Charles Houston Advisory Council Meeting Change

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The Charles Houston Advisory Council meeting time changed to Tuesday, March 13th, from 7:00-8:30pm. Please find a link to the event by clicking here. Otherwise, please reach out to to receive an invite. We look forward to your participation.

No Advisory Council Meeting in February

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The Charles Houston Advisory Council will not meet in February due to Valentines Day.  Our next meeting will be March 14th (2nd Wednesday) from 7 – 8 pm

Please Come!

Lil’ Gymnies will be closed until Dec 26th

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Due to Winter Wonderland Set up, Lil’ Gymnies will be cancelled.  Lil’ Gymnies will start up again on 12/26.


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Santa’s Winter Wonderland Volunteer PacketSWW volunteer flyer

WINTER WONDERLAND will be held Wednesday,  December 20th from 5 – 9 pm

There are lots of fun volunteer opportunities before and during the event.  Click on the link below for more information and to register as a volunteer.  Or just show up for Volunteer Orientation this Saturday, December 16, noon to 1 pm at Charles Houston Recreation Center.

If you had not received the email, the Online Santa’s Winter Wonderland Registration Form is found below:

You’re Invited to the Grand Opening of the New Charles Houston Teen Center

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Friday, November 17, 2017

We invite Community Residents, City Personnel, Donors, Stakeholders, and Interested Parties to attend our Open House and Grand Opening on Friday November 17th

It has been a long road, but we are ready to open our new Teen Center. This is a great addition to our community a great asset for the development and growth of our Alexandria teens.

Open House from 5:30PM to 7PM

  • See the Teen Center, Meet Rec Center staff and Advisory Council staff.
  • Refreshments will be available.

Opening Ceremony from 6:15PM to 6:45PM

  • Words from our City Commissioners, Parks & Rec Commission, and Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Management.
  • Recognition and Thanks to all our Donors, Sponsors, and Volunteers
  • Explain next steps, plans and programs for the Teen Center.

The open house will be followed by a Teen Titan Takeover event from 7PM to 10PM.

We hope everyone can join us.

Please pass the word to your friends and neighbors!

Week Change for Charles Houston Advisory Council: 2nd Wednesday of Month. Time still 7 pm at CHRC

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Starting Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 7 -8 pm, Charles Houston Advisory Council Meeting will be held the 2nd Wednesday of each Month.  Meeting is open to everyone.  Please come and check out a meeting to see if you may want to get involved.  We would love to have you as a guest or member.