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NOTE: Due to the back-to-school transition, the first meeting of Girls on the Run has been delayed one week to Monday, March 22.

 

Girls on the Run is coming to the McLean Community Center! Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in grades 3-6. The program teaches life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

 

Our program has been adapted to ensure physical distancing and safety. In-person practices include safety, sanitizing, and physical distancing precautions.

 

Starting on Monday, March 22, the team will meet outside the MCC, twice a week for 8 weeks. The program culminates in a celebratory virtual 5K at the end of the season! The program fee is $140 and includes 16 lessons/practices, a t-shirt, a water bottle, entry into the 5K, a 5K medal and more.

 

Registration is open from February 8 to March 9, at www.gotrnova.org.

Friday, April 30, 7–8:30 p.m.
Activity No. 4501.321
$25 per participant/$15 MCC district residents. Each participant must register separately.

For all ages. Join us for a socially distanced, outdoor, Father-Daughter Silent Disco Dance with DJ BigCourt. We will transform the MCC parking lot into a dance floor with each couple having their own space. Price includes the use of headphones with the option of one of three family friendly music genres, snack bags and glow products. Get outside, Get moving and spend some time with your little princess!

The Old Firehouse 5th and 6th Grader Parties*
Friday, May 7, 7-9 p.m.

Activity No. 4735.321
$30 each/$25 MCC district residents. Preregistration is highly recommended.
The Old Firehouse, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va., 22101

*These programs may become virtual programs or cancelled at Fairfax County and the McLean Community Center’s discretion regarding the coronavirus.

Old Firehouse 5th & 6th Grader parties are themed and decorated accordingly. Free catered food and beverages will be distributed to participants. Parties feature a DJ, open dance floor and a variety of activities. Preregistration is recommended.

 

To volunteer: Parents who wish to volunteer for parties must submit an email request to oldfirehouse@mcleancenter.org. Please include your name, your child’s name and home address. Volunteer hours are 6:30-9:15 p.m. Each parent volunteer receives one free admission for his or her child. Volunteer spots are limited.

Friday, June 4, 7-9 p.m.
Activity No. 4736.321
$5 per person
The Old Firehouse, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va., 22101

*These programs may become virtual programs or cancelled at Fairfax County and the McLean Community Center’s discretion regarding the coronavirus.

Introducing After 7, a renewed and reimagined take on our Friday Night Dances of the past. Enjoy catered food and drinks while immersing yourself in music played by one of the most popular, well-known DJs from a local radio station.

 

To volunteer: Parents who wish to volunteer for parties must submit an email request to oldfirehouse@mcleancenter.org. Please include your name, your child’s name and home address. Volunteer hours are 6:30-9:15 p.m. Each parent volunteer receives one free admission for his or her child. Volunteer spots are limited.