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Stroller Strong Moms DC

Accredited Instructors, Challenging Workouts & Fun for the Whole Family

At Stroller Strong Moms DC, we are proud to Sweat Like a Mother, or as we like to call it, SLAM, six days a week! That is six different opportunities for you to get in a challenging and unique workout that is multi-level, constantly varied, and most importantly, fun! We have over five instructors, and each of our instructors hold nationally-recognized accreditations such as American Council on Exercise group fitness instructor certifications, Registered Yoga Teachers, and Road Runners Club of America certified running coaches.

We incorporate a variety of exercises into each class including dumbbell workouts, resistance bands, yoga, endurance training, and even our strollers become a part of the fun! Our DC stroller fitness class is unique and challenging, and we encourage you to come check out your first class for free! Contact Stroller Strong Moms DC today to get started!

SLAM with Stroller Strong Moms Throughout the DC Area

No matter where you are in the DC area, you can join Stroller Strong Moms for a class! We are pleased to have numerous locations throughout our community, including:

  • Arlington area right across from Pentagon City Mall, close to Pentagon City and Crystal City
  • Alexandria area, minutes from Fort Belvoir gates and three miles from Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Trail
  • Vienna area, near Mosaic District and close to Falls Church

Our classes meet at 10:00am and last approximately one hour. In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, we also offer running programs, regularly scheduled yoga, Mom’s Night Out events, and playgroups for our kids!

SLAM. Run. Repeat.

Our location is proud to offer a unique distance training option for our participants, our “SLAM. Run. Repeat.” program. This program is designed to help you increase your endurance and create an efficient, resilient runner in each of our program’s athletes. By incorporating resistance and mobility, we work with you to create a personalized training program that will up your mileage on all of your runs.

There are a variety of running programs that our certified running coaches offer, such as:

  • Short Distance Programs
    • 5k or 10k training programs
  • Middle Distance Programs
    • 10 miles or more, to half marathon trainings
  • Long Distance Programs
    • Full marathon training programs

For more information on our training programs, make sure to check the tab below!

Contact Us Today to Get Started!

Are you ready to start SLAM’n with Stroller Strong Moms DC? Let’s get started today! We are your premier DC stroller fitness class and we will work with you to help you meet your fitness goals, whatever they may be. For more information, make sure to contact us and follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about our schedule, classes, and events. Join today and get your first class free!

Your First Class is Complimentary

STROLLER STRONG MOMS – S.L.A.M. CLASSES

*NO START UP FEES*

UNLIMITED | $65/MONTH

  • Perfect for attending class often
  • Pregnant moms may suspend membership when baby arrives
  • You may cancel at any time with two weeks’ advance notice

10 CLASS PASS | $100

  • A great option for attending class once a week
  • Expires 4 months after purchase

5 CLASS PASS | $55

  • Good for those planning to attend class once every or other week
  • Expires 2 months after purchase

SINGLE CLASS | $15

  • Single drop-in rate
  • Best for attending class less than once a weeK

S.L.A.M. RUN. REPEAT RUN PROGRAM

SHORT DISTANCE | $45

MIDDLE DISTANCE | $65

LONG DISTANCE | $80

MAINTENANCE | $40

VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS PARK | 1600 South Hayes St., Arlington

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY | 10:00-11:00AM

SATURDAY | 9:00-10:00AM

*SLAM the Alarm classes are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 5:45am. Please check the SLAM the Alarm tab for more information.

Located just south of D.C., Virginia Highlands has everything we need to get fit and strong: paved trails around and through the park for lunges, sprints, and runs, open grass areas for quick-moving stations, benches for all kinds of push-ups, both grass and turf soccer fields, and tennis and basketball courts. BONUS! TWO playgrounds and a splash pad for the kiddies (and us–to cool down!).

Parking & Start Location

Free parking can be found in the lot by the playground, while you will find metered street parking as well. Also, within walking distance is the Pentagon City metro stop on the blue line. Meet us by the playground and restrooms off of S. Hayes Street. Bring a jogging stroller, yoga mat or towel, set of dumbbells, resistance band, water, snacks and toys for baby, and a need to S.L.A.M.!

GRIST MILL PARK | 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy Alexandria

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY | 10:00-11:00AM

Located just outside Fort Belvoir gates, Grist Mill Park has everything we need for a killer SLAM session; basketball courts, lots of grassy open space for those stroller sprints, a turf field for quick-moving stations, some benches for all kinds of push-ups, and a great hill to strengthen our legs! Stay after we get our sweat on at the huge playground; one designed for older kids and one designed for the little kiddos!

Parking & Start Location

Free parking can be found in the large parking lots; meet us on the basketball courts. Bring a jogging stroller, yoga mat or towel, set of dumbbells, resistance band, water, snacks and toys for baby, and a need to S.L.A.M.!

NOTTOWAY PARK | 9610 Courthouse Rd Vienna

TUESDAY, THURSDAY | 10:00-11:00AM

Nestled in a family neighborhood, Nottoway Park has everything we need for a killer S.L.A.M. session; basketball courts, tennis courts, and volleyball courts, a turf field for quick-moving stations some benches for all kinds of push-ups, and plenty of trails for our walking and running routes. There’s a great playground and swings for the littles to play on after we sweat!

Parking & Start Location

Plenty of free parking available at Nottoway!  Meet us by the playground; just look for all the strollers! Bring a jogging stroller, yoga mat or towel, set of dumbbells, resistance band, water, snacks and toys for baby, and a need to S.L.A.M.!

VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS PARK | 1600 South Hayes St., Arlington

TUESDAY, THURSDAY | 5:45 – 6:30AM

SLAM the Alarm classes are our mama-only classes created to accommodate working mamas and mamas to school-aged kids, but open to all of our members as well.  These classes are 45 minutes long and you do not need a stroller to participate!  Please meet at the basketball courts and bring your yoga mat, set of dumbbells and water!

Parking & Start Location

Free parking can be found in the lot by the playground, while you will find metered street parking as well. Also, within walking distance is the Pentagon City metro stop on the blue line. Meet us on the basketball courts near the restrooms off of S. Hayes Street.

Weather Policy

Plan to SLAM the Alarm rain or shine!  If it is raining, classes will meet under the overhang at the community center near the playground.  Please check back for winter schedule in December.

The S.L.A.M. Run. Repeat. philosophy is no secret: If you Sweat Like A Mother through strength training, yoga, and time-efficient training plans you’ll cross the finish line faster and stronger than ever before. We firmly believe that resistance training and mobility work are integral components in building an efficient, resilient runner. We help you build a balanced body so that ease and speed will follow.

SHORT DISTANCE | $45

  • 5k or 10k Distance
  • 8-12 week training plan
  • Check-ins 2 times weekly
  • Individualized to reach personal goals

MIDDLE DISTANCE | $65

  • 10 Miler or Half-Marathon
  • 12-16 week training plan
  • Check-ins 2 times weekly
  • Individualized to reach personal goals

LONG DISTANCE | $80

  • Full Marathon Training Plan
  • 16-20 week training plan
  • Check-ins 2 times weekly
  • Individualized to reach personal goals

MAINTENANCE | $40

  • Keep moving towards speed and endurance goals between races
  • 8-12 week training plan
  • Check-ins 2 times weekly
  • Individualized based on future goals and runner preferences
  • Challenge your go-to run pace with a dynamic, varied program to avoid falling into a training rut and keep moving towards goals

After completing a quick survey and discussion with our RRCA Certified Run Coach, all training plans are individualized to match your specific needs, schedule, and goals. No matter where you are in your running journey, #SLAMrunrepeat will be by your side one stride at a time, cheering you on while you crush your goals!

Register for our program here: ssm-dcarea.pike13.com

Email kelli@strollerstrongmoms.com or lindsay.slamdc@gmail.com with questions and concerns

Virginia Highlands Park

Grist Mill Park

Nottoway Park

Indoor Belvoir: Capital MMA & Elite Fitness

Indoor Arlington: Faith Lutheran Church

Let's S.L.A.M.

Upcoming Events

Please check our Facebook page for upcoming events.

Affiliate Locations

Who's Coming to Class?

DC Area Owners

Kelli Berger | email

Kelli is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and is CPR/First Aid certified. She also holds her RRCA Level 1 Run Coach certification. She grew up active in baton twirling, dance, and track and has a degree in Special Education from Penn State.  SSM is the perfect combo of fitness, teaching, and little ones-pulling all of her passions together. Through fitness, Kelli strives to create a community for moms that is unmatched in the DC Area. She started the SLAM DC affiliate in October of 2014 six months pregnant with her second child. Since opening, she has moved to Australia and Clarksville, TN due to her husband’s military career..  She feels lucky to have a strong business partner and instructors on her team to continue growing and fostering this amazing community.  She’ll pop back and forth occasionally to sweat like a mother in our Nation’s capital – and cannot wait to meet any new faces!

Lindsay Platky | email

Lindsay  is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and is CPR/First Aid certified. She also holds her 200hr level Yoga Teacher Certification. Additionally, she has 40 hours of prenatal yoga training and holds her RRCA Level 1 Run Coach certification. Lindsay has been an active member and instructor with SLAM DC since January 2015 and helped Kelli manage the business during her year overseas in Australia.  She is now co-owner of this organization and is beyond thrilled to help spread the mission she is so passionate about. Mom to two boys, Lindsay loves to push her limits through racing, and craves the friendly competition and teamwork fostered in SSM. Local to the DC Area, you’ll see her bright, cheerful smile every day at classes either making you SWEAT like a mother, STRETCH like a mother, or just laughing and working out right beside you.

DC Area Instructors

Megan Brookes | email

Megan Brookes is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and is CPR/First Aid certified. She grew up baton twirling, dancing, and cheerleading. She has twirled at Penn State University and been a coach for both twirling and cheerleading. Upon joining SSM (with son, Peter in tow), she has found a passion for running and has conquered many running achievements in two short years. Her tough, creative classes will remind you that you can laugh AND sweat like a mother at the same time.

Kate Key | email

Kate is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and is CPR/First Aid certified.  She grew up playing tennis at a national level and went on to play on the varsity team at Virginia Tech.  Kate is an avid sports fan and competitor and still enjoys playing tennis, softball, and loves to both snow and water ski.  She brings her “work hard, play hard” attitude to class and loves that through SSM she can get a variety of high-intensity work outs all with her little one and SLAM mama friends right beside her.

Lauren Sadlon | email

Lauren is an ACE certified group fitness instructor and is CPR/First Aid certified. She grew up playing field hockey, softball and cheerleading. Lauren also loves to run and has participated in the SLAM DC Ragnar team the past 2 years and is currently training for our third team relay race. Mama to a little girl, she brings enthusiasm and positive energy to every class and loves mixing things up with fun music, running and high intensity workouts.