Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation

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Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation
Agency overview
Formed 2012
Preceding Agency Prince William County Park Authority
Jurisdiction County
Headquarters Manassas, VA
Employees 382
Annual budget $30.6 million (FY14)
Agency executive Debbie Andrew, Director
Website Official Website

The Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation is responsible for developing and maintaining the various parks, historical sites, and recreational areas owned by Prince William County. The Department manages nearly 4,000 acres (16 km²) of park land.

History[edit]

The Prince William County Park Authority was founded in 1977 by the Prince William Board of County Supervisors to provide the residents and visitors with recreational programs, parks and facilities until Prince William Board of County Supervisors dissolved Park Authority and created a new Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation as of July 1, 2012.[1]

Operations[edit]

The Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation operates 50 Parks, 2 Water Parks, 2 Recreation Centers (Birchdale Rec. Center and Sharron Baucom Dale City Rec. Center), 2 Community Centers, 6 Sports Complexes, and 1 Ice Skating Rink.[2]

The headquarters is in the Hellwig Administration Building in Manassas, VA.

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