CULTURE & RECREATION PROGRAM
The Culture and Recreation Program is administered
by a combination of the Public Works Department and
the Community Development Department. It includes
projects related to the construction and maintenance
of buildings that are part of the Museum System as
well as the maintenance, upgrade, and development
of City Parks.
he City currently maintains 19 public amenity areas
to meet the parks, recreation, and cultural needs of
citizens. Along with 229 acres of parks and open
space, the City operates walking trails, a public
swimming pool, six historic sites, and recreational
facilities at eight City schools. Specific information on
amenities available at each of the parks can be found
on the website at: http://www.manassascity.org/parks.
The City also helps support the GMU Freedom
Aquatic and Fitness Center and the Boys & Girls Club.
PRIOR YEAR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Liberia House Restoration (C-004)
Began site and building construction for restrooms;
continued efforts for house and landscape restoration.
Manassas Museum/Library Expansion (C-006)
Completed feasibility study, schematic design, and
Stonewall Park/Pool (C-029)
Completed the master plan for Stonewall Park/Pool
and updates to facilities including sidewalks, chairs,
spray features. Completed professional facility
assessments for the Stonewall Pool bathhouse.
Byrd Park Renovations
Maintenance Capital Projects
Completed renovations to Byrd Park and began
planning and design for park improvements to Kinsley
THE FIVE-YEAR PLAN (FY 2019 – FY 2023)
The FY 2019 Five-Year Capital Improvement Program
(CIP) includes a $1,050,000 transfer from the General
Fund ($475,000 from capital reserves); $150,000 in
School Funds; $14,000,000 in Bonds; $1,500,000 in
Federal Aid; and $9,040,000 in Other Sources.
In FY 2019 funding consists of a $925,000 transfer
from the General Fund ($475,000 from capital
reserves); $150,000 in School Funds; $500,000 in
Federal Aid; and $1,040,000 in Other Sources.
(Dollars in Thousands)
FY 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS
Dean Park (C-017)
Refine master plan and prepare site plans and cost
estimates for new or enhanced recreational facilities.
Stonewall Park/Pool (C-029)
Complete renovations to the pool house to address
safety and maintenance issues.
E.G. Smith Baseball Complex (C-037)
Make functional and safety repairs including improved
drainage and safety at some of the fields, renovating
or replacing certain press boxes and bleachers,
replacing perimeter fencing and signage, and making
parking lot improvements.
FY 2019 MAINTENANCE CAPITAL PROJECTS
he maintenance capital projects are an integral part
of the Culture & Recreation Program including annual
replacements of school and park playground
equipment (C-007) and general park improvements
(C-031). In FY 2019, the maintenance capital projects
include School Playground Replacement (Haydon
Elementary) and roof replacements at Harry J. Parrish
Town Hall (C-005) and the Manassas Museum (C-
NEW CAPITAL PROJECTS
sbourn High School Tennis Courts (C-039)
Marstellar Park (C-040)
FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021 FY 2022 FY 2023
General Schools Bonds Other Gov'ts Other