Fall Class Registration Times Change!
Resident online registration begins August 14
for fall classes. In an effort to better serve the growing number of
Arlingtonians who enjoy our classes, the Department of Parks and
Recreation is moving up and dividing class registration times. On August 14, online registration opens only for Gymnastics classes at 7:00 a.m. and for ALL OTHER classes online registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
5th Annual Firefly Festival
All ages are invited to
Fort C.F. Smith Park, 2411 24th St. N.,
Sunday, June 30,
to celebrate summer's natural night lights with us! Learn all about the
critters that light up the night. Events include: bug hunts, games,
crafts, walks, and talks about fireflies. Bring your picnic blanket and
dinner to enjoy as we wait
for the sun to go down and the lights to come out. $7 fee per
participant; children 2 and under are free. To preregister: visit
https://registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747, Program #642953-A. You may also pay at the event.
Cancelled if raining. For more information, call 703-228-6535.
iCan Bike Camp Call for Participants, Volunteers and Sponsors!
Bike is a camp designed to teach children with disabilities how to ride
a two-wheeled bicycle. With their adapted bicycles, specialized
and trained staff and volunteers, we're able to get most participants
up and riding on a two-wheel bicycle in 5 days! Interested in
sponsoring? For more info April
Rosenthal, iCan Bike Camp Director, 703-228-4736.
July 4th Event
Arlington's signature July 4th event will return in 2013! On Thursday, July 4, all are welcome to participate in the festivities at
Long Bridge Park (475 Long Bridge Drive). The event will begin at 3pm
with a food truck rally, arts and crafts market, free fitness
activities for all ages, live music, and lots more including a view of
For more info visit www.arlingtonva.us/july4.
Family Fun: Campfires at Long Branch and Gulf Branch Nature Centers!
The whole family is invited to join us every
Saturday this summer (except Aug. 24), 7-8pm,
for some old-fashioned fun! Campfire programs include stories, songs,
games, special live animal guests and of course, S'mores! This
summer topics will range from Rascally Raccoons to High-flying Hawks to
Buzzing Bees. $5 fee per participant, registration not required for
children age 2 and under. For more information, contact the
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opportunities and classes for those 55+. We offer a variety of times,
locations and topics to accommodate
your busy schedule. Have fun and get fit with Zumba, Pilates, Yoga,
Cardio Tone and more! Brush up on your tech skills with Facebook intros,
cell phone workshops and computer basics classes. Eat, taste and be
merry with classes to teach you how to make delicious
healthy food. Catch a movie, join a book club, play Scrabble or
practice ballroom dance for some much needed unwinding. Check out the
55+ Guide for our full offerings. Our
online class and trip registration is now new and improved! Registration for classes with fees begins July 1 (please note that we no longer accept American Express).