Arlington County 55+ Guide

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Keep active and engaged. There’s always something happening in Arlington for people 55 and older and you’ll know what that is by reading the 55+ Guide.

The  55+ Guide is published bimonthly and is filled with a cornucopia of activities. Most of the programs are free if you have a 55+ Pass.

View Our Available Classes and Register

View the 55+ Guide

View the previous November/December guide.

How to Register

Just pick out programs in the 55+ Guide and follow the registration instructions in the listing.

For programs in Jan. & Feb., you can register starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 5. Register online*, in-person at a senior center, calling 703-228-4744 or sending your registration to DPR Registration Office, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, VA 22206.

Cancellations

To cancel an activity you have registered for, please call 703-228-4744.

* Most travel and fitness programs, and many art programs, require advanced registration and payment.

To register online:

  • Go to https://registration.arlingtonva.us/
  • 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.

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!

Fitness/Exercise

(for all fitness levels)

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

Sports

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

Education

  • 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