It's REI's #UnitedOutside Free Weekend in DC!

Help AWS by doing what you love outdoors

We have certainly been talking a lot about REI's #UnitedOutside campaign this summer! There is just so much to choose from with the activities that we wanted to highlight some special events. Here at AWS we are especially excited about series of free events happening this weekend, July 16-17, and we want to make sure that our community knows about these great opportunities! 

Paddling and Kayaking

It might be on that "other river" but it's a great chance to hone your skills for the Anacostia River!

Free Paddling Rentals at Key Bridge Boathouse July 16
Free Paddling Rentals at Key Bridge Boathouse July 17


Free Capital Bikeshare July 16 6am - 9pm
Free Capital Bikeshare July 17 6am - 9pm

On September 1, you can join us for Anacostia River-themed Pub Trivia at Wunder Garten!  This will be a special event for all you Anacostia Watershed Trivia experts.  Judging from our Watershed Wednesday crowd, this should be a fun and competitive evening.

As you may know, in celebration of their DC flagship store opening in October, our longtime partner REI is hosting 100 days of recess and donating $100K to local nonprofits. This is an amazing opportunity and here at AWS we are really pumped to share these events with you. When you attend any of the ‪#‎UnitedOutside‬ events, and you'll receive a token to cast a vote for AWS at Wunder Garten at NoMa this summer.

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