The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is scheduling renovation of the Hooffs Run Park playground (also known as "Blue Park") located at 99 East Rosemont Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301. The renovation will include replacement of existing play equipment, rubberized safety surfacing, new site furnishings, and plantings.
This week, we're helping the Center for Alexandria’s Children build 25 "attachment kits" for local homeless families to ensure healthy childhood development and secure and loving parent-child relationships.
This Wednesday, bring the kids to Sunset Park for another Community at Play event sponsored by the Childhood Obesity Action Network and ACTion Alexandria. Come see the enhancements at Sunset Park, made as a result of the Project Play Spruce Up Grants contest. Enjoy free refreshments, games, bubbles and have fun with your friends and neighbors!
They're finally here! Below you'll find the final report on Project Play's city-wide playground assessment by Design Concepts.But first, a little background on how we got here.
The Project Play partners and taskforce have been working to learn more about how well the playgrounds in Alexandria address the play needs of Alexandria's toddlers and preschoolers. With funding from a Kaiser Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) grant, Project Play hired Design Concepts, a group of playground experts, to gain a better understanding of the
ACTion Alexandria is teaming up with the Childhood Obesity Action Network, Get Healthy Alexandria, and Smart Beginnings Alexandria/Arlington to launch Project Play.
What is Project Play?
Project Play is an effort focused on increasing play opportunities in Alexandria. The ultimate goal of Project Play is to ensure that every child in Alexandria has a quality space to play and you can be a part of it!