Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Description

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee advises the Board of Directors on the sound management and development of facilities and amenities for association members, the delivery of association sponsored or co-sponsored  recreation/leisure activities and services and the prioritization of funding for capital improvements and recreation services. 

Responsibilities

  • A review and evaluation of Common Area facility levels of service and utilization, and the desirability of adding/converting/modifying or eliminating facilities and services.

  • An assessment of park and recreation needs.

  • Identifying opportunities for funding and/or partnerships to implement facility and program improvements.

  • An evaluation of existing programs for the purpose of recommending new programs, changes to existing programs, or the elimination of programs.

  • In coordination with the association’s Department of Parks & Recreation, an exploration of initiatives that will optimize Members’ use of Common Area facilities, programs, and services.

  • A community engagement initiative designed to involve members in parks and recreation planning and evaluation activities.

  • An annual update and prioritization of the association’s Parks & Recreation Capital Improvements Plan.

Composition

This committee is envisioned to be composed of representatives from a broad cross section of recreation user groups, including but not limited to football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, swimming, running, and triathlons.

Meetings

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee usually meets on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in the conference center at RA headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA.