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Town Name: _____________

Auditor Name:
____________
Rural Active Assessment (RALA)
TOWN-WIDE ASSESSMENT Tool
I. Town Demographics and characteristics:
Please complete the following table to summarize town-wide demographics and characteristics
for your community.
Q# Demographic/Characteristic
1. Town Name: Fairfax, Virginia

2. County name: Fairfax County

3. Town Population: 22,565
4. Total Town Area: 6.3 square miles
5. Town Population Density: 3,589 per square mile
6. County Population: 1,125,385
7. Total County Area: 406 square miles
8. County Population Density: 2,772 per square mile
9. General Town Topography: Is the town topography flat, hilly, mountainous, or other? It
may also be multiple.

Mostly flat with some hills.

10. Presence of ‘Town Center’?: Please list if the town has one distinct town center or
multiple center.

Old Town Plaza

11. General Town Street Pattern: Is the town street pattern a grid, radial, not distinguishable
or other?
Partial Grid

12. List of all Public High Schools: If there is one town center, please list how far each school
(add or delete lines as needed) is from it.
1. Fairfax High School 1. 1.9 miles

2. Woodson High School 2. 2.5 miles

13. List of all Public Middle Schools: If there is one town center, please list how far the school is
(add or delete lines as needed) from it.
1. Lanier Middle School 1. 1.4 miles

2. Frost Middle School 2. 3.0 miles
14. List of all Public Elementary Schools If there is one town center, please list how far the school is
(add or delete lines as needed) from it.
1. Bonnie Brae Elementary School 1. 4.3 miles

2. Daniels Run Elementary School 2. 1.6 miles

3. Eagle View Elementary School 3. 3.5 miles

4. Fairfax Villa Elementary School 4. 2.4 miles

5. Fairhill Elementary School 5. 3.7 miles

6. Greenbriar East Elementary
School 6. 5.8 miles

7. Greenbriar West Elementary
School 7. 6.2 miles

8. Laurel Ridge Elementary
School 8. 3.8 miles

9. Lees Corner Elementary School
9. 6.7 miles
10. Mantua Elementary School
10. 4.6 miles
11. Mosby Woods Elementary
School 11. 3.0 miles
12. Navy Elementary School
12. 5.8 miles
13. Oak View Elementary School
13. 3.1 miles
14. Olde Creek Elementary School
14. 3.4 miles
15. Providence Elementary School
15. 1.4 miles
16. Wakefield Forest Elementary
School 16. 4.5 miles
17. Willow Springs Elementary
School 17. 5.2 miles
15. List of Any Additional Schools: If there is one town center, please list how far the school is
Here you can additional private from it.
schools, college or universities or any
other schools. You may have to add
more rows to list all schools in your
town.
1. George Mason University 1. 1.6 miles

2. Merritt Academy 2. 2.8 miles

3. The New School 3. 2.7 miles

4. Winwood Children's Center 4. 4.4 miles

5. Virginia International 5. 2.3 miles
University

6. Transition Support Resource 6. 3.3 miles
Center-Robinson

7. Transition Support Resource 7. 5.5 miles
Center-Merrifield

8. Transition Support Resource 8. 0.9 miles
Center-Fairfax

9. Sager School 9. 0.9 miles
10. Missouri State-DSS
10. 4.2 miles
11. Merrifield Day
11. 4.3 miles
12. Juvenile Court Shelter Care
12. 1.5 miles
13. Hillwood School
13. 5.5 miles
14. GRANTS-Central
14. 0.9 miles
15. Foundations
15. 5.4 miles
16. Fairfax Adult Detention Center
16. 1.4 miles
17. Boys Probation House
17. 3.1 miles
18. Fairfax Academy
18. 1.9 miles
II. Town Recreational Amenities:
The following section is to collect information about recreational amenities available in your
town and beyond. For each amenity, please check off its distance from central town point, and
whether there is parking. If there are any comments related to a specific amenity, please write it
in the space provided. If there is more than one of a specific amenity in the town (e.g., two
different parks), please list all in the same section. If you find other amenities not listed use the
‘Other Amenities’ section at the end.
Amenity Distance of each Access – Is there
from town center parking?
Hiking or walking trails – Yes No
Please list all hiking and walking trails here. If the
trails either start in or are in a park, list the park
1. Ashby Pond Conservatory Site 1. 2.2 miles 1. Yes
2. Country Club Hills Commons 2. 2.1 miles 2. Limited
3. Dale Lestina Park 3. 1.4 miles 3. No
4. Daniels Run Park 4. 1.9 miles 4. No
5. Draper Drive Park 5. 1.8 miles 5. Yes
6. Kutner Park 6. 1.7 miles 6. Yes
7. Providence Park
7. 1.6 miles 7. Yes
8. Sager Trail
8. 1.1 miles 8. No
9. Shiloh Street Park
10. Stafford Drive Park 9. 1.5 miles 9. Limited
11. Ted Grefe Park 10. 1.2 miles 10. Yes
12. Van Dyck Park 11. 2.0 miles 11. Limited
13. Wilcoxon Park 12. 1.3 miles 12. Yes
13. 1.6 miles 13. Yes
Comments: Total number of hiking or walking trails: 13

Biking Path(s) – Yes No
Please list all biking paths here. If the trails either
start in or are in a park, list the park
1. Wilcoxon Park 1. 1.6 miles 1. Yes
2. Providence Park 2. 1.6 miles 2. Yes
3. Gateway Regional Park 3. 0.7 miles 3. Limited
4. Draper Drive Park 4. 1.8 miles 4. Yes
5. Daniels Run Park 5. 1.9 miles 5. No

Comments: Total number of bike paths: 5
Public Park(s) - Please list all public parks here.
1. Farifax County Park Foundation 1. 4.6 miles 1. Yes
2. Ashby Pond Conservatory Site 2. 2.2 miles 2. Yes
3. Cobbdale Park 3. 0.6 miles 3. Limited
4. Country Club Hills Commons 4. 2.1 miles 4. Limited
5. Dale Lestina Park 5. 1.4 miles 5. No
6. Daniels Run Elementary 6. 1.6 miles 6. Yes
7. Daniels Run Park 7. 1.9 miles 7. No
8. Draper Drive Park 8. 1.8 miles 8. Yes
9. Fairchester Woods Park 9. 0.7 miles 9. Limited
10. Fairfax High School 10. 1.9 miles 10. Yes
11. Gateway Regional Park 11. 0.7 miles 11. Limited
12. Green Acres Center 12. 1.9 miles 12. Yes
13. Jester Property 13. 1.7 miles 13. Yes
14. Kitty Pozer Garden 14. 0.9 miles 14. Limited
15. Kutner Park 15. 1.7 miles 15. Yes
16. Old Town Square 16. 0.9 miles 16. Limited
17. Pat Rodio Park 17. 0.5 miles 17. Yes
18. Providence Elementary School 18. 1.4 miles 18. Yes
19. Providence Park 19. 1.6 miles 19. Yes
20. Ranger Road Park 20. 1.5 miles 20. No
21. Ratcliffe Park 21. 1.2 miles 21. Limited
22. Rebel Run Property 22. 1.1 miles 22. No
23. Sager Trail 23. 1.1 miles 23. No
24. Shiloh Street Park 24. 1.5 miles 24. Limited
25. Sidney Lanier Middle School 25. 1.4 miles 25. Yes
26. Stafford East Park 26. 1.2 miles 26. Yes
27. Stafford Drive Park 27. 1.2 miles 27. Yes
28. Ted Grefe Park 28. 2.0 miles 28. Limited
29. Van Dyck Park 29. 1.3 miles 29. Yes
30. Thaiss Memorial Park 30. 2.5 miles 30. Yes
31. Westmore Park 31. 1.6 miles 31. Limited
32. Willcoxon Park 32. 1.6 miles 32. Yes

Comments: Total number of Parks: 32

Swimming Beach – Yes No
Please list all beaches here

None were listed.

Comments: Total number of Beaches: 0
Public Use Swimming Pool (s) – Yes No
Please list all public swimming pools here.
1. Somerset Olde Creek Pool and Rec Club Inc. 1. 2.7 miles 1. Yes
2. Mosby Woods Pool 2. 1.6 miles 2. Yes
3. Fairfax Swimming Pool 3. 1.7 miles 3. Yes
4. Villa Aquatic Club 4. 1.9 miles 4. Yes
5. Country Club Hills Recreation Association 5. 1.7 miles 5. Yes
6. Sideburn Run Recreation Association 6. 3.9 miles 6. Yes
7. Rutherford Area Swim Club Inc. 7. 4.3 miles 7. Yes
Comments: Total number of pools: 7

River with canoe/kayak/boat/ watersport access –
Yes No
Please list all watersport access here

None were listed.

Comments: Total number of watersport access: 0

Skate Park – Yes No
Please list all skate parks here
1. Van Dyck Park 1. 1.3 miles 1. Yes

Comments: Total number of Skate parks: 1

Ice Skating Rink (indoor or outdoor) – Yes No
Please list all ice skating rinks here.
1. Fairfax Ice Arena (Indoor) 1. 3.4 miles 1. Yes

Comments: Total number of Ice Skating Rinks: 1

Roller Skating Rink – Yes No

None were listed.

Total #: 0
of Roller Skating Rinks

Comments: Please list all roller skating rinks

Town Recreational Center (e.g. YMCA or town
recreational facility) - Yes No
List all recreational centers here.
1. Jewish Community Center 1. 4.1 miles 1. Yes
2. Mott Community Center 2. 5.0 miles 2. Yes
3. David R. Pinn Community Center 3. 4.4 miles 3. Yes
4. Providence Community Center 4. 2.7 miles 4. Yes
5. Little River Glen Senior Center 5. 3.1 miles 5. Yes

Comments: Total number of Recreational Centers in town: 5

Private Fitness Facility (e.g. Curves, Gold’s Gym,
etc.) - Yes No
Please list all private fitness facilities here
1. Underground Athlete 1. 1.9 miles 1. Yes
2. Curves 2. 2.1 miles 2. Yes
3. Gold's Gym 3. 4.3 miles 3. Yes
4. Orange Theory 4. 6.5 miles 4.Yes
5. LifeTime Fitness 5. 3.6 miles 5. Yes
6. Pure Om Hot Yoga 6. 0.8 miles 6. Yes
7. Title Boxing Club 7. 0.9 miles 7.Yes
8. Sun and Moon Yoga Studio
8. 1.7 miles 8. Yes
9. Jazzercise
9. 5.4 miles 9. Yes
10. Pure Barre
11. Esenyls Pilates 10. 2.1 miles 10. Yes
12. Studio Be Pilates 11. 2.7 miles 11. Yes
13. Core Power Yoga 12. 3.1 miles 12.Yes
14. Fitness Together 13. 3.1 miles 13.Yes
15. 24 Hour Fitness 14. 5.3 miles 14. Yes
16. LA Boxing 15. 3.8 miles 15. Yes
17. Xsport 16. 4.8 miles 16. Yes
18. World Karate 17. 1.8 miles 17. Yes
18. 4.3 miles 18.Yes
Comments: Total number of Private Fitness Facilities: 18

Playgrounds - Yes No
Please list all the parks the playgrounds are in.
1. Cobbdale Park 1. 0.6 miles 1. Limited
2. Dale Lestina Park 2. 1.4 miles 2. No
3. Daniels Run Elementary 3. 1.6 miles 3. Yes
4. Daniels Run Park 4. 1.9 miles 4. No
5. Fairchester Woods Park 5. 0.7 miles 5. Limited
6. Green Acres Center 6. 1.9 miles 6. Yes
7. Kutner Park 7. 1.7 miles 7. Yes
8. Pat Rodio Park
8. 0.5 miles 8. Yes
9. Providence Elementary School
9. 1.4 miles 9. Yes
10. Providence Park 10. 1.6 miles 10. Yes
11. Ranger Road Park 11. 1.5 miles 11. No
12. Ratcliffe Park 12. 1.2 miles 12. Limited
13. Shiloh Street Park 13. 1.5 miles 13. Limited
14. Stafford Drive Park 14. 1.2 miles 14. Yes
15. Thaiss Memorial Park 15. 2.5 miles 15. Yes
16. Van Dyck Park 16. 1.3 miles 16. Yes
17. Westmore Park
17. 1.6 miles 17. Limited
Comments: Total number of Playgrounds: 17

Playing Fields or Courts – Yes No
Please list all playing fields and courts. If they are in
a park or a recreational facility, please list the park
or facility.
1. Four Seasons Tennis Club 1. 4.5 miles 1. Yes
2. Fairfax Racquet Club 2. 1.9 miles 2. Yes
3. Jewish Community Center 3. 4.1 miles 3. Yes
4. Mott Community Center 4. 5.0 miles 4. Yes
5. Providence Community Center 5. 2.7 miles 5. Yes
6. Westmore Park 6. 1.6 miles 6. Limited
7. Van Dyck Park 7. 1.3 miles 7. Yes
8. Thaiss Memorial Park 8. 2.5 miles 8. Yes
9. Stafford Drive Park 9. 1.2 miles 9. Yes
10. Sidney Lanier Middle School 10. 1.4 miles 10. Yes
11. Ratcliffe Park 11. 1.2 miles 11. Limited
12. Providence Park 12. 1.6 miles 12. Yes
13. Providence Elementary school 13. 1.4 miles 13. Yes
14. Pat Rodio Park 14. 0.5 miles 14. Yes
15. Kutner Park 15. 1.7 miles 15. Yes
16. Green Acres Center 16. 1.9 miles 16. Yes
17. Fairfax High School 17. 1.9 miles 17. Yes
18. Fairchester Woods Park 18. 0.7 milies 18. Limited
19. Draper Drive Park 19. 1.8 miles 19. Yes
20. Daniels Run Elementary 20. 1.6 miles 20. Yes
Comments: Total number of playing courts: 22

Therapeutic Recreation Facilities – Yes No

1. Fairfax County Therapeutic Rec 1. 3.5 miles 1. Yes

Comments:
Total: 1
Private Pools – Yes No
1. Fair Oaks Recreation Association 1. 6.0 miles 1. Yes
2. Rutherford Area Swim Club Inc. 2. 4.3 miles 2. Yes
3. Greenbriar Pool 3. 6.4 miles 3. Yes
4. Fairfax Center Recreation Association 4. 2.1 miles 4. Yes
5. Mason Dive Academy 5. 1.8 miles 5. Yes

Comments:
Total: 5
Gymnastics Facilities – Yes No
1. The Little Gym of Fairfax 1. 4.9 miles 1. Yes
2. Fairfax Gymnastics Academy 2. 3.3 miles 2. Yes

Comments:
Total: 2
Other Amenities:
1. Bowl America 1. 2.5 miles 1. Yes
2. Lessons Advisor 2. 3.3 miles 2. Yes
3. Children's Science Center 3. 3.8 miles 3. Yes
4. Pender Brook Golf Club 4. 4.8 miles 4. Yes
5. Historic Blenheim and the Civil War 5. 1.5 miles 5. Yes
Interpretive Center
6. National Firearms Museum 6. 2.1 miles 6. Yes
Comments:

Other Amenity

Comments: