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Summer Fun: Lee District RECenter

Lee District RECenter offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to keep people of all ages busy during the summertime.

For those looking to get some relief from the heat outside, the Lee District RECenter has an indoor fitness area, natatorium and gymnasium. The natatorium has a heated pool with a slide and three diving boards. The pool area also has a spa. The gymnasium has a full-sized basketball court and a one-tenth-mile track. The gym offers boxing equipment and provides volleyball nets as well. The fitness area is equipped with cardio machines and free-weights. In addition, the RECenter also offers a racquetball court and fitness rooms.

Lee District has a variety of outdoor fields and courts for those looking for some time in the sun. It provides tennis courts; soccer, softball, football and T-ball fields; and a sand volleyball court. For children, the park has a carrousel and a playground.

Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Lee District hosts a different a concert. From the Sock Monkeys’ classic rock to the Annandale Brass Ensemble, each week is a different music genre.

With a Beach Boys tribune bands and a bluegrass group, the concert series provides a variety of tastes in music. Each concert is free and guests are welcome to bring picnics and their picnic blankets to relax on the lawn and listen the show.

Lee District also offers summer camps. "Many of our camps plan around themes and include skill development," said Ellen B. Werthmann, the youth programs specialist. "Some camps go on field trips, which is always a highlight during the camp session."

The Rec-center is located at 6601 Telegraph Road.

<hdr15>Summer Camps

<lst>Lee District provides weeklong day camps for children of all ages. Sports, adventure and music camps are just a few of the different camps offered at the RECenter. For more information and registration, visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/rec/funcamps.htm#variety.

<ca1>Tuesday/July 6

<cal2>Girls Only! Ultimate Games Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 15.

Baseball Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

<cal1>Monday/July 12

<cal2>Kiddie Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Summer R.O.C.S. Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 12.

Drama Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Baseball Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Lacrosse Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.

Skate Board Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Technology & Game Design at 9 a.m. for ages 8 to 14.

Afternoon Fun Camp at 12:30 p.m. offers a half-day camp for children ages 6-12.

Kiddie Camp at 1 p.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Technology & Game Design at 1 p.m. for ages 8 to 14.

<cal1>Monday/July 19

<cal2>Afternoon Fun Camp at 12:30 p.m. offers a half-day camp for children ages 6-12.

Art Explores Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 8 to 14.

Total Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

British Minisoccer Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 4 to 5.

Non-tackle Football at 9 a.m. for ages 9 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

First Kicks Soccer Camp at 10:45 a.m. for ages 3 to 4.

<cal1>Monday/July 26

<cal2>Kiddie Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Summer R.O.C.S. Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 12.

Drama Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Art Explores Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 8 to 14.

Total Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Non-tackle Football at 9 a.m. for ages 9 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Lacrosse Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Kiddie Camp at 1 p.m. for ages 3 to 5.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 2

<cal2>Junior Lifeguard Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 11 to 14.

Baseball Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Lacrosse Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.

Ultimate Cheer Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 15.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 9

<cal2>Kiddie Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Summer R.O.C.S. Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 12.

Drama Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Gymnastics & Dance Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 15.

Chess Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 5 to 14.

Baseball Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Kiddie Camp at 1 p.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Chess Camp at 1 p.m. for ages 5 to 14.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 16

<cal2>Summer School Musical at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 15.

Counselors-in-Training at 9 a.m. for ages 14 to 17.

Aqua Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Total Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

British Minisoccer Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 4 to 5.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.

Summer Hoops Basketball at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis & Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 14.

Tennis Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

First Kicks Soccer Camp at 10:45 a.m. for ages 3 to 4.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 23

<cal2>Kiddie Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 3 to 5.

Summer R.O.C.S. Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 12.

Urban Street Grooves at 9 a.m. for ages 8 to 15.

Total Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Kiddie Camp at 1 p.m. for ages 3 to 5.

<cal1>Monday/Aug. 30

<cal2>Outdoor Nature Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 12.

Total Sports Camp at 9 a.m. for ages 7 to 13.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 10 to 14.

Player Development Plus Soccer at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 14.