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The Fairfax County Park Authority offers a variety of activities such as classes, camps and tours in a wide variety of categories including aquatics, fitness, nature, dance, outdoor recreation, performing arts, history and many more. Special events, trips/tours and specialty workshops are listed in Parktakes, the Park Authority’s quarterly guide, available through free subscription to county citizens. .

Indonesian Kung Fu (13-Adult)

Unique combination of Chinese gungfu and Indonesian pentjak silat offers a modern hybrid of the fighting arts. Training includes single- and multiple-attacker exercises, forms, solo drills, weapons, and body conditioning.


Japanese Swordsmanship (13-Adult)

Students learn the ancient samurai sword arts stances, postures and movements, including Iaijutsu sword-drawing and cutting techniques and paired-student kenjutsu exercises. Equipment is provided for beginning students.


Jodo-Japanese Staff (13-Adult)

Class focuses on the Japanese marital art of jodo, uses a 50-inch hardwood staff and is based on the Shindo Muso Ryu martial tradition. Class covers basic jodo techniques as well as a series of interactive drills and kata that comprise the art. All levels welcome and all equipment provided.


Judo (13-Adult)

Learn the most efficient use of mental and physical energy for defense through judo techniques including throwing, choking, holding and joint locking.


Jujitsu-All Levels (13-Adult)

Self-defense typified by grab escapes, throwing and submission holds.


Jung Su Advanced (6-Adult)

Prerequisite: Jung Su Beginning or equivalent.


Jung Su Beginning (13-Adult)

Martial art that combines tang soo do, jujitsu and kickboxing. Students learn a wide range of skills that cover blocking, striking, kicking, grappling, sparring, weapons defense and traditional armed fighting.


Jung Su Beginning (6-12 yrs)

Martial art that combines tang soo do, jujitsu and kickboxing. Learn a wide range of skills that cover blocking, striking, kicking, grappling, sparring, weapons defense and traditional armed fighting.


Jung Su Beginning (6-Adult)

Martial art that combines tang soo do, jujitsu and kickboxing. Learn a wide range of skills that cover blocking, striking, kicking, grappling, sparring, weapons defense and traditional armed fighting.


Karate for Families (6-Adult)

This class gives family members an opportunity to participate together. Students learn self-defense, gain confidence and build leadership and independence. Each student must register individually.


Karate I (6-12 yrs)

Designed to help you learn self-defense, gain confidence, and build leadership and independence.


Karate II (13-Adult)

Prerequisite: Karate I or equivalent.


Karate II (6-Adult)

Prerequisite: Karate I or equivalent.


Karate II (8-12 yrs)

Prerequisite: Karate I or equivalent.


Karate III (13-Adult)

Prerequisite: Karate II or equivalent.


Kendo (13-Adult)

Traditional art of Japanese fencing using a bamboo sword-shinai. Supply fee of $35 for classes at Lee District.


Kung Fu (13-Adult)

Achieve martial arts skills such as blocking, striking and throwing through drills and forms for sport and self-defense. Achieve confidence, build leadership capabilities and compete at tournaments. The use of traditional weapons may be introduced.


Self-Defense for Women I (13-Adult)

Learn proper use of strategy and tactics to defend yourself against attack. Course covers physical and psychological training, environmental awareness, verbal strategies, use of weapons and empty-handed defense.


Self-Defense for Women II (13-Adult)

Prerequisite: Self-Defense for Women I or equivalent.


Shorin-Ken Karate Do (9-Adult)

Learn hand and foot techniques, self-defense and sparring skills. Students participate in training that teaches discipline, confidence and character.


Shoshinkan Sogo Budo (13-Adult)

Students learn the principles, techniques and strategies of traditional Okinawan empty hand fighting (Karate), weapons (Kobudo), Jujitsu and Japanese swordsmanship. Beginning through advanced martial arts students are welcome.


Shotokan Japanese Karate I (6-Adult)

Learn self-defense through techniques such as blocking, punching, striking and kicking in combination with other related movements.


Shotokan Japanese Karate II (13-Adult)

Shotokan Japanese Karate I strongly recommended.


Shotokan Japanese Karate II (6-Adult)

Shotokan Japanese Karate I strongly recommended.


Shotokan Japanese Karate III (13-Adult)

Shotokan Japanese Karate II strongly recommended.


Shotokan Japanese Karate III (6-Adult)

Shotokan Japanese Karate II strongly recommended.


Shotokan Japanese Karate-All Levels (6-A

Learn self-defense through techniques such as blocking, punching, striking and kicking in combination with other related movements.


Tae Kwon Do I (6-12 yrs)

Korean martial art that teaches traditional self-defense techniques including kicking, punching, blocking, sparring and forms through individual and partner training.


Traditional Karate Uechi-Ryu (13-Adult)

Success by complete discipline, physical defense, high personal standards, respect for others, positive attitude, confidence, leadership and control.


Traditional Kung Fu I (6-Adult)

Introduction to authentic Chinese martial arts focuses on proper stances, basic blocking and kicking skills development and introductory tan tui forms. Foundational kung fu exercises and drills strengthen the body and enhance mental acuity, flexibility, balance and physical well-being. Basic stance and form testing is required to progress to the next level.


Traditional Kung Fu II (6-Adult)

Prerequisite: Traditional Kung Fu I or equivalent. Foundational open hand forms testing is required to progress to the next level.