• Join WUSA 9’s meteorologist Topper Shutt at Springfest Fairfax!
  • 2019 provides 365 days to enjoy any of Fairfax County Park Authority's 427 parks.
  • We're seeking sponsors for Healthy Strides 2019!
  • More than $811,000 from fiscal year 2018 gifts will help YOUR FCPA parks!
  • Help Children enjoy PACT Camps

We Need You!

The Fairfax County Park Foundation supports the Fairfax County Park Authority by raising private funds, obtaining grants and creating partnerships that supplement tax dollars to meet our community's needs for park land, facilities and services.

The Park Authority receives less than 1% of Fairfax County's General Fund budget and while fees provide nearly 60% of operating expenses, some programs and facilities can't be fee-based. These areas are where the Foundation specifically provides support.

2019 Healthy Strides Calendars

2019 Healthy Strides Calendar Cover.Get your FREE 2019 Healthy Strides Annual Wall Calendar today! Download an electronic version. Complimentary copies will be available at FCPA RECenters, select parks, Fairfax County community and senior centers. If you prefer to have a printed calendar mailed to you, please contact the Park Foundation and provide your name and mailing address.

This Fairfax County community health initiative is made possible by Title Sponsor Inova and support from CIGNA, Virginia Pediatric Group, Giant, and Metro Run and Walk through the Park Foundation!

Springfest Fairfax 2019

Tree City Proclamation.Healthy Planet – Healthy People is the theme of Fairfax County’s Official Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration. Visit FCPA’s Sully Historic Site in Chantilly for Free admission! (Parking $10 per car.)

FCPF is pleased to announce that Topper Shutt, Chief Meteorologist of WUSA 9, will serve as Master of Ceremonies (rain or shine) at Springfest Fairfax 2019 on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Don’t miss the Nature Exhibits, Reptile Shoes, Outdoor Learning Activities, Farm Animals, Obstacle Course, Food Trucks and Live Entertainment and more at this popular community event presented by FCPA and Clean Fairfax!

LHK joins FCPF to bring Rec-PAC happiness!

Kids Rec Pac logo.In a heartfelt message from Let’s Help Kids Chairman of the Board and Founder, Jen and Rachel, the organization announced its dissolution after making a difference for thousands of children for over a decade. The legacy continues through the Fairfax County Park Foundation which received LHK support for RecPAC Summer Camp.

Rachel and I are grateful to (the Park Foundation) for being willing to pick up where we are leaving off. Please show your support by donating to assist them in their work.” - Jen Sterling, LHK Chairman of the Board.

Donate Now to give a child a week of summer activity for $50 or a full six weeks of summer programming for only $300. A contribution of $1,000 would provide engaging activities for an entire school site for the summer!

SMILE with Amazon

Buy your gifts or holiday needs and support your parks at the same time when you shop on Amazon. You'll bring smiles throughout Fairfax County’s 427 parks!

The Park Foundation can receive a 0.5% donation of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases. Designate Fairfax County Park Foundation today.

Healthy Strides

Healthy Strides - 12 Steps.February's Step is Self-Love is Key. One time per week, take "me" time and enjoy an activity just for you.

Healthy Strides is a free health and wellness awareness program that helps you make better decisions about your health one month at a time. Each month is dedicated to one healthy goal with credible information for achieving it and a guide for forming healthy habits. Build upon each goal from month to month and by the end of December, you will have developed a sustainable balance in your health.

We're seeking sponsors for Healthy Strides 2019! If you or your company is interested, please see the Healthy Strides 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities and Healthy Strides 2019 Sponsorship Application.

Parks, Libraries & Arts

Four people being interviewed on tv.Fairfax County Parks, Libraries & Arts lovers demonstrate their values through charitable giving. Braddock District Supervisor John Cook leads a spirited discussion about the importance of individual and corporate community involvement in Fairfax County.

Bobbi Longworth, representing the Fairfax County Park Foundation, joins Brian Engler of the Fairfax Library Foundation and Linda Sullivan of Arts Fairfax to discuss the impact and opportunities.

Watch this episode of Braddock Neighborhood News on Channel 16.

Support the Future of Golf

Women and golf.Contributions to the Park Foundation’s Golf Program & Events Fund helps to share the benefits of golf with new audiences in our community. The newly created fund provides resources for expanded women family and adapted programming; enhanced beautification of golf courses and community outreach events. See the Golf Fund Flyer

Previous gifts to the Park Foundation for golf have supported adapted golf programs and promoted the game among children and women. These fun and educational events promote varied fitness options, health and social benefits while new and improving golfers learn a lifelong skill!