Southgate Community Day Celebrating Facility’s First Decade

Note: Community Day 2016 has been cancelled.

Southgate Community Center is turning 10!

The entire community is invited to the 2016 Southgate Community Day Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Southgate Community Center is located at 12125 Pinecrest Rd.

There will be family activities, food, music, entertainment and the annual Southgate’s Got Talent show.

“It’s a great opportunity for neighbors to come and socialize, meet other neighbors, and have your kids enjoy moon bounces, popcorns, free county candy,” says Southgate Community Center Director Richard Cabellos. “Community Day is definitely a celebration of everything Southgate has to offer and also a celebration of the partners who helped Southgate become what it is today.”

The new Southgate Community Center opened in July 0f 2006. The project was a joint effort by Reston Association; the local Southgate and Stonegate communities; the Reston Community Center; and a number of county agencies, including the Fairfax County Police Department.

The group gathered grants and bonds to pay for the $4.5 million center, which offers recreational and educational programming for an underserved population.

The new Southgate replaced an aging basketball court and pool with a 7,733-square-foot facility that has room for a variety of indoor and outdoor programs. The property on which the Southgate Community Center is built is owned by the Reston Association, but leased by Fairfax County. Reston Association members voted to lease the property to Fairfax County for a period of 99 years.

Recent Stories

The Barton Hill Recreation Area in Reston is slated for upgrades (via Google Maps) Upgraded lighting is no longer a component of upgrades to the Barton Hill tennis courts in…

Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…

A public art piece inspired by the connectivity and energy of atoms has been erected in Reston Town Center’s Hyatt Park. Called “Vidustria,” the installation is drawn from the word…

A man walks by trash bins next to the curb (via Trinity Nguyen on Unsplash) (Updated at 1:25 p.m.) The service and staffing challenges plaguing trash collectors throughout Fairfax County…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

Submit your own Community Post here for just $99.

Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here for just $99.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list