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County of Fairfax, Virginia
The McLean Community Center
Administrative Offices: 6631 Old Dominion Dr., McLean Va. 22101

Media Contact:
Sabrina Anwah, Director of Communications
703-790-0123, TTY: 711


Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 


McLean Community Center’s Winter-Spring Session Class & Activity Registration Is Open for District Residents


McLean, VA—McLean Community Center (MCC) tax district residents (Small District 1A-Dranesville) can register now for the Center’s winter and spring session classes and activities. All others can register starting on Monday, Dec. 18. Winter session classes will begin the week of Jan. 21.


While the center’s Ingleside Avenue facility is being renovated, classes are being offered at three locations: the MCC Class Programs Office, 6645 Old Dominion Dr.; The Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd.; and the MCC Dance Program Studio, 1374 Chain Bridge Rd.


MCC provides a convenient and affordable continuing education resource for area residents, from infants through senior adults. Tax district residents receive a discount on fees, as do seniors age 60 or older for classes that are more than $50.


SPARK Business Academy, an organization dedicated to promoting children’s financial literacy and entrepreneurship, is offering a new series of classes at MCC this winter and spring, including Young Diplomats, Bulls & Bears Stock Market Club, My First Lemonade Stand and The Business of Sports. Other children’s classes being offered include: Fairytale Ballet, Musical Theatre Jazz I & II, Funfit Tots, Babysitting Lessons and Safety Training, Mad Science: Funky Forces, Intro to STEM with LEGO, Japanese Paper-Cutting Collages and Drawing Fundamentals, among others.
Classes for teenagers include Still Life Painting and Composition, Hip-Hop III, Intro to Djembe Drumming and First Aid with CPR.


Supervised Bridge, Core Conditioning, Zumba, History of Flamenco, Sketching on Site, Watercolor Studio, and Writing: Fine Tuning, are just a few of the wide variety of class options available to adults. The Senior Moments Adult Learning Program, for adults age 55 or older, offers classes that address the special concerns of senior adults, such as Fighting Elder Fraud Together, Settling an Estate, Social Security: Know Your Options and How to Keep Your Brain Sharp, among others.


In addition to classes, registration is also open for other activities, such as special events and day trips. The McLean Traveler Program is running trips to the National Gallery’s exhibit “Johannes Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting,” the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show and Albemarle County Va., to the homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. Other activities include Family Fun Bingo, Spring Fest, 5th and 6th Grader Parties, Family Movie Night and the Spring Community Garage Sale.


District residents should receive the Winter-Spring Program Guide in the mail; the guide also is available at the center and online at www.mcleancenter.org.


The Center offers 24-hour online registration. To view detailed descriptions of classes or to register, visit the Center’s Website, www.mcleancenter.org. Online registration is not available for tours and day trips. Please contact the registrar at 703-744-9365, TTY: 711, for registration options. For more information, call the Center at 703-790-0123, TTY: 711. 


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The McLean Community Center, an agency of Fairfax County Government, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all programs, services and activities. We will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call the Center 14 working days in advance of the event.


To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.