Please Help us Make a New Teen Center in the Game Room

Please check out our Go Fund Me site to build a new teen center at Charles Houston Help Fund Our New Teen Center  Help make a difference in our teen’s lives and their future. Every small donation helps. Thanks!

Halloween Happenings Oct 21st and 31st

halloween_flyer-fy17 On Friday, October 21st at 7 pm: Children and families, please join us at the rec center to both have fun and learn to be safe on Halloween.  The event will include showing the Movie “Hotel Translyvania 2” and scary treats.  Click on the flyer link above for more information. Activity is free OnContinue reading “Halloween Happenings Oct 21st and 31st”

Take the Fit For Life Class to start a healthy habit

6-week class at Charles Houston Rec starting Tuesday, October 4th Tuesday evenings 6-7 pm A fun fitness class plus discussions each week on a topic: how to exercise safely; small changes we can make to our diet to improve health; and keys to health such as blood pressure, blood sugar and weight Taught by 2Continue reading “Take the Fit For Life Class to start a healthy habit”

Come Play Bocce Ball at Braddock Interim Park!

A Neighborhood Bocce Tournament is being hosted at Braddock Interim Park on Sunday September 25th From 2 PM. Registration is free and open to all community members aged 13 and older.  Create teams of 3-8 friends, family or neighbors and join the fun – or join as an individual and meet some new neighbors.  booce-tournament-9-25-16_finalContinue reading “Come Play Bocce Ball at Braddock Interim Park!”

2016 Cheerleading Registration

Cheerleading Sign Up Tonight! Registration: • September 16th at CHRC • $20 per participant • Pays for registration in Dec 17th competition and April Competition   Three Age Groups: • Pee Wee – 5 to 8 • JV – 5 to 17 • Varsity – 6th grade to 12th grade Additional cost for Uniforms: •Continue reading “2016 Cheerleading Registration”

Celebrating Men’s Health Day

Celebrating Men’s Health Day (In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month) Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10 – Noon Featuring Walgreen’s Pharmacist Krystal Patel Come hang with the guys for a discussion on prostate cancer and the importance of men’s vitamins Held at & Sponsored by The Senior Center @ Charles Houston Rec Center (703-746-5456) 901 WytheContinue reading “Celebrating Men’s Health Day”

Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Seeks Community Input on Programming

The City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is conducting its annual Program Interest Survey to help determine programming priorities by location, time of day and participant’s age. Paper surveys are available at all City community centers or click the Program Interest Survey to complete it online. To ensure your voice is heard,Continue reading “Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities Seeks Community Input on Programming”

Shakur Stevenson, Rio Olympics

Our own Shakur Stevenson is in the quarterfinals of boxing (Bantam 56KG) in the 2016 Rio Olympics with this win tonight. He trains at Charles Houston Rec Center. His next match for a medal is on Tuesday, August 16th. Let’s root him on! Congrats, Shakur! For more information on Shakur’s Olympic experience, visit