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Some Outdoor Park Facilities in the Town of Leesburg Will Reopen on Friday, May 29, 2020

Limited outdoor fitness classes will be offered, beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.

Post Date:05/27/2020 5:57 PM

Leesburg, VA (May 27, 2020) – With the Northern Virginia region entering Phase 1 of the Governor’s Forward Virginia plan for reopening, the Leesburg Parks and Recreation Department will reopen the outdoor tennis courts, community gardens, dog park, and skate park on Friday, May 29, 2020. Playgrounds, basketball courts, ballfields, and park pavilions will remain closed.

The outdoor courts at the Ida Lee Park Tennis Center will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Private tennis lessons will be available with a two-player limit per class. For court reservations and other questions, contact the Ida Lee Tennis Center at 703-737-6068. Face masks will be required if players wish to access the tennis pavilion or restrooms. 

The community gardens at Ida Lee Park will be open for registered gardeners, the dog park at Olde Izaak Walton Park will be open with regular hours of dawn to dusk, and the Eric Brown Skate Plaza at Catoctin Park will be open daily with limited hours from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Starting Monday, June 1, 2020, Ida Lee Recreation Center will offer a limited number of outdoor fitness classes. Class information is posted on the Ida Lee Recreation Center website at  Registration will begin Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 9 a.m.  Register is available through WebTrac ( or by calling 703-777-1368.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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