Parks & Pavilions

Parks Definition: Parks are defined as designated parks and open space properties owned and maintained by the Town of Indian Head. Parks include all facilities and amenities within the specific property site boundaries to include but not limited to, athletic fields, courts, playgrounds, trails, open areas, pavilions, site equipment, fishing docks or boat launch areas, etc.

Park Hours: Parks are open from Sunrise to Sunset unless authorized as a condition of a Special Use Permit or approved by Town Hall. 

The Village Green Park and Pavilion is located at 100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head Hwy and sits on 9.5 acres of open space. A covered out-door stage faces the South lawn area.  Perfect for festivals, large gatherings and outdoor concerts.

The 85 x 89 foot multipurpose room is the center of many community activities and private gatherings.  Suitable for wedding receptions, dinner theaters, dinners, dances, anniversary/birthday celebrations, conferences, meetings and training sessions. Equipped with a full kitchen facility for use by private caterers, as well as  a full-sized stage – perfect for entertainment, live dance, musical and stage performances. Ample seating capacity of 265 for parties/celebrations and 300 theater-style for meetings/conferences. Set-up of tables and chairs is included in the rental usage fee.  Applicants are responsible for providing their own decorations, table coverings, tableware, kitchen/serving equipment and utensils. Handicap accessible restrooms and ample parking are available.

We are not booking for 2024 at this time.

Mattingly Park: Located at 105 Mattingly Ave. This newly expanded park with pavilion, buffers the Mattawoman Creek from the residential development and provides a playground and areas for picnicking. The pavilion is available for use by the public, and is available at a first come first serve basis at this time. The park is open during daylight hours and closes at dusk. Indoor bathroom facilities are available April 1st - October 31st during operational hours.  No alcohol permitted.


Slavin's Dock: Located at the end of Mattingly Ave on the Mattawoman Creek.  Features a full length fishing pier, boat and kayak launch cove. Canoes, bicycles and kayaks are available for rent from Atlantic Kayak & Canoe, located near the dock. Boat parking available.


Charlie Wright Park:  Located at 101 Dr. Mitchell Lane, this athletic park boasts 2 soccer fields, 2 little league baseball fields, one regulation baseball field and a practice football field area. Indian Head Elementary School, which allows evening use of playground and basketball facilities, is adjacent.  Use of fields by permit only. For more information, please call 301-932-3470.