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Blogs & Sites
Location: 9401 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD
Programs at the YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase focus on swimming, tennis, and fitness. Swimming lessons are available for children as young as six months (with parent) and continue through ad...
Location: 26469 Ticonderoga Road, Chantilly, VA
Ticonderoga Farms is a fifth-generation, family-owned, family-run farm of more than 1,000 acres of rolling fields and forest. The farm sells organic, antibiotic-free eggs from free range hens; ...
Location: Adams Mill Road and Ontario Place, NW, Washington, DC
Walter Pierce Park is an extremely toddler- and parent-friendly playground featuring well-kept equipment for babies through children ages five or six. The playground is fenced in and is shaded ...
Location: Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD
The Silver Plaza Fountain is lots of fun for kids during the hot summer months! Children are allowed to play in the beautiful, mosaic fountain (it's flat, with no sides to climb over), w...
Location: 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA
Tennis, basketball, volleyball, softball, and baseball, gardens, picnicing, a fitness trail, and a wooded nature path are just a few of the lures at Nottoway. The tennis courts may be reserved...
Location: 2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC
Location: 7525 Marc Drive, Falls Church, VA
The Providence RECenter has a 25-meter, heated indoor pool with wading area, springboard, outdoor sundeck, two spas, saunas, locker rooms, a family changing room, and bleacher seating. There is...
Location: 1555 34th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Amenities at the Volta Park Recreation Center include an outdoor pool, two tennis courts, a baseball field (with 60' diamond), a basketball court, a playground, and a small multi-purpose room. ...
Location: 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road, Sterling, VA
Claude Moore Park encompasses 357 acres in Eastern Loudoun County, and can be divided into two major areas: the Sportsplex and the nature area.
The Sportsplex includes four ligh...
Location: 3050 K Street NW, Washington, DC
Located on 300 acres of the Potomac River south of DC, the developing National Harbor offers residential space, restaurants, a huge hotel, shops, and entertainment. There is the American Market...
Location: 2013 South Quincy Street, Arlington, VA
Just for Kids is a sports and activity program for children designed to get children moving and active! The program helps combat childhood obesity in a fun, non-threatening, and non-competitive...
Location: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
Glen Echo is one park that truly lives up to kids' (and adults') expectations. Aside from normal park stuff, like picnicking, romping, and playing on the playground, Glen Echo Park
Location: 1401 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Amenities at the Kennedy Recreation Center include two lit basketball courts, a baseball field, two playgrounds (one for tots, and one for older kids), a tennis court, a weight room and gymnasi...
Location: 3210 King Street, Alexandria, VA
Facilities at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center include an indoor pool and diving well, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, racquetball courts, lighted tennis courts, locker rooms, sa...
Location: 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW, Washington, DC
A one-hour trip down the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal isn't easily forgotten, between the mule drawn barge and the costumed guides giving commentary. Kids are occasionally given the chance to don a captain...