Places to Play

Arlington and the surrounding area has many great places to play--indoors and outdoors.  For a frequently updated list of play places with reviews, we recommend Our Kids, a site maintained by a MONA mom, or Kid Up and Go, with a searchable database of places to visit in the D.C. area. You can also subscribe to local online newsletters with suggestions for activities at and  

Arlington County Parks and Recreation’s website has a searchable list of parks with playgrounds, spraygrounds and bathrooms and information on all the classes for kids and families.  Information on local nature centers and classes can also be found on the county’s website