5 Ways to Get Involved in Dulles, Virginia

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The popular city of Dulles, Virginia is situated within the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. metro area. It is located just 10 miles away from major transportation hubs like Washington Dulles International Airport, and nearby shopping options such as Dulles Town Center. Dulles is a part of Loudoun County, which is home to some of the most highly rated wineries, scenic roadways and charming villages in the country. If you’ve just moved into a cozy apartment or home in Dulles, below are five easy ways to get involved in the community.


1.    Join the 1757 Golf Club.

Whether you’ve recently taken up golf as a hobby, or have spent more than your fair share of time out on the range, 1757 Golf Club has a par-70, 6,600-yard layout for every level of golfer to enjoy. Featuring stunning, intense views of Virginia’s Broad Run and the surrounding Dulles landscape, the terrain’s elevation goes up to a total of 30 feet, incorporating streams, lakes and bunkers into its course. Grab a bite to eat after your outing inside the Jefferson Dining Room & Bar on-site at the club, which is open Sunday through Friday. Its extensive menu offers only the finest, most delicious American cuisine options.


2.    Grab a beer at the Ocelot Brewing Company.

Beer lovers will revel in the Ocelot Brewing Company’s sweet Dulles digs, where they craft delectable and sought-after IPAs that are ever-changing. Factors that influence what the brewmasters create include daily inspiration, hop variety and the season. Regardless of which style is at-the-ready upon your arrival – from Russian Imperial Stouts to a San Diego Pale Ale – it will be completely fresh and fit to taste. Firm believers in music and beer, Ocelot Brewing Company cranks out its best batches with fitting soundtracks, and everything they do is a total reflection of their style and habits. A truly unique set of people, they only brew the best beer that they would want to drink. So stop by their headquarters, listen to some awesome new music and enjoy some awesome-tasting beer!


3.    Have some family fun at Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park.

Highly rated and ranked as one of the top 50 stand-alone golf ranges in the country, this Dulles recreation center features a ton of activities for everyone to enjoy. An 18-hole miniature golf course is one the main attractions, made complete with covered, heated tee stations – featuring Power Tees, the world’s leading automated teeing system. Batting cages also are available for both fast-pitch and slow-pitch baseball and softball players. During the summer and fall, you can even join a volleyball league, thanks to the white sand beach-style courts on site. Gemstone panning also is something kids can enjoy, adding to its true family-friendly environment.


4.    Play for a recreational sports team.

If you’re more the athletic type – or have always wanted to try a new sport – joining an adult recreational sports league is an amazing way to get involved in the Dulles community. Michael & Son Sportsplex at Dulles is home to some of the finest leagues with an all-inclusive, team atmosphere. Soccer, basketball, inline hockey and volleyball are among the list of adult sports you can play. Each league meets at varying times, depending on the season. Leagues are further divided into men’s, women’s and coed. Figuring out which sport you’d like to play is completely up to you. Additionally, youth leagues also are available for those Dulles residents who have children. They can choose to play for any of the youth-league sports offered, including soccer, roller hockey, lacrosse, basketball and futsal.


5.    Get competitive with a game of pool.

Meeting fellow Dulles citizens is made easy at the Breakers Sky Lounge, located near the city of Dulles, in Herndon, Virginia. Weekly and monthly events are offered to customers of the lounge, which keep crowds coming back for more. Free pool nights (sometimes days) can allow you to bring out your competitive nature, and even create a team with new friends. If you’re more of a pool shark than the average person, Breakers offers pool leagues that meet Monday and Tuesday nights for you to really get your game on.


If you’re thinking about moving into a beautiful Lerner Windmill Parc apartment home at Dulles, be sure to try these unique ways to get involved with your new neighbors. For those who are thinking about making the move, take a virtual tour of Lerner Windmill Parc apartment homes, and see why its renters are so satisfied. Contact our office at 703-436-6023 to find out more information.

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