Community Groups & Clubs
Cleveland Park has a variety of organizations and clubs. For more information, please contact the organizations directly.
A membership organization of merchants and businesses on Connecticut Avenue between Macomb and Porter Streets, CPBA serves to unite the businesses in activities that improve the area for the betterment of all. Those activities include fostering an improved business climate, improving the appearance and ambiance of the area, combatting crime and improving security, promoting the local businesses, and serving as a conduit with the City to improve and maintain strong communications and services.
Works to enhance the quality of life in Cleveland Park, via educational and library resources, public services including public safety, environmental protection, historic preservation, recreation, transportation, zoning and other topics.
Non-profit social club offering classes and activities for all ages, from karate and ballet for kids, to beer club and cooking lessons for grownups. Heated outdoor pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day and the Club runs a summer camp for kids 5-9 and “counselors-in-training,” along with a program of swim lessons (group and private). Social memberships available for all to participate in events. Voting memberships, which include pool access and house rentals, are capped at 150 families.
Promotes interest in the history of Cleveland Park and encourages preservation of the architectural heritage and character of the Cleveland Park Historic District.
Helps residents “age in place” through services delivered by screened and trained volunteers.
Advocates for and supports the Cleveland Park Library and the District of Columbia Public Library system.
Works with the National Park Service to restore, preserve, and maintain Rock Creek Park’s Peirce Mill as a nationally significant historic destination.
Through education and advocacy, the Conservancy builds partnerships with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, community groups, and residents to work together to preserve Rock Creek for present and future generations.
Supporters to Tregaron help maintain the trails and support ongoing conservation and preservation activities that keep this historical landscape enjoyable for all every day.
Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) helps the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute save species through educational and fun experiences and funding for research and volunteers who interact with visitors on a daily basis. FONZ sponsors an array of activities for members, from classes and camps to popular events including Snore and Roar, ZooFari and Brew at the Zoo.