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If you are looking for some adventure, a way to connect with others and stay active, Oasis is a good place to start.

Be one of thousands of older adults nationwide pursuing new passions, taking charge of their health and discovering the joy of giving back to the community through volunteer opportunities at a local Oasis. Look through our course catalog today and find something new to try. Bring along a friend!

Registration is easy!

  • Click on the catalog cover to download a pdf version of the catalog.

  • You can register online for classes or trips. Please take a look at our how-to-register page for online registration instructions.

  • Paper registrations will be processed beginning at 10:30 a.m. on registration day (Tuesday August 20 for Trips and Thursday, August 22 for Classes ) in the order they were received.

  • Credit cards are the preferred form of payment.

  • If you’d prefer to mail in your registration, download the Trip registration form or Class registration form.


Here are a few examples of what’s coming up at Washington Metro Oasis:

Technology Classes

Gain the skills and confidence you need to stay connected in a tech-driven world with our many classes for older adults, where you can learn what you need to know.

Not sure which technology classes you are ready for? Take this Computer Self-Assessment Quiz.

Keep Moving

Strengthen your core, build your strength and endurance with a wide variety of exercise and fitness classes. There are so many, it’s hard to pick.

Lifelong Learning

It’s never too late to learn. Many older adults who have discovered Oasis will tell you they are just getting started. Find something in our course catalog that makes you curious and sign up today. You might just land on a new passion!


This fall we are offering you a record number of classes and can’t wait to have you join us!
New program highlights include:
  • Beloved author Judith Viorst talking about happiness in later life (#115)
  • The “dean” of US space policy, John Logsdon, on the past AND future of travel to the moon (#407)
  • Professional illusionist Michael Cantori on the religion of Spiritualism and its bizarre affiliation with theatrical magic (#511)
  • Exciting trips, including a tour of Antietam Battlefield (#323) and the Maryland Military Museum (#433)
Returning favorites:
  • Washington Post reporter Paul Farhi on Mueller and the media (#114)
  • Eleanor Clift and panelists from The McLaughlin Group (#110)
  • Judy Feldman on the tragic fire and recovery at Notre Dame Cathedral (#327)
  • More life-enriching classes, including our 3rd Annual Fall Prevention Fair (#111), Don’t Get Spooked by Cybercrime (#432), avoiding probate (#309), and genetic genealogy (#219).
At Oasis, we have the answer to “What’s Next?” Sign up for classes, join a discussion group, or explore our volunteer opportunities. It’s YOUR time!

Your partners in living life to the fullest,
The Oasis Team