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Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center

Happenings at Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center

New! WellWorks presents

Tai Chi

Improve your memory, coordination, balance and flexibility through Tai Chi, taught by an instructor from the School of Mind & Body Harmony. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. Appropriate for beginners.

Tuesday – 3:30-4:30 p.m. – 6 week session – $70.

March 4 to April 8; or April 15 to May 20.

Registration is required. Please call Suburban OnCall at 301.896.3939 or online at

Other fun activities:

Walking Cabin John

M-F 9-9:30 a.m.

Weather permitting. Enjoy historic Glen Echo and Cabin John.

Advanced Table Tennis

M+F 6-9 p.m., Sat 1-4

Bone Builders

For 50+ years old

M+W 2-3 p.m.

 Definition Body Sculpting

T 9:15-10:15 a.m.


W 7-8 p.m.

Senior Shape

For 50+ years old

M-W 11 a.m.-Noon

F 2-3 p.m.

Senior Weight Training

For 50+ years old

F 1-2 p.m.

Tiny Tots Meet Up

F 10:30–12:30 p.m.

Weight Room

Open during Center Hours


M+F 9:15–10:15 a.m.

Game Room

T-F 9 a.m.-Noon

Mac Friday

Youth Activity Club for grades 3 through 6. Meets every Friday evening 7-9 p.m. through May 9. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, bingo, movies, disc jockey, games, etc. If Mac Friday is full, please add your name to the waitlist. We’ve taken additional members in the past – what do you have to lose?

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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

About Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Multimedia Bilingual Rec Specialist at Montgomery County Recreation, loves videos, flowers and dogs. Winner of the “Poder Con Ganas” award from the Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County .


2 Responses to “Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center”

  1. On May 27, 2015 at 4:26 pm responded with... #


    Our daughter in middle school is looking to play[ nothing at school until high school and the leagues we found for youth all seem to be at the north end of the county. Is there anything offered at the barton Center or elsewhere nearby?


    • Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer
      On May 28, 2015 at 9:11 am responded with... #

      Thank you for your comment, please contact the Sports Unit at 240-777-4936, or 240-777-6081. Thank you again.

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