36th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration

Both in-person and online events planned for 2021 Reston Community Center will mark the 36thAnnual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration with a mix of online and in-person events to honor the Civil Rights leader and ask the community “Are We Keeping the Promise?” “We have planned meaningful events that will ask important […]

Reston Community Center Thanksgiving Food Drive Expands with “Stuff the RA Camp Van” Events

Reston Community Center is teaming up with community partners Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Reston Association and Cornerstones to help local families during November. People who can give non-perishable food, gift cards, toiletries or other items are encouraged to participate in the “Stuff the RA Camp Van” events on upcoming weekends and the Annual Thanksgiving […]

Reston Community Center Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

Mark of distinction recognizes commitment to highest level of service to the community Reston Community Center joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This distinguished accomplishment was awarded […]

Reston Community Center Board of Governors 2020 Preference Poll Results

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at the request of Hunter Mill Supervisor Walter Alcorn, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed three Reston residents to the nine-member Reston Community Center Board of Governors: William Keefe, William Penniman and Vicky Wingert. All three candidates were appointed for three-year terms. They were all incumbents. The appointments were […]

Reston Community Center’s YouTube Channel Earns Virginia Parks and Recreation Society Award

Reston Community Center is pleased to announce its YouTube channel was awarded “Most Innovative Marketing Strategy” for 2019 (population 50,001 – 100,000) at the Virginia Parks and Recreation Society’s (VRPS) 65th annual conference. RCC’s YouTube channel was implemented last year to bring more content to patrons and tell the story of RCC through video. The channel was […]

Plank Family Foundation Donates K to Cornerstones

Major gift supports Cornerstones safety-net and human services programs for families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 Throughout the region, the need for immediate safety-net and emergency services continues to grow as the impact of COVID-19 is felt across multiple Northern Virginia neighborhoods and communities. For many local families and individuals, already struggling to keep a […]

Virtual Nature Center Walk-or-Run presented by Friends of Reston

October 9 through October 18, 2020 Show Your Community Spirit and Make Your Steps Count Toward a Good Cause Friends of Reston (FOR) announces their 17th annual run and walk fundraiser for the Walker Nature Center will begin Friday, October 9 and end on Sunday, October 18. FOR has presented a Nature Center 5K every April […]

Reston Community Center Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

Candidacy Registration Begins August 1 Reston Community Center (RCC) is seeking interested candidates to run for seats on its Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is a nine-member body responsible for oversight of RCC. All residents of Small District 5, ages 18 or older, are eligible to run for appointment to the RCC Board […]