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Drop in gyms for volleyball in DC, MD and VA

Notice: I will try and have phone numbers for the places. Please call ahead and make
sure that the open play is still occurring. I don't go to most of these places all the time.


DC Rec.: DC Adult Sports (202) 698-2250, DC Parks & Rec (203) 673-7647

Wards 1 & 2: No volleyball at this time
Ward 3: No volleyball at this time 
Ward 4: Checking
Ward 5: Checking
Ward 6: Hines Recreation center Thurs 6:30 - 10:00pm 1 court, coed, level is medium to 
  high according to Recreation Center person, 7th & C street SE, right off of Penn Ave, 
  Call for more info (202) 727-5498 (They share their phone and fax line so if center is
  closed you will get a fax pickup) DC Adult Sports 202-698-2250, DC Parks & Rec
Sherwood Recreation Center: 640 10th Street NE (within 15 blocks of Union Station
    near 10th & H NE
), 202-698-3075, Every Thursday 6:30 - 8:45 PM, Sponsored by
    Brothers Reaching Out, All are welcome, admission is $5 and I am told that they play
    Web Site: http://app.dpr.dc.gov/DPR/information/rec_center/rec_center.asp?id=92

Ward 7: No volleyball at this time
Ward 8: No volleyball at this time 

YMCA: 17th and Rhode Island, Fridays 7 PM - ??, not sure of a cost.  The people that
play there have a web site http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/dc_area_volleyball/


Annapolis: Adult open drop in volleyball on Sunday begins Oct. 1st and runs thru Nov. 19th
from 1- 3pm at the Griscom building - 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. The cost is $5 per person.
Web site http://www.ci.annapolis.md.us
  Bates Middle School: Winter Nov - March drop in volleyball on Sunday nights 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  Fee for the time is $50 and is open to the first 36 people who pay.  Contact and send payment to
  David Maertens cheeko111@yahoo.com  PO Box 71, Arnold, MD 21012-0071 or call him
  at (410) 757-6279 or pay at Bates or Truxtun Park.  School address is 701 Chase St in Annapolis, MD
  behind the Maryland Creative Arts Center
  Phoenix Center Gym: Locust Ave on Weds evenings from 5:30 to 7:30, coed, C level, free,
  for adults only.  Starts first Weds in October and goes thru end of March, for info or directions
  contact reanes@dnr.state.md.us
  St. Johns College: 60 College Avenue on Sun nights from 6:30 to ??, level varies, I am told that it is a
  Tolerant place to play. $2.00 fee. Campus Map

Anne Arundel County: Dept of Recreation and Parks volleyball program

Baltimore: The following website lists the open gyms and outdoor places to play in Baltimore.
The website is http://www.smart.net/~pstech/bsn/vball.htm
    James McHenry Rec. Center: Lavern Foster (410) 396-5016 Thursday, open play at 7, adult coed
        located at 911 Hollins ST, Baltimore, MD 21223 medium level of play
    Roosevelt Rec. Center: Milton Wolf (410) 396-6050, Adult Coed, Monday from 8pm -10
    1221 West 36th St, Hamden, MD, near Falls RD and Route 83
    Luthersville / Timonioum: (410) 887-7684 Web site: www.ltrc.org 
    Mercy High School
: Northeast Baltimore, Friday 7 - 9 PM, 40+ group of players
      Level is at most B, $3.00 / player.  just off of LockRaven Blvd. at Northern Parkway
      Mid September thru end of May, Questions? Contact Bob - Bob.A@playful.com
    Ridgely: On Wednesday 7-9pm or 8-10pm, (410) 252-0314

Calvert County - Northeast Community Center (NECC). NECC phone number is (410) 257-2554.
Open gym is Sundays from 7-9:30 PM. Best call ahead first. The address is P.O. Box 1360,
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 . Since it's kind of hard to drive to a post office box number,
the NECC is next to the Chesapeake Beach Water Park whose address is 4079 Creekside Drive,
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. This is right off of Route 261. In order to participate each
person must have a NECC ID, which is free.  You can sign-up at NECC for this card. For more
information about the ID Card contact the NECC.  If you are interested in participating in a Volleyball
League please contact Penny Scott at (410) 535-1600 ext 2542 or via email at scottpl@co.cal.md.us

Discovery Sports Center: 18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841
(301) 528-1480 (phone), (301) 540-4276 (fax) offers drop-in play Mon-Fri, the cost for drop-in is $5
and the time available to play are from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm.  This will vary depending on any leagues,
for drop-in, they have six nets.  They also have a $35 one month pass and a $90 three month pass
Contact them for more info Web Site: www.discoverysportscenter.org

Frederick: Run by City of Frederick Recreation Dept. Call Darlene 301-360-3847, The cost varies per 
place or you can buy a Rec. pass for the year
Mon - William Talley Rec. Center 6:30 - 9:45 pm, $5 per person, medium to high level
Wed - TJ Middle school 8 - 10 pm, $2 per person, medium to high level

MD National Capitol Parks and Planning Commission- Sports Office: 301-918-8109
301-445-4500, 249-9220, 292-9006 south

Millersville:  Maryland Sportsplex  http://www.mdsportsplex.com/ Tuesday and Friday, Check
the website for times,  Doubles and sixes.  4 hard floor courts and one artificial grass court. 
1031 Benfield Blvd. in Millersville, Contact Denison Cabral (410) 729-0694 or cell (410) 903-5040

Montgomery County - 240-777-6800, 6870, Most gyms require a yearly pass which is 
$25 for Residents or $35 for non county residents.

Bauer Drive Community Center W G R: 14625 Bauer Dr, Rockville 301-468-4015
Wednesday 8-9:45 PM, Sun 12-5 PM or 4 - 5:45 PM, Call ahead to check,  Also
Drop-in Senior (age 60 and up) on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 AM
to 12:30 PM
Chevy Chase - Leland Community Center, 4310 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase
301- 652-2249, O
pen gym is Mondays from 6:30-9:30 PM.  Non resident pass is $25 / year,
Resident pass is $20 / year.
East County: 301-572-7004, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring, MD Thurs 6-9 PM
Fairland Community Center: 240-777-4970, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD
  Thurs 7-10 PM
Upper County: 301-840-2469, 8201 Emory Grove, Gaithersburg, MD, Thurs 8-9:30
Wheaton: Senior volleyball (55+) Mon, Thurs, 12:30 - 2:30 PM   
: 301-309-3340, places to play are Twinbrooke Elementary School
(5815 Wainwright  Ave) on Wednesday 7-9 & Friday 7-10 which starts the first
week of Oct. Also drop in at Twinbrooke Rec. Center and Lincoln Park

Non-County run locations in Montgomery County

NIH Volleyball: Thursday nights and other nights in the Bethesda area.  Level of play is
intermediate-advanced. Times and location vary somewhat  They run a email list for info
on the volleyball. 
For details visit the web site at http://goodvolleyball.net 
Rockville - Champions Field House
: 40 Southlawn Court, Rockville, MD 20850 (Located off
Guide Dr, Next to Arc Ice Skating Rink) Volleyball will be starting after 9/21/2008, Sunday evenings
there is Drop-in play starting at 6pm - 8pm (may be longer if there is high interest), More info on
this at the web site www.championsfieldhouse.com and register at www.championsoftomorrow.com
Rockville Sportsplex: 60 Southlawn Court, Rockville, MD 20850, 301-838-4455, Open Gym
coming soon, call for more information.  The web site is http://www.rockvillesports.com

Prince Georges County:

Beltsville Community Center, Sellman Road, 301-937-6613, Monday,
7:00 - 9:30, B level play
Berwyn Heights Rec. Center: Greenbelt, Sunday 11-2, A level
College Park Rec. Center
: Thursday 8-10, A level
East County Community Center
, Gateshead Manor Way, near Briggs Chaney,
301-572-7004, Thursday, 7:00 - 10:00, B level play

Laurel Community Center
: 301-497-0300, 7901 Cypress ST, Laurel, MD,
Wednesday 7-10, B level, 2 nets, Laurel residents: free, Others: $5
South Bowie
: 301-249-1622 Thursday 7-10, A level
Upper Marbouro Rec. Center
: Wednesday 8-10, A level

Volleyball House: 410-579-1007, Elkridge, MD, Web site: http://www.vbhouse.com
Wednesday (10-12, doubles, $4), Friday (7-12, $6), Sunday (9-12, $4),  but varies because 
of USAV tournaments in the winter so call to make sure


    John Adams Elementary School:
7:30 - 10 PM, No cost, Monday and Wednesday, Three Courts 
        (2 doubles, 1 sixes), level is low BB on sixes, low A on doubles. Off of North Beauregard St. at 
        5651 Rayburn Ave. 703-228-4747 or web page for it is

    Nanny J. Lee Rec. Center: 1108 Jefferson ST, Alexandria, Beth Hill or Roger 703-838-4845,  
        Tuesday & Thursday 8-10 PM, Must be Alexandria resident.

Arlington: 703 228-4747 open gyms http://www.co.arlington.va.us
    Gunston Community Center: No longer any volleyball here
    Langston-Brown Community Center: 2121 N. Culpepper St., 703-228-5210
        Thurs 7:30 - 9:45 PM, Must be Arlington County Resident

    Thomas Jefferson Community Center: 703-228-5920, 3510 2nd St.  in Arlington, VA,
        weeknights from 6:30-9:50 PM, Saturday 1:00-5:50 PM, Sunday 1:00-4:00,
        resident non-member - $4, non-resident non-member - $7 *These pricess can change *
   Walter Reed Community Center: 2909 16th ST S, 703-228-0935 Tues / Thurs 7:30-9:30 PM,
        Sat 9-11 AM, Sun 12-2 PM, 1 court, sixes, No cost   
   Wakefield High School: 4901 South Chesterfield RD, Arlington, VA. Monday 7-10 PM,
        Unofficial web site: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/wakefield_volleyball/?yguid=30871593

Douglas Community Center: Leesburg, VA $2 Call Joanne 703-771-5913, Monday 4:30 - 7 for over 30,
 Wednesday same Tuesday and Friday from 6:30 -

Fairfax Sportsplex: 703-750-9521, 6800 Commercial Drive, Springfield, VA, Sunday,
3 courts, 1-5 PM $5 Sometimes Sat. Web site: http://www.fairfaxsportsplex.com/

George Mason College field house: All days. You can reserve a court or sometimes there is open play, two
courts, Student free, $5 for non-student

Herndon Community Center: 814 Ferndale Ave, Herndon, VA  
Open volleyball days and hours change each season. Call 703-787-7300 or visit
www.herndon-va.gov and follow these links (Recreation / Parks & Recreation /
Facilities: Community Center) for the current schedule  There is either 1 or 2 courts for
volleyball  Fees $4.75 for town residents, $6 for out of town. The
level varies to a medium skill level

Life Time Fitness: 703-266-6200, 5900 Trinity Pkwy, Centreville, VA  Must be a member.
Sun 7pm - 2am, Tues 7pm - 2am, Thurs 7pm - 2am  Click here for Directions
Web site: http://www.lifetimefitness.com/clubs/club_detail.cfm?CLUB_ID=116 

Reston - YMCA Reston: 12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA, 703-742-8800, Sunday
from 5-8 PM, If you are not a YMCA Member then you need to get a Day pass ($10) 
Web site: http://www.restonymca.org/

Sterling Community Center: Sterling, VA 703-430-9480, 120 Enterprise Street, Tues, Thurs
from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, cost is $2

Sterling - Dulles Sportsplex: 21610 Atlantic Blvd, Sterling, VA Unknown what times for open
, unknown cost.  Web site - http://www.dullessportsplex.com/

Vienna Community Center: 120 Cherry St., Vienna, VA 703-255-6360, Tuesday and Thursday
nights from 8:45 - 10:30, possible fee of $3 for non-resident if the volleyball gets crowded. Play
level varies from low to medium. Court has a low ceiling

Wakefield Park: off of Braddock Road in Annandale, VA. Open on Monday in the evening, and
level varies 703-321-7080, 7081, You might need to call to schedule a night.