Washington DC: Women’s Monthly Meetup

Washington DC and NOVA Area Women’s Parkour Meetups

Next Meet Up

Saturday, December 7, 2013
10:00am – 12:00pm
Gateway Park Rosslyn, VA (Meet at the round fountain)

All girls, all ages, all levels. If you’re looking to improve your parkour skills or want a fun way to get moving, you should join us! Beginners welcome!

FAQs

What if I’ve never trained parkour before?

Don’t worry – all physical abilities are welcome. We’re going to start with the basics and break down the more advanced moves so you can work up to them. At most meetups we will have a certified parkour instructor present. Come join us for a great introduction to parkour – we hope you love it as much as we do! Let’s get started!

What should I expect?

We will start with a warm up (light exercise, joint mobility) and then move on to some of the basics broken down into easy steps for everyone. From there, we’ll start with some intermediate movement, as participants feel comfortable, broken down into progressions. We’re there to have fun and learn so we’ll be taking it slow or progressing quickly depending on how you’re feeling! Although we have lots of fun things planned, we’re flexible and you can always sit down if you need some water or a second to catch your breath!

Are guys welcome?

No, silly! It’s a WOMEN’S meetup.

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How much does it cost?

Our goal is to expand the parkour community and have fun together, so these events are completely free.

What should I do before?

To help make check-in easier the day of, please fill out and bring this waiver prior to the meet up. If you’re under 18, your parent/guardian must sign the waiver for you. You’ll need to bring a copy of the waiver and a copy of your parent’s ID.

Download the waiver right here.

What should I bring with me?

  • Your waiver 🙂
  • Water bottle
  • Perhaps a snack
  • Definitely a sense of adventure

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How do I get there?

  • Gateway park is located at 1300 Lee Highway Arlington, VA 22201
  • The nearest Metro stop is right down the street – the Rosslyn station (Blue/Orange lines)
  • Street parking is available on N Nash St., and all around Rosslyn

What should I wear?

To do parkour, you want to wear comfortable clothes that will let you move around easily. We recommend a t-shirt that you don’t mind getting dirty and shorts or athletic pants. Also make sure to wear your sneakers; running / cross training sneakers work well.

You should also check out this guide put together by APK on what to wear / bring to a jam.

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It was so much fun, I want to know more…

Check out the American Parkour Academy. Sign up for a class to further your parkour skills! also check out the DC Metro Parkour Facebook Group.

I have another question…

Send a short email to girlsmeetup@americanparkour.com.

Contact Us

American Parkour
(844) 472-7568
219 M St NW
Washington, DC 20001

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