For County residents 55 and over: Arlington offers classes, enrichment and travel programs, cultural and social events, physical fitness opportunities and more. Support services (for those who need them) promote health, safety, independence and self-sufficiency.
Arlington’s Senior Adult Programs office provides a wide range of ways for people 55 and over to find enjoyment and practice a healthy lifestyle.
Follow the link to Senior Adult Programs to find a senior center, explore classes and travel, and learn about registration. The Office of Senior Adult Programs is part of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Activities and the Arts
You can search for activities ranging from art classes to singing groups, strength training to special interest clubs that offered through the Department of Parks and Recreation and geared to senior adults.
Arlington's Arts al Fresco program presents free outdoor performances throughout Arlington from May through September each year. To obtain a brochure, or for information, call 703-228-1850, check the website, or email . No reservations or tickets are required for any Arts al Fresco event.
Aging & Disability
Aging and Disability Services programs help senior adults remain safely in, and be an integral part of, the community.
For more information, call 703-228-1700.
CyberSeniors currently is forming new classes at Lee Senior Center for senior citizens interested in hands-on training to use computers. Seniors are partnered with teens from local high schools, who provide assistance with the training. For information, call 703-228-6425 or drop in to Lee Senior Center.
CyberCenter Classes are offered at Central Library and Columbia Pike Library.
Check the Arlington Arts events calendar to find out what’s going on in Arlington.
Events Card - Arlington seniors can obtain the Senior Citizens Event Card, which enables them to attend ticketed sports events, plays and concerts held at Arlington’s public schools for free. For information, call 703-228-6005 or inquire at local senior centers.
Housing Grants (Rent Assistance) - 703-228-1350
Real Estate Tax Relief - 703-228-1350
Library Programs are offered at Central Library and six neighborhood branch libraries.
Tips for Seniors from the Fire Department.
Save Our Seniors Plus from the Sheriff's Office.
Expanded Tax Relief for Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
There are many options for transportation assistance for seniors and a variety of reduced fares. Please note that age requirements are not standard for all programs, so read carefully to see if you qualify for the program that interests you.
Transportation Resources (Metro, Super Senior Taxi)
ART - Arlington Transit - There's more than one way to get where you're going!
Volunteer Arlington promotes civic engagement and active volunteer service to meet local needs and enrich the lives of Arlingtonians. We welcome the opportunity to help you become more involved in the Arlington community. The Online Volunteer Connection allows you to search by keyword for opportunities that interest you.