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Updated Monday, July 6, 2020—Beginning today, the McLean Community Center will be adhering to Fairfax County Government’s COVID-19 Phase Three Reopening plan.


MCC is open to the public; however, the activities and programs being offered are limited. The Old Firehouse Center will remain closed. If you do visit the center, please wear a mask and honor social distancing recommendations. 


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This basic obedience course is for dogs over the age of six months who have no prior obedience training. Topics of instruction will include heeling on leash, come/recall command, down, sit and stay command. Situational training as related to real life situations will be encompassed in this training. Behavior related problem-solving methods will be addressed, as well. Classes will be held outdoors. Please do not bring your dog to the first class, it is only for pet "parents." 


Instructor: Kevin Healy, Police K-9 Unit (Retired).


8 lessons @ 1 hr, $164/$136 MCC district residents.
1710.120          Tu, 6/30-8/18          7-8 p.m.

This course is offered to all dogs and their owners who have previously attended and completed a Basic (introductory) dog obedience course. Topics of instruction will cover heeling off leash, extended stay commands, recalls under distraction, down in motion and advanced “situational” training. Classes will be held outdoors.


Instructor: Kevin Healy, Police K-9 Unit (Retired).


8 lessons @ 1 hr, $164/$136 MCC district residents.
1711.120          Tu, 6/30-8/18          8-9 p.m.

If you have never knitted before, or if you are an old hand, everyone is welcome in our virtual Knitting Circle. You will get instructions to learn how to knit, help with a knitting project you are working on or you can just join us to meet other knitters and socialize. Bring your own supplies, or a project in progress. Supplies Needed for Class: yarn; knitting needles size 8 or 9; crochet hook (roughly the same size as knitting needles); scissors; yarn or tapestry needle.


Facilitator: Julie Thatcher


4 lessons @ 2 hrs, $28/$20 MCC district residents.
9014.120          Th, 7/9, 7/23, 8/6, 8/20         7–9 p.m.

McLean Community Center is proud to present free virtual classes that allow you to learn new skills at home or wherever you man roam. Not only is this format convenient, it also allows you to rewind or forward so you can learn at your own pace.


Unknitting is taught by MCC Knitting Circle instructor Julie Thatcher. Thatcher shows you how to quickly fix common mistakes you may encounter when working on knitting projects.