Fitness & Sports


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Community Recreation Centers

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Fitness Clubs

Atlas Fitness
920 11th St, SE
(202) 525-5183

Balance Gym
214 D St, SE
(202) 450-5448

Biker Barre
738 7th St, SE
(202) 733-1009

Capitol Hill Sport & Health
315 G St, SE
(202) 234-5678

Jade Fitness
1310 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
(202) 629-4455

Off Road: Bike, Box, Build
637 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Pure Barre
407 8th St, SE
(202) 847-3708


Capital Hiking Club

Trails nearby:

Kingman and Heritage Islands Park
Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
National Arboretum

Martial Arts

Capitol Hill Aikikai
201 4th St, SE
(202) 509-1632

Home Do Martial Arts School | Master Dong Sik Kim (assisted by student teachers)
Class days/times and locations are announced via email to the Capitol Hill Home Do community; to get involved, email Related article:  The Education of Master Dong (Capitol Community News, June 9, 2017)

Samurai Training Academy
613 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
(202) 905-2627

Tae Kwon Do College | Master Erica Gutman
location of classes varies
(202) 546-6275

Warrior Fusion
The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
(202) 713-9509

Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan Academy
The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
(301) 388-8095


Rooted Pilates
511 11th St., SE


Annacostia Community Boathouse
1900 M St, SE

Capital Rowing Club
1900 M St, SE

DC Strokes Rowing Club
1900 M St, SE

Running and Jogging Groups

Argonaut Running Club

Capitol Hill Running Club

ESY Running Club (East Side Yoga)

Federal City Runners

Pretzel Bakery Run Club

You can use area listservs and other social media to find other groups that are a good match for your interests and abilities.  If any other group would like to be listed here, please use the Contact link to contact the webmaster.


Rosedale Community Center  (outdoor pool)
1701 Gales St, NE
(202) 727-2591

William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center  (indoor pool)
635 North Carolina Ave, SE
(202) 724-4495

An indoor aquatics center that offers an 8-lane, 20 yard x 25 yard pool, a kiddie wading pool, locker rooms, and community room. A valid, government-issued photo ID is required to enter.


Tennis Courts (public)

Anacostia Park
1900 Anacostia Dr

East Potomac Tennis Center
1090 Ohio Dr, SW
(202) 554-5962

Garfield Park
2nd St, SE & F St, SE

Payne Recreation Center
C St, SE & 15th St, SE

Tennis Clubs & Associations

Capitol Hill Tennis Club

“For current and former members and staff of the U.S. Congress and related agencies. If space permits, the club is opened to the public.”

Tennis on the Hill

“A non-profit Community Tennis Association (CTA), promoting and facilitating the playing and enjoyment of tennis as a means of healthy recreation and lifelong physical fitness for all ages, abilities, income levels, and backgrounds in the community of greater Capitol Hill and surrounding area.”

Tennis Instructors

East Potomac Tennis Center (Public)
1090 Ohio Dr, SW
(202) 554-5962


Online resource for finding “the best tennis coaches at the lowest prices” to come to a court near you.


Be Here Now Yoga Healing & Wellness
411 8th St, SE
(202) 643-8875

Breathing Space Family Yoga
locations vary
(202) 599-0434

East Side Yoga
518 10th St, NE, second floor (above 10th St. Auto Repair)
(202) 600-9860

Jade Fitness Yoga
1310 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
(202) 629-4455

Realignment Studio   [OPENING JUNE 10, 2017]
641 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
(202) 350-1421

St. Mark’s Yoga Center
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
301 A St, SE

William Penn House Yoga
515 East Capitol St, SE
(donations benefit William Penn Quaker Workcamps)

Yoga at Northeast
Northeast Library
330 7th St, NE, Mezzanine Conference Room

Youth Sports Programs

Capital Futbol Club

CapitalFC is a fast-growing soccer club that focuses on player development and has programs for youth ages U7 to U18. CapitalFC is based on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with more than 250 boys and girls training on 15 teams.

Capitol Hill Little League

Baseball and softball for kids on the Hill.

DC Player Development Academy (soccer)

Flag Star Football on Capitol Hill

Flag football league for kids on the Hill. “This is a low-stress environment where kids can run around, compete and enjoy themselves. And there’s ABSOLUTELY no experience necessary. Everyone, everyone — boys, girls, athletes, bookworms, rich or poor — will find a place to play here.”

Kicks Are For Kids (K.A.F.K.) Soccer

“K.A.F.K (Kicks Are For Kids) is a youth development soccer program that uses a variety of fun games and drills to ensure that kids enjoy the lovely game of soccer. We create a perfect opportunity for kids to strengthen their individual ability, reinforce their mental development, and create self-confidence. We are a year-round program and host our tots and kids soccer clinics in the Washington, DC area.” (Includes Capitol Hill)

Sports on the Hill (SOTH)

“A volunteer youth sports organizations in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC. It offers youth sports programs for soccer, baseball, softball, touch football, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, and field hockey.”