DC Front Runners is a running, walking and social club for gay people and friends in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Membership is open to all people regardless of race, pace, age, gender, sexual orientation, or athletic ability. Visitors to the DC area are always welcome to join our runs or walks.
Founded in 2006, DC Rollergirls is a 501(c)(3) volunteer-run non-profit. We are proud members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body for women’s amateur flat track roller derby. WFTDA is composed of skater-owned and -operated leagues worldwide that have united to lead this growing sport.
Our non-profit league is run by skaters and dedicated volunteers, who contribute their free time and talents to manage the business side of the league — everything from organizing fundraising events to designing promotional materials. The DC Rollergirls also maintain a strong sense of pride in our community by partnering with local charities and participating in local events. Our league’s vision is to promote athleticism, diversity and roller derby, and foster self-worth, personal strength and female empowerment.
The women who make up the league come from all walks of life — they are engineers, architects, lawyers, teachers, nurses, writers, artists, librarians and work-at-home moms. They came to this sport as novice and experienced skaters, as seasoned athletes and as former couch potatoes. But they all have one thing in common — they are strong, fierce, competitive athletes who are passionate about roller derby.
Adventuring is a not-for-profit, non-membership, all-volunteer organization serving the gay and lesbian community in the Washington, DC area since 1980. Their purpose is to encourage and publicize group outdoor activities. The group organizes several activities each month. Visit the website for additional information.
WDCGBL provides lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) basketball players and our friends opportunities to participate in sporting, recreational, social, and charitable activities that promote acceptance and visibility of the LGBT athletics community and create lasting relationships between people from all walks of life.
The Chesapeake and Potomac Softball League (CAPS) was founded in 1983 to establish a friendly place for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered (G/L/B/T) people in the greater Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area to go to play softball, learn and/or enhance softball skills, and meet new people.
The main mission of Lambda Divers is to provide a fun and inexpensive diving venue for GLBTT divers. With the power to arrange group travel with no intermediaries, Lambda Divers provides its members with not only a GLBTT family environment, but also the best dive pricing available. Organizing two to three dive trips a year from a “cheap and easy” long weekend to live-aboards, Lambda Divers brings you the best in GLBTT diving.
DC Stroked Rowing Club (DCSRC) is committed to bridging gaps between communities by building and inclusive environment, fostering personal growth and promoting the true spirit of sportsmanship. DCSRC programs offer opportunities for all rowers, regardless of experience level.