The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities' photo contest highlights original photos taken at any City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities park, center, program or event. Online public voting determines the photos that best represent the Department’s mission to “enrich the City of Alexandria by creating meaningful experiences through public space, cultural activities, and programming.”

Parks Category Winner
Title: Aqua Stretch
Location: Potomac Yard Park
Photographer: Shawn Redfern
Prize: $100 RPCA Gift Certificate Gift Certificate

 

 

 

Cultural Activities Category Winner
Title: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
Location: Oronoco Bay Park
Photographer: Jeremy Miller, JKM Photoworks
Prize: $100 RPCA Gift Certificate Gift Certificate

 

Recreation Category Winner
Title: Molly at Chinquapin Garden
Location: Chinquapin Community Garden
Photographer: Daniel Dawit
Prize: $100 RPCA Gift Certificate

Best Overall Winner
Title: Molly at Chinquapin Garden
Location: Chinquapin Community Garden
Photographer: Daniel Dawit
Prize: $150 RPCA Gift Certificate

All winning photographs will be displayed online and at various recreation centers and may be featured in promotional material. Winning photographers will receive an award and gift certificate at the January Park and Recreation Commission Meeting.

Thanks to everyone who submitted original photos and voted to determine those best represent the Department’s mission to "enrich the City of Alexandria by creating meaningful experiences through public space, cultural activities and programming.” All photos were submitted by local amateur and professional photographers and represent scenes from Alexandria parks, centers, programs, or events. Online public voting determined the winners in four categories: Parks, Recreation, Cultural Activities and Overall.