middle East and more. Read on...
  96. Image of Loudoun County Wordmark

    Location Change for County Meeting on Ashburn Recreation & Community Center Project

    The Sept. 26 meeting will focus on the design of the facility. More...
  97. image of child with tennis racket

    Franklin Park Tennis Courts to be Replaced

    The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced plans to replace the tennis courts at Franklin Park in Purcellville. Read on...
  98. Red and green Loudoun County seal on a green background.

    Loudoun County Hosts Parade September 14 to Celebrate Loudoun South Little Leaguers

    The parade will begin at the Dulles South Recreation and Community Center. Read on...
  99. Image of Ashburn Senior Center Groundbreaking

    Loudoun Breaks Ground for Ashburn Senior Center

    The facility is expected to open to the public in 2021. More...
  100. Image of Bob Ross and his painting

    Largest Bob Ross Exhibit on East Coast Opening in Loudoun

    The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia hosted a preview of “Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings” for media Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Read on...
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    Loudoun County Hosts: "Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings"

    The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, is pleased to announce the first exhibit of original Bob Ross paintings on the East Coast. With a total of 24 paintings, the exhibit runs Sept. 10 to Oct. 15, 2019. Read on...
  102. Red and green Loudoun County seal on a green background.

    Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting for Loudoun United Soccer Stadium August 3, 2019

    The ribbon cutting will be followed by a free "fan fest" hosted by Loudoun United. Details...
  103. image of adult helping young student

    Professional Opportunities in After-School Care

    Do you enjoy working with children? Do you like earning money? Read on...
  104. Photo of groundbreaking ceremony for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park

    Ground is Broken for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park

    The 257-acre park is expected to be completed in 2022. Read on...
  105. Image of power outage graphic

    Without Power? Cool off at a Loudoun County Facility

    Several county facilities in western Loudoun are available for residents to take refuge from the heat. Details...
  106. Image of Hot Thermometer

    Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

    County officials encourage residents to take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. More...
  107. Image of Hot Thermometer

    Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

    County officials encourage residents to take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses. More...
  108. Image of rendering of design for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park
  109. Photo of Bles Park Sign

    Loudoun County Hosts Public Information Meeting on Bles Park Improvements

    The meeting will be held April 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Ashburn. Read on...
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