About the Department

Department Overview

Since 1966, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has worked to meet our residents’ needs for recreation and leisure opportunities and supportive community services.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide outstanding recreational and leisure opportunities, outcome-focused community services, and stewardship of our natural resources to promote quality of life for Loudoun’s residents and visitors.


  • Customer-Focused
  • Integrity / Accountability
  • Promoting Quality of Life
  • Safety
  • Stewardship
  • Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
  • Staff Development
  • Consistency
  • Community
  • Modeling Healthy Lifestyles
  • Innovation


View Loudoun County Virginia Codified Ordinances Chapter 1092 pertaining to parks and recreation areas. 

  1. Photo of Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Steve Torpy

    Steve Torpy