Alexandria Playgrounds

Complete List of Alexandria Playgrounds & Parks

October 15, 2022 | Inside Alexandria | By: The Goodhart Group

Alexandria Playgrounds & Parks

See below for a list of the Alexandria playgrounds, parks and more. For more information on any City of Alexandria parks, click here. For those in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, click here.  You can also check out our complete guide to Alexandria tennis and basketball courts below and our list of Alexandria pools here.  There are also parks in each area at the local elementary schools, not listed. You can also check out dog parks in Alexandria here.

City of Alexandria Playgrounds & Parks


Armory Tot Lot is geared toward children ages 2-5 and includes a large sandbox, double teeter totter, tunnel slide, double slide, two climbing features, and two bucket swings, located at 208 South Royal Street.

Jones Point Park is a newly renovated park featuring an Adventure Ship structure, climbing equipment, slides, a seesaw, a separate toddler area, and two basketball courts. Jones Point was a shipyard used during World War I. You can see the ship’s rudder here along with panels along trails highlighting the history and importance of the shipyard during colonial times, located at 125 Jones Point Drive.

Montgomery Playground contains a fenced dog area, four lighted tennis courts, shaded picnic gazebo, a water fountain, and a playground with slides and climbing equipment, located at 901 N. Royal Street.

Powhatan Park contains a small mulch playground featuring slides, a bouncy horse, climbing bars, a teeter totter, and swing, located at 1010 Douglas Street.

South Royal Street Park is tucked away located at 200 South Royal Street and features a small playground and sandbox.

Windmill Hill Park (also known as Lee Street Park) contains a large playground featuring slides, tunnels, monkey bars, a suspension bridge, rope walls, swings, a seesaw, a sandbox, a sand volleyball court, basketball courts, and a large field, located at 501 South Union Street. The park can also be accessed from the 500 S. block of Lee Street.


E. Del Ray Ave. Park Playground is a small woodland themed playground featuring climbing equipment, a slide, and bench seating located at 1 & 7 E Del Ray Avenue.


Chinquapin Park is a smaller playground located at 3210 King Street next to TC Williams High School and includes slides, a chain link cargo net, pull up bars, tunnels, steering mechanisms, a tic tac toe board, and swings. Also located at Chinquapin is an indoor public pool and rec center.


Armistead L. Boothe Park includes several different play areas which contain slides, climbing structures, swings, and a basketball court, located at 520 Cameron Station Boulevard.

Ben Brenman Park is an enclosed playground with a soft, rubber surface and features slides, swings, rubber stepping stones, and a mini rock climbing wall, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive.

Fort Ward Park is a tucked away park with a playground including a rock wall, a chain ladder, a suspension bridge, stepping stones, corkscrew bars, slides and swings, and also contains numerous picnic areas, an amphitheater and dog exercise area, and houses a Civil War museum. located at 4301 West Braddock Road.

Holmes Run Park is a mulch playground containing swings, monkey bars, climbing equipment, and benches, located at 4800 Brenman Park Drive.

Stevenson Square Park is a quaint community park featuring a basketball court, picnic area, baseball field, and small playground, located at 300 Stultz Road.


Beverly Park, affectionately known to locals as “The Pit”, sits on a mulch surface and contains a cargo net, monkey bars, climbers, a zip line slider, 4 slides, ladders, a corkscrew climber, a mini rock climbing wall, a cargo chain and suspension bridge. Additionally, there is an attached playhouse and a small fire truck, a double see saw, swings, and a large sandbox, located at 620 N Overlook Drive.

Hume Springs Park is a small mulch playground with climbing equipment, bucket swings, monkey bars, and a slide, located at 100 Dale Street.

Lynhaven Park contains two metal cargo chain nets, tic tac toe boards, a tunnel, steering wheels, swings, and a spring rider that seats four, located at 5 E Reed Avenue.

Potomac Yard Park Playground & Sprayground contains two separate fenced playgrounds both consisting of rubber surfaces. The toddler playground features small slides, a teeter-totter, swings, and a maze filled with mirrors, steering wheels, crawling spaces, and tic-tac-toe boards. The older playground includes swings, stepping stumps, metal rings, a cargo chain and dual rock wall, a zip line, teeter-totters, jungle gyms, balance beams and spring beams, slides, and hammocks. In between the two playgrounds is an interactive fountain, and there are also tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, located at 2501 Potomac Avenue.


Fairfax County, Alexandria Playgrounds & Parks


Groveton Heights Park is a small neighborhood playground and contains slides, trapeze rings, a fireman’s pole, and benches, located at 3429 Clayborne Avenue.

Lenclair Park features swings, slides, tunnels, and monkey bars on both a grass and mulch surface, located at 6625 Lenclair Street.

Martin Luther King Jr. Park is a large community park featuring slides, a telescope window, monkey bars, metal rings, steering wheels, a tic tac toe board, a rock wall, ladders, swings, and trapeze ring.s located at 8115 Fordson Road.

Stoneybrooke Park is a small mulch playground featuring swings, slides, tunnels, climbing equipment, and benches, located at 3900 Stoneybrooke Drive.


Collingwood Park is a massive park offering tennis courts, open space, a soccer and baseball field, a parking lot, and a large playground featuring slides, swings, and climbing equipment, located at 8200 West Boulevard Drive.

Stratford Landing Park is a large neighborhood playground with swings, slides, climbing equipment, tic-tac-toe-boards, animal rockers, a large field, basketball courts, and tennis courts, located at 2301 Stirrup Lane.


George Washington Grist Mill Park contains athletic fields for soccer, softball, baseball and football, two full size basketball courts, a large playground with climbing equipment, and the perimeter of the park has hiking and biking trails that bypass a dog park. Once the site of a former farm lane, it also contained an overseer’s house and slave dwellings, located at 5512 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.

Mt. Vernon Manor Park is tucked away behind a cul-de-sac and features a baseball field, tennis courts, trails, a picnic area shaded by trees, a playground that has swings, a frog spring rocker, slides, ladders, rings and a spiral climbing gym, located at 8600 McNair Drive.

Mt. Vernon Woods Park contains a small mulch playground with swings, slides, and climbing equipment, located at 4014 Fielding Street

Muddy Hole Farm Park contains tennis courts, a soccer field, three basketball courts, picnic tables with a grill and trash can, and a playground with tunnels, slides, and climbing equipment, located at 7941 Kidd Street.

Woodley Hills Park is a neighborhood park featuring tennis courts and a playground with slides, swings, tic-tac-toe, a steering wheel, ladders, rings, and climbing equipment, located at 8710 Old Mt. Vernon Road.


Chessie’s Big Backyard is located at 6601 Telegraph Road inside Lee District Park and features a climbing web, climbing ropes, rocks, tree stumps, stone walls, a rope ladder, suspension bridges, various ramps, and there are interactive gadgets placed throughout the playground where kids can track the sounds of a skunk, raccoon, river otter and alligator and search for woodland animals along the rubber surface.


Bren Mar Park features several slides, a suspension bridge, climbing blocks, a pull up bar, a steering wheel, a picnic area, and a baseball field, located at 6324 Edsall Road.


Hayfield Park is a mulch playground containing stepping stumps, whisper phones, animal and baseball tic-tac-toes, mini climbing wall, a rock mountain, slides, and a crawling tunnel. The playground is accompanied by a circular stone area with stone benches and a large grass field, located at 7611 Hayfield Road.


Basketball and Tennis Courts in Alexandria


Angel Park

201 W. Taylor Run Pkwy.

1 basketball court

Buchanan Park

1501 Cameron St.

1 basketball court

Carlyle Tennis Courts

450 Andrews La.

2 tennis courts

Hunter Miller Park

224 N. Fayette St.

1 basketball court (with lighting)

Lyles Crouch School

530 S. St. Asaph St.

1 basketball court

Montgomery Park

901 N. Royal St.

4 tennis courts (with lighting)

Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center

1108 Jefferson St.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts (both with lighting)

Powhatan Park

1010 Douglas St.

1 basketball court 1 tennis court

Windmill Hill Park

501 S. Union St.

1 basketball court


George Washington Middle School

1005 Mt. Vernon Ave.

2 tennis courts

Hooff’s Run Greenway/Rosemont

1 E. Oak St.

1 tennis court

Hooff’s Run Greenway

15 Mt. Vernon Ave.

1 half basketball court

Mount Vernon Recreation/Colosanto

2600 Mt. Vernon Ave.

1 basketball court 1 tennis court

Simpson Park

426 E. Monroe Ave.

1 basketball court (with lighting) 2 tennis courts


Chinquapin Park

3210 King St.

2 half basketball courts 4 tennis courts (with lighting)

George Mason Elem. School

2601 Cameron Mills Rd.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts

Minnie Howard School

3701 W. Braddock Rd.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts (with lighting)


Armistead L. Boothe Park

520 Cameron Station Blvd.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts (both with lighting)

Ewald Park

4452 Duke St.

1 basketball court (with lighting)

Fort Ward Park

4421 W. Braddock Rd.

2 tennis courts

Hammond School

4646 Seminary Rd.

3 tennis courts

Patrick Henry School

4643 Taney Ave.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts (with lighting)

Stevenson Park

300 Stultz Rd.

1 basketball court


Potomac Yard Park

2501 Potomac Yard Ave.

2 basketball courts 2 tennis courts (with lighting)


Chambliss Park

2323 Chambliss St.

2 tennis courts

William Ramsey School and Rec Center

5700 Sanger Ave.

1 basketball court 2 tennis courts (with lighting)


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