By Kali Schumitz
Fairfax County Times
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Fairfax County needs to add more sports fields, indoor gyms and skate parks over the next decade to serve its population, according to a county Park Authority report.
The county also has more golf courses and equestrian facilities than it needs, according to the assessment, which compared the number of existing facilities with standards set in 2004 for how many facilities were needed relative to population.
Park Authority officials are nearing the end of a planning process that will help guide park development for the next 10 years. The draft report, "Great Parks, Great Communities," is open for public comment until the fall.
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