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Senior Events

DPR is proud to host a series of annual events and special gatherings specifically designed to cater to our District senior citizens. If you or a senior you care about is looking to maintain an active lifestyle and connect with other seniors, be sure to reach out to the contact information below and get involved in one of our great events. 

Jennifer Hamilton
City-Wide Senior Special Events Coordinator
[email protected]
(202) 664-7153


Senior Games 

Held annually each May
2017 event has passed, please reach out to secure a spot or learn more about attending 2018 Senior Games.

The DC Senior Games is an annual competition, hosted by DPR and sanctioned by the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), which brings together seniors from across the District to participate in athletic activities, thereby promoting healthy living for a longer, more robust life. Each year, the DC Senior Games features activities including: basketball, bowling, horseshoe toss, pickleball, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field.

Senior Luncheon Cruise

August 2  Ÿ 11am-2pm   600 Water St, SW
Seniors within the District of Columbia will enjoy a lovely fresh buffet style lunch and live music entertainment while cruising down the Potomac River. There is a $35 fee that must be paid in advance. 

Senior Fest

Held annually each June 
2017 event has passed, please reach out to secure a spot or learn more about attending 2018 Senior Fest

The Senior Fest is an annual FREE event celebrating DC's seniors. Participants will enjoy socializing with each other as they experience live entertainment, music, health exhibits, board games and guest speakers. Lunch will be provided. 
This event will take place, rain or shine.

Senior Fun Camp

August 29-31  Ÿ Overnight Camp   49000 Cornfield Harbor Rd, Scotland MD
Get away from the crowded city and take in the relaxing sights and sounds of the Maryland great outdoors during this annual 3-day, overnight event!  Fun camp activities will include spiritual meditation, exercise & fitness warm-ups, jewelry making, arts and craft, fiber art, hand/line dancing, bingo and much, much more.