Important COVID-19 Update

Parents/Members/Customers, Please be advised of the following actions that MPCC is taking to serve and accommodate our customers during this trying time: Extended Care: Due to the unexpected closure of Extended Care for the remainder of the year, parents that opted for a credit to be applied to a future session, will now receive a […]

City Announcement: City Manager English and Spanish Town Halls Public Notice

The public is invited to a series of City Manager Town Halls during the first week of December 2019 referencing downtown City Center development. More than two Manassas Park Governing Body members may be in attendance at one or all of these town halls. English: Do you want to hear what that City is doing […]

Inclement Weather Plans for Trunk or Treat (10/31/19)

We are closely monitoring the weather for tomorrow’s Trunk or Treat event scheduled for 5:30pm-7:00pm. In the event of rain or other inclement weather, the event will be moved into the gymnasium. This change may have the following impacts: Parking will still be affected as many event participants will drive instead of walk to the […]

Monday-Friday Pool Hours Restored (Sundays beginning October 13)

We are pleased to announce that beginning immediately the 1:00pm-4:00pm indoor pool hours for Monday-Friday have been restored. The 10:00am-12:00pm indoor pool hours for Sunday will be restored beginning October 13, 2019. We want to thank you for your patience and support during this challenging time. While we were navigating these challenges, so many of you sent […]

Gymnasium closed all day October 12, 2019 and 10am-4pm October 13, 2019

The gymnasium will be closed all day Saturday, October 12th and 10:00am-4:00pm on Sunday, October 13th for a private rental. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Due to Lifeguard Shortage, Reduction in Day Time Pool Hours Effective September 9th, 2019

Since 2009, aquatics facilities across the nation have experienced a decline in recruiting and retaining lifeguards. (Articles related to this trend have been included at the end of this notice). Despite this national shortage, the City of Manassas Park, Department of Parks and Recreation has been able to maintain the necessary levels of staffing to […]

Annual Cleaning Week 2019 is August 18th – August 23rd

The Manassas Park Community Center will be closed beginning Sunday, August 18th until Friday, August 23rd for annual cleaning week. During cleaning week, Parks and Recreation staff deep clean all the spaces within the Community Center to improve our patrons’ experiences and maintain the building. The Community Center will re-open on Saturday, August 24th at […]

MPCC is a Cooling Center

We would like to remind everyone that during times of extreme heat, the Manassas Park Community Center is a designated cooling center during normal operating hours. You do not have to be a member to come in out of the heat.  Our hours of operation are: 8am-9pm Monday-Friday 7am-7pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday If you have […]

Free Breakfast and Lunch Over the Summer 2019 for Children 18 and Younger

The City of Manassas Park and Manassas Park City Schools are joining forces in a campaign to fight hunger. We are proud to be participating in the Summer Food Service Program and will be offering free breakfast and lunch to ALL children 18 and younger. Meals are offered at the Manassas Park Community Center and at Manassas […]

Relief for Furloughed Federal Employees During the Government Shutdown

We at Parks and Recreation understand that many people in our area have been negatively impacted by the government shutdown. In order to provide some relief to those impacted, we’ve created two policies that will go in effect immediately and will last until the government shutdown ends. If you are a Manassas Park Community Center […]

New Low Rate for Resident Senior Passport

You spoke – we listened! We’re excited to share that we are now offering a resident rate for our popular Senior Passports. Effective immediately, seniors (ages 60+) who are residents of Manassas Park can now purchase or renew their memberships for only $10/month. Non-residents can still get the low rate of $20/month. This change was […]

MPYBL 20% off Shop Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods on 12/8

Help support the Manassas Park Youth Basketball League by joining us at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Manassas on December 8th and receive 20% off your purchase! Click here to download the flyer with all the details.

MPYBL Chipotle Fundraiser on December 5th from 5:00pm-9:00pm

Help support the Manassas Park Youth Basketball League by joining us at the Chipotle on Liberia from 5:00pm-9:00pm on December 5th. 33% of your transaction will be donated back to the basketball league! Click here to download the flyer.

Annual Inclement Weather Policies Reminder 2018

  Before reviewing the policies, please be aware that the Department of Parks and Recreation posts our closure notices on Facebook, Twitter, and on our website. This year, we’ve launched text alerts, where you can get alerts sent directly to your mobile device. For more information regarding text alerts including how to sign up, please […]

Holiday Hours 2018

Wednesday, November 21 – Close at 9:00pm Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving) – Closed Friday, November 23 – Open at 10:00am Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) – Close at 12:00pm Tuesday, December 25 (Christmas) – Closed Monday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve) – Close at 6:00pm Tuesday, January 1 (New Year’s Day) – Closed

Gymnasium Closed on 9/22 from 7:00am-5:00pm

The Manassas Park Community Center proudly invites you to watch our seniors and many other local seniors participate in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics on Saturday, September 22 from 7:00am – 5:00pm. Although the gymnasium will be closed during the event, we encourage you to come and cheer on our seniors! We thank you for your patronage […]

3% Administrative Fee Applied to All Credit Card Transactions Effective July 1, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, all credit card transactions made through the Department of Parks and Recreation will include a 3% + $0.30 administrative fee. Patrons have the option to pay via cash or check to avoid the 3% + $0.30 charge. Originally posted on 5/31/2018 at 2:27pm. Republished to move to homepage.

Gymnasium Closed for Summer Camps

The gymnasium will be closed Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm for summer camps until August 27th. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Important Changes to the Senior Passport

Attention Senior Passport Holders From pickleball to senior yoga and everything in between, we are grateful that you choose the Manassas Park Community Center for your recreation needs. We hope that over the years you have experienced high quality customer service and programs. After careful research and consideration, we have determined the Senior Passport needs […]

Free Breakfast and Lunch Over the Summer for Children 18 and Younger

The City of Manassas Park and Manassas Park City Schools are joining forces in a campaign to fight hunger. We are proud to be participating in the Summer Food Service Program and will be offering free breakfast and lunch to ALL children 18 and younger. Meals are offered at the Manassas Park Community Center and at Manassas […]

Naginata is going to Katsucon!

We are so proud of our Naginata participants who will be accompanying their instructors to Katsucon this year! They will be providing extensive demonstrations and hands-on workshops all weekend. If you’re planning to go to Katuscon this year, be sure to stop by their workshop and say hello! Congratulations Hotarukan Naginata Dojo!

MPCS dismissing early on 1/8/18; Extended Care pick-up 2:30pm, no afternoon preschool, no MP3 (Teen Center open)

Due to inclement weather conditions, Manassas Park City Schools will be closing early today (MPMS and MPHS at 11:45am; CES and MPES at 12:30pm). Per our inclement weather policy, school age Extended Care will pick up participating students from school and bring them to the Community Center. Parents will have two hours to pick up […]

The Patron Engagement Survey is Coming – By Jason Shriner

In January 2016, we launched our first patron engagement survey after I read about the same kind of survey conducted by the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA). Though we didn’t get a large pool of participants, the answers we received were interesting and informative. This year, I really want to make sure we get […]

Funeral Arrangements for Bethiah Shuemaker

The viewing for Bethiah Shuemaker will be on Sunday, December 17th at Pierce Funeral Home located at 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The funeral service will be on Monday, December 18th at 2:00pm at Pierce Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life for Bethiah will be at the Manassas Park Community Center at 5:00pm. Please […]

Annual Inclement Weather Policies Reminder 2017

Before reviewing the policies, please be aware that the Department of Parks and Recreation posts our closure notices on Facebook, Twitter, and on our website. This year, we’ve launched text alerts, where you can get alerts sent directly to your mobile device. For more information regarding text alerts including how to sign up, please click […]

Light Parade Cancelled Due to Public Safety Concerns Regarding Current Weather Conditions

After consulting with various City Departments in regards to the inclement weather and how it relates to the safety of the spectators, participants, and City staff, there has been a collaborative decision made to cancel the Light Parade this evening. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you have a safe evening. There are no […]

Light Parade Decision will be made by 2:00pm

Please be advised that due to the current and impending inclement weather, we will make a decision concerning tonight’s Light Parade status by 2pm this afternoon.

Dick’s Sporting Goods 20% off Day is December 9th

Dick’s Sporting Goods, a three year sponsor of the basketball league, is having a special 20% off day just for Manassas Park Community Center customers and league participants! Help us thank them for being a consistent supporter of our youth basketball league and join us on Saturday, December 9th 2017 for 20% off your whole purchase. […]

Ornament Contest!

We’re having an ornament contest for the Community Center Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 2! Why not make an ornament to submit at the Dough Ornament Workshop on November 30. Then, send a photo of your handmade ornament to Kaitlyn Collier at K.Collier@ManassasParkVA.gov by December 1! All ornaments entered in the contest will be displayed […]

Manassas Park Community Center Closed 11/23/17 in Observance of Thanksgiving

The Manassas Park Community Center will be closed November 23, 2017 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Community Center will reopen for regular hours at 8:00am on November 24, 2017.

Gymnasium Closed 11/13-11/17 from 6pm-8pm

The gymnasium will be closed Monday, 11/13 – Friday, 11/17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm for Manassas Park Youth Basketball League assessments. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Throwback Thursday Special Pricing for MPYBL

UPDATE: Due to technical issues, online registration does not qualify for the one-day rate. In order to take advantage of the throwback pricing, you must register at the front desk of the Community Center. MPYBL will be running a throwback Thursday special for its 2017-2018 Winter House League. If you register on November 9th you […]

Gymnasium closed 11/4 from 8am-3pm

The gymnasium will be closed on 11/4 from 8:00am-3:00pm for the pickleball tournament and athletics classes. We apologize for the inconvenience.

2017 Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Day (November 23rd): Closed Light Parade (December 9th): Close at 6:00pm Christmas Eve (December 24th): Close at 2:00pm (Gymnasium closed all day) Christmas Day (December 25th): Closed New Year’s Eve (December 31st): Close at 2:00pm New Year’s Day (January 1st): Closed

Limited Gym Hours 10/13-10/14

The gymnasium will close at 8:00pm on Friday, October 13th and will be closed Saturday, October 14th from 7:00am-6:00pm for the Annual Fall Festival.

Limited Gym Hours 10/7-10/8

The gymnasium will be closed on Saturday, October 7th from 9:00am-6:00pm and Sunday, October 8th from 11:00am-4:00pm for the East Coast Naginata Federation’s Fall Seminar and Tournament. We thank you for your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience.

Gymnasium Closed 7am-5pm on 9/16

The Manassas Park Community Center proudly invites you to watch our seniors and many other local seniors participate in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics on Saturday, September 16 from 7:00am – 5:00pm. Although the gymnasium will be closed during the event, we encourage you to come and cheer on our seniors! We thank you for your patronage […]

Construction at Signal Hill Park – How will it impact you?

Beginning this week, patron visits may be impacted by the construction of a cell phone tower within Signal Hill Park. The tower is being erected in the wooded area behind the softball field and pond area. Impact on patron visits may include the following: Patrons may notice heavy equipment within the park as well as […]

Cleaning Week 2017

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to delays anticipated by the vendor, the floors in the gymnasium and dance studio will not be ready for use until Sunday, August 27th. In addition, any patrons who plan to use the pool or wellness areas, please be aware that since the vendor will begin work on Wednesday, August 23rd, there […]

Eagle Scout Builds Bench for the Dog Park at Costello Park – by Maria Bosack

Calling all dogs who live in Manassas Park — and their dog owners too! It is time to make a trip to the Dog Park at Costello Park. Why now? Well, there has been an improvement to the dog park, and we are sure you would like to check it out! It’s our new covered […]

Two New Ways to Save at MPCC – By Jason Shriner

When the team here at Parks and Recreation comes up with sales and promotions, we try to imagine what kinds of deals are both interesting and useful to our customers. For example, the $1 for your first month deal is a favorite of residents while non-residents love when we offer the resident rate as a […]

July 2017 Stuff the Bus Special

We’re partnering with the Fire Department’s Stuff the Bus campaign to bring school supplies to those who need them! When you donate a backpack with one pack of pencils and a ream of paper you can get a swim session (up to 8 lessons) OR 25% off one month of preschool! Donate up to 3 […]

Pool Reopens 7/1 – Important information when using the pool for the next few weeks

The Indoor Pool at the Manassas Park Community Center will re-open this Saturday at 7:00am. While we are excited to show off the new whitecoat there are some important points to be aware of over the next few weeks: The whitecoat is still going through a curing process. As a result, the pool may appear […]

Fourth of July Celebration at Signal Hill Park

Join us Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Signal Hill Park for our annual fireworks celebration! Admission is free. There will also be a variety of food trucks. Park opens to spectators at 5:30pm. Free shuttles from VRE and City Hall (both located on Manassas Drive) starting at 5:30pm. Accessible parking and limited general parking across […]

The New On Demand Bus Stop at the Manassas Park Community Center – By Maria Bosack

Do you ride the PRTC buses? Did you know that beginning July 3, the Manassas Park Community Center will be an On Demand PRTC OmniLink Bus Stop? After July 3, when you ride the bus and need the bus to stop at the Manassas Park Community Center, just tell the bus driver (as you enter […]

See Global, Stay Local multicultural event is 4/27 from 6pm-8pm

See Global Stay Local multicultural event is THIS Thursday, April 27 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Manassas Park Community Center. This community festival celebrates the diversity of the residents of Manassas Park and the members of the Manassas Park Community Center (MPCC) too! Join us for a night of fun! Share unique artifacts, traditional dress, family […]

Welcome to Our Brand New Website! – By Jason Shriner

I could not be more excited to share with you a project that I have been working on for a year and a half – and you’re looking right at it! I present to you the redesigned City of Manassas Park, Department of Parks and Recreation’s website! When I came on board in August 2015, I […]

Updates to Group Exercise Schedule – Effective 1/30

Attention MPCC Group Exercise Patrons Beginning Monday, January 30th, there will be permanent schedule changes for some of the group exercise classes here at the Community Center. These updates were made to accommodate the changing demand for these classes. Listed below are those classes! Monday: 9:00am-9:50am Aquasize (starting on March 6th) 10:15am-11:00am Senior Yoga 11:15am-11:45am [...]

Take Our DPR 2016 Survey!

Please take a moment to complete this brief survey regarding your experiences at the parks and recreation facilities managed by the City of Manassas Park, Department of Parks and Recreation during 2016. Your answers will help us continue to bring the high level of quality programs and service you have come to expect. Take a [...]

New Kids Korner Policies Effective February 6th

Attention Kids Korner Patrons Beginning February 6, 2017 patrons will no longer pick up Kids Korner passes at the Front Desk. If you are a member of the Community Center All parents and children are required to scan in their cards at the Front Desk and then present their membership cards to the Kids Korner [...]