Joseph Hensley is a 21.66-acre sports hub located at 4200 Eisenhower Ave, only three minutes from Exchange At Van Dorn. The Park is named for the late Joseph Hensley former Director of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities who was instrumental in the development of this facility.
Joseph Hensley Park offers various recreational facilities including softball fields, soccer and lacrosse fields used by the Adult Sports Leagues, Bishop Ireton Varsity and Junior Varsity Softball Teams, Alexandria Soccer Association, and Lacrosse practice. The park is usually crowded whenever there's a game, contest, or sports event. Locals also use the park as a celebration venue for birthdays, gatherings, etc.
The park is clean and well-maintained with bathrooms located at the top field along with pavilion that includes about 5 picnic tables and a charcoal grill. It is open from sunrise to sunset and parking is limited.