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Open Gym

Youth 3:30pm-6:30 pm

Residents are welcome to recess and free play in the gymnasium. It’s  first come first serve on the basketball courts. No team practices or league play during this time.

Adult Open Gym

Wednesdays 7pm-9:00pm

District Heights Boys & Girls Club,

Call for Schedule

Football Registration

Call for Schedule

Chair Aerobics ($3.00)

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am – 10:30am

Exercise with a chair has never been so much fun. Come workout while sitting down, working your entire body head to toe. Runelle Kojack Gulliam teaches an exciting fun energetic class twice a week.

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)

Mondays 6:45 p.m -8:15pm

TOPS is a weight loss support group that doesn’t promote one specific diet plan. Instead, its purpose is to encourage members to seek the advice of their physicians to obtain a diet tailored specifically to their physical needs. TOPS discourages fad diets, weight loss pills and fast weight loss plans and instead encourages a balanced diet that includes a regular exercise regimen.

Line Dance ($3.00)

Thursdays 10:00 am -12:00pm

Hand Dance ($5.00)

Mondays 7:00pm- 8:30pm

Hand Dance has resurfaced in the Washington dance community.



Mondays 10:00 am -12:00 pm.

Come join us. We create beautiful art through the process of crocheting.

Fitness Center

Monday-Friday 9:15 -8:45pm

For people who want to come in and workout at their own rate, the fitness center is the place for you. For District Heights adults 18-54, the fee is $25 for 3 months. For non-District Heights adults 18-54, the fee is $50 for 3 months. For Seniors 55 years or older, the membership is free (City residents only).

Please contact the Recreation, Parks and Culture Department to register or obtain complete details about our programs at (301) 336-5633.
Interested in renting out a facility? Click here for the Facility Request Form


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Commission Rules of Procedure

Here is a copy of the Commission Rules of Procedure, DH-2022-01, Sponsored by Vice Mayor Cynthia Miller, Commissioner Harryette Irving, and Commissioner Xander Harcourt introduced in the 1-13-22 City meeting for your review. Forward any questions, comments, concerns or ideas

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    The City of District Heights is notifying residents of a program provided through the National Leauge of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program administered by Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). This program offers a warranty to homeowners that covers repairs or replacements of the outside water line that runs from the point of utility responsibility to the home. Property owners are accountable for these repairs, not the utility. [color-button href=""]For more information on this program or to enroll, please visit SLWA's site at[/color-button]
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