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Celebrate with Us! 

Enjoy your special day at CCRA

Click here to view our Party Application Form

Annual Meeting 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 7:30 pm

Wine & Cheese following meeting

Chevy Chase village Hall
Lambert Room
5906 Connecticut Avenue 
chevy chase, md

Please vote for 2018 budget, slate of board nominees and approval of 2016 annual meeting minutes by clicking here for the official ballot Page.

Click Here for the annual Meeting information page.




CCRA families click here for instructions about how to sign into the private side of this website



PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CCRA RULES.


chevy chase cafe hours of operation

See you next summer!.

Click here to view page one of the regular menu. Click here to view page two.

Credit Cards now accepted with a $10 minimum.


TENNIS LESSONS & CLINICS

Click here to email Betsy.
Click here for the 2017 Calendar
Click here for 2017 programs.

LAST TENNIS MIXER
Labor Day Monday 2-4 pm

Online Tennis Reservations 
Click here to Book a Court.



PARKING:
 

Please park in one of our two parking lots. SECOND PARKING LOT IS LOCATED AT END OF OUR ACCESS ROAD & A PATH LINED WITH BAMBOO & TREES LEADS BACK DOWN TO PICNIC TABLES & THE MAIN ENTRANCE.

Please do not park on the ROADWAY between the two parking lots. overflow PARKing, only after both lots are full, is AT YOUR OWN RISK, IN THE GRASSY M-NCPPC PARK AREA JUST BEFORE THE MAIN CCRA PARKING LOT. IF THERE HAS BEEN TOO MUCH RAIN, YOU WILL GET STUCK & WE DO NOT WANT you TO DAMAGE your car or THE PARK TURF. We do try to rope it off when conditions are too wet to park.

thank you for taking care of the park so that we may continue to use it in future years.

2017 Dues Notices:

Click here for printable PDF of Signature Card.

CCRA Annual Dues Notices were mailed February 6th. Click here for a copy.
Click here for copy of the Signature Card.
Click here for copy of the Swim Team and Tennis News.

Waiting List mailing for ranking limited use choices for 2017. Click here for a copy.
Click here for post card with format for ranking your choices.

Final offers to our waiting list families were emailed March 20th.
Click here for printable Signature Card.
Click the following for printable PDF copy: Full Summer Use Offer, Combination Use Offer, Weekday Offer or Partial Summer Offer. 
Click the following for printable PDF Invoice: Full Summer Use, Combination Use, Weekday Use or Partial Summer Use.




Overview

2017 Activities - Be sure to check the Club Calendar

We offer a variety of activities at CCRA. 

On a daily basis, besides Swimming and Tennis, we offer Ping Pong, Water Basketball, Tetherball and volleyball or badminton. A variety of Board games may be checked out at the Pool desk. 


Ice cream socials, special themed dinners, movie nights and at least one Ping Pong Tournament or Family Game Day, are scheduled throughout the summer.



Family Movie Night, Saturday, August 26th at Sunset (7:45-8 PM). Rain date is Sunday, August 27th.
Boss Baby won the vote! CLICK HERE for more specific information about this event. CLICK here to register or sign up at the Pool Desk.




Book Group meets on Tuesday, August 29th, at 5:30, in the Pavilion. Click here for the flyer with specific information.

End of Summer BBQ-Eve of Labor Day, September 3rd, from 5:30-7:30 pm. Please register by clicking here. You may pay at the Pool Desk via check (Payable to Delicious Gourmet) or cash and via credit card at the cafe. Please turn in cafe receipt that evening or leave at the Pool Desk to retrieve the day of the event. Wine & Beer is purchased separately that evening. Up to two Drink tickets per adult.

Please Click Here for event flyer with specifics about pricing and dates of cost increase.


if 2017 information is not available, 2016 Schedule of Activities are listed for informational purposes only.


  • Book Club
    • 2017 CCRA Summer Book Group 

      Meet in the CCRA Screened Pavilion on August 29, from 5:30-6:30 pm.
      Light refreshments are provided.

      Click here for the Flyer.

      Please click here to join the reading group for July and click here to join the group for August. Click here to email the Social Committee. You may also sign up at the Pool Desk to join the Book Group, but be sure to give your email address. 

      The book discussed in August will be A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

      A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin.”

      An R.S.V.P. to ccrasocialcommitee@gmail.com would be appreciated but drop-ins are always welcomed. We hope to see you there!

      We look forward to seeing you!!!


  • Early Bird Swim
    • Early Bird Swim has ended for 2017

      Enjoy quiet morning lap swimming


      Monday, June 20 through Friday, August 18, from 6:30 am to 8 am. 

      Early Bird Swimming Members are asked to schedule their swim time so that they leave bathhouse promptly at 8 am in order for lifeguards to close on time. Thank you!

       

  • Aqua Aerobics
    • CANCELLED!!!!!  
       
  • Master Swim
    • Overview

      2017 Adult or Master Program to begin on Tuesday, June 13th, at 6:30 pm

      2017 Adult Swim Practices are Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 pm, at the Lap Pool, beginning Tuesday, June 13th and ending July 27th 

      Click here for a copy of the flyer.

      ADULT SWIM PRACTICES

      2017 Adult/Master Swim GroupJune 13-July 27, every Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:30-7:30 pm. Coached by CCRA Stingrays Coaches (Georgetown University Swim Coaches), Jack Leavitt and Laura McGlaughlinAdult swimmers may join this group for a fee of $125. They will have use of three lanes and may move into more lanes if the number of lap swimmers participating grows too large for only three lanes. The first slow lane should be left available. 

      Will be offered for adults (18+) - swim practice for any CCRA members who wish to get a great workout and get in great shape with instructional coaching. 

      These practices are great for adults of every skill level all the way up to Master class.

      If you are interested in joining, please contact Jack Leavitt
      Email: jack.leavitt@georgetown.edu


       






  • Group Swim Lesson
    • Group Swim Lessons 2017

       

      The McTaggarts, former CCRA Swim Team Members, will be offering 2 two-week group swim lesson sessions this summer. The Beginner Class is for beginning swimmers who are potty-trained and ready to put their faces in the water. The Advanced Beginner Class is for young children not quite ready to join the CCRA Mini Rays/ Swim Team.

      Small class sizes ensure individual attention for your young child. The Beginner Class looks to help children feel comfortable in and under the water while the Advanced Beginner Class aims to help children gain confidence swimming the strokes and (hopefully) even go off the diving board or big slide!

      Please sign up in the binder at the CCRA front desk!

       

       

      Session I: June 27-July 7 Tuesday June 27, Thursday June 29, Friday June 30, Monday July 3, Wednesday July 5, Friday July 7 (altered due to 4th of July holiday)

      Beginners: 4:30-5:00 Advanced Beginners: 5:00-5:30

       

      Session II: July 11-July 22 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

       

      Beginners: 4:30-5:00 Advanced Beginners: 5:00-5:30

       

      Cost: Each session is priced at $80 per child. Checks should be made out to Chevy Chase Recreation Association. Payment is due at the beginning of each session.

       

      Where: Meet us by the shallow end of the big pool.

       

      Qualifications: Red Cross Lifeguard Certification CPR/First Aid Certification, 13 years of year-round swimming experience, 7 years of group swim lesson teaching experience.

       

      Contact: 240-400-1074, mctaggartcaroline@gmail.com

       

      Help our kids have fun and be safe at the pool!

       


      Click here to download a PDF copy of the Group Swim Lessons.


      PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE BINDER AT THE CCRA FRONT DESK!

  • Movie Night


    • 2017 One Movie Night this summer on Saturday, August 26th.
      There will be one movie night at sunset on Saturday, August 26, 2017 with a rain date on Sunday, September 3rd. All pools close once the movie has begun at 7:45/8:00 pm. Lawn chairs are set up on the main pool lawn for viewing and the cinema sized 21' movie screen is placed at edge of lawn closest to the diving well. Children can also sit on towels/blankets in front of the chairs.

      Please Click Here to register, so that we may plan accordingly. Please Click Here for a copy of the Movie Flyer.

      Any questions to sign up via email, please contact the CCRA Social Committee: CCRASocialCommittee@gmail.com

                                                                       

       Enjoy your Night under the Stars!

  • Private Pool Parties
    • Update for August 27 through the end of our season on September, 17.  No more parties can be accommodated, unless you limit to no more than 9 attendees (including all members), during normal operating hours that vary from week to week and on weekends. Please click here for normal operating hours.

      To reserve CCRA for a private pool party, either during normal operating hours (18 max) or before or after pool hours (50 max and contract on CCRA web site), e-mail by clicking here or call Sue Kamenar at 301-656-2272. During pool hours, party must be scheduled when more than 9 guests, but less than 18 (including members). If you cannot reach Sue, speak to pool manager re: smaller parties during pool hours. You will be turned away if you have not scheduled through the office or pool manager at least 3 days ahead of time. 
       
      Please note that we cannot host September parties both during or outside of the normal operating hours; therefore any party during September must meet the limit of 9 attendees as described above.

      Once Public schools return for the summer/fall session, we cannot host parties unless limited to 9 attendees during normal operating hours. Please contact by clicking here to check availablity.

      Click here to view our Party Application Form

  • Bridge Club
    • Interested in playing Bridge at CCRA?

      Cancelled for 2017. hope to bring back in 2018.

      Join fellow club members in a weekday game on the screened pavilion.
      Please sign up at the pool desk. For email updates, opt in within your "my profile" on the website and sign up for individual weekly games on the website Bridge Calendar. Please indicate your skill level. You may also call the pool desk, 301-656-4025, to have your name added.

      Let us know if you would consider being an instructor. A member of the social committee will be in touch.

      Please sign up so that we can keep the Bridge Club growing.

      Weekly games are presently scheduled on Thursday, in the screened pavilion, from 6:00-7:30 pm. 

      Click here to contact organizer Cathy Wolf or Sue Kamenar.
  • Ping Pong Tournament
    • Annual Ping Pong Tournament 

      Date TBD

      All ages invited.

      15 and Under (male and female) from 11 am - 12 pm or until winner is declared!

      16 and Over (male and female) from 12 pm - 1 pm or until winner is declared!
  • Ice Cream Socials
    • ICE CREAM SOCIAL

      Ice Cream Social Sunday, July 16th, from 3-5
      Music will be playing from 3-5.
      Be sure to say hello and thank you to Betsy Heidenberger, Tennis Director, who will be scooping the ice cream for us.
      2 Scoops of Ice Cream and Lots of Delicious Toppings
      Only $3.00 Each!
      Cafe prizes for three CCRA children.
      Come meet your friends and neighbors. Introduce yourself to someone new today!


  • Special Dinners
  • Garden Tour
    • Garden Tour

      This year's tour was a huge success and included a surprise tour of the Fairchild House. Come join us next year. Thank you Lila!

      Join us in 2016

      Meet in Front of the CCRA main entrance

      Landscape Architect and CCRA Board Member, Lila Fendrick, will host a garden tour of the CCRA and the Fairchild House Grounds.

      Dr David Fairchild's plant collection, various award winning trees and one-of-a-kind trees, the selection of the CCRA site, and the recent landscape project at CCRA will be discussed.

      All are welcome!

      Please sign up on the Social Calendar or just drop by at 10 am to join the tour. We appreciate those who sign up ahead of time.

      Click here to link to the History of CCRA which includes information on the original landscape.

  • Other Activities
    • End of Summer Supper at the Cafe

      September 3, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 pm.

      Special dinner with beverages, wine and beer included.