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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

One Judiciary Square 441 4th Street, NW Chief Louis Cannon (202) 727-0103 Frank D. Reeves Center (Lobby)

2000 14th Street, NW Chief Louis Cannon (202) 727-0103 King Office Building (Lobby) Managed by the Department of Health

3720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE Guard's Desk (202) 645-0300 920 Rhode Island Avenue, NE Managed by the Department of Health

920 Rhode Island Avenue, NE Cornell Chappelle (202) 543-5298

MARYLAND SUBURBS

Rockville

Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Avenue Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway

Prince George's County

Camp Springs Senior Center 6420 Allentown Road Camp Springs, MD 20748 (301) 449-0490 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

New Carrollton Nutrition Center 6016 Princess Garden Parkway Lanham, MD 20706 (301) 459-6103 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Arlington County

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Parks with water features: * Hayes Park * Lyon Village Park * Powhatan Springs Park * Upton Hill Park

Alexandria

Neighborhood Centers

• Charles Barrett Recreation Center • Charles Houston Recreation Center • Cora Kelly Recreation Center • Mount Vernon Recreation Center • Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center • Patrick Henry Recreation Center • William Ramsay Recreation Center

Speciality Centers

• Chinquapin Park Recreation Center • Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center • Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center • Lee Center (Administrative Offices)

Fairfax County

Prince William County

Manassas Senior Center, 9320 Mosby Street, Manassas, 703-792-6405 (Kathy Lee-Meredith, Manager)

Woodbridge Senior Center, 13850 Church Hill Drive, Woodbridge, 703-494-5136 (Barbara Diehl, Manager)

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