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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. .

Banjo I (10-Adult)

Learn to play, tune and care for your banjo. Students must furnish their own instrument. Any supply fees are payable to instructor at first class.


Banjo II (10-Adult)

Prerequisite: Banjo I. Students must furnish their own instrument. Any supply fees are payable to instructor at first class.


Guitar I (10-Adult)

Learn to play, tune and care for your guitar. Students must furnish their own instrument. Any supply fees are payable to instructor at first class.


Guitar I (6-10 yrs)

Learn to play, tune and care for your guitar. Students must furnish their own instrument. Any supply fees are payable to instructor at first class.


Guitar II (10-Adult)

Prerequisite: Guitar I or equivalent.


Guitar II (6-12 yrs)

Prerequisite: Guitar I or equivalent.


Piano-Beginning I (10-Adult)

Group instruction. Learn fundamentals including reading music and keyboard skills. Students must have access to piano or keyboard for practice. Supply fee $10-$15 payable to instructor at first class.


Piano-Beginning I (6-12 yrs)

Group instruction. Learn fundamentals including reading music and keyboard skills. Students must have access to piano or keyboard for practice. Supply fee $10-$15 payable to instructor at first class.


Piano-Beginning I (6-9 yrs)

Group instruction. Learn fundamentals including reading music and keyboard skills. Students must have access to piano or keyboard for practice. Supply fee $10-$15 payable to instructor at first class.


Piano-Beginning II (12-Adult)

Group instruction for students who have some piano experience. Improve fundamentals including reading music and keyboard skills. Students must have access to piano or keyboard for practice. Supply fee $10-$15 payable to instructor at first class.


Piano-Beginning II (6-12 yrs)

Group instruction for students who have some piano experience. Improve fundamentals including reading music and keyboard skills. Students must have access to piano or keyboard for practice. Supply fee $10-$15 payable to instructor at first class.


Rock Guitar (10-Adult)

An introduction to rock-and-roll guitar playing. Students learn rock guitar and improvisation basics. Beginners encouraged. Students should supply their own instruments. Those with electric guitars should bring a portable amplifier.


Ukulele (10-Adult)

Learn music Aloha style. Class covers instrument playing basics including chord progressions, single-note playing and right-hand strumming techniques. Numerous styles are taught. Students must bring their own instrument.