City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities to host RecExpo | News Release | City of Alexandria

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2017

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities will host the RecExpo on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. RecExpo is an explosion of fun for the whole family, representing Aquatics, Exercise & Fitness, Sports, Enrichment, Creative & Performing Arts, Environmental Education, Out of School Time (OSTP) and Summer Camp programs.

Wish you could test out a program before registering? Take part in free demos and clinics, meet instructors and center staff, and register for programs and camps on-site. Enjoy free face painting, a moon bounce, balloon art, live animal demonstrations, raffles and hands-on art projects with Mobile Art Lab. Participate in the RecExpo ‘Passport to Fun’ to win a prize. Plus, the first 100 to register for a summer camp on-site during RecExpo will receive a free gift.  Food trucks will offer food for sale on-site. Admission and all activities are free.

RecExpo Demo Schedule:


  • 10:20-10:40 a.m. / OSTP Summer Camp Games
  • 10:30-10:50 a.m. / Excite Soccer
  • 10:45-11:05 a.m. / PhysioFit Kids Science Demo
  • 11-11:20 a.m.  / Virginia Fishing Adventures
  • 11:15-11:35 a.m. / Aquatic Dance
  • 11:20-11:40 a.m. / ChinquaCircuit
  • 11.30-11.50 a.m. / Excite Soccer
  • 11:45 a.m. -12:05 p.m. / Zumba and Hip Hop Dance
  • Noon-12:20 p.m. / Abrakadoodle Creative Arts
  • 12:10-12:40 p.m. / Pottery
  • 12:15-12:35 p.m. / OSTP Summer Camp Games
  • 12:30-12:50 p.m. / Excite Soccer
  • 12:40-1:10 p.m.  / Science Mania
  • 12:45-1:05 p.m. / Building with Legos
  • 1-1:20 p.m. / Performing Arts with Care Actor
  • 1:15-1:35 p.m. / Chess with Sliver Knights
  • 1:30-1:50 p.m. / Skateboarding and Lacrosse with TSP Sports
  • 1:45-2 p.m. / OSTP Summer Camp Games

For more information, visit the City Calendar.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Glen Harriott at 703.746.5481 (Virginia Relay 711) or Gladstone.Harriott@alexandriava.gov

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