Saturday, 03 January 2015 00:00

Angling

Pohick Bay Regional Park

Pohick Bay is a water oriented park located on the Potomac River 25 miles south of the nation's capital. Our boat launch facility is one of only 3 public access points to the Potomac River in northern Virginia and the closest to Washington DC and its famous waterfront. Pohick Bay offers canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and jon boats for rent on the weekends.

In addition to water activities the park also offers family and group camping, hiking, picnic areas and a large play area for children. For those of you interested in swimming, we offer one of the largest, outdoor freeform pools on the east coast! Please contact the park about swim lessons for your family.

Pohick Bay Regional Park, located on Mason Neck Pennisula is an ecologically fragile land that shelters an abundance of wildlife, including the bald eagle. Nature lovers can expect to see blue birds, osprey, heron, deer, beavers and rare sightings of river otters.

Published in BLACK Venues
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

Archery (3D and Field)

Fountainhead Regional Park

Fountainhead is situated in Fairfax Station, where visitors will quickly discover the spectacular view of the widest point of the Occoquan Reservoir. Perfect for fishing or simply relaxing on the calm waters, Fountainhead’s water access allows for private boat launching as well as canoe, kayak and jon boat rentals. Fountainhead also offers a handicap accessible fishing pier. On land, the park also boasts one of the most challenging mountain bike trails in the region, which  features a stacked loop system, with a beginner level loop that newer and younger riders can stay on, or riders can continue on the connecting intermediate loop, and then on to an advanced loop.   The course includes the beginner and intermediate loops and boardwalk, trail bridges and technical trail features to create a challenging and exciting ride for cyclists of all abilities. The park also serves as one of the major access points for the Bull Run Occoquan Trail.
Published in ORANGE Venues
Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

Badminton

NOVA Badminton Club, Ashburn, Virginia

Northern Virginia Badminton Club (NVBC) was founded by a group of badminton players with a passion for the game and a vision to grow the sport in Ashburn, VA and its surrounding areas. Our main goal is to provide a fully dedicated and a one-stop badminton facility for fellow badminton players. We are situated in a high-ceiling (greater than 30') facility housing 9 badminton courts with Olympic-level mats optimized for playing. We offer something for everyone in the family: coaching for children, seniors and adults; conditioning classes; summer camps; merchandise sales and many other amenities. We have players of all levels and welcome you all.
Published in BROWN Venues
Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

Baseball - Westfield

Westfield High School, Chantilly, Virginia

As members of a learning community that includes students, parents, staff, local businesses and global partners, the mission of Westfield High School is to educate and remediate our students within a nurturing, inclusive environment that promotes high academic achievement, focuses on improving reading strategies, and uses technology to promote learning. Teachers take a collaborative and integrated approach to provide each student with the maximum opportunity to develop skills needed to succeed as a citizen. An emphasis placed on informed problem-solving enables all graduates to independently create workable solutions within a changing society. The goal of the school and the community is to focus on the entire person so that each student can achieve success in academic, artistic, and athletic areas while maintaining individuality and integrity.
Published in YELLOW Venues
Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

Baseball - Spuhler Field

GMU Sulfur Field, Fairfax, Virginia

OlympicsIn 2002, Spuhler Field was recognized as the Baseball Field of the Year in the College/University Division by the Sports Turf Managers Association. Spuhler Field was recognized for a commitment to excellence in overall field quality, safety, playability and appearance. In 2000-01, the facility was ranked second in the nation in the Beam Clay College Baseball Diamond of the Year Awards after being ranked third in 1999-2000. Spuhler Field has a Bermuda turf surface consisting of a soil base (90 percent sand/10 percent Swag Peat top soil mix) and a Tufcote Bermuda prescription grass sod. Spuhler Field boasts permanent grandstand seating for 900 spectators, an enclosed press box with a public address system, and an electronic scoreboard. The field itself also includes an underground sprinkler system, dugouts, enclosed bullpens for both teams, and a batting cage located outside the fence in the left field corner. The dimensions are 320 feet down each line, 375 feet to the power alleys, and 400 feet to center field.
Published in PURPLE Venues
Sunday, 25 January 2015 00:00

Bench Press

Herndon Community Center, Herndon, VA

The Herndon Community Center is an award-winning fitness and recreation facility located within Bready Park in the Town of Herndon.  Adjacent to the W&OD Trail, the Herndon Community Center is the perfect place to exercise, swim, play tennis, play basketball, play racquetball or take a class.  The building is open from early morning to late evening most days.  Our facility has everything a person would need to include fitness and recreation in their schedule.
The 56,000 square foot facility features:

  • Fitness Room
  • 3 Racquetball Courts
  • 25-yard indoor heated pool, spa, and sauna
  • Locker rooms
  • Full-size Gymnasium
  • 6 outdoor lighted tennis courts (3 are covered for indoor play September - April)
  • Meeting spaces of various size up to 7000 square feet (Available for rent)
  • Personal Training Services
  • Drop-in child care at certain hours
  • Group fitness classes included with facility admission
  • Classes galore (swimming, water fitness, tennis, wellness, gymnastics, dance, art, martial arts, and more)

 

Published in BLUE Venue
Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00

CrossFit®

Lerner Town Square, Tysons Corner, Virginia

Opened in 2014, Lerner Town Square at Tysons II is a public | private partnership with the Tysons Partnership and Lerner that provides the greater Tysons community with a one-of-a-kind outdoor pavilion footsteps from the new Tysons Corner Metro Silver Line Station. Lerner Town Square will offer ongoing vibrant events including the Great Tastes of Tysons, Tour de Tysons, Tysons Music Festival, Beer, Bourbon & BBQ, the Tysons Fall Harvest among others.
Published in BLACK Venues
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

Cycling - Criterium

City of Fairfax

The six-square-mile jurisdiction in the heart of Northern Virginia was founded in 1805 as the Town of Providence. Known for its courthouse, it was for a time known as Fairfax Courthouse then as the Town of Fairfax. The City of Fairfax was established as the independent city in 1961. The city celebrates its past and embraces the future, and encourages it residents, business leaders and visitors to find out more about this fascinating city.
Published in PINK Venues
Monday, 24 March 2014 00:00

Darts

Fairfax County Police Assoc., Fairfax, Virginia

OlympicsThe mission of the Fairfax County Police Association is one of a benevolent organization.  As one of the largest employee groups, the Association is devoted to working closely with all public safety employee organizations in order to reach common goals and objectives for the men and women of the Fairfax County Police Department.  Unity is at the heart of the Association, as the Board strives to promote an environment that is rich in police culture, which will in turn foster morale within the organization.  Our unity will allow the Association to respond effectively to the needs of our members and their families during times of crisis.  This shall be, and will remain, our number one priority as brothers and sisters in law enforcement.  The Association's culture is observed through our actions; in the way we gather to celebrate and support our brethren through events like the Dinner Dance, Golf Tournaments, Shrimp and Crab Feast, and Children's Christmas Party to name just a few.
Published in PINK Venues
Monday, 24 March 2014 00:00

Dodgeball

Lerner Town Square, Tysons Corner, Virginia

Opened in 2014, Lerner Town Square at Tysons II is a public | private partnership with the Tysons Partnership and Lerner that provides the greater Tysons community with a one-of-a-kind outdoor pavilion footsteps from the new Tysons Corner Metro Silver Line Station. Lerner Town Square will offer ongoing vibrant events including the Great Tastes of Tysons, Tour de Tysons, Tysons Music Festival, Beer, Bourbon & BBQ, the Tysons Fall Harvest among others.
Published in BLACK Venues
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