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Parks & Recreation

Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station. Its 888 acres feature a 218-acre lake with fishing, boating, rowboat rental, camping, a miniature train, a carousel, outdoor volleyball courts, an 18-hole par 3 golf course, an ice cream parlor, picnic areas with grills, a mini golf course, and playgrounds. The new fishing pier is accessible to persons with disabilities. Privately-owned boats with electric motors are permitted on the lake. No gasoline-powered water-craft are permitted. Swimming is prohibited. Nominal fees are required for boat rentals, camping, carousel, train and other activities. Call 703-323-6601.

Cobbdale Park. Burrows and Howerton Avenue, Fairfax. Offers a playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Dale Lestina Park. Plantation Parkway, Fairfax. Offers a playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Daniels Run Park. Heritage Lane, Embassy Lane, Tedrich Boulevard, Estel Road, Fairfax. Offers bike/hike/jog trail, picnic area, tot lot. Open dawn to dusk. www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Draper Drive Park. Beech Drive, Fairfax. Offers a playground, multi-use field and two soccer fields. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Fairchester Woods Park. Warwick Avenue, Fairfax. Offers a basketball court and playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Pat Rodio Park. Keith Avenue, Fairfax. Offers a football field, little league fields, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Kutner Park. Jermantown Road and Route 50, Fairfax. Offers hiking trail, horseshoe pit, picnic area, playground, soccer field, tennis court, volleyball court. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Providence Park. West Drive, Fairfax. Offers basketball court, bike/hike trail, picnic area, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Oak Marr RECenter

3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton. The center offers an Olympic-size pool, a whirlpool spa, sauna, dry sun deck, weight and fitness room, two racquetball courts, two small meeting rooms and an outdoor miniature golf area. The pool is open Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The general hours of operation as well as the times all courts and rooms are available are Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Miniature golf is open Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 10 a.m. until dusk. Daily general admission fees for Fairfax County residents are $6 for adults, $4 for youths 5-18, $4 for students 18-21, and children under 4 are free with a paying adult. Seniors pay $4 Monday-Friday; $6 for Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Families with up to four members and up to two adults are $13. Chaperons who don't participate with paying child are $1.50. Nonresident adults, youth and seniors are $8, children under 4 are free, and families with up to four members with up to two adults are $23. Multiple membership offers are available depending on the types and times of visit. For more information, call 703-281-6501.

Ranger Road Park. Ranger Road, Fairfax. Basketball court, picnic area, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Ratcliffe Park. Locust Street and Sager Avenue, Fairfax. Offers two basketball courts, one softball field, one multi-purpose field, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Thaiss Memorial Park. Pickett Road, Fairfax. Offers five little league fields, picnic area, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Westmore Park. Fern Street and Oakwood Street, Fairfax. Offers basketball/tennis court, picnic area, playground. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.

Van Dyck Park. 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. Offers lighted basketball court, exercise trail, playground, picnic area, lighted tennis courts, three sand volleyball courts, skateboard facility. Open dawn to dusk. Visit www.ci.fairfax.va.us/ParksRec/Parks.htm. 703-385-7858.