Resources for Families with Children

Preschools

Aidan Montessori School
Beauvoir Early Learning Center
Gan HaYeled PreSchool (at Adas Israel Congregation)
KinderHaus Child Development Center
National Child Research Center (NCRC)
St. Alban’s Early Childhood Center
Washington Hebrew Congregation Early Childhood Center

Public Schools

John Eaton Elementary School
Hearst Elementary School
Alice Deal Middle School
Woodrow Wilson High School

Private Schools

Beauvoir – The National Cathedral Elementary School
Maret
National Cathedral School
Sheridan School
Sidwell Friends School
St. Albans School
Washington International School

Playgrounds

Macomb Playground, 3409 Macomb Street
McLean Gardens Playgrounds
Turtle Park

Parks

The Cathedral Close (Garden Tours, Bishop’s Garden, and Olmstead Woods)
Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park
Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park Interactive Map (courtesy of Rock Creek Conservancy)
Rosedale Conservancy
Tregaron Conservancy

Bikes and Hikes

Capital Crescent Trail (CCT)
The Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) is a shared use off-road trail from Georgetown, DC to Silver Spring, MD suitable for walkers, joggers, bikers, and rollerbladers.
http://www.cctrail.org/

C&O Towpath
The 184.5 mile long Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is located along the north bank of the Potomac River, starting in Washington, DC and ending in Cumberland, MD.
http://www.nps.gov/choh/planyourvisit/park-brochures-and-site-bulletins.htm

Rock Creek Park Trail
The scenic and popular Rock Creek Trail winds 25 miles from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to Lake Needwood Park in Montgomery County, MD.
http://www.nps.gov/rocr/planyourvisit/upload/rocrmap1.pdf

Glover-Archibold Trail
The Glover-Archibold Trail starts on Van Ness Street across from Johnson’s Flowers, crosses Massachusetts Avenue at Macomb Street and goes down to the canal in Georgetown. Easy hike, with branches.

Theodore Roosevelt Island
Can you find the cypress trees?
http://www.nps.gov/this/planyourvisit/brochures.htm