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. 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 (Thursday, August 23) in the order they were received.

  • Credit cards are the preferred form of payment.

  • If you’d prefer to mail in your registration, download this class registration form.

Regarding trip registration:

  • There is no longer a lottery for trips.

  • Instead, we will hold registration for trips on a separate day: Tuesday, August 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

  • See page 33 in the catalog for more information about registering for classes and trips.

  • If you’d prefer to mail in your registration, download the trip 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 a record number of classes and
can’t wait to have you join us!

New program highlights include:

  • A social gathering for those who have lost a spouse (class #452)
  • A peer-to-peer discussion about the pros/cons of 
    moving to a continuing care retirement community 
    or CCRC (class #435)
  • Opportunities to interact and discuss important 
    issues with our peers: Conversations that Count 
    (class #225 & #247) and the Foreign Affairs Discussion 
    Group (class #509)

Returning favorites:

  • Second Annual Fall Prevention Fair (class #103)
  • Don’t Get Spooked by Cybercrime (class #321)
  • Fourteen (14) hot-topic classes in Gilchrist Hall at the 
    Johns Hopkins Montgomery County campus. There 
    is no processing fee for these classes so it's a great 
    opportunity to bring someone new to Oasis!

Please join us this fall. Share the excitement, discover new
classes and explore our volunteer opportunities. It’s time
for your next adventure!

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