Kids on the Hill

Also see the Family Resources Directory in the annual Fagon Guide to Capitol Hill, published and delivered to houses each Spring. If you don’t have a copy of the latest Guide, it can be viewed online and downloaded at:

Art, Dance, and Music Programs for Children

American Youth Chorus
545 7th St., SE

Boogie Babes
Eastern Market

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
545 7th Street, SE

DC Youth Orchestra Program
1700 East Capitol St., NE

Hill Center
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Mister Mike’s Music
location of classes vary

Momentum Dance Theatre’s Jazz Hip Hop Academy
534 8th St., SE

Ms. Mary’s Performing Arts, Music, and Movement
202-544-3106 (no website)

Music on the Hill
801 D St., NE

St. Mark’s Dance Studio
301 A St., SE

Studio One Dance
511 11th St., SE

Tippi Toes Dance
Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Childcare Centers

Capitol Hill Cooperative Play School
222 E Capitol St., SE
(202) 543-7355

Kiddie University
728 F St, NE and
(202) 544-4544

Nana’s Place
342 8th St., NE
(202) 758-3866,
(no website)

Children’s Stores

Dawn Price Baby
325 7th St, SE

Fairy Godmother-Childrens Books & Toys
319 7th St., SE
(202) 547-5474
(no website)

Groovy DC Cards & Gifts
323 7th St., SE

Labyrinth Games & Puzzles
645 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Library Programs for Children

Library of Congress Young Readers Center
10 First St., S.E., Thomas Jefferson Building, Ground Floor, Room LJ G29

Story Time for infants and toddlers.

Southeast Neighborhood Library
403 7th St., SE
(202) 698-3377
Nearest Metro: Eastern Market

Music and Movement; Family Story Time; Toddler Story Time; Preschool Story Time; Baby and Toddler Story Time; Kids’ Club; Kids’ Book Club; STEAM Team.

Northeast Neighborhood Library
330 7th St ., NE
(202) 698-0058
Nearest Metro: Union Station

Music and Movement; Library Play Date; Family Story Time; Preschool Story Time; Lego Club; Mandala Mondays; Reader’s Theater; Games Day;

Rosedale Neighborhood Library
1701 Gales St., NE

STEM Tuesday

Parenting Classes and Services

Balanced Birth Support (some classes held on Capitol Hill)

Intuitive Parenting (classes are held in a private home on Capitol Hill)

Kalah Hill: The Postpartum Doula (Capitol Hill resident)

R.C. Mobile Tech  (Email:; Tel:  202-573-9681)

Specializes in installing software that enables parents to control what sites their children are permitted to visit and what hours they are allowed to be online.

Well Dressed Mamma (Capitol Hill business)

An in-home nursing boutique that allows you to be fitted for and purchase nursing bras in the comfort of your home.

Parent Groups

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (CHPSPO)

Mothers on the Hill (MOTH)

Parks and Playgrounds

Click here for public parks and playgrounds

SkillZone (private club for families with indoor playground)
709 8th St., SE

Schools & Education

Click here

rewriteU  (Capitol Hill business)

“RewriteU rethinks the way middle grade learners become better readers and writers. We provide one-to-one reading and writing classes through an online platform that blends traditional in-person tutoring approaches with robust, web-based technologies to enhance learning.”

Yoga for Children

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

Youth Sports Programs

See Youth Sports Programs on Fitness & Sports page.