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Please continue to practice proper social distancing when visiting parks. Park visitors should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Maintain a minimum distance of 6-feet from others.
  • Avoid touching shared surfaces.
  • Wash and/or sanitize hands frequently.
  • Do not park illegally.

The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism continues adapted operations as we move through the Commonwealth's phased approach to reopening.

Trails, walking paths, open spaces, picnic shelters, playgrounds, and parking lots are currently open at all outdoor parks. Tennis, basketball, volleyball, and pickleball courts are open for play.

The marina at Lake Ridge Park is closed for the season.  Private watercraft  may be launched from the boat ramp, weather permitting.  Bank fishing is permitted at Silver Lake Park, Locust Shade Park, and Lake Ridge Park.

Prince William Golf Course, Forest Greens Golf Course, and Lake Ridge Golf Course are open, as are the skate parks and dog park. The Locust Shade Park driving range, mini-golf and batting cages are closed for the season. 

The Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center and the Chinn Aquatic and Fitness Center are operating in a limited capacity, offering work-out times by appointment for current passholders. Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center is open for lap swim and water walking for current passholders. The pool at  Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center remains closed.

Historic sites are open for tours accommodating groups of 7 or fewer, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.; Thursday through Monday.

Sports fields are available by permit only, please contact the Sports Services Division at 703-792-7060.

Outdoor pools, waterparks, and community centers remain closed. .

Recreation and fitness programming is being offered, according to COVID-19 guidelines, at various Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism facilities.  Please refer to our Leisure magazine for locations and program information. 

Learn more about the Department's phased reopening plan HERE. 

The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism can be reached via phone at 703-792-7060 or via email at


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