Herndon Parks and Recreation Department

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Help us develop a list of the most Instagrammable places/selfie spots in the Town. Tag your fave spots with #herndonphot...
11/09/2019

Help us develop a list of the most Instagrammable places/selfie spots in the Town. Tag your fave spots with #herndonphotospots. Best photos will be shared on social media and on our P&R brochure cover. Here are a few to check out; the Herndon Caboose, Haley Smith Park Playground, in front of a mural, with a police officer, or along Sugarland Run stream in Runnymede Park. #herndonparks #herndon #herndonpd

Our Downtown Community Yard Sale will feature over 20 vendors! Saturday, 11/9 from 8am-12pm come to Lynn Street to shop ...
11/08/2019

Our Downtown Community Yard Sale will feature over 20 vendors! Saturday, 11/9 from 8am-12pm come to Lynn Street to shop and support your Herndon neighbors.

What is purple on top and read all over? Our new Winter Programs & Events Guide! 😀 Many of you will see copies in you...
11/08/2019

What is purple on top and read all over? Our new Winter Programs & Events Guide! 😀 Many of you will see copies in your mailbox or view it at http://ow.ly/sBLJ50x5P09 and copies availablee in the HCC. Registration starts Dec.4 for TOH residents & Dec. 10 for non-residents.

Free bird walk hosted by Friends of Runnymede Park in Runnymede Park every 2nd Sat. of the month. Sat., 11/9, 8-10am. Lo...
11/07/2019

Free bird walk hosted by Friends of Runnymede Park in Runnymede Park every 2nd Sat. of the month. Sat., 11/9, 8-10am. Look for winter birds & observing changes in the woods & meadow. Meet in the parking lot. Bring binoculars or borrow one. Free & no registration required.

Help us develop a list of the most Instagrammable places/selfie spots in the Town. Tag your fave spots with #herndonphot...
11/05/2019

Help us develop a list of the most Instagrammable places/selfie spots in the Town. Tag your fave spots with #herndonphotospots. Best photos will be shared on social media and on our P&R brochure cover. Here are a few to check out; the Herndon Caboose, Haley Smith Park Playground, in front of a mural, with a police officer, or along Sugarland Run stream in Runnymede Park. #herndonparks #herndon #herndonpd

What weighs 121 pounds? All the candy our wonderful community members donated. Thank you to everyone who contributed. We...
11/05/2019

What weighs 121 pounds? All the candy our wonderful community members donated. Thank you to everyone who contributed. We were able to provide candy for troops overseas and $121 was raised for our scholarship fund.

On Tues., Nov. 5, HCC Intervals at 9:30am, HCC Core at 12:15pm, BodyCombat at 5:30pm, and BodyPump at 6:40pm are cancell...
11/04/2019

On Tues., Nov. 5, HCC Intervals at 9:30am, HCC Core at 12:15pm, BodyCombat at 5:30pm, and BodyPump at 6:40pm are cancelled because the HCC is a polling place. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will hold ZUMBA at 6am and Hot Hula at 5:30pm.

Many schools are closed Mon 11/4 & Tues 11/5. The HCC is a great place for kids & families to be active. Mon at 10:30am ...
11/03/2019

Many schools are closed Mon 11/4 & Tues 11/5. The HCC is a great place for kids & families to be active. Mon at 10:30am catch a performance by Mr. Jon & Friends or open gym time, 12-5:15pm. Tues. open gym time, 2:45-5:15pm. Plus there is always the pool! https://www.herndon-va.gov/recreation

We hope you enjoy an extra hour of sleep. Make sure to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight.
11/02/2019

We hope you enjoy an extra hour of sleep. Make sure to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight.

Many schools are closed Mon 11/4 & Tues 11/5. The HCC is a great place for kids & families to stay active & entertained....
11/01/2019

Many schools are closed Mon 11/4 & Tues 11/5. The HCC is a great place for kids & families to stay active & entertained. Mon at 10:30am catch a performance by Mr. Jon & Friends or open gym time from 12-5:15pm. Tues. open gym time from 2:45-5:15pm. Plus there is always the pool!

After the kids enjoy some of their candy OR if you have extra candy, consider donating. Fill our candy bowl & receive a ...
11/01/2019

After the kids enjoy some of their candy OR if you have extra candy, consider donating. Fill our candy bowl & receive a HCC youth pass. The candy goes to troops overseas and raises money for our scholarship fund. Collecting ends 11/4. #donatecandy #Herndonpr #Happyhalloween

It's a tradition. Our 4-5 year old preschoolers and their families trick-or-treat in the HCC. Staff enjoys it just as mu...
10/31/2019

It's a tradition. Our 4-5 year old preschoolers and their families trick-or-treat in the HCC. Staff enjoys it just as much. 🎃😀

So many fun things to celebrate! Congratulations Washington Nationals. #FIGHTFINISHED Best wishes for a safe and Happy H...
10/31/2019

So many fun things to celebrate! Congratulations Washington Nationals. #FIGHTFINISHED Best wishes for a safe and Happy Halloween!

After the kids enjoy some of their candy OR you have extra candy, consider donating. Fill our candy bowl & kids receive ...
10/31/2019

After the kids enjoy some of their candy OR you have extra candy, consider donating. Fill our candy bowl & kids receive a HCC youth pass. The candy goes to troops overseas and raises money for our scholarship fund. Collection ends 11/4. #donatecandy #Herndonpr #Happyhalloween

3 things to know. 5:30pm ZUMBA on 10/31 is canceled. Sorry for any inconvenience.  Join us for BodyCombat at 5:30pm on 1...
10/30/2019

3 things to know. 5:30pm ZUMBA on 10/31 is canceled. Sorry for any inconvenience. Join us for BodyCombat at 5:30pm on 10/31. Farmers' Market on 10/31, shop fresh produce, baked goods, & homemade foods & performance by Acoustic Soul. Reminder turn your clock back on 11/3.

Let's Go Nats!  #stayinthefight
10/30/2019

Let's Go Nats! #stayinthefight

CUTENESS alert! Check out the highlights of the Pumpkin Palooza. Thanks Herndon Community Television (HCTV) for filming ...
10/29/2019
Pumpkin Palooza Highlights 2019 - Highlights

CUTENESS alert! Check out the highlights of the Pumpkin Palooza. Thanks Herndon Community Television (HCTV) for filming and putting this together. A special thanks to Sprouts Farmers Market for donating the yummy pumpkin pies and supporting this event.

WebTrac, our online registration system will be offline Wed., 10/30 from 11:30pm-3:30am. Hopefully you are sleeping duri...
10/29/2019

WebTrac, our online registration system will be offline Wed., 10/30 from 11:30pm-3:30am. Hopefully you are sleeping during this time.

Tues., Oct. 29 BodyCombat at 5:30pm is canceled. Sorry for the inconvenience. Consider joining us for BodyPump at 6:40pm...
10/28/2019

Tues., Oct. 29 BodyCombat at 5:30pm is canceled. Sorry for the inconvenience. Consider joining us for BodyPump at 6:40pm Tuesday night.

After the kids count and sort all their Halloween candy, consider donating some at the HCC. Fill our candy bowl & kids r...
10/28/2019

After the kids count and sort all their Halloween candy, consider donating some at the HCC. Fill our candy bowl & kids receive a HCC youth pass. Plus, the candy will go to troops overseas and raise money for our scholarship fund. #donatecandy #Herndonpr #herndon #Happyhalloween

Tonight there will be a Fairfax Connector meeting to get feedback on the Herndon – Reston Silver Line Phase II Routes....
10/28/2019

Tonight there will be a Fairfax Connector meeting to get feedback on the Herndon – Reston Silver Line Phase II Routes. Plus, additional meetings are scheduled.

Fun times at our first Pumpkin Palooza. Thank you to everyone who joined us to play and compete in the pie eating contes...
10/28/2019

Fun times at our first Pumpkin Palooza. Thank you to everyone who joined us to play and compete in the pie eating contest.

Fun times at our first Pumpkin Palooza. Thank you to everyone who joined us to play and compete in the pie eating contest.

Thank you to all the superheros, witches, and cute creatures who joined us for Spooktacular.
10/28/2019

Thank you to all the superheros, witches, and cute creatures who joined us for Spooktacular.

Thank you to all the superheros, witches, and cute creatures who joined us for Spooktacular.

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department's cover photo
10/28/2019

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department's cover photo

Still time for fun at today's Pumpkin Palooza at Town Hall Square. Come join us!
10/26/2019

Still time for fun at today's Pumpkin Palooza at Town Hall Square. Come join us!

Looking for a class to help you reach your fitness goals? Do you plan the activities for your family? Here is our Winter...
10/25/2019

Looking for a class to help you reach your fitness goals? Do you plan the activities for your family? Here is our Winter Programs & Events Guide, classes start in Jan. Registration starts 12/4 for TOH & 12/10 for non town residents. Copies in our mailbox & at HCC around Nov. 8.

DON'T MISS OUT! Tomorrow we are putting on a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, 10/26,10am-1pm on the Town Hall Square. Bring ...
10/25/2019

DON'T MISS OUT! Tomorrow we are putting on a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, 10/26,10am-1pm on the Town Hall Square. Bring your pumpkin on wheels and try for 1st place in our Pumpkin Derby (tips below). Compete in our all-ages-welcome pumpkin pie eating contest. Purchase a pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch for $3 and get creative with our decorating station. Don't miss pumpkin bowling, popcorn, crafts and more. Admission is FREE! See you there. https://www.herndon-va.gov/recreation/special-events/pumpkin-palooza

Two great events! Tonight Spooktacular, 10/25, 6:30-8pm at the HCC. Sat. a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, 10/26,10am-1pm o...
10/25/2019

Two great events! Tonight Spooktacular, 10/25, 6:30-8pm at the HCC. Sat. a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, 10/26,10am-1pm on the Town Hall Square. Put on your custom and enjoy some fall fun. All the details at http://ow.ly/X6Mo50wSeXh

Meet Sarah. She can help you Kickstart Your Health. This NEW series dives into different topics for better health. Easy ...
10/24/2019

Meet Sarah. She can help you Kickstart Your Health. This NEW series dives into different topics for better health. Easy action plans to implement, group coaching, & more. Nov. focuses on Healthy On-The-Go and Dec. is Bye Sugar Cravings. Details at http://bit.ly/HPRQBfall p. 15

Parents and kids put on your best costume and join us at the HCC for a special Halloween celebration. Kids ages 3-8 can ...
10/24/2019

Parents and kids put on your best costume and join us at the HCC for a special Halloween celebration. Kids ages 3-8 can enjoy Halloween-themed games followed by a children's magic show by High Energy Magic of Speed.Sign-up by midnight tonight to save. Register at http://bit.ly/HernWT using code 250000.50.

ZUMBA at 5:30pm on Fri., 10/25 is canceled because we are hosting Spooktacular in the gym. Sorry for the inconvenience.
10/24/2019

ZUMBA at 5:30pm on Fri., 10/25 is canceled because we are hosting Spooktacular in the gym. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The kids facial expressions made our staff smile and we hope the same for you. Thanks Herndon Community Television (HCTV...
10/23/2019
Naturfest 2019 - Highlights

The kids facial expressions made our staff smile and we hope the same for you. Thanks Herndon Community Television (HCTV) for coming to the event and creating this video.

Two great events coming up. Spooktacular, Fri. 10/25, 6:30-8pm at the HCC and a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, Sat. 10/26,...
10/23/2019

Two great events coming up. Spooktacular, Fri. 10/25, 6:30-8pm at the HCC and a new event - Pumpkin Palooza, Sat. 10/26,10am-1pm on the Town Hall Square. Put on your custom and enjoy some fall fun. All the details at http://ow.ly/DeQS50wSeXg

What issues matter to you? The Herndon Town Council will host a meeting tomorrow evening. This is an informal, open venu...
10/22/2019

What issues matter to you? The Herndon Town Council will host a meeting tomorrow evening. This is an informal, open venue. Stop by and let your elected representatives know what is important to you!

Enjoy yummy food from Panera Bread on Elden St or Worldgate tomorrow between 4-8pm and help support the Herndon P&R Dept...
10/22/2019

Enjoy yummy food from Panera Bread on Elden St or Worldgate tomorrow between 4-8pm and help support the Herndon P&R Dept. scholarship fund. Most commonly, scholarships are applied towards funding summer camp fees for youngsters in the area. Show this flyer or use the promo code.

Thank you to everyone who participated, supported, and volunteered at the 2019 Herndon Homecoming Parade.
10/21/2019

Thank you to everyone who participated, supported, and volunteered at the 2019 Herndon Homecoming Parade.

Thank you to everyone who participated, supported, and volunteered at the 2019 Herndon Homecoming Parade.

Your feedback is needed! The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will hold a second round of community meetings ...
10/21/2019

Your feedback is needed! The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will hold a second round of community meetings to give you an opportunity to weigh in on alternatives for Fairfax Connector bus service in Herndon and Reston and to future Phase 2 Silver Line Metrorail stations.

Congratulations to Morgan Wright, representing the Herndon Aquatic Club, placed 2nd in the girls 12 & under at the 27th ...
10/21/2019

Congratulations to Morgan Wright, representing the Herndon Aquatic Club, placed 2nd in the girls 12 & under at the 27th Annual Harvest Moon Invitational, which was held 10/12&13. Six teams totaling 524 swimmers participated in the two day swim meet.

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department's cover photo
10/21/2019

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department's cover photo

Congratulations to all the 2019 Herndon Homecoming Parade Winners!  Trophies were presented to the first and second plac...
10/21/2019

Congratulations to all the 2019 Herndon Homecoming Parade Winners!

Trophies were presented to the first and second place winners in the Civic, Performing Arts, School, Show, and Class Float categories. In addition, the judges selected the Richard F. Downer theme award and the Major Robert C. Church Best in Parade winners.

Deserving award recipients included:

Civic Group
First Place – Cub Scout Pack #157
Second Place – Herndon Optimist Youth Sports

Performing Arts Group
First Place – Herndon High School Step Team
Second Place – Rhythm Street Dance Academy

School Group
First Place – Herndon Elementary
Second Place – Clearview Elementary

Show Group
First Place – Madison Forest Drive Neighbors
Second Place – Next Stop Theatre “Matilda”

Class Floats
First Place – Class of 2020
Second Place – Herndon Middle School

Richard F. Downer Theme Award
Herndon Woman’s Club

Major Robert C. Church Award
Best in Parade – Herndon High School Class of 2022

Getting ready to kick-off the Herndon Homecoming Parade!
10/19/2019

Getting ready to kick-off the Herndon Homecoming Parade!

FUN at the HCC tonight! Zombie ZUMBA Party or Float Night in the pool. From 7:30-9:30pm play on our oversized pirate shi...
10/18/2019

FUN at the HCC tonight! Zombie ZUMBA Party or Float Night in the pool. From 7:30-9:30pm play on our oversized pirate ship float, admission fees apply. Have fun and Zombie ZUMBA dance the night away from 7:30-9pm, $10 per zombie (ages 16 & up). Details at herndon-va.gov/recreation

Today Rosetta Stone volunteers did a great job cutting down vines and picking up litter along Spring Branch in Herndon. ...
10/15/2019

Today Rosetta Stone volunteers did a great job cutting down vines and picking up litter along Spring Branch in Herndon. They accumulated two truck beds of debris. Thank you Rosetta Stone volunteers!

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814 Ferndale Ave
Herndon, VA
20170

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Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00
Thursday 06:00 - 22:00
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Saturday 07:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

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