Since 1966, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has endeavored to meet the needs of Loudoun residents for recreation, leisure and supportive programs that are diverse, accessible and affordable. PRCS employees are committed to the belief that the effective delivery of park and recreation programs and supportive community services provides social, personal, economic and environmental benefits that last a lifetime.
The department reaches out to the community through an integrated system of owned or maintained facilities that includes over 1,700 acres of open space, more than 60 miles of trails, 200 athletic fields, 27 parks (including three regional parks), 18 playgrounds, 10 community centers, six (6) sports complexes, two (2) indoor and two (2) outdoor swimming pools, four (4) historic/heritage sites, three (3) adult day centers, three (3) senior centers and one (1) senior activity center, as well as a recreation center, nature preserve, nature
center, performing and visual arts center, industrial catering kitchen, and administrative offices. Through a cooperative effort with Loudoun County Public Schools, activities are also offered at school sites. Programs and services encompass childcare, preschool, after-school care, sports and recreation, community outreach, aging services, youth services, adaptive
recreation, summer camp, health and fitness, planning and development, facility maintenance, customer service, and environmental stewardship.