Social & Recreational Opportunities

On Campus 

Georgetown University Event Calendar

A complete listing of all events happening on campus including lectures, film screenings, club events, etc. While some events may be limited to students only, many are open to the public. 

Georgetown’s Yates Field House

Yates offers different types of gym memberships for dependents and families. A spouse membership is only $77 per semester, with additional dependents only $22 per semester. In addition to workout equipment, the gym offers an indoor track, pool, basketball, tennis, and squash courts, as well as a variety of group fitness classes like Zumba and yoga and summer camps for children. Read more about the different types of membership plans Yates offers here. 

Davis Performing Arts Center

The Davis Performing Arts Center is the academic home to the Theater and Performance Studies Program and offers student performances throughout the year. Visit their website for a list of upcoming shows. 

Georgetown University Friday Music Series

On select Fridays throughout the year, the Georgetown University Music Program offers a Music Series featuring acclaimed artists in FREE concerts at 1:15 p.m. in McNeir Hall, on Georgetown’s main campus. Check the website for current performance schedule.

John Main Center for Meditation 

The John Main Center for Meditation and inter-religious dialogue at Georgetown University promotes the integration of meditation into daily life. Established in 2005, the John Main Center for Meditation is located in the Remembrance Building, which is the oldest building on campus. The upstairs is open all day during the week for private meditation, and at various times during the week for group meditations.

Georgetown Campus Ministry 

The Office of Campus Ministry continues a centuries-old tradition of providing pastoral care the Georgetown community. Campus Ministry supports the integration of learning, faith, and service through a broad array of programs that engage the GU community in the understanding and practice of our religious identity, values and commitments including retreats, lecture series, music & the arts, and religious services. Religious Services include services of the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox Christian, Hindu & Buddhist faiths.

Off Campus

Meetup DC 

Meet new people in the Washington, D.C. area who share your interests. Just create an account on Meetup’s website, browse through the numerous social gatherings, language conversation groups, cultural groups, trips, etc and choose one to attend! 

DC Fray - Social Sports Leagues in the D.C., MD and VA areas

Do you have a favorite sport? Would you like to try something new? DC Fray (formerly DC Social Sports) is a great way to meet new people, stay active, and have fun! Choose from over ten sports teams to join, from basketball to bowling!

Explore D.C. 

This is the official tourism site for Washington, D.C. Find out about the best attractions, shopping, dining, and entertainment locations. The site also offers resources for finding travel accommodations and maps of the city.

Embassy Events 

One of D.C.'s greatest features is its Embassies! Check out this site for a comprehensive listing of all upcoming Embassy events.


Are you looking for new places to eat, drink, or attend events in Washington, D.C.? Thrillist provides you with an endless feed of things to do in the area! 

The Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage

Every day of the year at 6:00 p.m., the Kennedy Center hosts a free performance as part of its "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative. No tickets are required, though seating is limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. Featuring local, national, and international talents, the Millennium Stage has been hailed as "a cultural institution within a cultural institution" by the Washington Post.

YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, VA & MD

The YMCA is a worldwide organization that seeks to nurture the potential of children, teens, and adults, improve the nation's health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support community. YMCAs are located all across D.C., MD and VA and offer a wide array of programming for children, teens, families, and adults, including before and after school enrichment programs, fitness and swim programs, daycare, classes, camps, counseling, and volunteer opportunities. YMCA memberships are a great local and equally cost effective alternative for families to Yates Field House on Georgetown's campus.