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D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation
3149 16th St. NW
Washington 20010
202-673-7647
Fax: 202-673-2087
dpr@dc.gov
www.dpr.dc.gov
The department maintains more than 300 parks, 75 playgrounds, 150 basketball and tennis courts, numerous ballfields and 33 swimming pools throughout the city. Most facilities are free to the public unless reserved for youth activities. Some minimal fees may apply. The department also coordinates recreational and educational programs, including sports leagues, arts classes, child care activities and senior citizen activities.

National Park Service, National Capital Region
1100 Ohio Dr. SW
Washington 20242
202-619-7222
www.nps.gov/ncro
The park service administers the Mall and federal parks and monuments in the Washington area. Other well-known sites in the District include the White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, World War II Memorial, National Law Enforcement Memorial, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Rock Creek Park, Anacostia Park, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, Fordís Theatre, Fort Dupont Park, FDR Memorial, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Sewall-Belmont House and C&O Canal National Historical Park.
Joseph M. Lawler
Regional director
National Capital Region
202-619-7000

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

Clubhouse No. 2
Butler-Wyatt Clubhouse
120 M St. NW
Washington 20001
202-727-4455
Fax: 202-638-1505
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro2.html
Hours: 3-9 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.

Clubhouse No. 4
Anthony Bowen Elementary School
101 M St. SW
Washington 20024
Phone/fax: 202-479-0193
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro4.html
Hours: 3:30-8 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.

Clubhouse No. 6
Old Petworth School Clubhouse
801 Shepherd St. NW
Washington 20007
202-576-3407
Fax: 202-638-1505
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro6.html
Hours: Monday-Friday 3-9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Summer Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Clubhouse No. 10
Mary and Daniel Loughran Clubhouse
2500 14th St. NW
Washington 20009
202-232-2197
Fax: 202-232-2198
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro10.html
Hours: 3-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Summer Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Clubhouse No. 11
Robert V. Murray Clubhouse
620 Milwaukee Pl. SE
Washington 20032
202-645-0054
Fax: 202-645-0053
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro11.html
Hours: 3:30-9 p.m. weekdays. Summer hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays.

Clubhouse No. 14
Richard England Clubhouse
4103 Benning Rd. NE
Washington 20019
202-388-8181
Fax: 202-399-7945
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/metro14.html
Hours: 3-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Summer ours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.

Eastern Branch
261 17th St. SE
Washington 20003
202-546-0949
Fax: 202-547-2984
hturner@bgcgw.org
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/eastern.html

FBR Branch
1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
Washington 20020
202-610-9707
nowens@bgcgw.org
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/fbr.html

Hopkins Branch
1000 12th St. SE
Washington 20003
202-724-8510
Fax: 202-534-4051
tmahoney@bgcgw.org
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/hopkins.html

Jelleff Branch
3265 S St. NW
Washington 20007
202-462-1317
Fax: 202-797-1066
bstowers@bgcgw.org
www.bgcgw.org/clubs/jelleff.html
Club hours: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Office hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays.

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Canoes, Kayaks and Rowing

Jackís Boats
3500 K St. NW
Washington 20007
202-337-9642
info@jacksboathouse.com
www.jacksboathouse.com
Offers hourly rentals of canoes and kayaks. Hours: 10 a.m. to sunset weekdays and 8 a.m. to sunset weekends, April-October.

Thompson Boat Center
2900 Virginia Ave. NW
Washington 20037
202-333-9543
tbc@guestservices.com
www.thompsonboatcenter.com
Offers rentals of bikes and nonmotorized boats, rowing lessons and more.
Hours: 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays March-November.

Tidal Basin Paddle Boats
1501 Maine Ave. SW
Washington 20024
202-479-2426
www.tidalbasinpeddleboats.com
Rents two- and four-passenger paddle boats. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily mid-March through Labor Day; and Wednesdays-Sundays Labor Day through Columbus Day (weather permitting). Last boat out at 5 p.m

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Colleges and Universities

American University Jacobs Fitness Center
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington 20016
202-885-6267
Fax: 202-885-1007
getfit@american.edu
www.american.edu/jacobsfitness
A limited number of memberships are available to residents in the American University neighborhood.

American University Reeves Field and Greenberg Track
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington 20016
202-885-6267
www.american.edu/athletics/facilities

Catholic University Raymond A. DuFour Center
3606 John McCormack Rd. NE
Washington 20017
202-319-5286
sargeant@cua.edu
athletics.cua.edu/dufour
Memberships available to the public.

Georgetown University Yates Memorial Field House
37th and O streets NW
Washington 20057
202-687-2400
jharvey@georgetown.edu
yates.georgetown.edu
Memberships available to the public.

Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports
125 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington 20017
202-884-9092
Fax: 202-884-9099
trinitycenter@trinitydc.edu
www.trinitydc.edu/trinity_center
Memberships available to the public.

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Cycling

Washington Area Bicyclist Association
1803 Connecticut Ave. NW
Third Floor
Washington 20009
202-518-0524
Fax: 202-518-0936
waba@waba.org
www.waba.org
Promotes cycling as a healthful transportation alternative and advocates improvement of bicycling conditions throughout the area.

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Golf Courses

East Potomac Golf Course
972 Ohio Dr. SW
Washington 20024
202-554-7660
Fax: 202-554-3850
dfaught@golfdc.com
www.golfdc.com
Three courses: red, white and blue. Red and white courses are nine holes each; blue has 18 holes. Fees range from $9 to $27, depending on day of the week, playerís age and course played.

Langston Golf Course
2600 Benning Rd. NE
Washington 20002
202-397-8638
Fax: 202-396-0611
jgarvin@golfdc.com
www.golfdc.com
Eighteen-hole golf course. Fees for 18 holes of play range from $15 to $27, depending on age of player, day of the week and number of holes played.

Rock Creek Golf Course
16th and Rittenhouse streets NW
Washington 20011
202-882-7332
Fax: 202-723-8499
tbuxton@golfdc.com
www.golfdc.com
Eighteen-hole course. Fees: $15 to $25, depending on age of player, number of holes played

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Hockey and Ice Skating

Fort Dupont Ice Arena
3779 Ely Pl. SE
Washington 20019
202-584-5007
Fax: 202-584-5008
www.fdia.org
Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and children 12 and younger. Skate rental is $2. Public skating hours: noon-1:50 p.m. Fridays, 3-4:50 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30-4:20 p.m. Sundays. Lessons available at other times.

Pershing Park Ice Rink
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington 20004
202-737-6938
Fax: 202-393-2238
pershingice@guestservices.com
www.pershingparkicerink.com
Admission is $6.50, $5.50 for children 12 and younger. Skate rental is $2.50. Hours: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays, December- March.

Sculpture Garden Ice Skating Rink
Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington
202-289-3360
www.nga.gov/ginfo/skating.htm
Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, students and children 12 and younger. Skate rental is $3. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays- Thursdays, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays- Saturdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays, open mid-November to mid-March.

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Nature Centers

Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium
5200 Glover Rd. NW
Washington 20015
202-895-6070
www.nps.gov/rocr/

The nature center is the major information center and focal point for activities related to the parkís natural and cultural history. Exhibits tell about the parkís wildlife and forest. A library, open to all, has many books on natural history. A Discovery Room encourages hands-on activities. Guided nature walks and curriculum-based environmental education programs take place daily. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays- Sundays. Closed New Yearís Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The planetarium is the only one in the national park system. It holds regular shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. for children 4 and older (4- through 7-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult) and at 4 p.m. for children 7 and older. Free tickets for planetarium shows can be picked up at the nature centerís information desk.

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Recreation Centers

Anacostia Fitness Recreation Center
1800 Anacostia Dr. SE
Washington 20020
202-698-2250
Pool: 202-724-1441
Facilities include fitness equipment, playground, two multipurpose fields and tennis courts. Swimming pool open from late May to Labor Day weekend. Pool is free to D.C. residents.

Barry Farm Recreation Center
1223 Sumner Rd. SE
Washington 20020
202-645-3896
Pool: 202-645-5040
Facilities include outdoor pool open from mid-June to mid- August, recreation center, multipurpose field, lighted basketball court, playground area and two tennis courts. Free to D.C. residents.

Benning Park Recreation Center
53rd and Fitch streets SE
Washington 20019
202-645-3957
Pool: 202-645-5044
Facilities include recreation center, gymnasium, baseball and softball field, outdoor basketball court, tennis courts and playground. Outdoor swimming pool is open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Ferebee Hope Recreation Center
3999 Eighth St. SE
Washington 20032
202-645-3917
Pool: 202-645-3916
Facilities include lighted basketball court, multipurpose room and tennis court. Hours: 2:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free.

Fort Lincoln Recreation Center
3100 Fort Lincoln Dr. NE
Washington 20018
202-576-6818
Facilities include gymnasium, indoor pool, lighted athletic field, lighted basketball courts, picnic areas and tennis courts. Swimming pool is open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Fort Stanton Recreation Center
1812 Erie St. SE
Washington 20020
202-645-3970
Pool: 202-645-5047
Facilities include recreation center, lighted multipurpose field, basketball courts, playground and outdoor swimming pool. The pool is open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.
Harry Thomas Sr. Community Service Center
1743 Lincoln Rd. NE
Washington 20002
202-576-5642
Pool: 202-576-5640
The recreation center has a multipurpose field, tennis court, basketball court, playground area and swimming pool. Swimming pool is open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Langdon Park Community Center
2901 20th St. NE
Washington 20018
202-576-6595
Fax: 202-576-6596
Facilities include gymnasium, lighted basketball court, multipurpose field, playground, two tennis courts, picnic area, skate park and outdoor swimming pool. Swimming pool is open from early June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Latin American Youth Center
1419 Columbia Rd. NW
Washington 20009
202-319-2225
Fax: 202-462-5696
info@layc-dc.org
www.layc-dc.org
The center offers recreation programs, tutoring, job training and other services.

Randall Recreational Center
South Capitol and I streets SW
Washington 20024
202-727-5504
Pool: 202-727-1420
Facilities include lighted multipurpose field, basketball courts, tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool. Swimming pool is open from early June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Rosedale Recreation Center
17th and Gales streets NE
Washington 20002
202-724-5405
Pool: 202-727-1502
Facilities include recreation center, lighted multipurpose field, lighted basketball courts, tennis court and outdoor swimming pool. Swimming pool is open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.

Takoma Community Center
300 Van Buren St. NW
Washington 20011
202-576-7114
Fax: 202-576-6967

Facilities include aquatic center with Olympic-size pool, lighted multipurpose field, basketball courts, tennis courts and playground.
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
1100 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington 20017
202-576-9238
Pool: 202-576-9236
Facilities include aquatic center, lighted multipurpose field, gymnasium, outdoor basketball courts, tennis courts and playground.
Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays.

Upshur Recreation Center
4300 Arkansas Ave. NW
Washington 20011
202-576-6842
Facilities include recreation center, lighted outdoor basketball courts, softball field and play area and outdoor swimming pool. Swimming pool is open from early June to end of August. Free to D.C. residents.

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Swimming -- Indoors

American University Reeves Aquatic Center
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington 20016
202-885-6267
www.american.edu/athletics/facilities
A limited number of memberships are available to American University neighborhood residents.

D.C. Center for Therapeutic Recreation Services
3030 G St. SE
Washington 20019
202-698-1794
Fax: 202-645-5903
The pool is available for D.C. residents who are disabled or have been injured. Eight-week sessions are $25 for twice-a-week use of the pool, $30 for three times per week. Those interested must participate in an intake interview with a recreation therapist to be registered in the program.

Dunbar Pool
1301 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington 20001
202-673-4316
Hours: 4-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.
Free to D.C. residents.

Marie Reed Recreation Center
2200 Champlain St. NW
Washington 20009
202-673-7768
202-673-7771
Hours: 3-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.
Free to D.C. residents.

William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center
(Capitol East Natatorium)
635 N. Carolina Ave. SE
Washington 20003
202-724-4495
Hours: 6:30-10 a.m., noon-5 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m. weekdays; 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Free to D.C. residents.

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Swimming -- Outdoors

East Potomac Park Pool
900 Ohio Dr. SW
Washington 20242
202-727-6523
Open from early June to end of August. Free to D.C. residents.
Hours: 1-8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Fort Dupont Pool
Burns Street and Ridge Road SE
Washington 20019
202-645-5046
Hours: 1-8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays; noon-6 p.m. weekends, opening in mid-June.
Free to D.C. residents.

Fort Lincoln Pool
3201 Fort Lincoln Dr. NE
Washington 20018
202-576-6389
Open mid-June to mid-August. Hours: 1-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free to D.C. residents.

Francis Pool
2500 N St. NW
Washington 20037
202-727-3285
Open from late May to Labor Day. Free to D.C. residents.
Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays starting May 27, 1-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays starting June 27.

Kelly Miller Pool
4900 Brooks St. NE
Washington 20019
202-724-5056
Open from mid-June to mid-August. Free to D.C. residents.
Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 1-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays.

Oxon Run Pool
Fourth Street and Mississippi Avenue SE
Washington 20032
202-645-5042
Open from late May to mid-August.
Hours: 1-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-6 p.m. weekends.
Free to D.C. residents.

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Tennis

American University Tennis Courts
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington 20016
202-885-3000
First come, first served. Free.

East Potomac Tennis Center
1090 Ohio Dr. SW
Washington 20024
202-554-5962
Fax: 202-554-5567
www.eastpotomactennis.com
A 24-court facility (10 clay and 14 hard) with indoor courts available during winter. First-come, first-served. Hourly rates are $15 for clay courts, $8 for hard courts, $17 for indoor courts in summer. Prices vary in winter.
Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.

Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
16th and Kennedy streets NW
Washington 20011
202-722-5949
Fax: 202-722-5198
www.rockcreektennis.com
A 25-court facility with 10 hard courts (five of which are heated part of the year) and 15 clay courts. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. Fridays-Sundays May through mid-September; 7 a.m.-11 p.m. mid-September through April.

Southeast Tennis & Learning Center
701 Mississippi Ave. SE
Washington 20032
202-645-6242
Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Rates vary by age and
program.

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YMCA/YWCA

Anthony Bowen YMCA
1325 W St. NW
Washington 20009
202-462-1054
info@ymcadc.org
www.ymcadc.org

National Capital YMCA
1711 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington 20036
202-862-9622
info@ymcadc.org
www.ymcadc.org

YMCA Calomiris Program Center
1906 Allison St. NE
Washington 20018
202-526-4233
info@ymcadc.org
www.ymcadc.org

YMCA Capital View
2118 Ridgecrest Ct. SE
Washington 20020
202-889-0643
info@ymcadc.org
www.ymcadc.org

National Capital Area YWCA
624 Ninth St. NW
Washington 20001
202-626-0700
Fax: 202-347-7381
ywca@ywcanca.org
www.ywcanca.org

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Area Professional Teams

WASHINGTON REDSKINS
League: National Football League
Web site: www.redskins.com
Where they play: FedEx Field Season opens: Sept. 9 at home against the Miami Dolphins
How to get tickets: 301-276-6050 or tickets@9redskins.com
Training camp: Redskins Park at 21300 Redskin Park Dr. in Ashburn in late July or early August. For information on dates and times of training camp activities, call 703-726-7000 or visit www.9redskins.com.
Titles won: Super Bowl XVII (1983), Super Bowl XXII (1988) and Super Bowl XXVI (1992)
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/redskins

WASHINGTON NATIONALS
League: East Division, National League, Major League Baseball
Web site: washington.nationals.mlb.com
Where they play: RFK Stadium
Season opened: April 2 against Florida
How to get tickets: 202-675-NATS (6287) or via the Web site
Training camp: Spring training at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla. 321-633-4487
Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/nationals

WASHINGTON WIZARDS
League: National Basketball Association
Web site: www.nba.com/wizards or www.washingtonwizards.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: End of October/early November
How to get tickets: 202-661-5050 or link via Web site
Titles won: As Bullets, won 1978 NBA Championship
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/wizards

WASHINGTON MYSTICS
League: Women's National Basketball Association
Web site: www.wnba.com/mystics or www.washingtonmystics.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: May 19 at home against Connecticut.
How to get tickets: 202-661-5050 for season tickets, partial plans and group sales information; 202-397-SEAT (7328) for individual game tickets
Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/mystics/

WASHINGTON CAPITALS
League: National Hockey League
Web site: www.washingtoncaps.com
Where they play: Verizon Center
Season opens: Beginning of October
How to get tickets: 202-266-2277 for season tickets, partial plans and group sales information; 202-397-SEAT (7328) for individual game tickets.
Training camp: The Capitals have a new practice facility: Kettler Capitals Iceplex at Ballston Commons Mall in Arlington, Va. The facility is open to the public and owned and operated by the Capitals. Call 410-672-7013 for dates and times.
Practice: Call 410-672-7013 for dates and times. Titles won: None
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/capitals

D.C. UNITED
League: Major League Soccer
Web site: www.dcunited.com
Where they play: RFK Stadium
Season opened: April 7 at Colorado; April 14 at home against Kansas City.
How to get tickets: 202-587-5000 or via Web site
Titles won: MLS championship in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004; U.S. Open Cup 1996; IntraAmerican Cup 1999; CONCACAF Champions Cup 1998; Supporters Shield 1997, 1999 and 2006.
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to www.washingtonpost.com/dcunited

BALTIMORE RAVENS
League: National Football League
Web site: www.baltimoreravens.com
Where they play: M&T Bank Stadium
Season opens: Sept. 10 with a Monday-night game in Cincinnati. The home opener is Sept. 16 against the New York Jets.
How to get tickets: 410-261-RAVE (7283)
Training camp: Free to the public late July through August at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. For times, call 410-261-FANS (3267).
Titles won: Super Bowl XXXV in 2001
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/ravens/

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
League: East Division, American League, Major League Baseball
Web site: www.orioles.com
Where they play: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Season opened: April 2 at Minnesota; home opener against Detroit, April 9.
How to get tickets: 888-848-BIRD (2473) or via the Web site
Training camp: Fort Lauderdale Stadium in March; tickets, 954-523-3309. During season, gates open 1-1/2 hours before the first pitch so the public can watch batting practice.
Titles won: World Series champions in 1966, 1970 and 1983.
For rosters, standings and schedule information, go to http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/sports/orioles/

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Regional Stadiums

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 W. Camden St., Baltimore 21201
888-848-BIRD (2473)
baltimoreorioles.mlb.com
Seats: 48,290 (including standing room)
Home of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles.

FedEx Field
1600 FedEx Way, Landover 20785
301-276-6000; 301-276-6248 for recorded directions
www.redskins.com
Seats: 91,665
Home of the National Football League's Washington Redskins and site of occasional concerts.

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell St., Baltimore 21230
410-230-8017
Seats: 69,700
Home of the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens. Also hosts college and high school football games, concerts and college lacrosse games.

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
2400 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington 20003
202-547-9077
www.dcsec.com
Seats: 45,000 for baseball; 20,000 for soccer.
Home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals and Major League Soccer's D.C. United. Also hosts concerts and other events.

Verizon Center
601 F St. NW, Washington 20004
202-628-3200
www.verizoncenter.com
Seats: 20,000
Capacity: 20,173 for basketball; 23,000 for hockey
Home of the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards, the Women's National Basketball Association's Washington Mystics, the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals and the Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team. Also hosts concerts, family shows and other sporting events.

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