Lyon Park Woman’s Club

The Lyon Park Woman’s Club was established in 1925 and historically functioned like a traditional woman’s club, supporting various charities. Currently, its a neighborhood societal club and members engage in activities that support the Lyon Park Community Center. The Woman’s Club sponsors several community events. For example, the club held a fresh produce sale around Thanksgiving.

LPWC sponsors the annual Lyon Park Yard Sale, and has had several very successful bake sales.  For information about the Woman’s Club and it’s activities check here.

They Lyon Park Woman’s Club meets together socially and engages in activities supporting the Lyon Park Community Center and Park. It has held a fresh produce sale around Thanksgiving, sponsors the annual Lyon Park Yard Sale, and has had several very successful bake sales. For information about the Woman’s Club or its activities, contact Jeannette Wick (email: newsedads (at) lyonparkcitizens.org, phone 703-524-8531).

Although its name implies the group is for women, men are also welcome. And some members live outside Lyon Park, making the Woman’s Club a way for nonresidents who have an interest in the Community Center and Park to get involved. Pot-luck lunch meetings are scheduled on the 4th Tuesday of each month at noon, from September to May.

The parks of Lyon Park

The Lyon Park neighborhood has three parks within its boundaries. The Lyon Park parkground is located on North Pershing Drive between North Fillmore and North Garfield Streets. The community has supported the Park as a small children’s playground and has maintained its charming character as such. The park is designated as dog-free.

The Park and the Community House are also host to a number of community-oriented entertainment events during the year, which help to give Lyon Park its distinctive feel as a cohesive neighborhood. Clay Park, located within Lyon Park on N. 7th Street between North Highland and North Garfield Streets, is owned and maintained by the County. It has a gazebo, a school-age playground, and an outdoor basketball court. Fillmore Park is located off North Fillmore Street between the Long Branch Elementary School and the County bike path and is also a County park. It has picnic tables, a school-age playground, and a youth baseball field.