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Arts & Crafts 17 r
Art Workshops 17
Ceramics 17
Cooperative Playgroup 23
Creative Preschoolers Program 23
Dance 16
Drawing & Painting 18
En Español 26
Fencing 11
FitArlington 12
Fitness 3
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Guitar 17
Gymnastics 9
Know what’s happening in Arlington.
Jewelry 18 Call 703-228-4747 or subscribe online
Map and Facility Addresses 25 at, search classes.
Martial Arts 10
Movement & Music 14 Don’t let fee or ability be a barrier! Check out the fee reduction and accommodation policies on page 26. El Condado de Arlington puede
Nature 20 proveer acomodaciones necesarias a personas con necesidades especiales. Arlington no quiere que ni costos ni idioma sean una barrera
para que residentes participen en clases, campamentos o programas, llame al 703-228-4747 o TTY 703-228-4743 para mas información.
Phone Numbers 27
Photography 18
Pilates 4
Public Spaces 13
Registration Information 26
Social Skills 15
Sports 11
Teens 24
Telephone Numbers 27
Tennis 11
Look for the Things to Do 24
Volunteers 24
spring Issue of Enjoy Arlington! Wellness 7
Wellness Workshops 6
in the Citizen Woodworking 18
Yoga 6 Online registration begins December 22, 2009 @
Great Holiday Happenings Holiday
House Craft Sale

in Arlington! Saturdays, December 12 & 19, 10am-5pm;

Sunday, December 13 & 20, Noon-5pm;
Wednesday, December 16, Noon-8pm
Join us for this juried arts and crafts sale by local
artisans hosted at The Hendry House (2411 N. 24th
St., Arlington, VA 22207) at Fort C.F. Smith Park.
Fun things to do and A special children’s corner will feature items
priced under $15. Get quality handmade
gifts to make and give gifts for that special someone on your
Paint-a-Plate list! 703-243-7329. Children must be
Monday and Wednesday, 6:30 – accompanied by an adult.
9:30pm and Saturdays from 2 – 5pm.
(until March 2010)
Create custom plates, bowls and mugs for personalized
gifts! Great for kids, but older folks can make really
special gifts for that favorite someone. Come join us in our
creative environment and transform a ceramic plate into a
work of art! It’s an exciting and unique activity for all ages
and ability levels. Each session is on a first-come, first-served
basis and space is limited. Groups of five or more must
make a reservation. Just $12 per piece and you pick up
the finished product the following week. Thomas
Jefferson Art Studios. For more information, call
Roslyn at 703 228-5918 or email at
Give a Gift
Certificate to a
County Class or Workshop!
Now that’s a gift that keeps on giving! How
about signing up someone special to get fit,
throw a pot or learn to play the guitar. Too much
Enrich the life of a to commit? How about a workshop (Wellness
friend, neighbor or family page 6 and Art page 17). It’s easy. Just call
703-228-4747 or stop by the Registration
member by giving a 55+ Pass. office at 3700 Four Mile Run Dr.
For just $15 you can share a year’s worth of fun things to
do for that special someone who is 55 or older. The 55+ Pass
provides bimonthly home delivery of the 55+ GUIDE that’s
filled with things to do and resources for adults 55 and older in
Arlington. They’ll also get access to all senior programs, discounted
trips and classes, and free access to fitness centers at Thomas
Jefferson and Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center from 6:25
am – 2:30 pm (Monday-Friday). Now there’s no excuse not
to have fun, make new friends and stay healthy. Sign up
online at, search plus pass, go to
any Arlington County Senior Center or the Office of
Senior Adult Programs at 300 N. Park Drive
or call 703-228-4744.

Give a Holiday Helpers!

County Fitness Center We’ll keep the kids
Membership to someone while you shop
you love! Gymnastics at Barcroft
What better way to show you care than by Sports & Fitness Center.
empowering someone to get and stay fit. Arlington’s Saturday, December 19, 5:00-9:00pm
fitness centers are convenient, cost effective
Parents, here is the perfect opportunity to get that holiday
and just around the corner.
shopping completed. Drop off your child for a fun-filled
See page 5 for more information. Call evening of activities (obstacle courses, tumble tramp, foam
703-228-5923 or 703-228-0712 or stop by pit, games and more). Food and drink will be provided.
Thomas Jefferson or Barcroft Center $35, Ages 4-6, Program 110503A and Ages 7-12,
to pick up a certificate. 110503B. Registration opens 9/10.
Call 703-228-4744 to register or go to

Scholarship Fund

Help Arlingtonians learn and grow! Donate

to the Scholarship Fund to support residents who would
otherwise not participate due to financial hardship. Just add
a donation when you register for a class…there’s a family in
Arlington that will really appreciate your help.

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Aerobics Choreographed Low-Impact Cardio
Get fit and tone muscles in this dance exercise class
designed especially for people with knee, hip or
Fighting Fit
Want to lose weight and get a trim, hard body?
Are you tired of “self motivated” walking,
Arlington County Presents
Boot Camp for Men and
Te e n s & A du lt foot issues to minimize jumping while maximizing jogging or treadmill routines? Why not train like Boot Camp for Women!
the workout. Strengthen your heart and other a professional (without getting hit) with World
Hi/Lo Intro new muscles while you burn calories. Wear exercise Kickboxing Champion Rodney “Bat” Batiste’s
Have you ever wanted to try one of those shoes and bring a mat or towel. Inst: Aerobix Inc. fighting fit workouts! Bat has used these training
choreographed cardio aerobic classes but don’t Madison Center workouts to get in shape and make weight for
have a clue what a “ham curl” is? Or haven’t Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173 his fights for over 12 years. Not only will you
done cardio in a while and need to ease your 240330A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 9:40-10:40am lose weight and tone muscles, but you’ll be
way back into group exercise? Then this class 240330B Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 5:30-6:30pm empowered with proven self defense basics (this
is just for you Join other novice group exercise Ashlawn Elementary School is not a karate class). These workouts include
class participants as we learn together how to Ages Adults 18 Sessions $156 calisthenics, rope jumping, shadow boxing, no
grapevine and step touch our way to fitness. 240330C Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:15-8:15pm contact sparring, road work, heavy bag work, light Boot camps are challenging programs
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Jenni bag work, basics in boxing, kick-boxing and more!
Add a Day Cardio Dawson Terrace Center. Inst: Batiste Martial Art that focus on improving cardiovascular
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $87
240311A Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:05-6:50pm Get a three-day workout each week (which Ages 15-Adult 20 Sessions $154 stamina and increasing muscle tone
is the weekly suggested minimum). Register 240301A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:30pm and strength, while decreasing body fat
High/Low Impact Aerobics for this class only if you are also registered Ages 15-Adult 10 Sessions $77
and changing your body composition.
Try this fitness class that combines Choreographed Cardio or Choreographed 240301B Sat., Jan. 23, 8:15-9:15am
cardiovascular and toning exercises to Low-Impact Cardio. Wear exercise shoes and Each session consists of highly
strengthen your heart, slim your figure and bring light weights and a mat or towel. Madison Hoopnotica Workout structured, unique workouts that will
leave you feeling energized. This choreographed Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc. Explore the foundational moves of Hoopnotica
hoop dance while toning your abs, back, arms, make you sweat!! The program is
aerobic class includes warm-up, cool down, Ages Adults 10 Sessions $87
strength work and stretching. Wear exercise 240327A Fri., Jan. 22, 9:00-10:00am hips, buns and legs, strengthening and opening suitable for all ability levels and the
shoes and bring a towel or mat and light your upper back and chest, increasing balance workouts are tailored to each person.
Power Cardio new and getting a cardio workout! Each week you’ll
weights. Nottingham School. Inst: Sosdian You get a great workout regardless
Ages 15-Adult 16 Sessions $139 Move your body and sweat Get ready for the master “tricks” and experience fitness drills,
week ahead with a great work out. Traditional dynamic choreography and “free spin” time. of your body type or fitness level. A
240307A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm
240307B Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:40-8:40pm aerobics moves made for the way that the body Burn 600 calories in one hour and feel great! monthly fitness analysis helps gauge
is made. Great Music! The instructor will give This class is great for beginners and provides your progress along the way. Achieve
Beginner Step Aerobics modifications for every fitness level. Walter a fitness challenge for experienced hoopers.
Open to all including pregnant and postpartum unbelievable results!
Step is one of the best ways to get your daily Reed Center. Inst: MacLear
serving of cardio-training but the moves can be Ages Adults 8 Sessions $100 hoopers (with your physician’s consent). Bring To learn more about Boot Camp for
intimidating. Come to this class to find out how 240318A Sun., Jan. 24, 4:00-5:00pm your own hoop or rent ($2) or purchase directly Men or Boot Camp for Women, please
easy it really is. There are only 30 steps and it from the instructor. Gunston Center. Inst:
call 1-877-62SHAPE (877-627-4273) or

takes anyone about six weeks to learn them. Hoopdance DC
Walter Reed Center. Inst: MacLear Ages 13-Adult 11 Sessions $138 visit our website at
Ages 15-Adult 10 Sessions $125 240818A Fri., Jan. 22, 6:30-7:30pm
240309A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-8:05pm
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HD Muscle Conditioning & Sculpting
Step Aerobics Assertive Transitions Fitness (AT-F) offers a Get a great workout and sculpt all your major
Step has been a fitness favorite for many Mom & Toddler Workout unique fitness and development opportunity muscle groups. The class focuses on squats,
years for very good reasons. It’s a fabulous Moms can keep fit in this workout class and for teens integrated in the school setting that lunges and resistance work with weighted body
cardiovascular workout that uses more muscles have their toddler come too! This efficient, child- may not be involved in a school or community bars and dumbbells. Sculpt shoulders, biceps,
than other types of cardio training thereby friendly exercise format for moms and kids ages fitness or sports program. The program is triceps and lats, and then move to the floor for
reducing the risk of overuse injuries. The effort one to three includes a variety of strength, cardio designed for participants between the ages of isolated abdominal, gluts and back work. A final
made to learn the moves also stimulates the and flexibility work, incorporating yoga asanas, 12 and 18 with LD, ADHD, ED or Asperger’s stretch completes the class. Inst: Erica
brain so you improve your mind and your step, resistance bands, free weights, calisthenics, Syndrome. The fitness program focuses on Fairlington Center.
body. This class is designed for people who partner work, stretching and children’s music/ the five basic movement patterns: pushing, Ages 13-Adult 18 Sessions $170
are familiar with step, but anyone will become circle/together time. One child per parent. Walter pulling, rotation, level change and locomotion. 240347A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:35-8:20pm
comfortable after a few weeks. Walter Reed Reed Center. Inst: BodyMoves Fitness LLC This program will be fun, interactive and Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
Center. Inst: MacLear Ages 1-3 10 Sessions $125 can be easily integrated into everyday life. Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $95
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $125 210301A Tues., Jan. 19, 10:00-10:50am Teens will optimize cognitive functioning, 240347B Sat., Jan. 23, 9:05-10:00am
240310A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:30pm Ages 1-3 8 Sessions $100 increase balance and coordination, develop
Pure Stretch new
210301B Mon., Jan. 25, 10:00-10:50am self-efficacy and boost self-esteem and most
Choreographed Cardio importantly, enhance overall quality of life. Soothing sounds and simple, effective stretches
Dance for your figure, fitness and fun! Routines T e e n s & A du lts make this class perfect for anyone who needs
Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Gill & Johnson
include warm-ups, toning exercises and to stretch after a long day. Because this class
Ages 12-18 8 Sessions $65
up-beat dance steps to promote endurance and Beyond Abs! 202008A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:00-7:15p.m. uses anatomy instead of tradition to choose
strengthen the heart and lungs. No previous Get a great mid-section and make your upper the stretching positions, this class is perfect for
dance experience necessary. Wear exercise back feel great too! To keep your shoulders in people who think that they cannot stretch and
shoes and bring light weights and a mat or optimum shape, you need to work the muscles Adapted Fun and Fitness for people who want to improve already-good
towel. Inst: Aerobix Inc. all around the shoulder--very specifically. In Adults with disabilities can commit to get fit flexibility. Enjoy how this class makes any week
Lubber Run Center this class, you will work the muscles that hold and stay fit! Emphasis will be on participation easier. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173 the arm to the rib cage and shoulder blade, and in a variety of different sports to get your Inst: MacLear
240325A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 9:10-10:10am will even-out the support for the neck as well heart pumping. Have fun while learning skills Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $125
Madison Center as going through a fabulous set of exercises for in basketball, soccer, baseball and more. 240303A Sun., Jan. 24, 6:00-7:15pm
Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173 the mid-body, spine and lower back. This class Participants must be able to follow directions
240325B Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 7:40-8:40pm will give you a great mid-section and make your with prompts and remain with the group.
Ages Adults 18 Sessions $156 upper back feel great. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Staff
240325C Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 9:10-10:10am Center. Inst: MacLear Ages Adults 8 Sessions $40
Jamestown Elementary School Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $84 202009A Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:45-8:00p.m.
Ages Adults 18 Sessions $156 240320A Sun., Jan. 24, 5:05-5:45pm
240325D Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm
Fairlington Center c
HD Cardio Sculpt Str o l l e r
Join us for a high-energy, total-body workout
Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173
in an hour. Start with a cardio workout with
Str i d e s
240325E Wed./Fri., Jan. 20, 9:40-10:40am
your favorite old-school aerobics. Then sculpt • Mommy Fitness Classes • A total fitness program for moms that
your muscles with weighted body bars and they can do with their children
dumbbells. The class ends with mat work • Playgroups
focusing on abs, glutes and back strengthening. • Includes Power Walking and intervals
• Mom’s Night Out of body toning
A final stretch concludes the class. Inst: Erica
Fairlington Center. • 888-452-4899 • It’s a great workout for any level of exerciser
Ages 13-Adult 18 Sessions $170 •
240345A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm • Classes are ongoing so join us at anytime!
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Helping Moms MAKE STRIDES • For more information contact Jennifer Lungren:
Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $95 in Fitness, Motherhood and Life!
240345B Sat., Jan. 23, 8:00-9:00am

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Improve your Posture Looking for more
Bones change so much that at any given time
your skeleton is only ten years old. No matter
sports information
what shape your bones are in now, you can in Arlington? Go to
improve your posture at any age! In this class
you will gently use your muscles to urge the
bones into better posture. Muscles weaken after
four days of rest. Weakness does not come from
age. Weakness comes from rest. Fight back
against the belief in postural aging with these
phenomenal exercises. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Happy Hour Boot Camp new
Center. Inst: MacLear Skip happy hour at the bar and join Joanna for
Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $100 a class that will increase strength and stamina,
240305A Sun., Jan. 24, 7:20-8:20pm improve flexibility, develop agility and tone
your body. This fast-paced 60-minute class will
Start at Zero alternate between weights, calisthenics (push Whether you want to remove extra pounds or just get really fit BodyByGinny is for you! We will
Are you scared to exercise? Has it been a ups, lunges and squats), core stabilization and help you eat healthier and get stronger. Our exercises are designed to make you feel and look
long time since you had a chance to get up strength, cardio sessions (jumping jacks, jump
and move? Are you recovering from physical your best. We offer private training in a group setting. Every one-hour group class provides you
rope and sprints) and stretching. This class
challenges? Then this is the class for you. We with a total body workout. Come try a week of classes for free anytime and see how strong you
will meet the needs of all participants from the
will begin with four minutes of cardio-training can really be. We guarantee you a FUN, CHALLENGING workout every time!
beginners to the advanced. Why socialize at
exercise and move up to 15 minutes by the end the bar and gain empty calories when you can FIRST
of the session. There’s a time for Q&A in each workout and burn calories? Walter Reed Center. W EE K
class to help you not just get fit, but learn more Inst: Lucas FR E E
about keeping fit. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Ages Adults 11 Sessions $113
Center. Inst: MacLear 240315A Fri., Jan. 22, 7:00-8:00pm
Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $50
240333A Sun., Jan. 24, 2:30-3:00pm Healthy Hips Pilates: Level 1
Adapted Zumba for Teens new Experience new levels of core strength and
Strengthen the muscles from your navel to your Participants with disabilities will get fit with
A du lts flexibility. Utilize exercises and techniques that
knees and help keep hip replacement away. Zumba. Zumba combines high energy and strengthen the mid-section and back, lengthen
Perfect for challenged knees, and great for hips motivating music with unique moves and
Absolute ABS! and tummy to help fight sciatica. You will not
the spine and relieve back pain. Inst: Aerobix Inc
This 30-minute core training workout combinations that allow you to dance and Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
find a class as anatomically specific anywhere get fit at the same time. Zumba is a fusion
incorporates exercises geared to tone the trunk, else! Walter Reed Center. Inst: MacLear Ages Adults 10 Sessions $148
including upper and lower abs, the obliques of Latin and international music, and is a 240860A Tues., Jan. 19, 1:30-2:30pm
Ages Adults 11 Sessions $103 mixture of body sculpting movements with
(the love handle area) and the lower back. This 240317A Tues., Jan. 19, 5:45-6:30pm 240860B Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:35-7:35pm
workout includes intervals of alternating abs and easy-to-follow dance steps. Stratford School. Langston-Brown Center.
side and back exercises to balance the body and new Inst: Johnson Ages Adults 8 Sessions $118
Knee Needs Ages 12-22 8 Sessions $55
increase torso strength. Great for stabilizing the Knees are precious and breakable. This class 240860C Mon., Jan. 25, 9:30-10:30am
middle of the body, you’ll develop good posture 202016A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:00-5:00p.m. Madison Center
will give you tips and exercises to maximize
and create a toned and trimmed waistline. your knee health for the long- haul. Walter Reed 240860D Mon., Jan. 25, 7:25-8:25pm
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: MacLear Center. Inst: MacLear Zumba
Ages Adults 11 Sessions $69 Ages Adults 3 Sessions $19 Ditch the workout, join the party! This dance- Pilates: Level 2
240365A Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:30-6:00pm 240314A Tues., Jan. 19, 5:10-5:40pm inspired cardio class is for all levels featuring the Register for this class if you have successfully
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $50 latest in salsa, cumbia, samba, merengue, cha completed Pilates: Level 1 with Aerobix Inc.,
240365C Tues., Jan. 19, 8:30-9:00pm Muscle Conditioning cha, reggaeton and more! These easy-to-follow and would like to take what you learned to the
Langston-Brown Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc. Muscles begin to weaken after four days of rest routines feature aerobic fitness interval training next level. Utilize exercises and techniques that
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $63 no matter what. This class will not only give you with a combination of fast and slow rhythms strengthen the mid-section and back, lengthen
240365B Fri., Jan. 22, 8:00-8:30am better muscle tone but also better bone density that maximize caloric output, fat burning and the spine and relieve back pain. Inst: Aerobix Inc.
and posture. The class provides modifications total body toning. Langston-Brown Center.
Body Sculpting for every fitness level. Langston-Brown Center. Madison Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc. Ages Adults 10 Sessions $148
Start your workout with a low-impact warm Inst: MacLear Ages Adults 10 Sessions $98 240861A Fri., Jan. 22, 8:35-9:35am
up, followed by 50 minutes of light weights Ages Adults 8 Sessions $100 240344A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:35-7:35pm 240861B Tues., Jan. 19, 8:15-9:15pm
and rubber band/resistance work to sculpt and 240346A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:00-7:00pm Walter Reed Center. Inst: XFactor
tone your entire body. Cool down relaxation 240344B Tues., Jan. 19, 7:45-8:45pm Beyond Pilates
and yoga stretches follow. Wear comfortable Retool your Workout new Have you ever wanted to take your Pilates
240344C Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:45-8:45pm
clothing, bring hand weights if possible (one Almost everyone reaches a fitness plateau at Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: XFactor to a new level? Use bands, balls and weights
pound is fine) and a mat and towel. Madison some point. Come and learn new techniques to Ages Adults 8 Sessions $79 to intensify your Pilates workout and feel
Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc. bust out of your rut. We will review individual 240344D Mon., Jan. 25, 7:00-8:00pm strong and stretched. All Pilates fundamentals
Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173 workouts and make suggestions for achieving Langston-Brown Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc. are incorporated into this invigorating and
240334A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 8:30-9:30am the results you want. This class is for individuals 240344E Mon., Jan. 25, 10:35-11:35am strenuous class. You must take Pilates: Level 2
Ages Adults 18 Sessions $156 who have been training for a minimum of six with Aerobix Inc. before trying this out. A mat is
240334B Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 8:00-9:00am months. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: needed for class and can be purchased from the

240334C Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:20-7:20pm McIntosh instructor. Madison Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc.
Ages Adults 2 Sessions $18 Ages Adults 10 Sessions $148
Cardio Kickboxing new
240335A Wed., Jan. 20, 5:00-5:45pm 240868A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:25-8:25pm
Mix up your routine with a morning cardio class.
You’ll enjoy high-intensity drills while burning Strengthen & Stretch new A du lts Pi-Yo: Level 1
300 to 600 calories per class. This cardiovascular Merge two workouts! Try 30 minutes of strength Pi-Yo is a uniquely progressive, dynamically
workout consists of basic boxing moves training using light weights and body-weight Introduction to Pilates moving blend of Pilates and yoga that increases
designed to get you on your way to a leaner exercises followed by 30 minutes of yoga-type All fitness levels can learn Pilates in this the mind and body connection, balance and
body and a healthier state of mind. Abdominal stretches to relieve aches and pains. No introductory class. And if you have taken a overall strength (with emphasis on the core),
and muscular endurance exercises are added prior experience necessary. Bring a mat or Pilates foundation class and still felt like the flexibility and stamina. Inst: Aerobix Inc
at the end of class for a total-body workout. purchase one from the instructor. Carlin Springs class was too advanced, try this class for a Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center
All fitness levels are always welcome. Barcroft Elementary School. Inst: Aerobix Inc. slower, more hands-on approach. You’ll learn Ages Adults 10 Sessions $148
Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Jenni Ages Adults 20 Sessions $173 proper Pilates breathing and alignment, the 240859A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:40-8:40pm
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $65 240336A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:30pm components of essential Pilates mat exercises Madison Center
240340A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:00-8:45am and prepare yourself for Pilates: Level 1. Walter Ages Adults 8 Sessions $118
240340B Fri., Jan. 22, 8:00-8:45am Reed Center. Inst: Johlfs 240859B Mon., Jan. 25, 10:20-11:20am
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $148
240862A Wed., Jan. 20, 5:55-6:55pm Pi-Yo: Level 2
If you liked Pi-Yo: Level 1, here’s the class to
advance your technique, strength, agility and
focus. Langston Brown Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc
Interested in becoming an instructor for Arlington County Parks and Ages 15-Adult 10 Sessions
240858A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:05-7:05pm

Recreation? Contact Laurie Reid at 703-228-1833, sports instructors

contact Jennifer Groner 703-228-1809.
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specific information on each fitness room, go to www. information or call 703-228-0712. Arlington, keyword fitness centers. Arlington County can provide upon request reasonable
County Fitness Center Memberships are valid for one accommodations for people with disabilities.
year from the date of purchase. Two weeks advance notice is preferred. Call
703-228-4740 or TTY 703-228-4743.
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Yoga Try Yoga Once
A du lts
Yoga: Level 2
This intermediate yoga class advances
participants from Yoga: Level 1 so they can use
Integral Hatha Yoga 1
Get a solid foundation in the basics to ensure
correct posture and mind-body knowledge; a
Interested in getting a taste of what the yoga
Tots & A du lts what they have already learned to progress into good foundation in the basics will also help to
craze is about? Join this class to learn about the
new yoga poses. Inst: Aerobix Inc. guard against injury. This class will teach you how
benefits of complete breathing, proper stretching
HD Yoga for Mom & Me Langston Brown Center. to handle stress and proper breathing techniques
and calming your mind. Different styles of yoga
Explore calming and strengthening yoga poses Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127 as well as promotes balance, flexibility and
are also explained. Go at your own pace and feel
in a playful, non-competitive environment. Use 240913A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:10-8:10pm strength. Especially good for newcomers or those
rejuvenated when you leave! Wear comfortable
child-friendly postures to build self-esteem, Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center who would like a refresher on the poses. All
clothes. Fairlington Center. Inst: Interdonato
enhance focus and develop patience and Ages Adults 8 Sessions $102 levels are welcome. Anyone can do it. Barcroft
Ages Adults 1 Session $25
self-awareness. An encouraging and fun format 240913B Mon., Jan. 25, 10:00-11:00am Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Ishwari
240910A Sat., Jan. 23, 2:30-4:30pm
allows children to accept and incorporate Ages Adults 11 Sessions $175
breathing and self-calming techniques that Peri-Natal Yoga Energy Yoga 240907A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:00-10:15am
will gradually transfer to situations at home, Combine many styles of yoga including power, 240907B Wed., Jan. 20, 12:00-1:15pm
Here’s a yoga class especially designed for
school and play. Take advantage of this unique women who are pregnant and postpartum moms Hot Yoga and traditional Hatha yoga to focus on
Integral Hatha 2 new
opportunity for enhancing your child’s personal from six weeks up to two years. Discover the alignment, technique, flow and variation. Both
beginners and experienced yogis who are in Enjoy this continuing, multilevel class. Learn
and physical self-discovery. Register child only physical and emotional benefits of a prenatal
good physical health will practice poses in a basic new poses from those previously learned in
for this class, but adult must attend. One child and postnatal yoga practice as you keep your
to advanced format depending on the individual’s Integral Hatha Yoga 1 and find out more about
per adult. Langston Brown Center. body healthy, strong and fit during all stages
level of fitness, strength and flexibility. Barcroft the philosophy of yoga, its chants and some
Inst: BodyMoves Fitness LLC of pregnancy and after birth. Participants learn
Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Taylor meditation techniques. Prerequisite: Integral
Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $95 yoga practices to stay calm, relieve stress, sleep
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $191 Hatha Yoga 1. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
210300A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30-11:15am better and enhance wellness. This yoga practice
240918A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:00-8:30pm Inst: Ishwari
210300B Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:15am is modified to accommodate the needs of all
Ages Adults 11 Sessions $209
mothers-to-be and new mothers. Students
Te e n s & A du lts should consult their doctor or midwife before
Yoga for Flexibility & Relaxation 240906A Wed., Jan. 20, 10:15-11:45am
Add flexibility to your life! Whatever your current
beginning. Langston Brown Center. Inst: Raich Yoga for Neck, Back & Shoulder Pain
fitness level is, these Hatha yoga routines will
Adapted Tween & Teen Yoga Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127 Novices, athletes and yogis will all benefit from
improve your breathing and flexibility. Naturally
240900A Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:00-7:00pm this series of simple, therapeutic movements
Through creative approaches using multiple increase your strength and mental focus. Leave
pathways (visual, auditory, kinesthetic, etc.), class feeling stretched but relaxed. Inst: Interdonato that provide immediate and noticeable results.
Gentle Yoga In addition to increasing flexibility and range
tweens and teens with disabilities access these If you are interested in restoring flexibility and Culpepper Garden Center
and other benefits of yoga, such as improved Ages Adults 11 Sessions $209 of motion, students will learn 30-second stress
strength, and easing tensions, join this class
240919A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:15-8:45pm busters and instant pain reducers. Techniques
focus and concentration.  Participants also and work at your own pace in a noncompetitive
Fairlington Center such as yoga, energy medicine, Tibetan yoga and
learn yoga-based techniques to use as yoga class. This multi-level class is designed to fit
Ages Adults 11 Sessions $175 vibration healing are utilized. The instructor is a
strategies for calming and self-regulation.  participant’s needs at all levels. The instructor can
240919B Fri., Jan. 22, 5:40-6:55pm second generation yoga teacher and specialized
While parent or adult caregiver participation give special attention to senior adults or participants
kinesiologist. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
with physical limitations. Inst: Aerobix Inc. Walter Reed Center
in class is not required for this age group, it Inst: Taylor
Madison Center Ages 15-Adult 8 Sessions $152
is welcomed in order to enhance a family's Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127 240919C Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-8:00pm
commitment to practicing together at home. 240911A Wed., Jan. 20, 5:45-6:45pm
240902A Wed., Jan. 20, 10:20-11:20am
Walter Reed Center. Inst: Huffman Yoga for the Inflexible
Ages 11-21 8 Sessions $95
Kenmore Middle School
Could you never touch your toes, or just
Power Yoga
240902B Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm Here’s a heart-pumping yoga class that will
202001A  Sat., Jan. 23, 2:00-2:45 pm. can’t any more? Haven’t exercised in years?
challenge you with continuous movement
Yoga: Level 1 Overweight or recovering from an injury? This
through the asanas. The class is open to both
Yoga: Level 1 teaches fundamentals and class is for you. Join us for simple stretching and
20/20/20 Yoga beginners and experienced students of yoga who
progressively incorporates new yoga postures breathing and gain flexibility and confidence as
This dynamic yoga class is designed to enhance are in good physical health and are seeking a
into the practice. Participants must bring you exercise gently. Culpepper Garden Center.
three important parts of overall fitness and more active yoga practice. The class will focus
their own mat to class or purchase one from Inst: Interdonato
wellness: flexibility, strength and cardiovascular on technique and flow as well as correct body
instructor. Inst: Aerobix Inc. Ages Adults 11 Sessions $175
endurance. Spend 20 minutes working on placement. Ashlawn Elementary School. Inst:
Kenmore Middle School 240908A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:00-7:15pm
each area through special yoga postures and Aerobix Inc.
combinations. Langston Brown Center. Inst: Raich Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127 Ages Adults 10 Sessions $127
Ages 16-Adult 10 Sessions $127 240904A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:35-8:35pm 240912A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-8:00pm
240903A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-8:00pm Madison Center
240904B Fri., Jan. 22, 8:00-8:55am

Wellness Exercise Prescriptions new

More and more doctors are prescribing exercise instead of
Positive Vocal Aging new
Have you ever guessed a person’s age by the sound of their

medication for various ailments and diseases. Here’s a great class voice? Voices age too and there are ways you can help yours
to help anyone who’s New Year Resolution is to get fit and stay to age gracefully, and even minimally. Learn what you need
fit. Come in and get your measurements (body fat, tape-measure for healthy vocal aging. Free your voice! Calm your nerves and
circumferences, etc.) Then have a certified fitness instructor energize with extra breathing. Walter Reed Center. Inst: MacLear
A du lts design an at-home program for you to do at your own pace Ages 13-Adult 3 Sessions $19
complete with progression and tracking sheets. Just check in 240805A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:35-7:05pm
Feldenkrais: An Introduction once a month for a re-evaluation to track your progress and for
Here’s a one-time workshop to introduce you to the basics of new fitness program update. Participants who maintain or loose Meditation Plus
Feldenkrais, an educational system centered on movement, aiming inches or weight receive a prize and certificate. Please bring small For those that think of meditation only as a calming and relaxing
to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness. For hand weighs and towel to class. Fairlington Center. Inst: Jenni exercise, this class is different. You will learn to calm your mind
more information on Feldenkrais go to www.wellnessinmotion. Ages 16-Adult 3 Sessions $20 and body as well as change your thinking, reduce your response
com. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: McHugh 240802A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:00-7:45pm to stress, focus and heighten your awareness and breathe
Ages Adults 1 Session $14 more efficiently. Each class combines instruction, exercises
240851A Tues., Jan. 12, 7:20-8:20pm Food for Thought new and discussion. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow,
Identify Your Eating Personality blanket and lunch if you like. This class is not affiliated with any
Using Mind/Body Concepts Now that the holidays are over it may be time to take a closer look religion or spiritual practice. Beginner and practicing meditators
for any Exercise Program new
at your relationship with food — and changing it. Understanding welcome. Instructor is certified to teach Integrative Meditation.
Practice energy medicine, self-hypnosis, acupressure and yourself is crucial to the success of any weight management Fairlington Center. Inst: Interdonato
relaxation techniques through a variety of modalities. We plan. This class will help you identify eating, exercise and coping Ages Adults 1 Session $57
will address pain reduction, digestive disorders, anxiety and patterns that stop your efforts to control body weight. We’ll give 240813A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00am-1:30pm
nervousness and simple stress-busters. The instructor brings you practical ways to overcome or modify them. This could prove
over 25 years experience teaching and working with clients to be the missing piece to your weight loss puzzle! Inst: McIntosh
one-on-one with various health/pain/stress issues. Wear loose, Walter Reed Center
comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Barcroft Sports & Ages Adults 2 Sessions $18
Fitness Center. Inst: McIntosh 240803A Wed., Jan. 20, 3:00-4:00pm
Ages Adults 1 Session $12 Fairlington Center
240800A Tues., Jan. 19, 11:15am-12:15pm 240803B Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm

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Wellness Meditation Plus
For those that think of meditation only as a
calming and relaxing exercise, this class is
Aquatics Attention
Pool Lovers!
Te e n s & A du lts different. You will learn to calm your mind and Tots & A du lts
body as well as change your thinking, reduce Arlington County is proud to provide
Acupuncture Traditional your response to stress, focus and heighten lessons that are based on the Red Cross
HD Water Babies
your awareness and breathe more efficiently. Learn-to-Swim Program. When registering
Chinese Medicine Babies will build swimming readiness by learning
Each class combines instruction, exercises and please make sure participants can complete
Acupuncture and herbs have proven effective safety skills in a fun environment. Parents and
discussion. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a all necessary prerequisites prior to
where Western medicine has had no results. children will learn elementary water exploration
pillow, blanket if you like. This class is not affiliated beginning the class. Student who are not at
But is it for you? Each class will discuss different techniques. Adults do not need to know how
with any religion or spiritual practice. Beginner the right level hinder the classes’ ability to
methods that may help improve your health. to swim but they must participate in the water.
and practicing meditators welcome. Instructor is function. Everyone progresses at different
Walter Reed Center. Inst: Ana Babies must wear snug swim diapers. Inst: Staff
certified to teach Integrative Meditation. Walter speeds, so it is typical to repeat courses.
Ages Adults 8 Sessions Free Wakefield Pool
Reed Center. Inst: Interdonato Public Health requires pools to close when
240801A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:30pm Ages 6 Months-1½ 9 Sessions $78
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $102 contaminated. Swim diapers or snug-fitting
210402A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am
Feldenkrais: All Levels 240817A Mon., Jan. 25, 8:15-9:15pm plastic pants must be worn by anyone who
Washington-Lee Pool
If you are interested in introspective movement, Ages 6 Months-1½ 10 Sessions $86 is incontinent. Also please do not eat with
you will like this class. Feldenkrais Method is Neck Support 30 minutes of swimming.
There are 52 muscles in the neck! Get information 210402B Tues., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:00pm
an educational system centered on movement, 210402C Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:00pm Children under nine years old must be
aiming to expand and refine the use of the self in this class to help your neck work well for a
lifetime! Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Ages 6 Months-1½ 9 Sessions $78 accompanied by an adult at all times in the
through awareness. You will often be lying down 210402D Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:30am building. Children under five must have a
yet sometimes sitting, kneeling or standing. You MacLear
Ages Adults 11 Sessions $69 210402E Sat., Jan. 23, 11:40am-12:10pm guardian in the water with them when class
will be outwardly moving the whole time, while is not in session. If the pool is open for
240814A Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:00-5:30pm
simultaneously exploring a given inward focus. c
HD Water Tots public swim after class, children can swim
Some of the movement will feel familiar, but Toddlers will build swimming readiness by up to 15 minutes but a guardian must be
many may not. Yet there will be variations on learning safety skills in a fun environment. with them in the water at this time.
the theme of familiar movements. You will also Parents and children will learn how to safely
learn more about anatomy. Feldenkrais increases practice elementary swimming skills together.
your awareness of yourself. Over the sessions Toddlers that are not toilet trained must wear
you are likely to find that you are more relaxed, Money Talk: c
HD Pre-Fin
snug swim diapers. Inst: Staff For beginners, this class requires no experience
nagging pains are diminishing, you are feeling A Financial Course for Women Wakefield High Pool
Women have unique financial needs. Most in the water, but children must leave parent
more limber and energetic, and that new options Ages 1½-3 9 Sessions $78
will at some time be on their own financially. willingly. Tots will become more comfortable
are opening up for you. Bring a bath towel to 210403A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am
Some will never marry, some will see their in the water with an instructor and group of
cover the County-supplied mats and if you 210403D Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am
marriages end in divorce, and others will children. By the end of the course participants
desire, a small pillow. (You can take a one-day Washington-Lee Pool
outlive their husbands. This course will should be able to submerge face comfortably
workshop on Feldenkrais. See more information Ages 1½-3 10 Sessions $86
provide you with information that you need and float on the front and on the back without
on page 6). For more information go to www. 210403B Tues., Jan. 19, 7:05-7:35pm
to take charge of your financial future. The support. Inst: Staff Barcroft Sports & Fitness 210403C Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:05-7:35pm
Center. Inst: McHugh course includes five classes: Wakefield Pool
210403H Tues., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:00pm Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $90
Ages 15-Adult 10 Sessions $140 Feb. 3 Financial Basics Ages 1½-3 9 Sessions $78
240845A Tues., Jan. 19, 5:10-6:10pm 210405A Wed., Jan. 20, 5:55-6:25pm
Feb. 10 Investing Basics 210403E Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:30am 210405B Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:00pm
240845B Tues., Jan. 19, 7:20-8:20pm 210403F Sat., Jan. 23, 11:40am-12:10pm
240845C Thurs., Jan. 21, 1:00-2:00pm Feb. 17 Investing for Retirement Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82
Ages 1½-3 8 Sessions $70 210405C Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am
240845D Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00am-12:00pm Feb. 24 Insurance Basics 210403G Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:00pm 210405D Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:40am
March 3 Planning for Future Life Events Yorktown Pool 210405E Sat., Jan. 23, 10:50-11:20am
Ages 1½-3 9 Sessions $78 Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $73
All classes will be held 6:30-8:30pm at 210403I Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am 210405F Mon., Jan. 25, 5:55-6:25pm
Arlington Central Library (1015 N Quincy 210403J Sat., Jan. 23, 10:20-10:50am Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $73
Street). $20 (for the accompanying textbook). 210403K Sun., Jan. 24, 12:30-1:00pm 210405G Mon., Jan. 25, 5:55-6:25pm
To register, contact or (703) Washington-Lee Pool
228-6417. This is a program of Virginia Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $90
Cooperative Extension and Arlington Public 210405L Wed., Jan. 20, 5:55-6:25pm
Libraries. 210405M Wed., Jan. 20, 5:55-6:25pm
210405N Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-7:35pm

Great Gift Ideas! Give a gift certificate to healthy workshop! Call 703-228-4747.
Brain Re-Patterning Fitness on a Budget new
Master the piano! Improve your golf game! Overcome your If you have decided to start exercising but your budget is too
Creating Health Series
Having a hard time committing to a lifestyle change? Need a
fear of public speaking! Brain Re-patterning is a technique that tight for an expensive gym membership or a personal trainer,
little hand holding to make sustainable changes? Then register
activates and integrates the right and left hemispheres of the don’t despair. There are a number of free or low-cost activities
for this health series personally tailored to help people with
brain to improve all levels of functioning. The brain is the master and resources in your community to fit most budgets and fitness
various issues such as weight issues, diabetes and other chronic
system of the body. Research has shown the benefits of brain levels. Not only will we review the possibilities but we help you
conditions. Think of this as your private health conditioning
re-patterning to improve academic and athletic skills, as well as design a program you can do right at home! Fairlington Center.
coach for half the price. Walter Reed Center. Inst: Scheppach
general health and well-being. Once you learn this technique, Inst: McIntosh
Ages Adults 4 Sessions $73
it can be applied to any area of your life to achieve success in Ages Adults 2 Sessions $18
240810A Thurs., Feb. 4, 6:00-7:30pm
personal and professional goals. Dress in loose, comfortable 240807A Mon., Jan. 25, 5:00-6:00pm
clothing and bring a water bottle. Instructor is a specialized new
Smart Eating 101 new Mind/Body Healing Techniques
kinesiologist in the field of whole-brain integration, and former
Practice energy medicine, self-hypnosis, acupressure and
Vice President of Brain/Body Learning with the National Learning Health and fitness isn’t just about what you do with your body
relaxation techniques through a variety of modalities. We
Foundation. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Taylor but also what you put into your body. We will review some
will address pain reduction, digestive disorders, anxiety and
Ages Adults 1 Session $45 simple changes that will help you develop healthy eating habits
nervousness and simple stress-busters. The instructor brings
240819A Sat., Jan. 23, 2:30-5:00pm that you can maintain for a lifetime. Inst: McIntosh
over 25 years of experience teaching and working with clients
Walter Reed Center
one-on-one with various health/pain/stress issues. Wear loose,
Eastern Medicine and Natural Beauty Treatments Ages Adults 2 Sessions $26
comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Barcroft Sports &
This seminar will cover information on acupuncture face lift 240808A Mon., Jan. 25, 3:00-4:30pm
Fitness Center. Inst: Taylor
treatments and permanent makeup applications and energy flow Fairlington Center Ages Adults 1 Session $32
to the face, “lifting” the skin, reducing wrinkles, and smoothing skin 240808B Mon., Jan. 25, 6:00-7:30pm 240811A Sat., Feb. 6, 2:30-5:00pm
color. All natural herbs and oils used after the needle treatments
rejuvenate cells and supply moisture and nutrients to the skin
giving you that youthful glow. Walter Reed Center. Inst: Ana
Ages Adults 3 Sessions Free
240806A Sun., Jan. 24, 1:00-2:00pm

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Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82
Preschool Splash Adapted c
HD Swim: Level 3 Beginning Diving
210405O Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am
Through group work and individual attention, Children who have successfully completed Swim Children learn the proper way to perform
210405P Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am
preschoolers with disabilities will play and Level 2 or have comparable skills will focus on the hurdle step and basic dive techniques by
210405Q Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am
learn elementary aquatic skills. Focus will be coordinating front and back crawl and other working primarily on getting comfortable with
210405R Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:30am
on water safety, breath control, pulling and safety skills. This course will also introduce entering the water face first at several different
210405S Sat., Jan. 23, 11:40am-12:10pm
kicking, and adjustment skills. Washington- butterfly kick, treading water and side breathing. levels, culminating with a front dive off the
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $73
Lee Pool. Inst: Staff By the end of the course participants should be diving board and possibly a back dive. All
210405T Mon., Jan. 25, 5:55-6:25pm
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $73 able to swim 15 yards of front crawl with rhythmic students must be able to swim in deep water.
210405U Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:00pm
210410A Sun., Jan. 24, 1:00-1:30pm breathing and 15 yards of back crawl. Inst: Staff Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff
Yorktown Pool Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
Wakefield Pool
Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $90 220415A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30-11:10am
Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
210405V Tues., Jan. 19, 5:55-6:25pm 220415B Sat., Jan. 23, 12:00-12:40pm
210405W Tues., Jan. 19, 7:05-7:35pm
Yout h 220408A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:50-8:30pm
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
210405X Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:00-11:30am Intermediate Diving
220408B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:30am-12:10pm
210405Y Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:55-6:25pm Youth Splash Adapted Washington-Lee Pool Students must be able to do a three-step
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82 Kids with disabilities will have fun and approach followed by a front dive off a
Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
210405Z Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am develop water skills through group work one-meter diving board and be able to swim
220408C Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-7:45pm
210405A A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:20-10:50am and individual attention while playing and in deep water. This class will concentrate on
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
210405BB Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:30am learning elementary aquatic skills. The class front and back dives. Other dives that will be
220408D Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:50am
210405CC Sat., Jan. 23, 11:45am-12:15pm focuses on water safety, breath control, introduced are front and back flip and front half
220408E Sat., Jan. 23, 10:50-11:30am
210405DD Sat., Jan. 23, 12:20-12:50pm pulling and kicking, and adjustment skills. twist. Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff
Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $79
210405EE Sat., Jan. 23, 12:20-12:50pm Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff Ages 6-14 9 Sessions $89
220408F Mon., Jan. 25, 7:05-7:45pm
210405FF Sun., Jan. 24, 12:30-1:00pm Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $79 220417A Sat., Jan. 23, 11:15-11:55pm
210405GG Sun., Jan. 24, 1:05-1:35pm Yorktown Pool
220401A Sun., Jan. 24, 1:45-2:25pm
210405HH Sun., Jan. 24, 3:10-3:40pm Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
220401B Sun., Jan. 24, 2:40-3:20pm
220408G Tues., Jan. 19, 7:05-7:45pm
Advanced Diving
Students who have mastered the front and back
HD Mini-Fin Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
dive will work on front and back flips, twists and
For children who are comfortable in the water c
HD Swim: Level 1 220408H Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:15am
more advanced diving. Recommendation from
and have successfully completed Pre-Fin or have Beginners who may not have any experience 220408I Sat., Jan. 23, 11:40am-12:10pm
the instructor is required. Washington-Lee Pool.
comparable skills. Participants will learn safety in the water will focus on water exploration 220408J Sun., Jan. 24, 2:30-3:10pm
Inst: Staff
skills and movement in the water on the front and elementary aquatic skills. By the end of the 220408K Sun., Jan. 24, 3:50-4:30pm
Ages 8-14 9 Sessions $89
and back. By the end of the course participants course participants should be able to submerge 220418A Sat., Jan. 23, 12:45-1:25pm
should be able to swim 15 feet of front crawl face comfortably and float on their front and Swim: Level 4
back for three seconds without support. Inst: Children who have successfully completed Swim
and back crawl. Inst: Staff T e e n s & A du lts
Staff Level 3 or have comparable skills will focus on
Wakefield Pool
Wakefield Pool developing confidence in the skills learned and
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82
Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98 improving other aquatic skills such as diving Teen/Adult Splash Adapted
210407A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am
220405A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-7:45pm and treading water. By the end of the course Lesson plans will be developed based on
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $73
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 participants should be able to swim 25 yards swimming ability so that teens and adults
210407B Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:00pm
220405B Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:50am of front and back crawl, 15 yards of elementary with disabilities gain confidence in the water
210407C Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:00pm
backstroke and 15 yards of breast stroke. Inst: Staff and build swimming skills. Class has a low
Washington-Lee Pool Washington-Lee Pool
Wakefield Pool instructor-to-participant ratio. Washington-
Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $90 Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 Lee Pool. Inst: Staff
210407D Tues., Jan. 19, 5:55-6:25pm 220405C Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:10pm
220405D Tues., Jan. 19, 7:40-8:20pm 220409A Sat., Jan. 23, 11:40am-12:20pm Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $79
210407E Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:30-7:00pm
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 Washington-Lee Pool 220402A Sun., Jan. 24, 3:30-4:10pm
210407F Wed., Jan. 20, 5:55-6:25pm
220405E Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:50am Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
210407G Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:00pm
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82 220405F Sat., Jan. 23, 12:20-1:00pm 220409B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:35am-12:25pm
Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $79 c
HD Teen/Adult Swim: Beginner
210407H Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am Yorktown Pool
220409C Mon., Jan. 25, 7:05-7:45pm Beginners and advanced beginners will focus
210407I Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:05am Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
Yorktown Pool on water adjustment, proper alignment, floating
210407J Sat., Jan. 23, 12:15-12:45pm 220405G Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:50-8:30pm
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 and kicking on their front and back. Participants
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $73 Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
220409D Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:40am will learn the correct stroke for the front and
210407K Mon., Jan. 25, 5:55-6:25pm 220405H Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:15am
220409E Sun., Jan. 24, 3:50-4:30pm back crawl and be introduced to treading water
210407L Mon., Jan. 25, 5:55-6:25pm 220405I Sun., Jan. 24, 2:30-3:10pm
and other deep-water safety skills. Inst: Staff
Yorktown Pool
Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $90 c
HD Swim: Level 2 Swim: Level 5 Wakefield High Pool
Children who have successfully completed Swim Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $79
210407M Tues., Jan. 19, 5:55-6:25pm Children who have successfully completed
Level 4 or have comparable skills will focus on 240401A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:50-8:30pm
210407N Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:30-7:00pm Swim Level 1 or have comparable skills focus
on developing safety skills and beginning to add refining strokes and aquatic skills. By the end Washington-Lee Pool
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $82
movement in the water. By the end of the course of the course participants should be able to Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $98
210407O Sat., Jan. 23, 11:45am-12:15pm
participants should be able to swim five yards swim 50 yards front and back crawl, 25yards 240401B Tues., Jan. 19, 7:40-8:20pm
210407P Sat., Jan. 23, 12:20-12:50pm
of front and back crawl and step into chest-deep breaststroke, 25 yards butterfly, 25 yards 240401C Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:50-8:30pm
210407Q Sun., Jan. 24, 1:05-1:35pm
water without support. Inst: Staff elementary backstroke, 25 yards of sidestroke 240401D Wed., Jan. 20, 7:50-8:30pm
210407R Sun., Jan. 24, 3:15-3:45pm
Wakefield Pool and know aquatic safety skills. Inst: Staff Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89
Washington-Lee Pool 240401E Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:50am
HD Advanced-Fin Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $79
Children who have successfully completed 220407A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:55-11:35am
Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $79 220410A Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:40am 240401F Mon., Jan. 25, 7:50-8:30pm
Mini-Fin or have comparable skills will learn
220407B Mon., Jan. 25, 7:05-7:45pm Yorktown Pool Yorktown Pool
to coordinate front and back crawl and more
Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89 Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89
advanced safety skills like treading water. By the Washington-Lee Pool
end of the course participants should be able to Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98 220410C Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:40am 240401G Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-1:40pm
swim 15 yards front crawl with rhythmic breathing 220407C Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:05-7:45pm 220410D Sun., Jan. 24, 1:40-2:25pm
and 15 yards of back crawl comfortably. Inst: Staff 220407D Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:50-8:30pm Ages 6-12 10 Sessions $98
Washington-Lee Pool 220407E Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-7:45pm 220410B Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:05-7:45pm
Ages 4-6 10 Sessions $90 Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
210409A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:05-7:35pm 220407F Sat., Jan. 23, 10:10-10:50am Swim: Youth Advanced
220407G Sat., Jan. 23, 12:20-1:00pm Children who have successfully completed Swim
210409B Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:30-7:00pm
Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $79 Level 5 or have comparable skills and would
Ages 4-6 9 Sessions $82
220407H Mon., Jan. 25, 7:05-7:45pm like to continue learning aquatic skills will focus
210409C Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am
on further refining strokes and aquatic skills
Ages 4-6 8 Sessions $73 Yorktown Pool
and increasing endurance for swimming. By Custom Fitness Concepts offers co-ed
210409D Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:00pm Ages 6-12 9 Sessions $89
the end of the class students should be able to fitness boot camp programs, called
Yorktown Pool 220407K Sat., Jan. 23, 9:35-10:15am
pursue other aquatic activities such as fitness outdoor conditioning and baby boomer
Ages 4-6 10 Sessions $90 220407L Sun., Jan. 24, 1:40-2:25pm
swimming, life guarding, diving or swim team.
210409E Tues., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:00pm 220407I Tues., Jan. 19, 7:40-8:20pm conditioning, in Arlington. We have
Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff
210409F Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:30-7:00pm 220407J Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:05-7:45pm both am and pm classes. Try a free
Ages 10-14 9 Sessions $89
Ages 4-6 9 Sessions $82
220411A Sat., Jan. 23, 12:30-1:10pm demo class to see why you should think
210409G Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:30am
210409H Sat., Jan. 23, 10:20-10:50am outside of the gym! Visit our website at
210409I Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-1:30pm or contact
us at 1-877-598-0530.

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HD Teen/Adult Swim: Intermediate
If you can float on front and back, do a front and
back crawl for 25 yards and can swim in deep
Gymnastics Arlington Aerials Invitational Gymnastics Competition
Saturday, January 16 & Sunday, January 17
water, take Teen/Adult Swimming: Intermediate. Tots & A du lts
The class focuses on rotary breathing, 8:00am – 8:00pm
elementary backstroke and other aquatic Come watch Arlington’s best compete at Barcroft Sport
techniques. Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff Adapted Tot Gymnastics
Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $98 Tots with disabilities work with their parent to & Fitness Center. It’s free and fun!
240406A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:50-8:30pm learn basic gymnastics skills. Gymnastics is a
Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89 great activity to enhance balance, movement Ages 1½-2 8 Sessions $107
240406B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:35am-12:15pm and coordination in a social atmosphere. The c
HD Gymnasticats
210505S Mon., Jan. 25, 9:30-10:15am
small class with an instructor to participant Continue gymnastics progression for young
210505T Mon., Jan. 25, 10:30-11:15am
Adult Diving Beginner ratio of 1:3 gives kids the confidence they gymnasts ages 3½ to five years who have
210505U Mon., Jan. 25, 11:30am-12:15pm
Learn basic diving techniques, concentrating need to excel. Adult participation required. completed Tumbling For 3’s, Tumbling for
on front and back dives. All students must be Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff Tots 4?s or Intro to Gymnastics. This class is not
able to swim in deep water. Class progression Ages 3-4 10 Sessions $126 an introduction class for first-time beginners.
will be based on the experience and skills of the 210500A Sun., Jan. 24, 9:00-9:45am c
HD Tumbling for 3’s Theme-based activities strengthen gymnastics
students in the class. Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: The unique needs of three year olds are skills with an emphasis on fun. Barcroft Sports &
Staff met with theme activities that blend skill Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89 c
HD Family Gymnastics progressions into a fun atmosphere. The Ages 3½-5 10 Sessions $126
240417A Sat., Jan. 23, 1:40-2:20pm Try this mixed-age class geared for families with structured format and group activities help 210522A Tues., Jan. 19, 12:30-1:15pm
siblings 18 months (child must be able to walk) your child develop social awareness as well as 210522B Tues., Jan. 19, 1:30-2:15pm
HD Adult Lap Swim to five years. Introduce the fun of gymnastics basic gymnastic skills. Barcroft Sports & Fitness 210522C Tues., Jan. 19, 3:30-4:15pm
Adults who want to increase their physical and encourage creativity through imaginative Center. Inst: Staff 210522D Wed., Jan. 20, 11:30am-12:15pm
endurance will focus on competitive swim theme activities. This class can before families Ages 3 10 Sessions $126 210522E Wed., Jan. 20, 12:30-1:15pm
techniques using the pace clock and build (each child must be registered) or parents with 210515A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:30-10:15am 210522F Wed., Jan. 20, 1:30-2:15pm
their workout. Workouts are based on the just one child. Adult participation required. 210515B Tues., Jan. 19, 10:30-11:15am 210522G Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:30am-12:15pm
overall ability of the class. Students must be Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff 210515C Tues., Jan. 19, 11:30am-12:15pm 210522H Thurs., Jan. 21, 1:30-2:15pm
able to swim at least 50 yards of freestyle and Ages 1½-5 10 Sessions $126 210515D Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30-10:15am 210522I Thurs., Jan. 21, 2:30-3:15pm
backstroke, and should have some practice with 210501A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:30-10:15am 210515E Wed., Jan. 20, 10:30-11:15am 210522J Fri., Jan. 22, 12:30-1:15pm
the breaststroke. This class is preparation for an 210501B Tues., Jan. 19, 10:30-11:15am 210515F Wed., Jan. 20, 12:30-1:15pm 210522K Fri., Jan. 22, 2:30-3:15pm
adult swimming league program. Inst: Staff 210501C Tues., Jan. 19, 11:30am-12:15pm 210515G Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:30-10:15am 210522L Fri., Jan. 22, 5:30-6:15pm
Washington-Lee Pool. 210501D Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30-10:15am 210515H Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:30-11:15am 210522M Fri., Jan. 22, 6:30-7:15pm
Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89 210501E Wed., Jan. 20, 11:30am-12:15pm 210515I Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:30am-12:15pm 210522N Sun., Jan. 24, 12:00-12:45pm
240402A Sat., Jan. 23, 8:40-9:20am 210501F Wed., Jan. 20, 2:30-3:15pm 210515J Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30-10:15am 210522O Sun., Jan. 24, 2:00-2:45pm
Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $79 210501G Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:30-10:15am 210515K Fri., Jan. 22, 10:30-11:15am Ages 3½-5 8 Sessions $107
240402B Mon., Jan. 25, 7:50-8:30pm 210501H Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:30-11:15am 210515L Fri., Jan. 22, 12:30-1:15pm 210522P Mon., Jan. 25, 11:30am-12:15pm
210501I Thurs., Jan. 21, 12:30-1:15pm 210515M Sun., Jan. 24, 1:00-1:45pm 210522Q Mon., Jan. 25, 2:30-3:15pm
Yorktown Pool
Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $89
210501J Fri., Jan. 22, 10:30-11:15am 210515N Sun., Jan. 24, 3:00-3:45pm
240402C Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-1:40pm
210501K Fri., Jan. 22, 11:30am-12:15pm Ages 3 8 Sessions $107
HD Jr. Gymnast
210501L Sun., Jan. 24, 1:00-1:45pm 210515O Mon., Jan. 25, 10:30-11:15am Continue gymnastics progressions after Gym-
Shallow Aqua Fitness 210501M Sun., Jan. 24, 3:00-3:45pm 210515P Mon., Jan. 25, 12:30-1:15pm nasticats. Classes focus on refining fundamental
You don’t have to be a swimmer to condition Ages 1½-5 8 Sessions $107 210515Q Mon., Jan. 25, 1:30-2:15pm skills and works advanced progressions
your heart and lungs and increase muscle 210501N Mon., Jan. 25, 10:30-11:15am preparing participants for Gymnastics: Level
flexibility and tone in this low-impact workout. 210501O Mon., Jan. 25, 12:30-1:15pm c
HD Tumbling for 4’s I&II. Pre-requisite Gymnasticats. Barcroft Sports
Great for those with joint pain and arthritis. Body awareness, coordination and fun are what & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
Yorktown Pool Inst: Staff
HD Tiny Time your child learns in this preschool gymnastics Ages 4-6 10 Sessions $126
Ages 13-Adult 22 Sessions $167 Here’s a discovery class for toddlers one to class. Students are introduced to basic skills 210524A Tues., Jan. 19, 1:30-2:15pm
240410A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:25pm two years old (child must be able to walk) that using obstacle courses to maintain a fun 210524B Tues., Jan. 19, 3:30-4:15pm
Ages 13-Adult 20 Sessions $153 teaches parents how to help their children atmosphere in a structured format. Barcroft 210524C Wed., Jan. 20, 2:30-3:15pm
240410B Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:30-8:25pm develop body awareness, coordination and Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff 210524D Thurs., Jan. 21, 2:30-3:15pm
basic gymnastics skills. The class encourages Ages 4 10 Sessions $126 210524E Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:30-4:15pm
Cardio Deep Water Combo exploration through guided adventures in 210516A Tues., Jan. 19, 12:30-1:15pm 210524F Fri., Jan. 22, 1:30-2:15pm
This deep water class combines water resistance movement. Adult participation is required. 210516B Tues., Jan. 19, 1:30-2:15pm 210524G Fri., Jan. 22, 2:30-3:15pm
with no impact. Classes use a variety of Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff 210516C Wed., Jan. 20, 1:30-2:15pm 210524H Fri., Jan. 22, 6:30-7:15pm
equipment and exercises. Washington-Lee Pool. Ages 1-2 10 Sessions $126 210516D Wed., Jan. 20, 2:30-3:15pm 210524I Sun., Jan. 24, 1:00-1:45pm
Inst: Staff 210510A Wed., Jan. 20, 10:30-11:15am 210516E Thurs., Jan. 21, 12:30-1:15pm 210524J Sun., Jan. 24, 4:00-4:45pm
Ages 13-Adult 22 Sessions $167 Ages 1-2 8 Sessions $107 210516F Thurs., Jan. 21, 1:30-2:15pm Ages 4-6 8 Sessions $107
240419A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:30-7:25pm 210510B Mon., Jan. 25, 9:30-10:15am 210516G Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:30-4:15pm 210524K Mon., Jan. 25, 2:30-3:15pm
240419B Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 7:30-8:25pm 210516H Fri., Jan. 22, 11:30am-12:15pm
Ages 13-Adult 9 Sessions $71
HD Tumbling for Toddler’s 210516I Fri., Jan. 22, 1:30-2:15pm
HD Jr. Gymnast for Boys
240419C Sat., Jan. 23, 8:30-9:25am Curious high-energy toddlers can explore the 210516J Fri., Jan. 22, 4:30-5:15pm Continue gymnastics progressions after
240419D Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:25am world of introductory gymnastics with their 210516K Sun., Jan. 24, 2:00-2:45pm Gymnasticats. Boys will be introduced to the
parent’s supervised guidance. Fantastic theme- 210516L Sun., Jan. 24, 4:00-4:45pm following events: vault, parallel bars, pommel
Deep Aqua Fitness based lessons cater to the short attentions span Ages 4 8 Sessions $107 horse and floor preparing participants for
You don’t have to be a swimmer to condition and eagerness of this special age group. Parents 210516M Mon., Jan. 25, 11:30am-12:15pm Gymnastics: Level I for Boys. Pre-requisite
your heart and lungs and increase muscle learn gymnastics safety and basic spotting 210516N Mon., Jan. 25, 1:30-2:15pm Gymnasticats. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center.
flexibility and tone in this low-impact workout. techniques. Adult participation required. 210516O Mon., Jan. 25, 2:30-3:15pm Inst: Staff
Great for those with joint pain and arthritis. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff Ages 4-6 10 Sessions $126
Yorktown Pool. Inst: Staff Ages 1½-2 10 Sessions $126 Tots & Yout h 210525A Tues., Jan. 19, 2:30-3:15pm
Ages 13-Adult 20 Sessions $153 210505A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:30-10:15am 210525B Thurs., Jan. 21, 1:30-2:15pm
240415A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:25pm 210505B Tues., Jan. 19, 10:30-11:15am c
HD Introduction to Gymnastics 210525C Fri., Jan. 22, 4:30-5:15pm
210505C Tues., Jan. 19, 11:30am-12:15pm Help your four and five year old develop basic
Moms in Motion 210505D Tues., Jan. 19, 2:30-3:15pm gymnastics skills. Imaginative theme-based Adapted Gymnastics
Say good-bye to the myth of the “delicate” 210505E Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30-10:15am activities blend with gymnastics progressions to Children with disabilities learn basic
condition and hello to pregnancy in the 21st 210505F Wed., Jan. 20, 10:30-11:15am provide a fun atmosphere for young beginners. gymnastics skills through obstacle course
century. Current research shows that women 210505G Wed., Jan. 20, 11:30am-12:15pm Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff activities. Gymnastics is a great activity
can safely exercise and maintain their fitness 210505H Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:30-10:15am Ages 4-5 10 Sessions $126 to enhance balance, movement and
level during the prenatal period with both short 210505I Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:30-11:15am 210523A Tues., Jan. 19, 2:30-3:15pm coordination in a social atmosphere. The
and long-term benefits for you and your unborn 210505J Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:30am-12:15pm 210523B Tues., Jan. 19, 3:30-4:15pm small class with an instructor to participant
child. This specialty class will give mothers-to-be 210505K Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:30-4:15pm 210523C Wed., Jan. 20, 1:30-2:15pm ratio of 1:3 gives kids the confidence they
a full-body workout without the stress from land 210505L Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30-10:15am 210523D Thurs., Jan. 21, 2:30-3:15pm need to excel. Barcroft Sports & Fitness
exercise. Washington-Lee Pool. Inst: Staff 210505M Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30-10:15am 210523E Fri., Jan. 22, 1:30-2:15pm Center. Inst: Staff
Ages Adults 22 Sessions $167 210505N Fri., Jan. 22, 10:30-11:15am 210523F Fri., Jan. 22, 5:30-6:15pm
210505O Fri., Jan. 22, 11:30am-12:15pm Ages 5-7 10 Sessions $126
240421A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 5:30-6:25pm 210523G Sun., Jan. 24, 12:00-12:45pm
210505P Sun., Jan. 24, 12:00-12:45pm 220500A Sun., Jan. 24, 10:00-10:45am
210523H Sun., Jan. 24, 3:00-3:45pm
210505Q Sun., Jan. 24, 2:00-2:45pm Ages 8-12 10 Sessions $126
Ages 4-5 8 Sessions $107
210505R Sun., Jan. 24, 4:00-4:45pm 220500B Sun., Jan. 24, 11:00-11:45am
210523I Mon., Jan. 25, 1:30-2:15pm

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Home School Gymnastics
Home-schooled children will get their physical
education requirements by learning fundamental
We’d like to hear from you! If you have a question
or concern, or have a suggestion as to how we Martial Arts
skills in gymnastics on balance beam, vault, can improve our services, please email us at Tots
uneven parallel bars and floor exercise. The class
is designed to teach gymnastics skills in a safe or call 703-228-1871.
HD Karate Jamboree
and positive environment while gaining strength, WCRB Karate brings your child into the
flexibility and self-confidence. Barcroft Sports & wonderful world of martial arts. Students gain
Fitness Center. Inst: Staff training that prepares them for life in areas such
Ages 6-10 10 Sessions $126 220502D Sat., Jan. 23, 3:30-4:30pm T e e n s & A du lts
Ages 5-7 8 Sessions $125 as self-confidence, concentration, goal setting,
220508A Fri., Jan. 22, 2:30-3:15pm perseverance, self-defense, self-discipline,
220502E Mon., Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30pm Adult Beginner Gymnastics
Ages 8-12 10 Sessions $149 Adults who have never tried gymnastics will responsibility, personal management, pride and
HD Gymnastics: Level I a strong work ethic! It’s also a fun way to develop
Learn the fundamental progressions and get 220502F Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-5:30pm have a fun time learning proper gymnastics
220502G Fri., Jan. 22, 5:45-6:45pm progressions in this class. Adults will improve positive social skills and team work, while
introduced to basic skills on vault, uneven learning about other cultures. Dawson Terrace
parallel bars, balance beam and floor exercise. 220502H Sat., Jan. 23, 3:45-4:45pm their strength, flexibility and master the
220502I Sun., Jan. 24, 4:30-5:30pm fundamental gymnastics skills. Students need Center. Inst: Batiste Martial Art
This class is designed for beginning students and Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $58
students who need more experience at Level to pass the skill requirements before moving to
Gymnastics: Level II for Boys Adult Intermediate Gymnastics. Barcroft Sports & 210304A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:15am
I. Students need to pass the skill requirements 210304B Sat., Jan. 23, 10:20-11:05am
before moving to Level II. Barcroft Sports & Young gymnasts refine and expand their skill Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
level on vault, parallel bars, pommel horse Ages 17-Adult 10 Sessions $149 Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $46
Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
and floor exercise. Students need to pass the 240501A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm 210304C Mon., Jan. 25, 9:30-10:15am
Ages 5-7 10 Sessions $126
skill requirements before moving to Level III. 240501B Thurs., Jan. 21, 8:00-9:00pm 210304D Mon., Jan. 25, 10:20-11:05am
220501A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:00-6:45pm
220501B Wed., Jan. 20, 3:30-4:15pm Pre-requisite Level I. Barcroft Sports & Fitness
Center. Inst: Staff Adult Intermediate Gymnastics Youth & T e e n s
220501C Wed., Jan. 20, 3:30-4:15pm
Ages 7-14 10 Sessions $149 Adults will continue their strength, flexibility
220501D Wed., Jan. 20, 3:30-4:15pm
220509A Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-5:30pm and work more advanced skills. Students need
Karate Beginning
220501E Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-5:15pm WCRB Karate brings your child into the
220501F Wed., Jan. 20, 5:30-6:15pm to pass the skill requirements before moving to
Gymnastics: Level III wonderful world of martial arts. Students gain
220501G Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-5:15pm Adult Advance Gymnastics. Barcroft Sports &
Learn advanced skills on vault, uneven parallel training that prepares them for life in areas such
Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
220501H Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:45-7:30pm as self-confidence, concentration, goal setting,
bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Students Ages 17-Adult 10 Sessions $149
220501I Fri., Jan. 22, 3:30-4:15pm perseverance, self-defense, self-discipline,
need to pass the skill requirements before 240502A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm
220501J Fri., Jan. 22, 3:30-4:15pm responsibility, personal management, pride and
moving to Level IV. Prerequisite Level II. Barcroft 240502B Thurs., Jan. 21, 8:00-9:00pm
220501K Fri., Jan. 22, 4:30-5:15pm a strong work ethic! It’s also a fun way to develop
Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff
220501L Sat., Jan. 23, 9:15-10:00am positive social skills and team work, while
220501M Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:15am
Ages 7-14 10 Sessions $149 Adult Advanced Gymnastics
220503A Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:30-6:30pm Adults who have taken gymnastics previously learning about other cultures. Dawson Terrace
220501N Sat., Jan. 23, 11:30am-12:15pm Center. Inst: Batiste Martial Art
220503B Fri., Jan. 22, 6:45-7:45pm will have a fun time learning proper gymnastics
220501O Sat., Jan. 23, 11:30am-12:15pm Ages 6-13 18 Sessions $139
220503C Sat., Jan. 23, 12:30-1:30pm progressions. The open workout allows
220501P Sat., Jan. 23, 1:45-2:30pm 220308A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 6:00-7:00pm
Ages 7-14 8 Sessions $125 individuals to perform gymnastics based on their
220501Q Sat., Jan. 23, 2:30-3:15pm Ages 6-13 10 Sessions $77
220503D Mon., Jan. 25, 4:30-5:30pm ability using various equipment. Pre-requisite:
220501R Sat., Jan. 23, 2:45-3:30pm 220308B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:15am-12:15pm
Adult Intermediate Gymnastics or previous
220501S Sun., Jan. 24, 12:30-1:15pm
Gymnastics: Level III/IV for Boys competitive gymnastics. Barcroft Sports & Fitness
220501T Sun., Jan. 24, 2:30-3:15pm
Learn advanced skills on vault, parallel bars, Center. Inst: Staff
Karate Intermediate
Ages 5-7 8 Sessions $107
pommel horse and floor exercise. Students need Help your child stay involved in karate and
Ages 17-Adult 10 Sessions $149
220501U Mon., Jan. 25, 3:30-4:15pm continue his or her development in self-confidence,
to pass the skill requirements before moving to 240503A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm
220501V Mon., Jan. 25, 3:30-4:15pm concentration, goal setting, perseverance,
Level IV. Prerequisite Level II. Barcroft Sports & 240503B Thurs., Jan. 21, 8:00-9:00pm
220501W Mon., Jan. 25, 3:30-4:15pm self-defense, self-discipline, responsibility, personal
Fitness Center. Inst: Staff 240503C Sun., Jan. 24, 7:00-8:00pm
220501X Mon., Jan. 25, 4:30-5:15pm management, pride and a strong work ethic!
Ages 7-14 8 Sessions $161
Ages 8-12 10 Sessions $126
220511A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:30-9:00pm Cardio Conditioning: Dawson Terrace Center. Inst: Batiste Martial Art
220501AA Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-5:15pm Ages 6-13 18 Sessions $139
220501B B Sat., Jan. 23, 12:30-1:15pm
Level III/IV: Supervised Workout 220309A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:05-8:05pm
Here’s a great workout for any person trying
220501CC Sun., Jan. 24, 3:30-4:15pm More experienced recreational gymnasts who Ages 6-13 10 Sessions $77
to get into shape. No gymnastics experience
220501Y Tues., Jan. 19, 5:00-5:45pm have already had at least one year of a regular 220309B Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-2:00pm
is needed. There will be a mix of cardio
220501Z Wed., Jan. 20, 7:00-7:45pm Level III or IV class or have prior experience as a endurance, strengthening exercises, flexibility
competitive gymnast will enjoy this class that is Beginning Judo for Juniors
and the opportunity to learn a solid foundation
HD Gymnastics: Level I for Boys tailored to improving existing skills and adding Judo is a Japanese word meaning the gentle
of gymnastics exercises. This non-stop thirty-
Learn the fundamental progressions and get new elements in a non-competitive environment. way using the principles of maximum efficiency
minute workout will use muscles your body
introduced to basic skills on vault, parallel bars, Established progressions for teaching skills with minimum effort and mutual welfare and
never thought it had. Barcroft Sports & Fitness
pommel horse and floor exercise. This class is will be used. Experienced recreational Level benefit. Judo is an Olympic sport, a method of
Center. Inst: Staff
designed for beginning boys and boys who need IV gymnast in this class may work on more self defense, a physical education and a way
Ages 17-Adult 8 Sessions $89
more experience at Level I. Students need to pass advanced skills. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. of life. Kodokan Judo involves break falls, 67
240504A Mon., Jan. 25, 8:30-9:00pm
the skill requirements before moving to Level II. Inst: Staff throws, mat work, randori, kata, shiai. Arm
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff Ages 7-14 10 Sessions $194 bars and chokes are not taught to children. The
Ages 5-7 10 Sessions $126 220505A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:15-8:45pm Kids Night Out! course will involve learning history, customs
220507A Tues., Jan. 19, 4:00-4:45pm Parents, get your social life back on track! and courtesies, warm-ups, posture, movement,
220507B Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:45-6:30pm Gymnastics: Level IV Why scramble for a sitter when you can balance, break falls and selected throws and
220507C Fri., Jan. 22, 3:30-4:15pm Participants continue working on advanced skills bring your kids to the Gymnastics Center for pins. Upon completion of this course, students
220507D Sun., Jan. 24, 1:30-2:15pm on vault, uneven parallel bars, balance beam and a night of excitement? Drop off your child will have the option of joining Jr. Judo, an
Ages 5-7 8 Sessions $107 floor exercise. Pre-requisite Level III. Barcroft for a fun-filled evening of activities (obstacle ongoing Judo program. Dawson Terrace Center.
220507E Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:15pm Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff courses, tumble tramp, foam pit, games and Inst: Landstreet
Ages 8-12 10 Sessions $126 Ages 7-14 10 Sessions $149 more). Food and drink will be provided. Ages 5-15 9 Sessions $74
220507F Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30-11:15am 220504A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:45-7:45pm Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff 220305A Sun., Jan. 24, 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 4-6 1 Session $35
Gymnastics: Level II Tumbling for Cheerleaders 210502A Sat., Feb. 27, 5:00-9:00pm Junior Judo
Young gymnasts refine and expand their skill Cheerleaders can develop and enhance Ages 7-12 1 Session $35 This class will encompass learning Kodokan Judo
level on vault, uneven parallel bars, balance gymnastics skills in this class that focuses on 210502B Sat., Feb. 27, 5:00-9:00pm with a focus on improving break fall techniques,
beam and floor exercise. Students need to pass strength, flexibility, basic jumps and tumbling. throws, mat work, randori, kata and shiai. Older
the skill requirements before moving to Level III. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Staff juniors will also learn choking techniques and
Pre-requisite Level I. Barcroft Sports & Fitness Ages 12-16 10 Sessions $149 kata. Junior Judo is an ongoing program for
Center. Inst: Staff 220506A Sun., Jan. 24, 5:45-6:45pm students who have completed a Judo course
Ages 5-7 10 Sessions $149 or who have Judo experience. Dawson Terrace
220502A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm Center. Inst: Landstreet
220502B Fri., Jan. 22, 4:30-5:30pm Ages 5-15 20 Sessions $163
220502C Sat., Jan. 23, 10:15-11:15am 220307A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:45-7:45pm

Did you know? The average amount of time a student spends at each gymnastics level
is four sessions, or about one year. In order to help keep class expectations high, its
important that students pass ALL the skill requirements before moving to the next level.

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Yonen Judo
If your child has completed a Judo course or
has previous experience in Kodokan Judo, take
Tae Kwon-Do for Teens & Adults
Teens to adults will become fit, develop strength
and agility and learn discipline and concentration
the next step with Yonen (ages five to eight) from tae kwon-do. Participants find they are more Youth , T e e n s & A du lts
and Sheonen (ages eight to 15). Classes cover relaxed, focused and responsive. The utmost
warm-ups, break falls, selected throws, mat work purpose of tae kwon-do is to eliminate fighting Olympic Sport Fencing: Beginner
and randori (free practice). Students are required by discouraging the stronger oppression of the Footwork, handwork and strategy, the three
to join the US JF Shufu Yudanshakai-US JI Virginia weaker. Power is based on humanity, justice, fundamentals of this Olympic sport, are taught
Judo Inc. to be examined for promotions to morality, wisdom and faith. Students start with a using safety-tipped swords, protective jackets, This logo signifies a class that
higher rank, compete in sanctioned tournaments white belt that symbolizes innocence and progress masks and gloves. Fencing builds coordination
or attend seminars and clinics. Students are to yellow (earth), green (growth), blue (heaven), supports the mission of FitArlington.
and quickness of the mind and body and
required to wear a Judo uniform, which can be red (danger) and black (maturity). Tae kwon-do For more information on FitArlington
develops balance, agility and grace. Great fitness
purchased from the instructor at a nominal cost. has 24 patterns representing the hours of the activity; this class is full of action! Designed by a and more opportunities to get fit, go to
Dawson Terrace Center. Inst: Landstreet day, and its basic tenants are courtesy, integrity, Russian Fencing master and professor of fencing
Ages 5-8 9 Sessions $74 perseverance, self control and indomitable spirit. at American university. No previous training is
220313A Sun., Jan. 24, 5:15-6:15pm Langston Brown Center. Inst: Shiekhy needed to take the class. A $29 equipment rental

Ages 8-15 9 Sessions $74 Ages 16-Adult 10 Sessions $77 fee is to be paid to the instructor at the first
220313B Sun., Jan. 24, 6:30-7:30pm 240364A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:30-8:30pm session to cover jacket, mask and foil. Gunston
Center. Inst: StaffStaff
Tae Kwon-Do for Youth and Teens Beginner Judo for Teens & Adults Ages 9-13 6 Sessions $75
Tae kwon-do is the Korean art of foot and hand Judo is a Japanese word meaning the gentle 220310A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:00-8:00pm Tots a n d Yout h
techniques. The utmost purpose of tae kwon-do way using the principles of maximum efficiency Ages 14-Adult 6 Sessions $75
is to eliminate fighting by discouraging the with minimum effort and mutual welfare and 240359A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:00-9:00pm Little Olympians
stronger oppression of the weaker. Power is benefit. Judo is an Olympic sport, a method of Your pre-schooler will enjoy a variety of different
based on humanity, justice, morality, wisdom self defense, a physical education and a way of Fencing Historical Swordsmanship: sports while learning skills and sportsmanship.
and faith. Students start with a white belt that life. Kodokan Judo involves break falls, 67 throws, Rapier & Two-Handed Sword Children are introduced to a variety of sporting
symbolizes innocence and progress to yellow mat work, randori, kata and shiai. Dawson Terrace Based in Medieval and Renaissance techniques, activities including soccer, t-ball, kickball,
(earth), green (growth), blue (heaven), red Center. Inst: Landstreet
we’ll explore sword-fighting disciplines of the basketball and tennis. Inst: Inst: Staff
(danger) and black (maturity). Tae kwon-do Ages 14-Adult 9 Sessions $74
rapier (the traditional dueling sword) and the two Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center
has 24 patterns representing the hours of the 240354A Sun., Jan. 24, 7:45-8:45pm
handed sword (the knightly European medieval Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $102
day, and its basic tenants are courtesy, integrity, sword). Practice swords used in class are the 210606A Wed., Jan. 20, 10:00-10:45am
perseverance, self-control and indomitable Senior Judo 210606B Wed., Jan. 20, 11:00-11:45am
shinai (made of bamboo) and the foil. Students
spirit. Students are evaluated at each class after All aspects of Judo will be taught. Senior Judo is 210606C Fri., Jan. 22, 9:00-9:45am
wear protective equipment in addition to a pair
their first 12 hours of studying. The discipline an ongoing Judo program for those students who 210606D Fri., Jan. 22, 10:00-10:45am
of gloves. $29 equipment rental fee is due on
and strength from tae kwon-do helps kids do have completed a Judo course or have previous Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $81
the first day of class. No previous training or
better in school, playgrounds and social events. experience in Judo. Dawson Terrace Center. Inst: 210606E Mon., Jan. 25, 1:00-1:45pm
experience necessary. Gunston Center. Inst: Staff
Langston Brown Center. Inst: Shiekhy Landstreet 210606F Mon., Jan. 25, 2:00-2:45pm
Ages 9-Adult 6 Sessions $75
Ages 6-15 10 Sessions $77 Ages 16-Adult 20 Sessions $163
220312A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:00-7:00pm Gunston Park
220314A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-7:30pm 240353A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm
Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $102
Ages 6-15 8 Sessions $62

210606I Tues., Jan. 19, 10:00-10:45am
220314B Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:30pm Escape Strategies
210606J Tues., Jan. 19, 11:00-11:45am
The “Easy System of Control and Practical
210606K Tues., Jan. 19, 3:15-4:00pm
Te e n s & A du lts Emergency” Strategies is for people that don’t
210606L Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:00-10:45am
have a lot of time to commit to mastering a
Karate Teen/Adult 210606M Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:15-4:00pm
self-defense system, but want to keep their Tot Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91
Here’s a class for all belt levels and abilities. safety skills razor sharp in the event they ever
210606N Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:15am
Through hard work and concentration, have to use them. This five-part class teaches Little Shots
participants progress through various belt levels. 210606O Sat., Jan. 23, 12:30-1:15pm
basic self-defense techniques coupled with the An introduction through fun games and activities
Uniforms are required and sold at a nominal designed to build eye-hand coordination and Fairlington Center.
secret 3-D concept to guarantee their successful
fee. Testing for promotion to the next level is familiarity with the tennis ball and racket. A Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91
use. It’s great for women on their way to college
available during the final week of classes for or leaving home for the first time. Dawson tennis racket is required. Fairlington Center. Inst: 210606G Sat., Jan. 23, 10:00-10:45am
additional cost. Dawson Terrace Center. Inst: Terrace Center. Inst: Batiste Martial Art First Serve Tennis 210606H Sat., Jan. 23, 12:00-12:45pm
Batiste Martial Art Ages 15-Adult 5 Sessions $39 Ages 4-6 8 Sessions $144
Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $77 240362A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:00-8:00pm 210601A Fri., Jan. 22, 2:30-3:15pm
240339A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:10-9:10pm Tots learn the basketball fundamentals of
240362B Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-2:00pm 210601B Fri., Jan. 22, 3:30-4:15pm
240339B Sat., Jan. 23, 2:00-3:00pm dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding and
Tai Chi Tennis I: Fundamentals defense in a safe and fun environment. Inst: Staff
Shorin Ken Karate Enjoy this slow graceful Chinese exercise program Through fun skill-building games beginners Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center
Learn martial arts in a traditional, and increase strength, tone muscles, enhance and advanced beginners learn and develop the Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $102
non-competitive atmosphere. Students will your body’s range of motion and flexibility, fundamental strokes. Students are encouraged to 210610A Fri., Jan. 22, 11:00-11:45am
increase their physical fitness, mental focus and and improve your balance and coordination. repeat this class until they feel confident with all Fairlington Center
self-confidence through diligent study of this Participants can expect to see an improvement the fundamental strokes. Fairlington Center. Inst: Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $81
martial art. Beginning participants will learn in quality of life, plus benefit from improved First Serve Tennis 210610B Mon., Jan. 25, 4:30-5:15pm
basic hand and foot techniques, incorporating concentration, increased wellbeing, decreased Ages 6-10 8 Sessions $144
them into forms and partner drills. As students stress, enhanced energy, better posture and 220601A Fri., Jan. 22, 4:30-5:30pm Basketball
progress, more advanced techniques are circulation. Fairlington Center. Inst: Chen 220601B Fri., Jan. 22, 5:30-6:30pm Children will learn the fundamentals of
introduced along with increased understanding Ages 15-Adult 20 Sessions $154 basketball including dribbling, passing, shooting,
of their application. Madison Center. Inst: Foos Beginning rebounding and defense. They will use these
Ages 15-Adult 18 Sessions $139 240355A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:00-7:00pm skills as they work their way towards playing real
240361A Mon. /Wed., Jan. 20, 7:30-8:30pm games. Fairlington Center. Inst: Staff
Ages 6-8 8 Sessions $104
240357A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 19, 7:00-8:00pm
220600A Mon., Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30pm
Ages 9-10 8 Sessions $104
220600B Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:30pm

Tot Lacrosse
Children will learn the basic skills of lacrosse
such as catching, throwing, and running with the
ball. There will be no contact while playing, soft
lacrosse balls will be used, and all equipment is
provided. Gunston Center. Inst: Staff
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91
210603A Sat., Jan. 23, 1:30-2:15pm

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FitArlington Opening Soon!

The Arlington Center for Dance 703-533-2414
Classes, 703-228-4747

Sports Classes - December Disc Golf
Youth Baseball – January Bluemont Park,
Youth Girls Softball – January
Arlington Athletic & Social League
Youth Soccer – February

Teen Late Night Basketball - Football

February Adult
Arlington Athletic & Social League
Junior Team Tennis – February
Adult Softball – February Coed Flag Football: Eric Legg, . 703-228-1835
Adult Flag Football – February
Men’s Flag Football: Eric Legg, . . 571-276-3935
Adult Ball Hockey – March
Adult Indoor Soccer - March Youth
Arlington Football League . . . . . . 571-276-3935
Arlington Senior Golf Club: Jennifer Collins . . . . . . . . 703-228-4745
County Programs appear in red. 6th Grade League: Ed Robinson Arlington Aerials Gymnastic Team
Affiliated groups appear in teal. . . . . . . . . 703-228-1808 . . . . . . . 703-228-0708
Badminton 7th – 8th Grade League: Marta Cahill Classes, 703-228-4747
Gunston Community Center . . . 703-228-6980 . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818
Ice Hockey
Ball Hockey 9th – 10th Grade League, 11th – 12th Grade League, Kettler Capitals Iceplex . . . . . . . . 571-224-0555
Adult Coed Ball Hockey: Marta Cahill Summer League Basketball and Travel . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818 Basketball: Eric Legg . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1835 Ice Skating
Baseball Senior Ice Skating . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-4745
Biking Jennifer Collins,
Arlington Babe Ruth . . . . . . . . . . . 703-354-1135 Arlington has 36 miles of scenic off-street trails Kettler Capitals Iceplex . . . . . . . . 571-224-0555
and 49 miles of on-street connecting bicycle
Arlington Little League . . . . . . . . . . 703-351-5111 routes to take you wherever you want to go. To request an Arlington Bikeway Map, call Judo
Arlington Senior Babe Ruth . . . . 703-527-7899 703-228-6525. Arlington Judo Club . . . . . . . . . . . 571-216-8992 BikeArlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5027

Basketball Classes, 703-228-4747

Adult Kickball
Men’s Basketball: Ed Robinson . 703-228-1808 World Adult Kickball Assoc., . . . . . . . . 703-228-1808
Women’s Basketball: Ed Robinson Arlington Youth Lacrosse . . . . . . 703-524-4529 . . . . . . . . 703-228-1808
Coed Basketball: Ed Robinson . . 703-228-1808 Miniature Golf Upton Hill Regional Park . . . . . . . 703-534-3437
Women's 3v3 50+: . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-4771
Pickle Ball
Thomas Jefferson . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5920
Informal/Pick-up Walter Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-0935
Barcroft Sports & Fitness . . . . . . 703-228-0701
Roller Hockey
Carver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5706
Teen League . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-823-5799
Drew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5725
Gunston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-6980 Rugby
Langston-Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5210 Northern Virginia Rugby Club
Thomas Jefferson Center . . . . . . 703-228-5920
Teen Boxing Running/Walking
Late Night Basketball League: Eric Legg Adult Arlington has 36 miles of scenic off-street trails . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1835 Arlington Boxing Club . . . . . . . . . 703-228-0705 and 49 miles of on-street connecting routes to
Youth Informal/Pick-up take you wherever you want to go. To request
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center 703-228-0701 an Arlington Bikeway Map, call 703-228-4747.
1st & 2nd Grade Saturday Morning Instructional
One-on-One Boxing . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1828 Arlington Road Runners Club
Program: Jennifer Groner . . . . . . . . 703-228-1809 Teen
Arlington Boxing Club . . . . . . . . . 703-228-0705 Skate Boarding/Inline Skating
3rd Grade Developmental League: Marta Cahill . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818 Cheerleading (Youth) Powhatan Springs Skate Park . . . . 703-533 2362

4th-5th Grade League: Ed Robinson Arlington All Star Cheer & Dance . 703-228-7781
Arlington Football League . . . . . . 571-276-3935 . . . . . . . . 703-228-1808

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Arlington Ageless Masters Team . . 703-228-1814
Public Spaces
for Public Use!
Arlington Aquatic Club . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1814 Arlington County has a wonderful infrastructure of rooms, fields, pools,
Informal pavilions and recreation areas available
From early morning to late in the evening for use by the public. To reserve a space,
Arlington County pools are open at various please contact the Facilities Scheduling
times for lap swimmers to get a workout and Unit by calling 703-228-1805 or email
anyone to have fun. 
unless otherwise specified below.
Wakefield Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-578-3063
Washington-Lee Pool . . . . . . . . . 703-228-6262 Amusement Activities for Parties and Fairs
Have a moon bounce or other kiddy amusements at your
Yorktown Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-536-9739 next party or fair. The award-winning Arlington T.E.A.M.
Classes, 703-228-4747 program not only supplies residents with great amusements
at a great price, it also teaches local teens about running their
Table Tennis own business, customer service and other skills to advance
Soccer Gunston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-6980 their employment options. Call 703-228-7781.
Adult Madison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5210
Community Center Rooms
American Soccer League of Arlington: Tennis Need a spot for a meeting, party or special event? Community
Kamil Elhag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301-792-9010 Centers have rooms to fit a variety of needs and events.
Adult Senior Tennis: Jennifer Collins Community Gardens
Arlington Bolivian Soccer League: Felix Sandoval . . . . . . . . 703-228-4745 Enhance the green space in Arlington with your very own . 703-960-8716 Arlington County Tennis Assoc. 703-243-0077 garden. Residents can plant vegetables and flowers in these
wonderful spaces for their own use. For information call
Arlington Coed Kicks Soccer League: Glebe Ladies Tennis Club . . . . . . 703-534-1059 703-228-6426.
Hung Tran . . . . 301-983-8726
Classes, 703-228-4747
Arlington Women’s Soccer League Fields
Youth Stay active on an Arlington field. Apply for a permit to use Junior Team Tennis: Eric Legg Diamond (Softball/Baseball), Rectangular (Soccer/Football/
Bolivian Futsalon League: . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1835 Lacrosse/Rugby), Synthetic Turf Fields, as well as Basketball/
Gustavo Chalco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-929-6036 Volleyball Courts and the Gunston Bubble.
Bolivian Veterans Soccer League:
Private Lessons: Eric Legg Gunston Bubble
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571-264-1532 or 240-426-6918 . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1835 Enjoy a turf field indoors! The Gunston Bubble is great for
Coed Indoor Soccer: Marta Cahill soccer, baseball and softball training, indoor soccer games
Tennis court reservation, . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818 and great parties when you combine the bubble with T.E.A.M., keyword tennis courts amusements.
Men’s Indoor Soccer: Marta Cahill
Track & Field . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818 Gymnastics Birthday Parties at Barcroft
Saturday Morning Instructional Track and Field Here’s the perfect party for your birthday boy or girl (ages 4
Women’s Indoor Soccer: Marta Cahill
Program: Jennifer Groner and up)! Includes age-appropriate gymnastics activities, such . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1818 . . . . . . . . 703-228-1809 as an obstacle course, a tumble track, the foam pit and games.
Youth & Teen
Indoor Soccer @ Barcroft . . . . . 703-228-0701 Ultimate Picnic Shelters
Washington Area Frisbee Club, Six of Arlington’s parks have picnic shelters for large private
Arlington Soccer Association . . . 703-532-3111 and corporate picnics that are available for rental from April Volleyball through October. Between November and May shelters are not
Arlington Travel Soccer Club . . . 703-241-0309 Adult reserved but can be used on a first-come first-served basis. Arlington Athletic & Social League Pool Parties and Group Rentals
Bolivian Youth Futsalon . . . . . . 703-929-6036 Treat your child to a birthday bash with a bit of splash! You
Informal/Pick-up bring the kids, the cake and the favors; we furnish two tables
Youth Winter Indoor Soccer: Jennifer Groner
Carlin Springs (55+ years) . . . . . 703-228-4771 with tablecloths, balloons, and of course, the pool! (No . . . . . . . . 703-228-1809 Langston-Brown (55+ years) . . . 703-228-5210 bookings for birthday parties during June, July and August.)
Indoor Informal/pick-up Thomas Jefferson . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-5920
Gunston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-6980 Wakefield (55+ years) . . . . . . . . . 703-228-1804 Portable Stage
Arlington County’s mobile stage is available for rental. This
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Youth portable stage is great for concerts, plays, and other events!
Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-0701 Arlington Volleyball Club, Please contact Hal Crawford at 703-228-1845 or
Softball for more information.
Adult Walking Rosslyn Spectrum
Men’s Softball: Ed Robinson . . . 703-228-1808 Auditorium and theatre style seating for 387, ideal for
Adult conferences, lectures and multi-media presentations.
Senior Walking Club: Jennifer Collins
Coed Softball: Ed Robinson . . . . 703-228-1808 . . . . . . . . 703-228-4745 Tennis Courts
WALKArlington: . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-228-0072 Tennis courts in the following parks can now be reserved
Youth online: Bluemont, Bon Air, Quincy, Virginia Highlands,
Arlington Girls Softball Assoc . . . 703-237-6365 Gunston, Greenbrier, Fort Scott, Jennie Dean, Glebe, Madison Wrestling Manor and Tuckahoe. Reservations for 1 hour (min) to 1.5
Youth hours (max) in length can be made 1-14 days in advance.
The Arlington Tigers: . . . . . . . . . . 703-243-6703
Weddings and Receptions arlingtontigerswrestling
Fort C.F. Smith Park is a beautiful 19-acre site that includes a
lush tree canopy, an open meadow, the lovely Hendry House

For more fitness options in Arlington,

and preserved earthworks of the Civil War fort built in 1863.
For rental information call 703-243-7329.

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Tot Soccer UK Petite Soccer the description of both programs for more
Soccer is an energetic sport that gives Here’s a fun introduction to soccer run by UK information. Lubber Run Center. Inst.: Pino
Ages Birth-5 10 Sessions $193
preschoolers the opportunity to improve skills Elite Soccer’s qualified professional British

& Music
210240A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:00-4:45p.m
and increase endurance while having fun and teaching Staff. Activities are age-appropriate
learning. Children learn the basic skills of the and comprised of fun and fantasy-based games
Classic Tales n’ Tunes Winter Party
game focusing on kicking, dribbling, shooting and activities. Children are taught the basic
Celebrate the coming of winter: snow and
and passing. This class strives not only to techniques of dribbling, passing, control and
Tots & A du lt snowmen, sleigh bells, and all the winter fun in
teach soccer skills, but also to teach teamwork, shooting. Each weekly session ends with a small
our special one-time Winter Wonderland class!
sportsmanship and cooperative play. Inst: Staff scrimmage to familiarize the children to the
Fairlington Center. simplest rules of soccer. Parents are welcome Tiny Tunes Winter Wonderland Enjoy great stories and songs in English and
Come join the winter fun in our special one-time Spanish, puppetry, finger plays using American
Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91 to take part with their children as necessary.
Winter Wonderland class! Enjoy great stories Sign Language and movement activities. This
210605A Sat., Jan. 23, 9:00-9:45am Players should bring water and a smile. Gunston
and songs in English and Spanish, finger plays class is perfect for new students who want to
Gunston Center. Park. Inst: Staff
using American Sign Language and movement try the program before winter session starts in
210605B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:30am-12:15pm Ages 3-5 6 Sessions $100
activities. This happy celebration of winter gives January, for our regular students who want to
210608A Wed., Jan. 20, 11:00am-12:00pm
new students a chance to sample our program bridge the gap between fall and winter sessions,
Youth Soccer 210608B Wed., Jan. 20, 1:30-2:30pm
and for others who just want to experience an
and returning students a bridge for the gap
Children will continue to develop and improve enriching (non-religious) celebration of winter!
Big Hitters T-Ball between fall and winter sessions. Lubber Run
on the basic soccer skills of dribbling, passing, Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino
Tots get the opportunity to enjoy t-ball while Center. Inst.: Pino
shooting and ball control. They will learn the Ages 1½ -5 1 Session $19
learning skills and sportsmanship. Through fun Ages Birth-17 mths 1 Session $19
basic rules of the games and demonstrate their 110240A Wed., Dec. 16, 9:15-10:00a.m
drills and games, they learn basic t-ball skills 110238A Wed., Dec. 16, 11:15a.m.-12:00p.m.
skills during controlled scrimmages. Gunston 110240B Wed., Dec. 16, 10:15-11:00a.m
focusing on throwing, catching and batting, base 110238B Wed., Dec. 16, 12:15-1:00p.m.
Park. Inst: Staff 110240C Wed., Dec. 16, 5:00-5:45p.m
running and fielding. Inst: Staff 110238C Wed., Dec. 16, 4:00-4:45p.m.
Ages 6-8 10 Sessions $102
220609A Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:15-5:00pm Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center Classic Tales ‘n Tunes
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $81
Tiny Tunes
Step out of the hustle and bustle of life and Classic Tales n’ Tunes® invites young children
Kicks for Tots Soccer 210609A Mon., Jan. 25, 3:00-3:45pm and their caregivers to share a joyful adventure
reserve this precious time for you or your loving
Kicks for Tots soccer is geared to improve Fairlington Center in learning through the expressive arts: reading
caregiver to bond with your baby or toddler
individual ball skills in a fun, energetic Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91 stories, making music, enjoying puppetry,
through wonderful music and movement
environment. The primary method of instruction 210609B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:00-11:45am exploring gross motor equipment, and playing
activities. Sing, dance and learn Spanish and finger
is United States Soccer Federation Youth Soccer Gunston Park. interactive games. Each lesson explores a theme
plays with American Sign Language and play
Development program. Coaching methods Ages 3-5 10 Sessions $102 through a rich diversity of music and literature
parachute games in this engaging class, designed
revolve around developing players social, 210609C Tues., Jan. 19, 4:15-5:00pm from different genres and cultures. Spanish
by the creator of Classic Tales n’ Tunes®. Nurture
physical and technical skills in an active, positive 210609D Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:00-11:45am and American Sign Language are blended
your child’s development of listening, language,
environment. Sessions accommodate all skill Ages 3-5 9 Sessions $91 into the curriculum, promoting a friendly and
and fine and gross motor skills while having fun!
levels. Madison Center. Inst: Staff 210609E Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30-11;15am inclusive environment. This award-winning multi
Visit to learn more!
Ages 2-3 8 Sessions $125 sensory program nurtures cognitive, language,
Lee Center. Inst: Hayes
210611A Tues., Jan. 19, 2:00-2:45pm motor, social and emotional skills as well as
Ages Birth-17 mths 10 Sessions $193
210611B Thurs., Jan. 21, 1:00-1:45pm musicality and creativity. Siblings of enrolled
Ages 3-5 8 Sessions $125
210236A Tues., Jan. 19, 11:30am-12:15pm
Lee Center. Inst: Pino students attend for free if 11 months or younger,
210611C Tues., Jan. 19, 1:00-1:45pm and otherwise may register with instructor’s
210611D Tues., Jan. 19, 3:00-3:45pm 210236B Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:30am-12:15pm
Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino permission. Please visit to
210611E Thurs., Jan. 21, 2:00-2:45pm see why families love Classic Tales n’ Tunes®!
210611F Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:00-3:45pm 210236C Wed., Jan. 20, 11:15am-12:00pm
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Hayes Lee Center. Inst: Hayes
210236D Fri., Jan. 22, 11:30am-12:15pm Ages 1½-5 10 Sessions $193
210235A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:30-10:15am
Family Fun new 210235B Tues., Jan. 19, 10:30-11:15am
What could be better than a Classic Tales Lee Center. Inst: Pino
‘n Tunes® or Tiny Tunes class? How about a 210235C Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:30-10:15am
combined class!? Children from birth through 210235D Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:30-11:15am
5 years will be challenged and included in Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino
this highly differentiated class that combines 210235E Wed., Jan. 20, 9:15-10:00am
the best of each program into one. This class 210235F Wed., Jan. 20, 10:15-11:00am
is particularly popular for parents who work Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Hayes
outside the home and would like to participate 210235G Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30-10:15am
with their children, so we’re widening the age 210235H Fri., Jan. 22, 10:30-11:15am
group to include all interested families. See

Tiny Tunes Preview new Parent Child University Free Preview

Come experience the fun of a Tiny Tunes class! In this one-time
Hop ‘n Bop Preview Come read, rhyme, sing and sign the Kindermusik®, Sign &
Your child, along with a loving caregiver, will explore a wide
class, learn songs, ASL signs, bounces, finger plays, fun movement Sing (created by Signing Smart®) and way with Becky Bailey’s
variety of motor challenges, instrument play, and movement
activities and even a little Spanish that you can teach your baby, I Love You Rituals too! Come find out why Kindermusik® is the
activities in a music and joy-filled classroom in this fabulous
and get a taste of what’s in store for the winter session! world’s leading seller of curricula for 0-7 year-olds worldwide.
new offering from Classic Tales ‘n Tunes, LLC. This class is ideal
Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino ExperienceCome experience the joy of parent education
for children who thrive in a child-centered environment with
Ages Birth-1½ 1 Session Free through child enrichment. Families and families new to Parent
minimal structure. Lubber Run Center. Inst.: Pino
210237A Wed., Jan. 13, 11:15am-12:00pm Child University’s many classes will receive a free Free gift! See
Ages 1½ -4 1 Session Free
Lee Center. Inst: Hayes pictures, video clips, register your make-up classes, and learn
Preview 210242A Wed., Jan. 13, 12:15-1:00pm
210237B Tues., Jan. 12, 11:30am-12:15pm why parents and children Love our classes at www.ParentChildU.
these 210242B Wed., Jan. 13, 5:00-5:45pm
Lee Center. Inst: Pino com! Fairlington Center. Inst: Kretzer
210237C Thurs., Jan. 14, 11:30am-12:15pm classes Classic Tales n’ Tunes Preview Ages Birth-5 1 Session Free
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Hayes for free ! Up, down, in, out - it’s fun learning Opposites in this topsy turvy
210201A Fri., Jan. 15, 9:30-10:20am
210237D Fri., Jan. 15, 11:30am-12:15pm 210201B Fri., Jan. 15, 10:45-11:20am
class! Enjoy great stories and songs in English, Spanish,and
210201C Sat., Jan. 16, 9:30-10:20am
American Sign Language, puppetry, fingerplays and movement
Family Fun Preview new 210201D Sat., Jan. 16, 10:45-11:20am
activities. This FREE class is perfect for new students who
Enjoy this free preview class and see how much fun Family Time want to try the program before winter session starts, for our
classes are! Babies up to 5 years old relish the stories, songs, Signing Smart Free Preview
regular students who want to bridge the gap between fall and
music and movement activities, the Spanish and the American Come experience the power and fun of Signing Smart for your
winter sessions, and for others who just want to experience an
Sign Language, and you will too! This class cleverly combines baby or toddler! Come sign and play with our toys, ball pit,
enriching and fun class!, Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino
elements of the Tiny Tunes approach with those of the Classic tunnel, parachute and more during this exciting ASL play class.
Ages 1½-5 1 Session Free
Tales ‘n Tunes to make one fantastic multi-age experience... your Find out why signing increases IQ by 12 points (NIH study) and
210239A Wed., Jan. 13, 10:15-11:00am
children will love it and you will too! Lubber Run Center. Inst.: Pino speeds spoken language development. Experience the joy of
Lee Center. Inst: Pino parent education through child enrichment. Families new to
Ages Birth-5 1 Session Free 210239B Tues., Jan. 12, 10:30-11:15am
210241A Wed., Jan. 13, 4:00-4:45pm Signing Smart receive a free gift. Fairlington Center. Inst: Daub
210239C Thurs., Jan. 14, 10:30-11:15am Ages Birth-2 1 Session Free
Barcroft Sports & Fitness Center. Inst: Hayes 210207A Tues., Jan. 12, 10:30-11:15am
210239D Fri., Jan. 15, 10:30-11:15am 210207B Thurs., Jan. 14, 4:30-5:20pm

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Signing Smart Beginner Play Class Music Together ®

Social Skills
Movement Therapy Signing Smart strategies integrate more than 130 Music Together® is an internationally recognized
Movement Therapy is offered in partnership
American Sign Language (ASL) signs into songs, mixed-age music and movement class. The
with the National Rehabilitation &
games, and activities developed to engage very Music Together® approach develops every
Rediscovery Foundation and is designed for
young children and their parents. Research has child’s birthright of basic music competence by
individuals with brain injuries or neurological Let’s Play: Social Skills Class
shown that Signing Smart with hearing babies experiencing music through playful activities
challenges. Enjoy dance and movement to In partnership with the Jewish Community of
and toddlers allows communication and spoken rather than learning music concepts. Find
enhance self-esteem, improve balance and Northern Virginia, this class is designed for
language to happen earlier and faster, while out more at A $37
coordination and foster cognitive and social children with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome
reducing frustration and tantrums. Most children materials fee is mandatory for each enrolled
skill development. Participants must be able or ADD/ADHD who participate in group
have 2-3 words by 12 months, whereas, Signing family and is to be paid to the instructor at the
to complete exercises independently. Staff to settings. Children will learn social skills
Smart children typically have 25 signs and 16 first session.
participant ratio is 1 to 10. Langston Brown through active play in a safe and healthy
words! Most children start combining words into Langston-Brown Center. Inst: Baden-Campbell
Center. Inst: Staff
2 word sentences by 20 months, whereas Signing Ages Birth-4 10 Sessions $173 environment. Welcome interviews will be
Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $30 Smart children typically do this by 11-14 months conducted prior before the class starts. Staff
210208A Tues., Jan. 19, 9:30-10:15am
202004A Tues., Jan. 26, 4:00-5:00p.m. and some as early as 6 months! NIH even found to participant ratio is 1 to 4. Langston Brown
210208B Tues., Jan. 19, 10:30-11:15am
a 12-point IQ increase for eight year- olds who 210208C Tues., Jan. 19, 11:30am-12:15pm Center. Inst: Staff
Hop ‘n Bop new
used signs as young children. More research, class Langston-Brown Center. Inst: McKinley Ages 6-8 8 Sessions $75
Here’s an indoor play adventure for the curious pictures and family quotes at www.ParentChildU. Ages Birth-4 10 Sessions $173 202014A Tues., Jan. 19, 4:30-5:30p.m.
and busy child! Designed by Classic Tales n’ com. Home materials include Signing Smart for 210208D Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30-10:15am
Tunes LLC, children and their parent or caregiver Early Communication: Beginner Handbook, 210208E Wed., Jan. 20, 10:30-11:15am Friends Social Skills Class
will explore a variety of gross motor equipment Signing Smart Video Glossary and The Treasure 210208F Wed., Jan. 20, 11:30am-12:15pm In partnership with the Jewish Community
and instruments together in a fun, music-infused Chest: Vol. 1 children’s video. Please bring your Lubber Run Center. Inst: Talmadge of Northern Virginia, this class is designed
atmosphere. Children climb, bounce, tap, roll, check for materials for $47 materials fee (or Ages Birth-4 10 Sessions $173 for children with Autism, Asperger’s
balance, jump and pretend, developing their self $16 for repeat families) to the first class session. 210208J Tues., Jan. 19, 9:15-10:00am Syndrome or ADD/ADHD who participate
esteem, motor coordination, body awareness, Fairlington Center. Inst: Daub 210208K Tues., Jan. 19, 10:15-11:00am in group settings. Children will explore
social skills and creativity. Adult participation Ages 5mths-2yrs 10 Sessions $160 210208L Tues., Jan. 19, 11:15am-12:00pm and understand their emotions through
required. Lubber Run Center. Inst: Pino 210200A Tues., Jan. 19, 11:00-11:50am recreational play. Discussion topics include
Lubber Run Center. Inst: Sattlefield
Ages 1½-4 10 Sessions $193 210200B Thurs., Jan. 21, 3:30-4:20pm dealing with anger, understanding feelings,
Ages Birth-4 8 Sessions $139
210238A Wed., Jan. 20, 12:15-1:00pm 210200C Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-5:20pm the power of positive thinking and handling
210208G Mon., Jan. 25, 9:30-10:15am
210238B Wed., Jan. 20, 5:00-5:45pm stress. Staff to participant ratio is 1 to 4.
210208H Mon., Jan. 25, 10:15-11:00am
Sign Smart Intermediate Play Class Langston Brown Center. Inst: Staff
Kindermusik Village: Cock-a-doodle-Moo Lubber Run Center. Inst: Talmadge
Through engaging and developmentally Ages 9-12 8 Sessions $75
Come join us in Cock-a-doodle-MOO as we Ages Birth-4 10 Sessions $173
stimulating activities, you will learn how to use 202017A Tues., Jan. 19, 4:30-5:30p.m.
explore a farm theme as baby’s ride a hayride 210208M Thurs., Jan. 21, 9:15-10:00am
130 ASL signs and Signing Smart Strategies to
and experiences vocal play by using farm animal 210208N Thurs., Jan. 21, 10:15-11:00am
decrease temper tantrums, facilitate your child’s
sounds! For over 30 years, Kindermusik® has been 210208O Thurs., Jan. 21, 11:15am-12:00pm
comprehension of abstract ideas and stimulate
a leader in the field. Each class is lead by a child your child’s memory skills. Songs, rhymes, Walter Reed Center. Inst: McCleerey
development expert, and includes IQ-boosting parachute play and center time help foster Ages Birth-4 9 Sessions $156
American Sign Language, Spanish, instrument emotional understanding, encourage symbolic 210208S Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:15am
play, songs, parachute play, parent education, a play, enhance overall vocabulary and sentence 210208T Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30-11:15am
research-packed weekly e-mail and professional use (signed and spoken), and advance your 210208U Sat., Jan. 23, 11:30am-12:15pm
monthly newsletter. We even provide the home child’s pre-literacy abilities through strategic sign
materials for you to relive this class for years to use while reading, rhyming, and storytelling!
come! Please bring a check for $37 (siblings kits Prior signing experience is encouraged. Home
$18) to your first class for your home materials Materials include Signing Smart Intermediate
including a long-play CD, a board book, two Handbook and The Treasure Chest 2: Signs,
art banners, a sunshine jingle instrument and Songs and Rhymes children’s DVD and CD with
downloadable home activity journal. See pictures, over 90 signs. Please bring a check for $37 to
videos, and schedule make-up classes at www. class for materials. Repeat students materials fee! Inst: Kretzer is $16. Fairlington Center. Inst: Daub
Fairlington Center.Inst Ages 1-3 10 Sessions $160
Ages Birth-1½ 8 Sessions $136 210221A Tues., Jan. 19, 10:00-10:50am
210204A Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30-10:20am
210204B Sat., Jan. 23, 11:45am-12:35pm Loving Guidance:
Walter Reed Center. Inst: I Love You Rituals new
Ages Birth-1½ 6 Sessions $102 Children need our presence not our presents;
210204C Wed., Feb. 17, 10:30-11:20am come give them both! Current brain research
proves that connections on the outside create
Kindermusik Our Time: Away We Go! connections on the inside! Come truly connect
Come Away We Go! this winter on trains, cars, with your child through playful, loving activities
buses, horses, wagons, airplanes and boats! that will make neural connections that will
For over 30 years, Kindermusik® has been a improve your child’s ability to connect with
leader in the field. Each class is lead by a child others, pay attention and learn. Based on the
development expert, and includes IQ-boosting award-winning book, I Love You Rituals by
American Sign Language, Spanish, instrument Becky Bailey, Ph.D. come learn and have fun!
play, songs, parachute play, parent education, a Class will include songs, movement, finger-plays,
research-packed weekly e-mail and professional instrument and prop play, parent education,
monthly newsletter. We even provide the home parachute play, and so much more! Please bring
materials for you to relive this class for years to a check to the first class for $15 for the I Love You
come! See class pictures and videos, schedule Rituals, Vol. 1 CD. Fairlington Center. Inst: Kretzer
a make-up class, and learn why families love
our classes at! A $56
Ages Birth-5 10 Sessions
210217A Thurs., Jan. 21, 5:30-6:20pm
$170 “What would life be like if we had
materials fee will be collected the first day of 210217B Sat., Jan. 23, 10:45-11:35am no courage to attempt anything?”
class (siblings kits only $18) for home materials
that include two books, a Home Activity Book,
two CDs, and a pair of Zig Zag Blocks. Fairlington
Vincent Van Gogh
Center. Inst: Kretzer
Ages Birth-1½ 10 Sessions $170 Take a class…page 18
210206A Fri., Jan. 22, 10:45-11:35am
210206B Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-10:20am

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Dance Belly Dance Level II
Hip shimmies, circles, veils and scarves, these
techniques will accentuate moves learned in
Contemporary Night Club Dancing new
If you love music and wish that you could dance
to it with that special someone, then this is the
Belly Dance: Level I. Take this class to continue
Yout h class for you! Impress your friends in night club
Give all the essentials for a belly dancer: posture,
settings, at wedding receptions or at any other
self basic rhythms and graceful arm and hand
Your Of Adapted Dance for Kids movements. Also learn isolation exercises to
special affair with your ability to dance and move
ift to the music on your ipod play list or on any
the G ngton ! Participants with disabilities will have fun tone and condition the body. Instruction includes
of your favorite CD’s. Bring your music to class
Arli finding the dancer within, through Creative learning short dance routines that incorporate all
Enjoy cribe ca
and learn how to dance to it. Class will include
Movement/ Jazz along with fun modern music, the fundamental movements while having fun.
various contemporary, social and Latin dances
bs go Wear comfortable clothing to allow movement
To su - 4747 or
and an energetic teacher. We plan to get heart with music and dance selections varying each
rates up, feet tapping, work on rhythm and throughout the workout. Fairlington Center. Inst:
28 .
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semester. We’ll have a great class that feels like a
balance, but most importantly have fun moving. Aerobix Inc.
party every week. Singles and couples welcome.
onlin Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Staff Ages Adults 10 Sessions $99
No Pre-requisites. Culpepper Garden Center. Inst:
gt 240249A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:40-8:40pm
Ages 6-11 8 Sessions $80 Woll & Associates
ree. 202012A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:00-6:45p.m. 
It’s F Beginning Ballroom Dance: Smooth Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
Learn the fundamentals of American-style 240213A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:45-8:45pm
T e e n s & A du lt smooth ballroom concentrating on fox trot,
DC Hand Dancing new
waltz, swing and tango. Class will cover four to
Ballet Barre five basic patterns in each dance, emphasizing
Proclaimed this area’s official dance and
Barre work is very therapeutic for the knees, indigenous to the Nation’s Capital, learn this
A da pte d Pr o g r a m s proper dance position, leading and following,
ankles and hips and is wonderful for improving ultra smooth style of six-count Swing featuring
fo r Pe o pl e w ith and techniques to look and be confident on the
posture. With just the Barre exercises of ballet, various sexy swing-flair circular and slotted
S pe c i a l N e e d s ! dance floor. Nottingham School. Inst: Friedman
enjoy a rare immersion into accessible grace and patterns. DC Hand Dancing is done to modern
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
a wonderful strengthener to facilitate healthy and fast Motown, blues, disco and top 40 music.
240206A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:30-8:25pm
The Therapeutic Recreation/Prevention aging. Fairlington Center. Inst: MacLear Singles and couples welcome. Bring your friends!
Intervention Office provides programs and Ages 16-Adult 10 Sessions $125 Ballroom Intermediate/ Beginning level. Culpepper Garden Center. Inst:
services that embrace Arlington’s vision 240203A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm Woll & Associates
Advanced: Smooth
of creating a community that promotes Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
new Review and build on the basics! Learn additional
Belly Dance: Hafla Style 240215A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:45-9:45pm
healthy leisure lifestyles for individuals who variations of intermediate and more advanced
5000 Years of folk dancing lead to this intricate
have special needs. Therapeutic Recreation patterns to the most popular American style
dance form. Join 25-year belly dance veteran Jitterbug/Swing
programs are specifically designed for smooth ballroom dances: fox trot, waltz, swing
performer for an in-depth exploration of this Hooked on swing? Enjoy learning East Coast
individuals with physical, emotional, and tango. Emphasis will continue on proper
ancient art. Walter Reed Center. Inst: MacLear swing so you can dance to all the Big Band
social or cognitive/mental challenges. All dance position and techniques as well as leading
Ages 13-Adult 10 Sessions $125 sounds along with the music of the 50’s and 60’s!
adapted programs provide a low staff-to- and following to increase confidence on the
240242A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:10-9:10pm Learn basic steps, various turns and patterns,
dance floor. Nottingham School. Inst: Friedman
participant ratio and smaller group sizes some tricks and many variations. Class rotates
Hawaiian Dance I: Beginners Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
to better meet the needs of all. partners for the best learning experience.
Beginning dancers are invited to join us to learn basic 240208A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:30-9:25pm
Long Branch Elementary School. Inst: Woll &
Look for Adapted Programs below. For foot, hip and hand movement to Hawaiian music Associates
more information contact the Therapeutic and chants. You will also learn Hawaiian culture, Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
Recreation/Prevention Intervention Office language and customs as you exercise without 240217A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm
at 703-228-4740. Please register for classes knowing it! Comfortable clothes and no shoes
at 703-228-4747. required. Barcroft Elementary School. Inst: Titus Mambo/Salsa Beginning new
Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $87 Learn the basics of the fun, fast and easy
Yo ut h P r o g r a m s 240231A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:45pm Latin mambo and salsa. Class will cover the
fundamentals, the similarities and the differences
Adapted Tween and Teen Yoga Pg 6 Hawaiian Dance II: of these two popular Latin dances! Will also
Adapted Gymnastics Pg 9 Intermediate/Advanced show how some of the same patterns will work
Adapted Aquatics Pg 8
Intermediate and advanced dancers are invited Smooth and Romantic new in other dances such as cha cha and rumba.
to join us to continue their studies of Hawaiian Class will emphasize proper dance position,
Adapted Zumba for Teens Pg 4 Ballroom Dance: Beginning
dance, culture, language and customs. Learn leading and following and techniques to look
Be ready for cruises, weddings, parties and
AT Fitness for Teens Pg 3 more advanced dances and chants, some with good and have fun on the dance floor. Madison
dances! Learn the basics and fundamentals
instruments. Dancers from other areas and Center. Inst: Friedman
Social Skills Group Pg 15 of today’s popular American-style ballroom
groups are welcome. You must have at least Ages Adults 7 Sessions $69
TR Spring Break Camp Pg 16 dances: fox trot, waltz, rumba and tango. Class
one year of previous hula training. Comfortable 240220A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:30-8:25pm
will cover four to five basic patterns in each
clothes and no shoes required. Barcroft
A d u lt P r o g r a m s dance, emphasizing proper dance position,
Elementary School. Inst: Titus Social Dance/Basic Survival I
leading and following, and techniques to look
Adapted Aquatics Pg 8 Ages 13-Adult 8 Sessions $87 Learn to survive that wedding reception,
and be confident on the dance floor. Barcroft
240232A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:45-9:00pm cruise ship vacation, New Year’s Eve or other
Adapted Arts and Crafts Pg 18 Elementary School. Inst: Friedman
special event by learning the basics of Social
Adapted Dance Pg 15 A du lts Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
Dancing. You’ll learn how to handle these dance
240207A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:30-8:25pm
Movement Therapy Pg 15 situations with style and grace. Your friends will
Adapted Dance for Adults be impressed when you show them that you
Adapted Fun and Fitness Pg 3 Ballroom Dance I
Adults with disabilities will have fun warming know how to dance waltz, foxtrot, rumba, tango,
Learn the basics of the traditional and glamorous
up, dancing across the floor, and learning swing, cha cha and merengue. Beginning level.
American ballroom dancing to gain confidence
combinations through jazz dance along Couples recommended, but singles welcome.
on the dance floor for any special affair. Learn
with fun modern music, and an energetic Culpepper Garden Center. Inst: Woll & Associates
proper dance position, how to lead and follow
teacher. We plan to get heart rates up, feet Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
and four to five patterns for the most frequently
tapping, work on rhythm and balance, but 240219A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:45-8:45pm
played ballroom dances. Couples recommended,
most importantly, have fun moving. Thomas but singles welcome. No pre-requisites.
Jefferson Center. Inst: Staff
Social Dance/Basic Survival II new
Culpepper Garden Center. Inst: Woll & Associates
Continue to advance with more routine and
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $90 Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
advance technique to develop additional
202007A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:45-7:45p.m. 240212A Tues., Jan. 19, 6:45-7:45pm
skill and depth of knowledge to expand your
dancing ability. Class will focus on two dances
Belly Dance: Level I Ballroom Wedding Dances
per semester, which will vary and rotate each
Learn the sensuous art of belly dance and get fit by Learn to dance for that special occasion, your
semester throughout the current year to
working your entire body. Explore the essentials wedding. Or just take the course to learn the
cover all eight basic ballroom dances. Couples
for the beginning dancer: posture, basic rhythms three most common ballroom and wedding
recommended. Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance I or
and graceful arm, hand and veil movements. Also dances: the Waltz, Foxtrot and Rumba. These
Social Dance/Basic Survival. Culpepper Garden
learn isolation exercises to tone and condition the are the three basic slow dances that couples
Center. Inst: Woll & Associates
body. Instruction includes learning short dance choose for their first dance. You’ll learn proper
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
routines that incorporate all the fundamental dance position, how to lead and follow and some
240221A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:45-9:45pm
movements while having fun! Wear comfortable basic patterns that you can use to form a routine
clothing to allow movement throughout the for your dance. Beginning level. Couples only.
Culpepper Garden Center. Inst: Woll & Associates
workout. Fairlington Center. Inst: Aerobix Inc.
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
Ages Adults 10 Sessions $99
240214A Wed., Jan. 20, 6:45-7:45pm
240248A Thurs., Jan. 21, 6:35-7:35pm

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new Dads and Tots Art for Homeschoolers
West Coast Swing: Beginning Have a great time creating beautiful art A great way to supplement any home school
Learn the fundamentals and some fabulous
projects together using a variety of materials program. Whether beginning or advanced,
patterns for this slow swing usually danced to
and techniques that might include drawing, young artists will have a chance to explore
blues-type music! This slotted dance allows the
printmaking, painting and sculpting. Bring a in-depth theme based activities, discovering
ladies freedom to be flirtatious and playful-
smock or wear old clothes. Other adult guardians new artists, customs and cultures while
-guaranteed to be fun! Emphasis will be on
are welcome too! Lee Center. Inst: Jamroz experimenting with a variety of art materials
proper dance positions and techniques as well
Ages 4-6 7 Sessions $106 and techniques. The program’s twice a week
as leading and following to increase confidence
220103A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:30am-12:00pm format offers students a chance to work on large
on the dance floor. Barcroft Elementary School.
scale projects and collaborative group activities.
Inst: Friedman Abrakadoodle: Mini Doodler Our experienced and enthusiastic Staff will
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78 Children develop their creativity through help budding artists’ develop their creativity
240222A Wed., Jan. 20, 8:30-9:25pm carefully designed lessons that ignite the and imagination through exciting one-of-a-
imagination and develop skills. Using real artists’ kind projects. Bring smock or wear old clothes.
Salsa I materials including watercolors, tempera paints, Fairlington Center. Inst: Staff
Learn today’s hottest dance--salsa! Enjoy a
oil pastels, creative tools and more, children Ages 5-12 16 Sessions $283
unique way to dance New York-style salsa, the
create masterpieces that are truly unique. A 220106A Tues. /Thurs., Jan. 26, 10:00am-12:00pm
difference between studio taught and nightclub
materials fee of $28 is to be paid to the instructor
styles, lead and follow, the “get out of jail” step
at the first session. Inst: Staff Mixed Media Mania: Printmaking
to get your partner back on beat, and when to
Carver Center Discover and explore the ancient art of printmaking.
do mambo instead. Master merengue in one
Ages 3-6 7 Sessions $91 Students will create their own prints and develop
session. Class may also include bachata, cha cha
220104A Mon., Jan. 25, 11:15-11:55am a print series throughout the class. Each class will
or cumbia. No partner required. Long Branch
Lee Center focus on different techniques and styles, including
Elementary School. Inst: Woll & Associates
Ages 3-6 8 Sessions $104 monotypes and relief printing. Bring smock or wear
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $78
220104B Wed., Jan. 20, 2:00-2:45pm old clothes. Lee Center. Inst: Halloran
240237A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:00-8:00pm
220104C Wed., Jan. 20, 3:00-3:45pm Ages 7-9 8 Sessions $122
Walter Reed Center 220109A Mon., Jan. 25, 4:30-6:00pm

Guitar Ages 3-6 8 Sessions

220104D Tues., Jan. 19, 11:15-11:55am
220104E Sat., Jan. 23, 11:15-11:55am

A du lts Art Adventures
Guitar: Beginners
Young artists will discover the world of texture, Yout h Girl Scout
line, shape and color as they create original
Learn basic guitar playing, chords, strums and artwork. A wide range of basic skills are Ceramics: Handbuilding for Families
some music theory playing folk and popular developed including painting, drawing, collage, Spend interactive time with your child while
songs. Instructional manual available from printmaking and sculpture. Bring a smock or Tailored to meet the requirements
discovering basic pottery and handbuilding
instructor for $8. Culpepper Garden Center. wear old clothes. Lee Center. Inst: Halloran techniques. This class is a hands-on experience for Brownie badges: “Puppets,
Inst: Campana Ages 4-6 8 Sessions $96 for the whole family. Children must be Dolls and Plays” or “Color and
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $73 220105A Tues., Jan. 19, 4:30-5:30pm accompanied by an adult. Please register child
240715A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:00-8:00pm
only. Wear old clothes and bring a towel. Thomas Shapes,” and for Junior Troops:
Yout h Jefferson Center. Inst: Edwards “Drawings and Painting” or
Guitar: Intermediate
Ages 6-Adult 8 Sessions $132 “Ceramics and Clay.” Cost is
If you liked Guitar: Beginners or have had Abrakadoodle: Doodlers 220102A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:00-11:30am
some guitar experience, learn more advanced Kids create their own unique masterpieces $10 per Scout; $10 per adult, if
techniques such as various strums, including through painting, drawing and exploring participating. Troop maximum
Get Messy, Play with Clay
rumba and calypso, finger picking, arpeggios creative materials. Each lesson introduces new Come have fun creating three dimensional is 15 (minimum 6). Call (703)
and advanced chording. Instructional manual techniques and styles. Classes help children sculptures using clay and learn basics in hand- 228-5918 or email at rreyes@
may be purchased from the instructor for $8. develop both skills and confidence. Materials building through themed projects. Students are
Culpepper Garden Center. Inst: Campana fee of $28 is paid to the instructor at the first also encouraged to use their imagination and for information
Ages Adults 8 Sessions $73 session. Walter Reed Center. Inst: Staff add personal flare to their work. This classes for and scheduling. Register early.
240720A Tues., Jan. 19, 8:00-9:00pm Ages 6-12 8 Sessions $120 all levels. Returning students are encouraged to Pre-paid reservations are required
220107A Sat., Jan. 23, 1:00-2:00pm retake this class to learn and refine their skills.
for all scout programs.

Arts & Crafts

Lee Center. Inst: Delos Reyes
Ages 7-9 8 Sessions $146
220119A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-6:00pm

Arts Workshops
Tots & Youth
Storytelling Series: Bookmaking new
HD Abrakadoodle: Twoosy Doodlers Would you like to roar your roar along with “Where the Wild Things Are”
Little fingers will experiment with painting, and make a furry monster book? Come hear fun stories and make a book
gluing, sticking, printing and creating, while Block-Buster Art Sessions new of your very own! Each session will begin with a story that will lead into
developing fine motor, language and self-help Tired of staring at blank canvases or promises of returning to that novel a mixed media bookmaking project. Bring a smock or wear old clothes.
skills. This is an “I can do it” class that is fun and you’ve stopped writing? Jolt your right brain into action by enjoying Fairlington Center. Inst: Kallem
creative! Each session has new activities where controlled creative chaos along with artists and non artists alike in these Ages 6-8 1 Session $26
adults get to play too. A materials fee of $28 is fun and social sessions. Unlock your inspiration through exploration of a 220111A Sat., Jan. 30, 10:00am-12:00pm
to be paid to the instructor at the first session. variety of unconventional art materials and guided activities specifically 220111B Sat., Feb. 6, 10:00am-12:00pm
Inst: Staff designed to restore your artistic mojo! All materials included. Fairlington 220111C Sat., Feb. 13, 10:00am-12:00pm
Carver Center Center. Inst: Droblyen 220111D Sat., Feb. 20, 10:00am-12:00pm
Ages 20mths-3 7 Sessions $91 Ages Adults 1 Session $29
Ceramic Drum Workshop new
210100A Mon., Jan. 25, 9:15-9:55am 240107A Thurs., Jan. 28, 7:00-9:00pm
210100B Mon., Jan. 25, 10:15-10:55am 240107B Thurs., Feb. 11, 7:00-9:00pm In this ceramic drum-building workshop you will learn step by step how to
Lee Center 240107C Thurs., Feb. 25, 7:00-9:00pm make a djembe drum from wheel thrown parts. Potter Jason Alexander will
Ages 20mth-3 8 Sessions $104 240107D Thurs., Mar. 11, 7:00-9:00pm demonstrate the entire process including skinning the drum with natural
210100C Wed., Jan. 20, 1:00-1:40pm 240107E Thurs., Mar. 25, 7:00-9:00pm goatskin. Each participant will receive hands-on instruction, enough clay to
Walter Reed Center make a 10-inch diameter drumhead and a prepared goatskin to complete
Ages 20mth-3 8 Sessions $104 Coptic Bookbinding Workshop new the drum. Past throwing experience required. All supplies included. Thomas
210100D Tues., Jan. 19, 9:15-9:55am In this two-day workshop, participants will create their own, hand-bound Jefferson Center. Inst: Alexander
210100E Tues., Jan. 19, 10:15-10:55am blank book. (Perfect for a journal, sketchbook or gift.) Coptic bookbinding Ages 17-Adult 2 Sessions $87
210100F Sat., Jan. 23, 9:15-9:55am is an ancient technique in which books are bound with beautiful 240124A Fri., Jan. 29, 7:00-9:30pm
210100G Sat., Jan. 23, 10:15-10:55am “braided” threads over an exposed spine. Having prior sewing experience new
or other crafts is helpful as well as having good eye-hand coordination. Intro to Precious Metal Clay
Bring your favorite decorative papers for the book’s cover. All materials Join in on learning the latest greatest material in jewelry making. Students
are included. Fairlington Center. Inst: Kallem will make a pendant and dangle earrings from start to finish. Learn
Ages Adults 2 Sessions $53 properties and types of PMC®, how to form, roll, texture, drill, make bales,
240105A Sat., Feb. 27, 10:00am-12:30pm prepare for firing, and finishing techniques, including patinas. Supply fee of
$40 to be paid to the instructor. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Coupe
Ages Adults 1 Session $90
240128A Sat., Mar. 20, 10:00am-4:00pm

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Creature Feature Claymation! new Teens Jewelry: Independent Study Next Step: Digital SLR Cameras
Attention young artists and filmmakers. This class Check out independent study sessions at TJ Continue to explore the creative techniques
Teen Drawing new
will take you through all the steps necessary to Art Studios for experienced jewelers! Designed presented in photography and enjoy
create a clay-animation video. Use modeling clay Teens can focus on basic drawing skills by for individuals who have previous experience photographing subjects of your choice.
to create a unique character, design sets, and creating small works based upon student’s and basic skills in equipment for Silversmithing Learn when and how to use custom white
work in a small group to make a stop motion observation and imagination. The class will cover (flex shaft, rolling mills, polishing machine and balance, flash, auto depth and various modes
animated movie, complete with sound and fundamental concepts of art, such as texture, acetylene torches), Casting (flasks, investment for landscape, portrait, action and night
voices! Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Halloran volume, balance, rhythm, shading, perspective and hot wax injection) and hand tools, it’s a great photography. Bring your camera and operating
Ages 9-12 7 Sessions $136 and space. All materials are included. Ideal place to work independently in a creative and manual to class.. This class requires a SLR
220118A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:00-6:00pm for students creating an art portfolio. Thomas safe environment. Only equipment is supplied. (single-lens reflex) camera with manual settings.
Jefferson Center. Inst: Sauer Available only as a registered class. Instructor If you have questions regarding your camera
Young Potters Ages 13-15 6 Sessions $136 available for guidance. Studio equipment please call Jessica Sauer at 703-228-5922.
A basic introduction to the potter’s wheel: 230102A Thurs., Jan. 21, 4:30-6:30pm questions call 703-228-5925. Thomas Jefferson Fairlington Center. Inst: Steele
centering, throwing and decorating techniques. Center. Inst: Cimino Ages 15-Adult 5 Sessions $134
Lessons will include throwing bowl and cylinder T e e n s & A du lts Ages Adults 2 Sessions $70 240172A Thurs., Feb. 25, 7:00-9:00pm
forms along with finishing and glazing. A great 240164A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-9:30pm
class for beginners and for students who have Fundamentals in Drawing 240164B Mon., Feb. 8, 6:30-9:30pm A du lts
some knowledge of throwing on a potter’s Beginners and anyone who wants to practice 240164C Mon., Mar. 1, 6:30-9:30pm
wheel. Wear old clothes and bring a towel. All drawing will develop strong drawing skills using 240164D Mon., Mar. 15, 6:30-9:30pm Photo Crafts
materials included. Thomas Jefferson Center. pencil, charcoal, ink and pastels. Students will Wondering what to do with all of those digital
Inst: Ailstock draw from life and the instructor will provide Silversmithing photos you have on your computer? This class
Ages 10-13 8 Sessions $130 demonstrations as well. Fairlington Center. Learn the fundamentals of silversmithing to is great for those interested in learning and
220115A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:00-6:00pm Inst: Kallem make your own jewelry! Techniques introduced experimenting with mixed media techniques
Ages 16-Adult 8 Sessions $133 include sawing, piercing, soldering, surface while creating unique mixed media photo
A du lts 240136A Mon., Jan. 25, 7:00-9:00pm embellishment, cold joining and polishing. No projects. These photo craft projects are great
experience required. All tools and expendable keepsakes or better yet given as gifts. Bring
Pottery: Throwing on the Wheel Painting: Beginning and Beyond supplies (except silver) are provided. Students your stack of printed photos. All other supplies
Discover the joy of creating functional clay Here’s a solid foundation in painting may purchase silver at class. Costs are included. Fairlington Center. Inst: Steinbach
vessels such as mugs, bowls, vases and more fundamentals and intermediate aspects of approximately $30 for wire and sheet. Returning Ages Adults 6 Sessions $117
Beginners are introduced to basic wheel painting. Emphasis is placed on individual students are encouraged to register to learn 240173A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:00-9:00pm
techniques such as wedging, centering and development, so all levels welcome. Instruction new techniques and projects. Thomas Jefferson
throwing. Surface decoration, glazing and will focus on technique, composition and Center. Inst: Staiger
trimming are skills covered as well. Repeat color. Both oil and acrylic paints are permitted. Ages Adults 9 Sessions $220
students are welcome. Students should bring a Fairlington Center. Inst: Halloran
240160A Wed., Jan. 20, 7:00-9:30pm
towel, notebook and $11 to purchase tools at the Ages 16-Adult 9 Sessions $152
first session. Open studio time at TJ Art Studios is 240137A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-9:00pm Hydraulic Press: Locket Advanced
included and can be used through the duration Students will learn how to create their own
of the class. Thomas Jefferson Center. Adapted Adult Arts & Crafts original dies to use with the Hydraulic Press
Ages Adults 9 Sessions $285 in order to create a locket form. The students
In this fun and exciting program, adults
240125A Tues., Jan. 19, 7:00-9:30pm, Inst: Gobin also will be shown how to create a snap finding
with disabilities will experiment with
240125B Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-9:30pm, and a hinge for their piece. Textures and patina
various materials and mediums to create
Inst: Alexander will also be explored. Students must have
beautiful and dynamic works of art. Different
240125C Fri., Jan. 22, 9:30am-12:00pm, prior soldering and metals classroom or studio
art techniques will be explored such as
Inst: Ailstock experience. Students may purchase silver at class
papermaking, brush painting, collage and
using recycled materials, and presented for approximately $30-$40. Thomas Jefferson
Handbuilding Center. Inst: Staiger
through theme-based projects. This program
This class is for those that don’t like throwing Ages Adults 8 Sessions $225
offers an opportunity to use unconventional
on the wheel but love handbuilding with 240157A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-9:30pm

art materials in a new way and allow creativity
clay. Instruction in sculptural and functional
to shine! Fairlington Center. Inst. Staff new
techniques: pinch, coil and slab construction. Art of Lost Wax
Surface decoration and glazing will also be Ages Adults 8 Sessions $40
202006A Mon., Jan. 25, 6:30-7:30p.m.
Learn the intriguing art of making jewelry through
covered. Individual guidance will be given for the techniques of Lost Wax Casting. This class
all levels. Experienced students can pursue is designed for beginners through advanced A du lts
independent projects with guidance. No outside students. Beginners will learn the fundamentals
clay or glazes are permitted. Thomas Jefferson Cutting Board Beginner

of the process while intermediate to advanced
Center. Inst: Stewart students will work on individual projects Learn the basics of woodworking material
Ages Adults 9 Sessions $203 advancing their techniques. This class teaches the selection, how to design a functional but
240130A Wed., Jan. 20, 9:30am-12:00pm entire process of Lost Wax Casting. Fee covers all aesthetically pleasing project, and the basics of
equipment and expendable supplies except for machining and gluing wood, routing, sanding
A du lts

silver, which students will purchase through the and wood finishing. Machinery used will include
instructor. Attendance at the first class is essential. table saw, jointer, thickness planer and router
Basic Beading table. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Fort
Learn basic fundamentals of beaded jewelry Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Benedetto
Ages Adults 2 Sessions $95

design using bead crimps, beading wire, leather Ages Adults 6 Sessions $175
240163A Tues., Feb. 9, 7:00-9:30pm 240178A Sat., Jan. 23, 10:00am-12:30pm
cord, coil ends, head and eye pins, jump and
split rings, basic loops, wrapped loops and use Basic Box Beginner

of a bead board to make necklaces, a bracelet Learn to operate basic woodworking machinery
Youth and earrings. Supply fee of $30 - $40 to be paid and tools in a safe manner while making a small
to instructor. Additional beads and kits available box out of walnut. It’s a great class to get hands
Expressive Drawing for sale as well. Good eye-hand coordination on instruction on the uses of the woodworking
Kids will express themselves creatively using a is helpful. This is a make and take workshop. T e e n s & A du lts equipment available at Thomas Jefferson Art
variety of drawing materials including pencil, Fairlington Center. Inst: McCant Studios! After this class you will be able to utilize the
charcoal, oil pastel and watercolor while they Ages Adults 1 Session $40 Digital Photography: SLR Camera woodshop during open studio hours. All supplies
learn fundamental drawing principles and 240150A Sat., Feb. 27, 10:00am-1:00pm Beginner provided. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Long
experiment with drawing materials on various Take creative, well-exposed photographs. Master Ages Adults 7 Sessions $218
textured and colored papers. Fairlington Center. your in-camera meter. This is a hands-on class 240180A Tues., Feb. 9, 7:00-9:30pm
Inst: Sauer that uses a digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera
Ages 6-8 7 Sessions $92 with manual aperture and shutter speed (digital Medicine Cabinet
220108A Wed., Jan. 20, 4:30-5:30pm camera with manual settings). A point and shoot Intermediate/Advanced new
Ages 9-12 7 Sessions $92 camera is not appropriate for this class. Learn This class is great for the intermediate
220108B Wed., Jan. 20, 5:30-6:30pm basic camera techniques to explore all types woodworker who is beyond the basics. Each
of photography, whether you want to learn to participant will construct, machine and assemble
take better photographs of friends, family or a bathroom medicine cabinet from either
landscapes. This class requires a SLR camera quarters awn white oak, black walnut or black
with manual settings. If you have questions cherry. Simple joinery techniques including
regarding your camera please call Jessica Sauer dado and half-lap joints will be used in the
at 703-228-5922. Fairlington Center. Inst: Steele construction. Thomas Jefferson Center. Inst: Fort
Ages 15-Adult 5 Sessions $134 Ages Adults 5 Sessions $150
240170A Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:00-9:00pm 240179A Sat., Feb. 6, 10:00am-12:30pm

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Winter Break Camps
D e c e m b e r 2 8t h , 2 9t h a n d 3 0t h

All American Sports Camp Winter Camp for Teens with Disabilities
Get active and have fun this holiday at the ultimate sports This teen camp is a specialized therapeutic recreation
camp! With basketball, soccer, flag football, team handball, program designed foe individuals with developmental
wiffeball and floor hockey this camp has it all.  Campers disabilities. Many campers require close supervision or
will participate in skill instruction, games, and tournaments. assistance in personal care. Moderate to extensive support
For more information and registration go to www. is provided with a ration range of 1:2 to 1:3. All campers, email or 703-998-8123 engage in theme-based recreation that encourages social
Boys and girls ages 6-12 interaction and development. Teens choose activities ranging
from sensory and auditory activities, expressive art, sports
Chummy Gill Basketball Camp and fitness.  Registration for this program begins November
Keep your skills sharp at this basketball camp for boys and 30 for Arlington County Residents and December 7 for out-of
girls.  Program will feature drills, games and 3-on-3 and county residents. Thomas Jefferson Ctr. 
5-on-5 competitions. For more information and registration Ages 12-21 3 Sessions $99
go to, email gillbballacademy@ 202011A Mon.-Wed., Dec 28, 9:00a.m.-6:00pm or 703-980-0335
Boys and girls ages 6-13

Spring Break Camps

Abrakadoodle: Spring Break Art Camp – Spring Break Creative Arts Camp
Garden Art Safari Whether beginning or advanced, young artists will love this
Art lessons focus upon the elements in a garden such as week long visual arts camp! Just like our popular summer
soil, plants and pollinators and artistic styles and techniques art camp, campers spend their days experimenting with a
that lend themselves to a garden environment. Students will variety of art materials and techniques. Emphasis is placed
explore the tactile elements of garden life. This is a wonderful on developing creativity and imagination with a special focus
art and science program in which the art is all about this on skill building. Our staff shares their expertise in a variety
special environment! Materials fee includes all materials, of techniques that may include drawing, painting, sculpture,
props, games, stories and music used in class. Children must printmaking, bookmaking, mask making and multi-cultural
bring a snack each day (please, avoid sending foods that arts. Participants invite their family and friends to their art
contain peanuts). Children must be potty trained. Carlin Hall. show at the end of the session. Campers should wear clothes
Inst: Staff. that they can get messy. Five year olds must have completed
Ages 3-6 5 sessions $155 kindergarten. Fairlington Center. Inst.: Halloran
210106A Mon.-Fri., Mar. 29, 9:00am-12:00pm
Core camp hours
Spring Break Camp for Teens with Disabilities Ages 5-7 5 Sessions $167
This teen camp is a specialized therapeutic recreation program 616810A  Mon.-Fri., Mar. 29, 9:00a.m.-3:00pm
designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. Many Ages 8-11 5 Sessions $167
campers require close supervision or assistance in personal 616810B  Mon.-Fri., Mar. 29, 9:00a.m.-3:00pm
care. Moderate to extensive support is provided with a ration
range of 1:2 to 1:3. All campers engage in theme-based Extended day or after camp hours
recreation that encourages social interaction and development. Ages 5-11 5 Sessions $56
Teens choose activities ranging from sensory and auditory 616810C  Mon.-Fri., Mar. 29, 3:00-5:00pm
activities, expressive art, sports and fitness. Registration for
this program begins March 1 for Arlington County Residents
and March 8 for out-of county residents. Madison Center.
Ages 12-21 5 Sessions $165
202015A Mon.-Fri., Mar. 29, 9:00a.m.-6:00pm

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Arlington’s For Nature-Loving Kids
Nature Nature Center registration begins Tuesday, November 10 for Arlington County residents and Thursday,
November 12 for non-residents. Call 703-228-4747 or go online at to register.

Lovers! LBNC = Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S. Carlin Springs Road,
Under the Ice › Saturday, January 23, 10-11am.
Suspended animation! Voracious predators! The oxygen supply is
dropping fast! No, it’s not the latest alien movie, it’s winter in the pond.
GBNC = Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road, 703-228-3403 Kids 6 and up will learn about what's lurking in that cold dark water.
FCFS = Fort CF Smith, 2411 N. 24th Street, 703-243-4342 Then we’ll go outside and see what we can haul up from the depths.
Meet at GBNC. $3. Program # 623502-P
Register children only. Adults are welcome to
attend, but not required to do so. Cold Feet › Saturday, January 23, 3:30 - 4:30pm
Ever wonder how animals keep their feet from freezing in the cold with
Join the Wild Ones! Kids ages 6-10 have an abundance out any socks or boots? Children ages 5-10 are invited to come explore
of fun and fascinating options at Arlington’s nature the many adaptations animals have for the cold. We'll go out to see if we
centers. Choose just a few programs or attend them all. can find any icy prints as well. Kids will also make a craft to take home.
LBNC. $3. Program # 623602-F
Registration required.
Wild Ones: Snow Globes › Wednesday, December 9, 4-5pm
Squirrel Family Tree › Saturday, January 30, 10:30-11:30am
Many different kinds of squirrels live in the world. Children ages 5-7are
Study the favorite precipitation of children of all ages – snow. Learn
invited to Gulf Branch Nature Center to share a story, song, take a walk
about the properties of water, how snow forms and make your very own
in the woods, and try a fun squirrel craft to learn about these interesting
snow globe! LBNC. $5. Program #623602-A
animals. GBNC $4. Program #623502-Q
Wild Ones: Fine Pines › Wednesday, December 30, 10:30-11:30am
These narrow needled trees have some cool roles to play in our
Bringing Otters Back? › Saturday, January 30, 2:30-3:30pm
Otters are one of the most amazing and playful animals found in Virginia.
ecosystem. We’ll practice identifying our most common pines and more.
Could they return to Arlington? Kids 7-10 will learn through activities
GBNC. $3. Program #623502-A
about these cool creatures and what you can do to make a difference.
Wild Ones: A Sky Full of Stars › Wednesday, January 13, 4-5pm LBNC. $5. Program #623602-G
Over half of our brightest stars shine on winter nights. Which is your
favorite? Learn to identify them and their constellations. We’ll also
Sneak a Peek › Saturday, February 6, 3-4pm
Kids 6 and up can learn how naturalists spy into the secrets of the natural
make a star-finder to last the whole year through. GBNC. $3. Program
world - from night vision goggles to observation hives. And we’ll explore
some of the Nature Center’s secret spaces too. Haven’t you always
Wild Ones: Beavers › Wednesday, January 27, 4-5pm wondered where that little door goes? GBNC. $3. Program # 623502-R
Find out all about these amazing engineers and what drives them to
build. LBNC. $2. Program #623602-B
Darwin Day › Saturday, February 13, 3-4pm › Kids 5-10 are invited
to come celebrate the birthday of Charles Darwin. Learn about a few of
Wild Ones: Red Fox, Grey Fox › Wednesday, February 10, 4-5pm his discoveries on the famous Galapagos Islands, and more about the
Which fox species found in Virginia is the ‘foxiest’? Decide for yourself animals he met on his journeys. Kids will also make a craft to take home.
as you study their scat, learn life histories, follow tracks and feel furs. LBNC. $3. Program #623602-H
GBNC. $3. Program #6236502-C
Gem Collectors Club › Kids ages 9-13 who love collecting rocks
Wild Ones: Flying Frogs! › Wednesday, February 24, 4-5pm and minerals are eligible to join this group of gem-ophiles. Each meeting
Study frogs that ride flying lily pads in the children’s book “Tuesday” there’s a fun activity and participants will receive a gemstone to add to
by David Wiesner. We’ll learn all about these crazy amphibians, how their collections. The program is open to all interested students; they
in some places in the world frogs can fly, and make a neat craft to take need not have attended other gemstone programs. Registration required,
home. LBNC. $3. Program #623602-C by calling GBNC at 703 228 3403. GBNC. $8 per session.
Friday, December 11, 4:15-5:15pm
Scavenger Hunt Hike › Saturday, December 19, 2-3:30pm Thursday, January 28, 4:15-5:15pm
Children ages 6-10 are invited to enjoy the crisp winter air and take a Thursday, February 25, 6:30-7:30pm (evening hike)
hike on this unusual scavenger hunt. Dress warmly and plan to spend the
whole time outdoors. Kids will use their powers of observation as we trek
around the Gulf Branch Park. Free. Program #623502-O

Take Action - Remove Invasive Plants! Remove Alien Plant Invaders!

Sunday, December 13, 1-3pm, Sunday, January 10, 1-3pm Sunday, December 20, 2-5pm, Sunday, January 17, 2-5pm, Flying Squirrel Lore
Sunday, February 14, 1-3pm Not all plants are good for the environment. Invasive
Adults, families and teens! Help us keep our park free of plants crowd native ones out for space and light and some and More on Weekends!
destructive invasive plants. Over the winter, we’ll focus on can even grow a "mile-a-minute"! Kids age 9 and up and Flying squirrels are found throughout the wooded
pulling ivy and periwinkle. Work parties are held every adults will learn what these troublesome beasts look like
month, and are making a real difference! You can too. and can help rescue the park from these alien invaders! neighborhoods of Arlington, but are seldom
Come join us! 703-228-3403. No registration required. Information: 703-228-6535. No registration required.
seen. Join us at Long Branch Nature Center to
GBNC. Free LBNC. Free
learn about these engaging nocturnal acrobats.
After an indoor presentation, we’ll tiptoe outside
to see these little pixies glide in for an evening
meal. These creatures are truly one of the natural
wonders of Arlington! Registration required.
Programs are held most weekend evenings from
December through January. For dates and times,
go to and search under
‘Snag’ or call 703-228-6535. $5 per person, $20
max per family. Family discount with phone
registration only.

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Arlington County hosts a variety

For Nature-Loving Families of programs year round to

stimulate your brain, spark your
imagination and speak to your
Registration required for all participants: adults and children. love of nature and the outdoors.
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult Here is a glimmer of this season’s
programs. To find out more about
Utterly Otterly › Sunday, January 3, 1:30-2:30pm Puzzle Party what’s happening at Arlington’s
Jim Arnosky has written many of the best children’s nature books. Friday, January 29, 5-7:30pm Program #623505-F nature centers go to www.
Families with children ages 4-6 can enjoy his “Otters Under Water” Saturday, January 30, 1-4:30pm Program #623505-G
and learn about the river otters found in Virginia and what can be Get ready for National Puzzle Day. Cozy up by the fireside with your and search
done to protect them. GBNC. $3. Program # 623505-B family (kids age 3 and up are welcome) and a big assortment of “Snag,” our quarterly publication
wildlife and nature jigsaw puzzles. We will provide puzzles suitable for that promotes all nature center
Comets, Craters, and Meteors › Sunday, January 3, 6-7:15pm all ages, but you are welcome to bring your own too. Drop in for an
The Quadrantid Meteor Shower on January 3 and 4 offers a good hour or stay for the entire time. GBNC. Free. programs. Better yet...when you
opportunity for families with children age 5 and up to look for are online sign up to receive our
shooting stars or meteors. Learn about these fascinating astronomical Nature in Winter › Saturday, February 6, 10-11am
events and to examine a meteorite close up. Afterwards we’ll go Some sleep through it, some go into deep freeze, and others just get
Snag e-newsletter so you never
outside for some sky-watching. GBNC. $3. Program # 623505-C out of town. Families with kids ages 10 and up are invited to discover miss what’s happening in our
the many ways plants and animals cope with winter in a naturalist- nature or history programming!
Mid Winter Hike › Saturday, January 9, 1-3pm led walk through the woods and fields around Long Branch Nature
Families with children 6 and up can join us on a mid-winter hike to the Center. We'll wrap up with some hot chocolate to enhance our own
Potomac! We'll return along the palisades and Pimmit Run for a 3-mile winter survival! $5. Program #623605-DD
loop hike. Are you up for it? GBNC. Free. Program #623505-D
Owls of Virginia › Saturday, February 6, 1-2pm
Winter Birds › Sunday, January 10, 11am-12:15pm Whoooo will you meet at this entertaining program? Virginia's owls!
How do birds survive the winter? Families with children ages 5 to 7 Families with children ages 5 and up are invited to join members of
can join us for a walk outside to find winter birds. Then we’ll warm up the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia as they share their insights into
inside and make a holiday feeder for all your resident backyard birds. these fascinating and mysterious nighttime predators. LBNC. Free.
LBNC. $5. Program #623605-AA Program #623605-EE

Feeding Frenzy: Turtles and Toads Good Old-fashioned Orienteering › Sunday, February 7, 2-3pm
Wednesday, January 13, 3:30-4:30pm If you were lost in the woods, would you be able to find your way
Families are invited to create an afternoon picnic for turtles and home? While many today use GPS, families with children ages 7 and Civil War History:
toads that live at the nature center. Learn about the adaptations these up can learn their way by using compasses and maps. Cancelled if Forts of North Arlington
animals have for eating their food. LBNC. $1. Program # 623605-BB raining. FCFS. $4. Program #624305-B Saturday, January 23, 12-3pm
Union fortifications in North Arlington were
Snakes Alive › Saturday, January 16, 3-4pm The Winter Wren › Sunday, February 7, 4-5pm built to protect Washington and the bridges
Families with children ages 4 and up can find out everything they ever Families with children ages 4 to 8 will enjoy this story by Brock Cole across the Potomac River. We’ll begin our
wanted to about these fascinating and often misunderstood reptiles. about a young man who goes out in search of spring when his village program at Fort. C.F. Smith and travel by van
You'll have a chance to meet some up close and personal too! LBNC. is struggling through a difficult winter. Learn about the struggles to Forts Bennett, Ethan Allen and finally Fort
$4. Program # 623605-CC wildlife in our neighborhood face during winter. GBNC. $3. Program Marcy in Fairfax County. Learn about the men
#623505-H and equipment stationed at the forts and
Let’s Go Geo-Caching! › Sunday, January 24, 2-3pm the reasons behind each fort’s location. Ages
Geo-caching combines old-fashioned treasure hunting with modern Feeding Frenzy: Birds › Wednesday, February 10, 3:30-4:30pm 12 and older invited. Dress for the weather.
technology. Families with children ages 6 and up will learn how to Families are invited to create an afternoon picnic for birds that live at Walking will be on mostly flat unpaved
participate in this great activity as we search for some of the caches in the nature center. Learn about the adaptations these animals have for surfaces. Registration required for each
the park. Bring a GPS device if you have one. GBNC. $3. Program # eating their food. LBNC. $1. Program # 623605-FF participant. Children must be accompanied
623505-E by a registered adult. 703-243-4342. Meet at
FCFS. $15. Program # 624304-B

Teens & Adults… R e g i st r ati o n r e q u i r e d

fo r a l l pr o g r a m s .

Just for You! The Birds of Winter

Saturday, January 30, 9-11:30am
The orioles, warblers and thrushes of summer have
long gone far to our south, but for other migratory
birds, this is the south. Find out what birds call
Arlington their winter home and how they cope with
winter's challenges as we take a bird-walk around
Long Branch Nature Center and Four Mile Run. For
more information: 703-228-6535. Meet at LBNC. $7.
Program #623604-F

Pola Negri Movie: Passion

Saturday, February 13, 3-5pm
Pola Negri was a famous silent screen
siren who took Hollywood - and its leading
Insects in the Deep Freeze
men - by storm. Legend has it that she once
Sunday, January 31, 1-3pm
lived at Gulf Branch when it was a private
What happened to all those bugs that were around
home. We’ll be screening her breakthrough
this summer? We’ll search through field exploration
hit ‘Passion’, featuring Pola as a coquette
for over-wintering insects and their signs and find
torn between love and wealth during the
out how they survive winter in some surprising ways.
French revolution. Learn a little about her
703-228-4342. FCFS. $7. Program # 624304-A
life, and enjoy this exciting movie. GBNC.
$5. Program # 623504-B

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Age Has its Privileges!
For just $15 a year you can get bimonthly home
S i g n u p fo r th e 5 5 + Pa s s
6:25 am – 2:30 pm (Monday-Friday). Now there’s
gift idea
delivery of the 55+ GUIDE that’s filled with things no excuse not to have fun, make new friends and Enrich th
to do and resources for adults 55 and older in stay healthy. friend, n e life of
eighbor a
Arlington. You’ll also get access to all senior Sign up online at, search 55+ member o r f
programs, discounted trips and classes, and free Pass. Go to any Arlington County Senior Center or by giving amily
55 + regi ay
access to fitness centers at Thomas Jefferson and the Office of Senior Adult Programs at 300 N. Park stration. ear ’s
Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center from Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 or call 703-228-4744. for 12 m Good
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Growing older, growing better
Make 2010 your year of new beginnings! Arlington offers a wide palette of choices for adults 55
and older, whether you are transitioning to a new retirement phase or taking on a new health challenge.
Discover fitness and recreation options for every taste plus trips, social events and more.

Come by & Get Fit and Strong! Mondays-Fridays, 7:30am-2:30pm, Thomas Jefferson, 703-228-4771
Play this indoor over-the-net paddle game in an informal, Put it on your schedule!
Arlington’s community fitness rooms offer some special friendly environment.
Encore Chorale Concert
resources for adults 55 and older—special hours and Saturday, December 19, 4pm, Kenmore Middle School Auditorium,
Women’s Basketball
staff to help you learn and grow stronger. Fitness rooms Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Langston-Brown, 703-228-4771 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
at Langston-Brown and Madison Community Centers Drop in to play 3x3 half-court games (for 50+ women). “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and “Let It Snow!” are
are furnished with varied exercise equipment including Call the number above for skills clinic schedule. among the favorite holiday tunes you’ll be humming after this free
treadmills, exercise bikes, elliptical machines, rowing concert performance by 130+ senior adult singers.
machines, weight machines and free weights. Certified Volleyball
fitness professionals are on duty to help during 55+ hours. Tuesdays, 1:30-3pm, Langston-Brown, 703-228-5321 New Year, New Me
Polish your skills and play for fun. More experienced players Tuesday, January 19, 10:15-11:15am, Walter Reed, 703-228-0955
Only $56 for 16 visits or $3.50 a visit. For information and to
coach beginners. Are you contemplating a major change like retiring, moving or
register, call 703-228-4745. To register for 55+ activities, call
starting a new career? Maybe you are simply considering the
senior center locations. Registration opens in early January
Zumba for 55+ potential for the coming year. Reviewing the past year can be
for 55+ fitness classes – check with senior centers for date. Thursdays, 9:30-10:15am, Walter Reed, 703-228-0955 a worthwhile way to gain perspective and plan for the future.
Madison Fitness Room A cardio dance class that suits all fitness levels. Incorporates Come join Rachel Thompson, transitions counselor, in tackling the
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 7-11am & Saturdays: 7-10am merengue, salsa, cumbia, hip hop and more. $16/ 4 classes. issues head-on. Sponsored by the Alliance for Arlington Senior
Call to register. Programs. Free. Call to register.
Langston-Brown Fitness
Mondays: 11am-2pm, Wednesdays: 11:30am-2:30pm & Fridays: Line Dancing Jane Franklin Dance Workshops
11am-2pm Fridays, Jan. 15-Feb. 26, 10-11am, Aurora Hills, 703-228-5722. Wednesdays, 9:30am, February 3 - February 24, Langston-Brown,
Enjoy some line dancing fun! Includes instruction for beginners.  703-228-5321

More Great Ways to Stay Free; call to register. Wednesdays, 11am, February 3 - February 24, Walter Reed,
Fit this Winter 55+ Pass Required Senior Ice Skating Hours
Mondays, 8-9:15am, Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Ballston,
Arlington choreographer and dancer Jane Franklin leads inspiring
classes in creative movement and modern dance techniques. No
Meditation 703-228-4745. experience required. Free; call to register.
Wednesdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 17, 2-3:15pm Skating gently keeps you fit and is fun too! You can’t beat this
Lee Senior Center, 703-228-0555 deal! $1 (includes skates!) Black History Month Celebrations
In-class meditation practice includes opening and closing chants Thursday, February 4, 11am, Walter Reed, 703-228-0955
and breathing exercises. No previous experience needed. $21 for Full Fitness Thursday, February 25, 10:30am, Langston-Brown, 703-228-5321
6 sessions. Instructor: Shaye Moore. Call to register. Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays, 10-11am, Join Arlington senior citizens in a celebration of Black History
Thomas Jefferson, 703-228-4745 Month. Free; call to register.
Seated Exercise Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am, Lee Senior Center, 703-228-0555
Mondays, 10-11am, Walter Reed, 703-228-0955 Popular 55+ exercise classes include gentle flexibility exercises,
Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays, 9-10am, Madison, 703-228-5285.
Discover how effectively you can exercise in a chair. $21 for 6
strength training and a half-hour cardiovascular workout. The Lee
class is geared towards beginners and the TJ class is more intense. Flourishing after 55
sessions. Call to register. Instructors: Andrea Baumann & Suzanne Stroup. $3.50 a class.
What’s your next chapter?
Pickleball Strength Training Leaving a career behind, moving to a new location
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 12-3 pm Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays, 9-10am, or changing family circumstances opens the way to
Walter Reed, 703-228-0955. Thomas Jefferson, 703-228-4745 new friendships, leisure activities and volunteer roles.
Help for beginners during the first hour. Hours vary slightly, call Preserve and build new muscular strength and flexibility. “Flourishing after 55” is Arlington’s invitation to discover
for details. Instructors: Andrea Baumann & Andree Mirza. $3.50 a class or opportunities for recreation, fitness, learning and putting
$56 for 16 session pass. your wisdom to work.
Connect with others in mid-life transitions.
Visit the Connections Café at the Walter Reed Community
Where Seniors Meet & Greet! Great Trips for Those 55+ Center. On Thursday afternoons, the Café hosts informal
presentations with extra time to chat with presenters and
Drop by an Arlington County Senior Center for a visit, Leave the driving to us! Arlington Senior Adult Travel provides fellow visitors. For information about upcoming Café topics
10am-3pm weekdays. (Aurora Hills is open Mondays, transportation and group-rate tickets for day trips and and more, go to, key word “flourishing.”
Wednesdays and Fridays) overnight excursions. Upcoming examples are listed below. Come and explore the possibilities!
Aurora Hills › 735 S. 18th St. (at S. Hayes), 703-228-5722 For more information, call 703-228-4749 or go to www., key words “55+ travel.” 55+ Pass required. Talk to a Peer Transition Guide.
Culpepper Garden › 4435 N. Pershing Dr. (at N. Henderson), December This new volunteer project (supported by the nonprofit
703-228-4403 Alliance for Arlington Senior Programs) is designed to
21 Falnama: The Book of Omens, Sackler Gallery offer Arlington residents 50 and older a supportive ear,
Langston-Brown › 2121 N. Culpeper St. (at Lee Highway),
703-228-5321 information on the possibilities that lie before them, and
January help exploring next steps in this new phase of their lives. The
Lee › 5722 Lee Highway (at Lexington), 703-228-0555 5 The U.S. Botanical Garden and Phillips Seafood Restaurant trained volunteer guides are longtime Arlington residents
Walter Reed › 2909 S. 16th St. (at Walter Reed Drive) 14 Caesars Atlantic City who know about many opportunities that Arlington has to
703-228-0955 offer, and are ready to help you find which ones are right for
24 “Ella” at The Kennedy Center you. To learn more contact Rachel Thompson at 703-228-
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Martin Luther King Day:

January 17 • 6-9 pm
Program starts at 7pm
Thomas Jefferson School Theatre
Arlington Celebrates Martin Luther King
Day with a Community Day of Service
For more information go to, search Martin Luther King

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There’s Special Events & Trips Teen Club @ Woodbury Park
Wednesday (middle school) & Thursday

Something Join us as we explore fun adventures in (high school), 6:00-8:00pm, 703-807-1941

& around Arlington! For more information
contact Edson Bravo 703-228-7783 or
Teen Weight Training Program new

for Every Teen

Contact Shanan Knox 703-228-7782 or sknox@ or Luis Matos 703-228-5314 or
W i nte r B r e a k T r i ps

in Arlington Monday, December 28, 11am-5pm, $15

Bowling & lunch at Subway
S k at e N i g hts !
Come by Thomas Jefferson Community Step Show
Center every Saturday night through March 27.
Tuesday, December 29, 11am-5pm, $15
Ice Skating & the movies
(No Skate Nights 12/26 or 1/2).
Family Skate: 6:30-8:30pm February 6, 2010
Wednesday, December 30, 9am-5pm, $15 Teens Only (middle & high school students)

Check it out! Laser Tag & Cici’s Pizza

teach er
wo r k day T r i ps
$2 to enter, $2 skate rental. Re-entry fee for
students attending both sessions. For more
information contact Edson Bravo at
Arlington County Department of
Recreation/Office of Teens are
pleased to present “A Tribute
703-228-7783 or to the of King if Pop” This step
Tuesday, January 19, 7am-7pm
Ski or Snowboard @ Ski Liberty. $50-79 (price show competition event will take
depends on ski package). Leaves and returns T e e n T r a n s it place on Saturday, February 6,
from TJ Community Center Need a ride? Get discounted ART bus tokens!
Only 50cents! Limit of 20 tokens per student. 2010, 6:45pm at Washington-
Arlington County’s Office for
Tuesday, January 19, 10am-5pm Must have student ID. Buy them at Thomas Lee High School Arlington,
Teens serves middle and high Snow Tube Trip @ Liberty Mountain, $20 with Jefferson Community Center, Barcroft Sports VA. Admission is $7 for adults
school students in Arlington by transportation, $15 without transportation. All & Fitness Center, Langston-Brown Community
$5 Students (6-18). It is our
tickets include tube rental and 2 hours of slope Center, or any Commuter Store. For info visit
hosting special events, out-of- pleasure to extend an invitation
time. Teens & families welcome. Leaves and
school programs, music classes returns from TJ Community Center to your step team to participate
N at i o n a l Yout h in this year’s show. This event
and trips. Teens can take the lead T e e n C lu b s Congr ess
Middle and High School students interested in will feature step teams from
on developing things to do in Middle School Teen Clubs @ gaining real life job experience, earning a bit the MD/VA/DC metro area. The
Arlington, or they can help staff Kenmore, Swanson & Williamsburg of extra cash, meeting new people and having competition will be split into two
Once a week, 2:30-4pm, 703-228-7783
make it happen. Call 703-228-7780 fun this semester? National Youth Congress is
divisions: middle school and high
where its at. NYC is a paid internship program
or email Disc Jockey Class at TJ with the Arlington County Government within school. Prizes will be given to the
Tuesday & Friday, 3:30-6pm, 703-228-7783
for information or to get on the the Department of Parks, Recreation and first and second place winners
Cultural Resources. Teens must be 13 years to in each division. Please contact
mailing list for regular updates Music Production Class @ TJ participate. Spring session application deadline
Mondays & Wednesdays 4-6pm, 703-228-7783 Desi Jerry (703) 228-7781 or
on teen programs. is February 19. Contact Desi Jerry 703-228-7781
for more information.

Check us out on
Want a Teen Event? We are always open to new & exciting teen activities. If you have
Facebook- search for an idea or would like to help plan a middle or high school event, please contact Mary
“Arlington Teens” McMullen at 703-228-4711 or

Afte r S c h o o l For more info contact the specific center for Gunston Center Lubber Run
Pr o g r a m s details. (Grades 6-8) Monday-Friday, 2:30-6pm, Monday-Friday, 3-6pm, 703-228-4711
Teens have fun, make new friends and Carver Community Center 703-228-6983 Thomas Jefferson
develop skills at Arlington’s after school Monday-Friday 4:30-7:30pm, 703-228-5702 Gunston Center Monday-Friday, 2:30-6pm, 703-228-4711
programs. Center-based programs, held (Grades 9-10) Monday-Friday, 3:30-6pm,
September to mid-June, can include music, Drew Center Walter Reed Community Center
Monday-Friday, 3–6pm, 703-228-5702 703-228-6983 Monday-Friday 3-6pm, 703-228-5702
dance, games, cooking, art, sport games,
and activities chosen by teen participants. Langston-Brown
Monday-Friday, 3–6pm, 703-228-5314

Come Volunteer with Us!

Volunteer opportunities abound in the Department 2008 Bill Thomas Park
of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. You can
volunteer as an aide in an adapted aquatics class, be a
Service Award goes to
special events assistant, help to remove invasive plants Boy Scout Troop 648
from our parks, lead a 4-H club or senior adults on bus Boy Scout Troop 648 has been located at Arlington “It’s an honor and a privilege to be among such
excursions, tutor teens in the Arlington Boxing Club, Forest United Methodist Church since 1950. The Troop dedicated individuals,” said County Board Chairman
has performed many local service projects over that Barbara Favola when presenting the award. “Their
assist with activities in afterschool programs and much, work has made an enormous impact in Arlington. Any
68-year time period, yet over the past ten years its
much more. To find out more go to www.arlingtonva. service projects have become increasingly focused on one of their projects, from park trail erosion to waste
us/prcr and click on volunteer, or contact Janice Covert improvements to Arlington County parks. In 2006 the wood recycling, from park reforestation to CFL light
at 703-228-4730 or Troop was honored by the Arlington County Board for bulb promotion…is totally in sync with our mission and
their environmental work in conjunction with park trail, values. What an amazing group of young men!”
erosion control, waste wood recycling, park reforestation The Bill Thomas Park Service Award recognizes an adult
and invasive plant removal, CFL light bulb promotion and/or youth for outstanding dedication and service to
and assistance with the County rain barrel program. Arlington County’s parks and environment. For more
Over the past year the troop supplied approximately information go to, search Bill
1,500 service hours for park-related projects. Thomas Award.

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16 Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre 125 S. Old Glebe. Rd. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-1850
17 Thomas Jefferson Art Studios 3501 S. 2nd Street.  Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5925

C o m m u n it y C e nte r s & S e n i o r C e nt e r s 49 High View Park 1938 N. Dinwiddie St. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6525
18 Aurora Hills Community Center 50 Jennie Dean Park 3630 27th St. S. Arlington VA 22206 703-228-6525
& Senior Center 735 18th Street S. Arlington VA 22202 703-228-5721
51 Lacey Woods Park 1200 N. George Mason Dr. Arlington VA 22205 703-228-6525
19 Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center 4200 S. Four Mile Run Arlington VA 22204 703-228-0701
52 Lyon Village Park 1800 N. Highland St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6525
20 Carver Community Center 1415 S. Queen Street Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5706
53 Madison Manor Park 6225 12th Rd. N. Arlington VA 22205 703-228-6525
21 Charles Drew Community Center 3500 23rd Street S. Arlington VA 22206 703-228-5725
54 Marcey Road Park 2722 Marcey Rd. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6525
22 Culpepper Garden Senior Center 4435 N. Pershing Drive Arlington VA 22203 703-228-4403
55 Maury Park 3550 Wilson Blvd. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6525
23 Dawson Terrace Community Center 2133 N. Taft Street Arlington VA 22201 703-522-6767
56 Nauck Park 2600 19th St. S. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525
24 Fairlington Community Center 3308 S. Stafford St. Arlington VA 22206 703-228-6588
57 Powhatan Springs Park 6020 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA 22205 703-228-6525
25 Gunston Community Center 2700 S. Lang St. Arlington VA 22206 703-228-6980
58 Quincy Park 1021 N. Quincy St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6525
26 Langston-Brown Community Center
& Multi-purpose Senior Center 2121 N. Culpepper St. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5210 59 Rocky Run Park 1109 N. Barton St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6525
27 Lee Community Center & Senior Center 5722 Lee Highway Arlington VA 22207 703-228-0550 60 Towers Park 801 S. Scott St. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525
28 Lubber Run Community Center 300 N. Park Drive Arlington VA 22203 703-228-4712 61 Tuckahoe Park 2400 N. Sycamore St. Arlington VA 22213 703-228-6525
29 Madison Community Center 62 Tyrol Hill Park 5101 7th Rd. S. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525
& Senior Programs 3829 N. Stafford St. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5310 63 Virginia Highlands Park 1600 S. Hayes St. Arlington VA 22202 703-228-6525
30 Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 2nd Street S. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5920 64 Westover Park 1001 N. Kennebec St. Arlington VA 22205 703-228-6525
31 Walter Reed Community Center
& Multi-purpose Senior Center 2909 16th Street S. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-0935 Schools
65 Ashlawn School 5950 8th Rd N Arlington VA 22205 703-228-5270
C o m m u n it y Lo c at i o n s 66 Barcroft School 625 South Wakefield Street Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5838
32 Carlin Hall Center 5711 S. 4th St. Arlington VA 22204 703-379-1390 67 Barrett Elementary School 4401 N. Henderson Rd. Arlington VA 22203 703-228-6288
33 Cooperative Extension Services 3308 S. Stafford St. Arlington VA 22206 703-228-6400 68 Carlin Springs School 5995 South 5th Road Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6645
34 Quincy Parking Deck N. 15th St. & N. Quincy St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-1805 69 H-B Woodlawn/Stratford School 4100 Vacation Lane Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6363
70 Jamestown School 3700 North Delaware St. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5275
N atu r e C e nt e r s
71 Kenmore Middle School 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6800
35 Gulf Branch Nature Center 3608 N. Military Rd. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-3403
72 Key School 2300 Key Blvd. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-4210
36 Long Branch Nature Center 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6535
73 Long Branch School 33 N. Fillmore Street Arlington VA 22201 703-228-4220
37 Potomac Overlook Regional Park 2845 Marcey Rd. Arlington VA 22207 703-528-5406
74 McKinley Elementary School 1030 N. McKinley Road Arlington VA 22205 703 228-5280
Pa r k s & Pl ayg r ou n d s 75 Nottingham School 5900 Little Falls Road Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5290
38 Arlington Heights Park 9th St. S. & S. Irving St. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525 76 Patrick Henry Elementary School 701 S. Highland St Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5820
39 Barcroft Park 4200 S. Four Mile Run Dr. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525 77 Reed School 1664 N. Mckinley Rd Arlington VA 22205 703-812-9724
40 Bluemont Park 601 North Manchester St. Arlington VA 22203 703-228-6525 78 Swanson Middle School 5800 N. Washington Blvd. Arlington VA 22205 703-228-5500
41 Bon Air Park 850 North Lexington St. Arlington VA 22205 703-228-6525 79 Taylor Elementary School 2600 N. Stuart St Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6275
42 Fort Barnard Park 2101 S. Pollard St. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525 80 Thomas Jefferson School 125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-5900
43 Fort C.F. Smith Park 2411 24th St. N. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6525 81 Tuckahoe Elementary School 6550 N. 26th St. Arlington VA 22213 703-228-5288
44 Fort Scott Park 2800 S. Fort Scott Dr. Arlington VA 22202 703-228-6525 82 Wakefield High School 4901 S. Chesterfield Road Arlington VA 22206 703-228-6700
45 Glebe Road Park 4211 N. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6525 83 Washington-Lee High School 1300 N. Quincy St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6200
46 Glencarlyn Park 301 S. Harrison St. Arlington VA 22204 703-228-6525 84 Williamsburg Middle School 3600 N. Harrison St Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5450
47 Greenbrier Park 5201 28th St. N. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-6525 85 Yorktown High School 5201 N. 28th St. Arlington VA 22207 703-228-5400
48 Hayes Park 1516 N. Lincoln St. Arlington VA 22201 703-228-6525

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Registration Info for Classes When and How
Registration Process Reduced Fees refunded directly to the credit card. No refunds
to Register!
Household ID’s are needed for online registration
and are listed above “Friend of PRCR ” on the
Fee reductions on classes are available on a
sliding scale based on household income and
or credits after the second class has started.
No refunds or credits if a customer is unable to
mailing label of your catalog. Current customers size. Anyone who is an active financial assistance attend a one-session class or workshop (Online registration for residents begins
can call 703-228-4747 or email registration@ client of Arlington County’s Department of Human
Accommodation at 8am on 12/22/09) for their number. New customers Services or APS free/reduced lunch program, as › Go to
Arlington County is committed to providing open
must establish an online account prior to well as others who are below the threshold of
and accessible programs to all our residents. › Credit cards only
registration by going to https://registration. the currently published HUD’s Section 8 income
If you require a reasonable accommodation, Confirmations are mailed the limits, is eligible for a reduced fee. Annual
day they are processed or emailed if we have income verification is required. For application
advance notice is preferred; please call 703-228- Por Internet
4740. For information on fee reductions or
your current email on file. Please do not call the qualifications, guidelines and procedures, call (el proceso comienza 12/22/09, a las 8am)
language interpretation, call 703-228-4747. TTY
Registration Office to change or verify a class until 703-228-4747 or go to the Registration Office
you receive a confirmation. Class participants (3700 Four Mile Run Dr.), Barcroft Sports & Fitness
703-228-4743. › Residentes de Arlington
must sign a Hold Harmless Agreement at the Center (4200 S. Four Mile Run Dr.) or Thomas
Changes, Cancellations and Closings
initial class. Adults must sign for children. Refusal Jefferson Community Center (3501 S. 2nd St.) › Tarjetas de credito solamente
to sign this agreement will result in the participant For more information or to download an application
Due to the early publication deadline, instructors
being denied acceptance into the program. may be changed before classes begin. Classes
form, go to:
are cancelled one week prior to the start date if Mail-In (processing begins 12/22/09 at 8am)
new Arlington residents 62 minimum enrollment has not been met. PRCR › Mail your Registration Form at anytime
ParksRecreation/scripts/sports/ also reserves the right to cancel a class for any after you receive the catalog.
and over receive a 30% discount ParksRecreationScriptsSportsFeeReduction.aspx other reasonable cause that prevents presentation
› Complete Registration Form on page 31.
of the subject in an acceptable manner.
on the fee shown in the catalog Refunds › Mail to 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive
Classes are cancelled on County holidays and at Arlington, VA 22206
unless otherwise stated. Refunds can only be requested through the the discretion of the instructor. In case of snow,
Registration Office at 703-228-4747. Full refunds ice, or any other dangerous conditions, classes › If the course is scheduled to meet within seven
Fees may not be held. If Arlington County Schools are days, call or carry in the registration
for PRCR classes will be made automatically
Payment is required at time of registration. when classes are canceled by PRCR due to closed or close early due to weather conditions,
Checks or money orders are payable to PRCR classes are automatically cancelled. Watch
Por Correo
insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen (el proceso comienza 12/22/09 a las 8am)
Treasurer, Arlington County. The registrant’s reasons, or upon request when schedule or Arlington Information Channel 74 or other local
name, address and phone number must appear media stations for details or call 703-228-4715. . › Usted puede enviar su formulario a cualquier
location changes made by PRCR prohibit or limit hora después de que tenga acceso al catalogo
on each check. Pursuant to Arlington County your attendance. Refunds for medical reasons
Code, an assessment fee of $25 is charged for a High Demand Classes › Envía el Formulario de inscripción completo
must be accompanied by a physician’s note and High Demand classes are indicated with an › Envíalo a 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive
returned check. Acceptable charge payments are
shall be considered on a case by case basis. cHD beside the class name. Due to their high Arlington, VA 22206
VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
See below for discounted fees based on annual Customers who request a refund prior to the demand non-residents pay a $25 additional › Si la clase comienza en siete días, por favor
income. start of the second class for any reason other fee (instead of the regular $10) to help ensure llama o lleva el formulario a la oficina
than those stated above will receive a full spots for Arlington residents.
refund within 30 days of request minus a $15 Fax-In (processing begins 12/22/09 at 8am)
service charge. Credit card charges will be › Fax your Registration Form at anytime
after you receive the catalog
› Credit cards only
› Complete Registration Form on page.
Non-County registration begins 1/6/10, and includes an additional surcharge. › Fax to 703-228-4765, 24 hours a day

No Residentes de Arlington inscripciones comienzan 1/6/10 y pagan un cargo adicional Por Fax (el proceso comienza 12/22/09 a
las 8am)
› Usted puede enviar por fax su formulario a
cualquier hora después de que tenga acceso
al catalogo
Proceso de Inscripción para Clases de Arlington se cobrará $25 en caso de que el los primeros 30 días de la primera clase. Los
› Tarjetas de crédito solamente
cheque es devuelto. Si no reside en Arlington reembolsos a las tarjetas de crédito serán hechos
Para inscribirse por Internet, necesitará su número › Envía el Formulario de inscripción completo
se le cobrará $10 en adición al costo de la clase, directamente a su tarjeta. No habrá reembolsos
de cuenta que está localizado en la parte superior
en las clases cuya demanda alta se cobrará $25 ni créditos si la segunda clase ha comenzado. › Fax 703-228-4765, 24 horas aldía
donde dice “Friend of PRCR” y aparece su dirección
adicionales. No habrá reembolsos ni créditos si el cliente no
en el catálogo. Además los clientes pueden llamar Carry-In (beginning 12/29/09 at 8am)
puede asistir a clases de una sesión.
al 703-228-4747 o comunicarse por e-mail a Descuento › Take registration forms to para obtener su Los descuentos en la matrícula se basan en el Acomodaciones 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, 22206
número. Tenga en cuenta que los nuevos clientes ingreso y número de miembros en la familia. El Condado de Arlington está comprometido Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
tienen que establecer una cuenta por Internet antes Cualquier persona que recibe asistencia en proveer programas accesibles y abiertos › Your best choice is to register online or by fax
de inscribirse. Esto se puede hacer en https:// financiera del Departamento de Servicios a todos los residentes. Los participantes con early. Carry-in registrations regardless of the Una vez registrado, las Humanos del Condado o de las escuelas públicas necesidades especiales que necesitan ayuda date received will be held and processed at
confirmaciones serán enviadas por correo el día en de Arlington, como programas de almuerzo o en coordinar acceso a lugares o asistencia en 8:00am on 8/25/09.
que son procesadas o a su dirección electrónica. del programa HUD en la limitación de ingreso de programas o servicios deben llamar al 703-228-
Por favor no llame a la oficina para hacer cambios sección 8, puede recibir descuento en el costo de 4740, TTY 703-228-4743, por favor llamar con En Persona
o para verificar si está inscrito en alguna clase hasta clases. Se requiere verificación de ingreso anual. anticipación para solicitar ayuda. Podrían haber (comenzando 12/29/09 a las 8am)
que haya recibido su confirmación. Al principio de Para recibir una solicitud, información sobre las cambios, cancelaciones o cierres después de la › Puedes inscribirte en persona en
cada clase el participante deberá firmar un acuerdo. reglas y proceso llamar a la oficina de Inscripción publicación del catálogo o instructores pueden 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, 22206
En caso de que el participante sea un menor de al 703-228-4747 o visite las oficinas: 3700 S. Four ser substituidos antes de comenzar la clase. Lunes a Viernes: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
edad un adulto deberá firmar. El que no firme el Mile Run Dr.; Barcroft 4200 S. Four Mile Run Dr.; › Si la mejor alternativa es inscribirse por el
acuerdo no podrá participar en la clase o programa. Las clases pueden ser canceladas con una
o Centro Thomas Jefferson, 3501 S. 2nd St. Internet temprano.
semana antes de que comiencen si no hay
suficientes alumnos. PRCR se reserva el derecho › Todas las inscripciones serán procesadas a
Las personas de la tercera Reembolsos partir del 8/25/09 a las 8:00 am
Se devolverá el costo completo de la clase de cancelar clases por causas no previstas. Las
edad mayores de 62 años que clases también pueden ser canceladas en días
o matrícula automáticamente cuando: las
feriados y a discreción del instructor. Las clases
Phone-In (beginning 12/29/09 8:30am at 8am)
residen en Arlington recibirán clases están llenas o sean canceladas por › Credit cards only (Visa, Discover, MasterCard and
el Departamento de Parques, Recreación y también pueden ser canceladas en caso de
un descuento del 30% del nieve, hielo o condiciones peligrosas. Si las clases American Express)
Recursos Culturales, si han sido canceladas por › Have class numbers ready before calling
costo de la clase que está en el insuficiente número de participantes o otras en las escuelas del Condado de Arlington son
canceladas por motivos de mal clima, las clases › Call 703-228-4747 (voice) or
razones no previstas o por cambios de horario o
catálogo. lugar hechos por PRCR y si usted no puede asistir de PRCR son automáticamente canceladas. Para 703-228-4743 (TTY), Monday-Friday,
mayor información puede ver el canal AVN 74 de 8:30 am-4:30 pm
debido a ese cambio. Los reembolsos solicitados
Pagos información de Arlington u otros canales, o para
por razones médicas deben ser acompañados Por teléfono (12/29/09 a las 8:30am)
Tiene que pagar cuando se inscribe. Puede más información puede llamar al 703-228-4715.
por una nota médica y serán consideradas › Tarjetas de crédito solamente (Visa, Discover,
pagar con cheque o money order a nombre del
caso por caso. Si por alguna otra razón de las
“Treasurer, Arlington County”, o con tarjeta de
mencionadas anteriormente, los clientes que
Clases de Alta Demanda MasterCard y American Express)
crédito Visa, Master Card, Discover o American Las clases que están marcadas con c HD se › LLama 703-228-4747 y 703-228-4743 (TTY),
solicitan reembolso antes del segundo día de
Express. El nombre del participante, dirección llenan rápido. Las personas que no son Lunes a Viernes 8:30am-4:30pm
clases recibirán todo el reembolso menos $15
y número de teléfono deberá aparecer en el residentes de Arlington tendrán que pagar $25
que se cobraran por cargos administrativos.
cheque. De acuerdo con las reglas del Condado (en vez de $10) adicionales para inscribirse.
Todos los reembolsos deben hacerse entre

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Please check one:

Required Information: m Arlington resident under age 62 (pay listed fee) m Non-resident (add $10 per course) c
HD classes add $25 per course
m Arlington resident (over age 62–30% discount) m Reduced Fee, See page 26
Adult Responsible For Payment: (Please print)
Name _________________________________ Name ____________________________________________ Gender ______________Date of Birth _______________

Address _ ______________________________ Cardholder’s Name (as it appears on the card)

_____________________________________ Program Information

Apartment #____________________________ Activity # (1st choice) Activity # (2nd choice) Name of Class

City _ _________________________________
Location Days Time Listed Fee c
HD class Non-Resident add $25
State _____________Zip __________________
Home # _______________________________ Activity # (1st choice) Activity # (2nd choice) Name of Class
Work # _ ______________________________
E-mail ________________________________ Location Days Time Listed Fee c
HD class Non-Resident add $25
Return to: (Reminder: All participants must be the age indicated
Class Registration Office by the start date of the class. No exceptions.)
3700 Four Mile Run Drive
Please check one:
Arlington, VA 22206 m Arlington resident under age 62 (pay listed fee) m Non-resident (add $10 per course) c
HD classes add $25 per course
Tel: 703-228-4747 m Arlington resident (over age 62–30% discount) m Reduced Fee, See page 26
Fax: 703-228-4765

Your feedback is helpful. Please email Name ____________________________________________ Gender ______________Date of Birth _______________

comments to Cardholder’s Name (as it appears on the card)

Make checks or money orders payable to: Program Information

Treasurer, Arlington County. Activity # (1st choice) Activity # (2nd choice) Name of Class
Registration for non-Arlington residents
will begin January 6, 2010.
Location Days Time Listed Fee c
HD class Non-Resident add $25
Please list any needed assistance or accommodations
Activity # (1st choice) Activity # (2nd choice) Name of Class

High Demand Classes › Classes marked with a c

HD Location Days Time Listed Fee c
HD class Non-Resident add $25
sell out early. Non-residents rates for these classes are $25 $
(instead of usual $10) in order to advanced County resident
chances at placement. Residents should register early for Credit Card Users: Charge to my m American Express m Discover m MasterCard m Visa Expiration date: ____/____/____
High Demand Classes to secure a spot.
Credit card number __________________________________ Name of cardholder __________________________
as it appears on the card
*To support the “Scholarship Fund” (pg 2) indicate Don’t forget you may qualify for fee reductions based on income,
amount of donation here $_______ call 703-228-4747 to find out more or go to www. search fee reductions.

Who You Gonna Call? Park Rangers

Community Gardens
Senior Program and Centers
Senior Adult Programs Information 703-228-4744
Pools General Information
Wakefield Pool 703-578-3063
Graffiti Removal 703-228-6525 Aurora Hills 703-228-5722 Washington-Lee Pool 703-228-6262
General Information
Gypsy Moth Program 703-228-7744 Culpepper Garden 703-228-4403 Upton Hills Regional Park 703-534-3437
PRCR Closures and Cancellations Hotline 703-228-4715
Horticultural Information 703-228-6414 Langston-Brown 703-228-5321 Yorktown Pool 703-536-9739
Parks and Recreation Main 703-228-PLAY
Invasive Plant Control 703-228-7636 Lee Center 703-228-0555 Sports
Parks Maintenance and Downed Trees 703-228-6525
Leaf Collection 703-228-6570 Walter Reed 703-228-0955 Sports General Information 703-228-1801
Police/Fire Non-Emergency 703-558-2222
Master Gardeners 703-228-6414 Nature Centers Gymnastics Team 703-228-0708
Classes & Camps Registration 703-228-4747
Mulch 703-228-6570 Gulf Branch 703-228-3403
Facility Rentals 703-228-1805 Rental Facilities
Volunteer Office 703-228-4730 Community Centers Long Branch 703-228-6535 Community Rooms, Fields and Courts,
Sports 703-228-1801 Arlington Mill 703-228-7790 Potomac Overlook 703-528-5406 Picnic Shelters 703-228-1805
Community Canine Areas 703-228-6523 Aurora Hills 703-228-5722 Cultural Affairs Fort C. F. Smith 703-243-7329
Barcroft 703-228-0701
Cultural Affairs 703-228-1850 General Information 703-228-1850 Virginia Cooperative Extension
Parks 703-228-6525 Carver 703-228-5706 Cultural Events Mailing List 703-228-1841 Virginia Cooperative Extension
Request Camp & Class Catalog 703-228-4747 Dawson Terrace 703-228-5335 General Information 703-228-6400
Art Center
Teen Hotline 703-228-7780 Drew 703-228-5725 Community Gardens 703-228-6426
Thomas Jefferson 703-228-5925
Senior Programs 703-228-4744 Fairlington 703-228-6588 Family & Consumer Education 703-228-6417
Lee Arts Center 703-228-0560
Therapeutic Recreation 703-228-4740 Gunston 703-228-6980 Invasive Plant Control 703-228-7636
Langston-Brown 703-228-5210 Fitness Facilities
TTY Service 703-228-4743 Personal Training 703-228-5916 4-H 703-228-6404
Virginia Cooperative Extension Lee 703-228-0550 Master Gardeners 703-228-6414
Lubber Run 703-228-4712 TJ Drop In 703-228-0944
General Information 703-228-6400
Madison 703-228-5310
Parks & Natural Resources
Thomas Jefferson 703-228-5920
Parks Maintenance 703-228-6525
Walter Reed 703-228-0935
Trail Maintenance 703-228-6525

There’s something for everyone... and every Arlington! Hay algo para todos…y para cada familia en Arlington!
Take advantage of all we have to offer! Aproveche todo lo que ofrecemos!
Arlington County provides discounts for its camps, classes and many of its programs and services. El Condado de Arlington ofrece descuentos para campamentos, clases y muchos de sus programas
Language translation is available for business transactions; sign language is available for programs y servicios. Además, con aviso previo, podemos acomodar a personas con incapacidades que
and services. Reasonable accommodations are provided with advance notice. Don’t let fees, access necesita/requieren alojamiento especial. Ofrecemos traducción para transacciones de negocio y
or language be a barrier to your fitness, fun, safety, learning and creativity! servicio de lengua de signos para programas y servicios. No permita que el costo de la matrícula,
limitación de inglés o incapacidad física sean barreras para mejorar su salud, divertirse, aprender
y expresar su creatividad!

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one of the most rewarding parts of my job.”
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