Age 55 and Older? Get a 55+ Pass.

Learn About 55+ Programs in Arlington

Sign up for your 55+ Pass today & take advantage of the many program offerings!  Arlington’s 55+ Pass gives you access to a variety of fun, fitness, enrichment and social connections.  Want to learn more, then check out our 55+ Guide which is full of details on our 55+ programs and also program locations.  We are here to help you explore which activities might be of interest or free to visit one of our 55+ Centers.

STEP 1: Choose Your Pass

You now have two options for enjoying our engaging 55+ programs! Get the 55+ Pass for access to free or discounted programs and classes. Looking to enhance your physical fitness too? Upgrade to the 55+ Gold Pass to access Arlington Community Center fitness facilities (except Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center) in addition to other benefits of the 55+ Pass.

Note: Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center senior membership are not associated with the 55+ Program (including the 55+ Pass or 55+ Gold pass). Learn the difference between Long Bridge memberships and other Parks & Recreation memberships

55+ Pass (Annual) 55+ Gold Pass (Annual)
Arlington County resident $20 $60
Arlington County household $30 $90
Non-Arlington County resident $45 $90
Non-Arlington County household $65 $135

STEP 2: Sign up

There are several ways to sign up for the 55+ Pass or 55+ Gold Pass:

  • ONLINERegister or renew an existing membership online. You will need a log-in ID and password to use the online system and pay with a credit card. Call 703-228-4747 (option 3) with questions.
    • New 55+pass holders will receive a key fob in the mail. Until you receive your key fob, please use your receipt as proof of registration.  
    • If you are renewing your 55+ pass with us, you will continue to use your existing key fob. You only receive a new key fob if you request a replacement card during the renewal process.
  • IN-PERSON: Visit one of our 55+ Centers that are open, or the Office of 55+ Programs main office located at 300 N. Park Drive (DPR Administrative Services is also available to assist at this location).
  • PHONE: Call 703-228-4747, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • MAIL: Download the 55+ Pass Registration Form(PDF, 640KB) and mail it in to: DPR Administrative Services, 300 N. Park Drive, Arlington VA 22203 or send by e-mail:

STEP 3: Use Your Pass

Check out our 55+ Guide for upcoming programs and 55+ happenings.  With your 55+ Pass, you can register for programs and activities — Pre-registration and 55+ Pass are required to participate.  Please make sure to note down registration start dates, in order to register and reserve your spot for a program.

Once you have signed up for your 55+ Pass (or 55+ Gold Pass), you can register for programs online, in-person or by phone.

  • ONLINE: Visit or link directly to the registration system when viewing the digital 55+ Guide. After registration has opened, just click on the blue Registration Number for the program that you are interested in.  
  • IN-PERSON: Visit one of our 55+ Centers that are open, or the Office of 55+ Programs main office located at 300 N. Park Drive (DPR Administrative Services is also available to assist at this location).
  • PHONE: Call 703-228-4747, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Drop-Ins & Registration

Drop-in classes are ongoing programs that participants can join anytime with a valid 55+ Pass. Any program listed as a drop-in does not require pre-registration. All programs have a capacity limit and may fill up. Unless designated as drop-in, all programs require pre-registration. Registration automatically closes two business days prior to the start of the program. For questions, contact the Administrative Services Office at 703-228-4747.

Inclement Weather Closings and Cancellations

For info on cancellations and delayed openings, call our Inclement Weather Hotline at 703-228-4715 or your center. You can also check Arlington County’s Emergency Weather page to learn about county-wide closures and delays. Register for Arlington Alerts to receive info via text or email.