The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is home to over 90 parks and 6 recreation centers, across approximately 100 square miles. The APRD is a Gold Leaf Award winning public department with deep ties to family and youth recreation in Arlington.
Arlington is a vibrant city that enjoys a high quality of life through great parks and exceptional recreational opportunities. These services provide a foundation for the physical, social, economic and environmental viability and well-being of the community.
The mission of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality facilities and services that are responsive to a diverse community and sustained with a focus on partnerships, innovation and environmental leadership.