When the COVID-19 pandemic started, not only did our community lose access to our in-house amenities like the gymnasium, pool, and wellness areas- our events had to be put on hold for the remainder of the year. It’s no understatement to say we were all extremely sad to have to put all event plans on […]
Manassas Park Parks and Recreation recognized as a NYSS Champion to Promote Participation in Youth Sports!
Manassas Park Parks and Recreation becomes an NYSS Champion (Manassas Park, VA) – The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to recognize Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreation as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion. As a NYSS […]
In a “not so busy” year for many people, how many of the “I need to do that soon” tasks did you accomplish? It’s easy to say that we all want our lives to go back to normal- to enjoy time with friends and family or go out to our favorite spots. Life may be […]
Today is our last Black History Month video highlight and although this month is coming to an end, we celebrate Black History every day. Do you know Myles Lanier won first place at the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Competition? Department of Parks and Recreation sat down (virtually) with local Manassas […]
If you’ve visited our pool, you’ve most likely met a few of our lifeguards. We sat for a quick chat to help you learn a little more about them! Why did you decide to work at Manassas Park Community Center and Signal Bay Waterpark? “Before I was old enough to become a lifeguard, I went […]
Did you know that near the pavilion and walking path in front of the Community Center building is a small family cemetery? The graves belong to a former slave, Samuel Naylor, who purchased his freedom from his owner during the Civil War. Samuel saved $500 and bought 50 acres in what is now present day […]
Due to ice and inclement weather, MPCC will be closed for the rest of today, Feb. 13th. Tomorrow, Feb. 14th, MPCC will have a delayed opening of 12PM. In the event that conditions are still dangerous mid-morning tomorrow, Feb. 14th, we will update our opening procedure.
As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, this week we’re spotlighting Poet, Amanda Gorman! Did you know that Amanda Gorman, 22, is the youngest inaugural poet in United States history? Amanda performed at the 2021 Presidential Inauguration and Super Bowl LV. Gorman graduated from Harvard University and is an award-winning author, activist, […]