Arlington County 55+ Guide


55+ Guide March-April 2014
March-April 2014

Find Great Classes and Programs in the March-April 55+ Guide

55+ March-April Registration Starts March 3
Come Thrive With Us! Arlington's March/April 55+ Guide (PDF) gives you access to a world of fun, fitness, enrichment and social connections for people ages 55 and above and is now available! Don’t miss our newest classes including Gentle and Meditative Yoga and Science of Happiness. Stay financially fit with classes to educate on money matters.  Feed your brain with knowledge on technology, Medicare, going green, new languages and more. Look out for special event including an Earth Day Nature Walk, Spring Games and Field Day and Trash and Treasure Bake Sale. Get involved with social activities, movies, book clubs, fitness classes and destination trips. Check out the latest 55+ Guide (PDF) for our full offerings. Registration begins on March 3. Most programs are free if you have a 55+ Pass. Read below to learn how to register online, by phone or in person.

How to Register

You may register online, in-person at the senior centers, or by phone or mail beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 3.
Online registration is now available for many of our day trips.

Online Registration Instructions for 55+ Trips:

  • Go to
  • Enter your login ID and Password. A new web page will appear. If this is your first time and you do not know your ID and password, please call 703-228-4744 or 703-228-4747.
  • Click on the "55-Plus" menu and then on "Browse/Register for 55+ Trips."
  • Find the trip you are interested in and click on it. Then click "Enroll Now."
  • Select the name of the individual you are registering. Click "Add to Cart."
  • You will have the option to "Continue Shopping" or "Checkout." Click on one of those choices.
  • When you are done, pay by credit card for your online registration.

Address mailed registrations with payment to: Registration Office, 3700 S. Four Mile Run, Arlington, VA 22206. Make checks payable to Treasurer, Arlington County.


Take a look at what's available at your local senior center. The recreation, education, fitness and social programs can make a difference in your life!

(for all fitness levels of seniors)

  • Aerobics
  • Aquatics
  • Seated exercise classes
  • Strength training
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Walking Clubs


  • Ice Skating
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Senior Olympics


  • Art Awareness
  • Computer classes
  • Language classes
  • Music Appreciation
  • Nutrition classes
  • Safe Driving classes

On-Going Activities

  • Armchair Travel
  • Billiards
  • Bingo
  • Book Clubs
  • Bridge
  • Canasta
  • Chess
  • Crafts
  • Current Events
  • Dancing (Tap, Line, Ballroom, Square Hawaiian Dance)
  • Instrumental Groups
  • Lecture Series
  • Memoir Writing
  • Mental Aerobics
  • Painting
  • Ping Pong
  • Singing Groups
  • Storytellers/Spellbinders
  • Wellness Programs
  • Woodcarving
  • Volunteer/Leadership Opportunities

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To participate in programs at Arlington County's senior centers, register with the Office of Senior Adult Programs (OSAP) and pay an annual fee of $20 ($30 for two people in the same household, $45 for non-residents of Arlington County, or $65 for non-resident households). Your registration gives you access to Arlington's many classes, fitness programs, trips and special events for participants 55+, as well as discounted access to community fitness facilities. Register today and receive a bimonthly publication of programs for adults ages 55 and over.

To register or for more information, call 703-228-4744 (TTY 711) or visit any senior center, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, or Barcroft Sports and Fitness Center. Or contact the Office of Senior Adult Programs, 300 N. Park Dr., Arlington. VA 22203. Seniors are welcome to visit a senior center prior to registering.

Last Modified: March 11, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611