The Washington Wetskins is the longest continuously operating water polo team in the US to openly welcome individuals who identify as gay, straight or bisexual. The team welcomes both men and women. Our common goal is learning, improving and excelling in the sport of water polo with no specific political agenda, other than tolerance and inclusion.
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.
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.
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 Washington Renegades is a Division III rugby union football club, a member of the Potomac Rugby Union and USA Rugby. The Renegades provide a solid rugby and social experience for both seasoned players and newcomers to the sport. All are welcome to play for the Renegades. They are a diverse mix of people from the DC Metropolitan area welcoming players regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or income. The mission is to learn, teach and play rugby, to forge new friendships and celebr
Federal Triangles Soccer Club (FTSC) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to promote the growth of soccer and foster a sense of community for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and GLBT-friendly players. FTSC pursues theese goals by providing a venue for the play of soccer where we encourage players of all levels to participate and improve their skills through club-sponsored, soccer academy sessions, pick-up play, forming teams to compete in local soccer leagues and