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    Anacostia

    Park District of Columbia

Ranger Fit Challenge

Healthy Parks, Healthy People U.S

Enjoy scenic river views and evening sunsets while walking, jogging, or performing calisthenics with the staff from Anacostia Park. The park is a Healthy Parks for Healthy People site and the staff encourages visitors to get outside and experience the park while being active and physically fit. Join a Park Ranger as they lead exercises and activities for all fitness levels from jump ropes and step-ups, all the way to agility ladders and toning. Starting April 11th, join them every Thursday from 6pm – 7pm, at the skating pavilion.

For more information, please call Park Guide Miguel Marquez (202) 426-6905, or Park Ranger Wayne Phillips at (202) 472-3884.

Did You Know?

brown cattails against a clear blue fall sky

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