Don’t Just Watch the Grass Grow this Spring… Get Out and Get Active with DC Fray

Got Spring fever?

DC Fray has just the remedy… Spring sports leagues! Join one of our various social sports leagues and channel your energy into having fun and staying fit this season.

DC Fray is on a mission to make fun possible, and registration in Arlington is open now until March 26. Sign up for a league by yourself, with friends or even make a team of your own. But no matter what, get ready to meet other go-getting people looking to make new friends through good, old-fashioned fun.

What do people find appealing about social sports?

Endless Sport Options

There are over 15 leagues to choose from including kickball, soccer, volleyball, cornhole and flag football, so there’s something for everyone to have fun with. Each league also partners with a local Arlington bar so you can keep the party rolling and make hanging with DC Fray the best part of your week.

Meet New People

It’s no secret that Washington D.C. locals thrive off the connections they make, and meeting teammates on social sports teams is no different. Making friends at work isn’t as easy as it seems. That’s where DC Fray can help. Game time is the time to leave work behind and make new friends who challenge you to do just that: let loose!

Fall in Love

Yes, that’s happened! We’re not matchmakers, unless you’re at one of our speed dating events, but there are countless stories of players meeting on the field and creating history of their own. There’s even more stories of lifelong friendships growing out of DC Fray leagues, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to find your people.

Diversify Your Workouts

Are you getting tired of your same, old gym routine? Sports games are a great substitute. With loads of friendly competition, you’ll sweat enough to really feel like you’re putting in work. Working out alone can become boring (and expensive), so save money and make working out something you look forward to every week.

Get Perks

Here’s an extra reason to love DC Fray a little more… Sporting DC Fray gear can get you some pretty cool perks you don’t want to miss out on. Ranging from discounted memberships at Balance Gym to discounted tickets for Washington Nationals Games, if you weren’t sold on the whole social sports thing before, you definitely should be now.

Start Your “Weekend” Early

Stop living for the weekend and make your weeknights just as fun by joining a social sports league. You’ll have set plans with cool people once a week, so you won’t have to go through the trouble of trying to round up your friends for a last minute night on the town.

Sports leagues aren’t all we have to offer. Every month we host super fun events to keep you busy as the warm weather rolls in and you grow restless waiting for summer.

And when summer comes? Summer leagues!

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