REI Woodbridge

REI Woodbridge provides outdoor enthusiasts in the Woodbridge, Virginia, area with top-brand gear & clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling and more. We're a complete Woodbridge area bike shop, offering a full range of professional bike shop services to help keep you biking the streets and trails year-round. Come let our staff of friendly experts help you get ready for your next adventure.

Where to find us

Address:

  • 15200 Potomac Town Place, Suite 140
  • Woodbridge, VA 22191
  • Phone:703-583-1938

GPS Coordinates:

  • 38° 37.609' N
  • 77° 17.233' W
  • WGS84

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  • Mon - Fri  10 am - 9 pm
  • Sat  10 am - 9 pm
  • Sun  11 am - 6 pm
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REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES AT WOODBRIDGE

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4/16/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Technique & Movement Class
Do you know the basics of climbing but want to improve your technique? Join our professional climbing instructors for a day of learning to improve your footwork, handwork, and body movement to advance your climbing skills! This course is for people who have learned basic belaying and climbing movement and are ready to advance.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Free Cancelled
4/16/2014 12:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00
Cancelled
4/16/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00
Closed
4/16/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Planning Your Overnight Bicycle Tour
Taking an overnight trip by bike is an incredibly fun way to travel. For a novice, however, it can also be intimidating. Let REI demystify overnight bike touring by teaching you how to select routes, pack your bike, and make your ride as comfortable as possible.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/16/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Beyond Bike Maintenance Basics - Brakes & Drive Train
If you've already taken a Bike Maintenance Basics class, this is your next step! Get prepared for the road or trail ahead by digging a little deeper into the components of your ride and learn what minor adjustments you can make.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 20

4/16/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Get Ready to Bike Your Drive - Bicycle Commuting Basics
Bike commuting means different things to everyone, and before you start, it's important to understand why you ride. This will impact where you ride, how frequently you ride, and what gear you may need.

Location: Bailey's Crossroads REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 34

4/16/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Woodbridge REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 8

4/17/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Technique & Movement Class
Do you know the basics of climbing but want to improve your technique? Join our professional climbing instructors for a day of learning to improve your footwork, handwork, and body movement to advance your climbing skills! This course is for people who have learned basic belaying and climbing movement and are ready to advance.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00
Cancelled
4/17/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Map & Compass Class
In this class you'll learn to read map contour lines and translate them to the actual terrain. With your compass we'll teach you about magnetic north, true north and declination. Then we'll put it all together to pinpoint your location and plan your route.

Location: Patapsco State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00
Cancelled
4/17/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Planning Your Overnight Bicycle Tour
Taking an overnight trip by bike is an incredibly fun way to travel. For a novice, however, it can also be intimidating. Let REI demystify overnight bike touring by teaching you how to select routes, pack your bike, and make your ride as comfortable as possible.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/17/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Planning Your Overnight Bicycle Tour
Taking an overnight trip by bike is an incredibly fun way to travel. For a novice, however, it can also be intimidating. Let REI demystify overnight bike touring by teaching you how to select routes, pack your bike, and make your ride as comfortable as possible.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 17

4/17/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Tysons REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 2

4/19/2014 9:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Essential Camping Skills Class | Family | Kids
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

Location: Hemlock Overlook Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Technique & Movement Class
Do you know the basics of climbing but want to improve your technique? Join our professional climbing instructors for a day of learning to improve your footwork, handwork, and body movement to advance your climbing skills! This course is for people who have learned basic belaying and climbing movement and are ready to advance.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

Spots left: 11

4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

Location: Patapsco State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Spots left: 2

4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Schaeffer Farm | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00
Cancelled
4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Kingman Island Cleanup: Free Festival Tickets for Volunteers
Join REI and Living Classrooms on April 19th, a week before Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival to cleanup the island. Free festival entry for the first 300 people to register and attend!

Location: Kingman Island | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 125

4/19/2014 9:00 - 10:00 AM EDT

How to Choose a Kayak
Want to get out on the water this year? Join us for an informational session on choosing a kayak, happening every Saturday in April at REI Fairfax.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 8

4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Total Bike Maintenance Class
Tired of carrying your bike home? Sign up for REI's Total Bicycle Maintenance Class. Shop Technicians will lead you through routine maintenance and repair.

Location: Bailey's Crossroads REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $150.00
Non Member: $170.00

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4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Kingman Island Cleanup: Free Festival Tickets for Volunteers
Join REI and Living Classrooms on April 19th, a week before Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival to cleanup the island. Free festival entry for the first 300 people to register and attend!

Location: Kingman Island | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/19/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

Spots left: 0

4/20/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

Spots left: 0

4/22/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

Spots left: 0

4/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Climbing Mt. Slesse in the North Cascades
Hear local climbers Bill Dudley and Naz Ahmed relive their epic climb up Mt. Slesse in British Columbia.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Women in the Woods
Whether you have hit the trail a number of times or you are new to backpacking, this class is for the outdoorswoman in you!

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

PATC: Best Hikes West of the Chesapeake
Want to learn about some of the finest hiking areas along the western side of the Chesapeake? Join us at REI Columbia for an introduction to some of them, including a route in Susquehanna State Park.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance: Trail & Roadside Repair
Flat Tire? Broken chain? Our Bicycle Shop Techs will demonstrate field repairs to get you going and keep you rolling to your vehicle or home.

Location: Bailey's Crossroads REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/24/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Beyond Bike Maintenance Basics - Brakes & Drive Train
If you've already taken a Bike Maintenance Basics class, this is your next step! Get prepared for the road or trail ahead by digging a little deeper into the components of your ride and learn what minor adjustments you can make.

Location: Woodbridge REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 9

4/24/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Refresh Your Run
So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more.

Location: Tysons REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 10

4/24/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Beyond Bike Maintenance Basics - Brakes & Drive Train
If you've already taken a Bike Maintenance Basics class, this is your next step! Get prepared for the road or trail ahead by digging a little deeper into the components of your ride and learn what minor adjustments you can make.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 4

4/25/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Planning Your Overnight Bicycle Tour
Taking an overnight trip by bike is an incredibly fun way to travel. For a novice, however, it can also be intimidating. Let REI demystify overnight bike touring by teaching you how to select routes, pack your bike, and make your ride as comfortable as possible.

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 15

4/26/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Fort McHenry Day Volunteers Needed!
Join the National Aquarium Conservation Team (ACT!) on Fort McHenry Day to help restore habitat for wildlife, remove debris, and maintain trails at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

Location: Fort McHenry | More Info, Directions

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4/26/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Map & Compass Class
In this class you'll learn to read map contour lines and translate them to the actual terrain. With your compass we'll teach you about magnetic north, true north and declination. Then we'll put it all together to pinpoint your location and plan your route.

Location: Seneca Creek | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

Spots left: 2

4/26/2014 9:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

Spots left: 0

4/26/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

Spots left: 2

4/26/2014 9:00 - 10:00 AM EDT

How to Choose a Kayak
Want to get out on the water this year? Join us for an informational session on choosing a kayak, happening every Saturday in April at REI Fairfax.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions

Free

Spots left: 9

4/26/2014 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM EDT

Outdoor Photography & Wine Tour: Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery
Get outside with REI for a day of photography and wine! Let REI's expert outdoor photography instructor show you how to shoot vibrant photographs on the trails of Hemlock Overlook. Then take a private behind-the-scenes tour with tasting from our friends at Paradise Springs Winery.

Location: Paradise Springs Winery | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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4/26/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/26/2014 1:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival
Welcome back spring by joining REI at DC's premier outdoor bluegrass festival! A day of great music, food, and outdoor fun - all on an island in the heart of DC's Anacostia River.

Location: Kingman Island | More Info, Directions

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4/26/2014 1:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival
Welcome back spring by joining REI at DC's premier outdoor bluegrass festival! A day of great music, food, and outdoor fun - all on an island in the heart of DC's Anacostia River.

Location: Kingman Island | More Info, Directions

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4/27/2014 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Pike's Peek 10k
Race the PR-friendly Pike's Peek race 2014 or cheer your runner on from the REI Cheer Zone!This premiere racing event of the Montgomery Cty (MD) Road Runners Club runs from Shady Grove to White Flint.

Location: Shady Grove Metro | More Info, Directions

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4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to GPS Navigation Class
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it.

Location: Fountain Head Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Seneca Creek | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Patapsco State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/27/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/27/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/29/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Planning Your Overnight Bicycle Tour
Taking an overnight trip by bike is an incredibly fun way to travel. For a novice, however, it can also be intimidating. Let REI demystify overnight bike touring by teaching you how to select routes, pack your bike, and make your ride as comfortable as possible.

Location: Tysons REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/29/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Backpacking Basics
REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/29/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Refresh Your Run
So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/30/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Volunteer Vacations
Looking for a meaningful vacation experience in some of the coolest places in the country? Join us to learn about budget travel voluntourism & volunteer opportunities with the American Hiking Society!

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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4/30/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Backpacking Basics
REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

Location: Woodbridge REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/1/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/2/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Camping Basics
Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/3/2014 - 5/4/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

Wilderness First Aid with WMI and REI
Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" In just two days, you will learn the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations.

Location: Sandy Springs Friends School | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $220.00
Non Member: $250.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/3/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Schaeffer Farm | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/3/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/3/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Essential Camping Skills Class | Family | Kids
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

Location: Seneca Creek | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/4/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/4/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Map & Compass Class
In this class you'll learn to read map contour lines and translate them to the actual terrain. With your compass we'll teach you about magnetic north, true north and declination. Then we'll put it all together to pinpoint your location and plan your route.

Location: Fountain Head Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/4/2014 9:30 - 11:00 AM EDT

How to Choose a Bike
Cycling comfort and efficiency begin with a bike that fits right. Now you can avoid the crowds and join our Cycling Specialists at REI College Park for a personalized bike buying session.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/6/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Trail / Roadside Repair
This hands-on bike maintenance class focuses on what to do when you are on your ride and the unexpected happens. Our instructors will share tips and tricks to help you triage the situation in the field to keep you riding.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/6/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/7/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/7/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Camping Basics
Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/8/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Family Camping Basics
Have you wanted to try camping with your family but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics including: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, and family fun activities.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/9/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/9/2014 4:00 - 6:30 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/9/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

World Travel 101 with Hostelling International
Join Hostelling International USA (HI-USA) for this presentation geared towards college-age and adult travelers planning their first trip abroad or beginning to think about it.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/10/2014 9:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/10/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Rescue Class
Join REI Outdoor School rock climbing instructors to learn assisted-rescue skills no climber should be without: getting yourself out of tricky situations and assisting others when professional help is unavailable. You'll learn how to escape a belay setup, ascend to aid an injured climber and assist your partner from above.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/10/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

Location: Pohick Bay Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Beginning Bike Skills Class | Kids | Family
New to cycling? Recently learned to ride a bike or returning to the saddle after a while off your bike? In this class you'll learn proper bike fit, basic bike safety, and handling skills. Then you'll head out on a dedicated bicycle path for a short ride to practice your skills and gain confidence.

Location: W&OD (Sunset Hills parking lot) | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/10/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Fairfax REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/11/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/11/2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Mother's Day Hike and Wine Tour: Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery
Get outside with Mom for a day of hiking and wine this Mother's Day! Join REI's expert guides for a casual hike along scenic Bull Run as it meanders through Hemlock Overlook Regional Park. Afterwards you'll take a signature tour of Paradise Springs Winery.

Location: Paradise Springs Winery | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $80.00
Non Member: $100.00

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5/12/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Up Your Outdoor Game-6 Critical Knots for Any Outdoor Person
Join us for the fourth installment of our ten-class series. Discover the six knots that will change the way you camp, hike, pack, etc.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/16/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/16/2014 12:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/16/2014 4:00 - 6:30 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/17/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/19/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Fix A Flat
We have all had it happen, riding along the trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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5/21/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/23/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/23/2014 4:00 - 6:30 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Bailey's Crossroads REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Seneca Creek | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Hike and Wine Tour: Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery
Join REI for a day of hiking and Wine! We'll explore scenic Hemlock Overlook Regional Park on foot, then head to Paradise Springs Winery for a Signature Tour with Tasting.

Location: Hemlock Overlook Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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5/24/2014 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT

Outdoor Photography & Wine Tour: Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery
Get outside with REI for a day of photography and wine! Let REI's expert outdoor photography instructor show you how to shoot vibrant photographs on the trails of Hemlock Overlook. Then take a private behind-the-scenes tour with tasting from our friends at Paradise Springs Winery.

Location: Hemlock Overlook Regional Park/Paradise Springs | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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5/24/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Bailey's Crossroads REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/25/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/25/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Essential Camping Skills Class | Family | Kids
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

Location: Hemlock Overlook Regional Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/25/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/25/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/25/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/28/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Every spring, thousands of eager hikers flock to Georgia to undertake the demanding Appalachian Trail with hopes are of reaching the trail's end before the harsh Maine weather begins.

Location: Timonium REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/28/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Lightweight Backpacking Basics
Do you want to try backpacking but worry about carrying a heavy pack? Join an REI backpacking expert who will provide excellent tips on lightweight backpacking techniques.

Location: Columbia REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/29/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT

Hidden Treasures of Rock Creek Park
Learn about the Hidden Treasures of Rock Creek Park. The broad meadows, leafy forests, and rolling hills that border Rock Creek create a tranquil setting for people to hike, bike, and play.

Location: Rockville REI | More Info, Directions

Free

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5/30/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/30/2014 12:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Great Falls National Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/30/2014 4:00 - 6:30 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: College Park REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: C&O Canal National Historical Park - Carderock | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

Location: Great Falls - Maryland | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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