Community Centers: Ashburn/South Riding

Community Centers: Ashburn/South Riding

Community Guide

Arcola Community Center

24328 Goshen Road, Aldie

703-327-3111; 703-327-6172

Mondays-Fridays, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Manager, Paul Goudeau

Rates vary by program.

The Arcola Community Center serves the communities of Stone Ridge, South Riding, Broadlands and Ashburn with numerous educational and physical activities. The center holds licensed preschool classes and provides full child-care services, before and after-school programs and many classes and camps. Also available through the center are day camps and a Senior Cafe.

For a listing of programs and camps, visit

Douglass Community Center

407 E. Market St., Leesburg


Mondays-Fridays, 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Manager, Judy Molzhan

Rates vary by program

Leesburg's Douglass Community Center presents a variety of educational possibilities for young children including numerous preschool and child-care programs. The preschool programs allow young children to participate in dance, art, sports, music and even learn basic math. The center sponsors a summer camp for children ages 3-5 called "My First Summer Camp," that features themed weeks to extend the child's learning, and a Trip Camp for children in grades first-fifth. While the children are at school or day care, parents can enjoy art classes and dance classes. All education programs at Douglass Community Center are licensed by the state of Virginia. The center also holds many contests throughout the year including a pumpkin carving contest and art contests.

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