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What Greenbelters do for Exercise and Nature when it’s Cooold Outside.  Suggestions for indoor exercise and ways to experience nature indoors.

Greenbelt’s Abundance of Nature and Outdoor Activities, from July of 2022.

Where Greenbelters Exercise with Each Other Online – especially for during the pandemic shutdown.

The Birds of Greenbelt, written by Jamie Jorgensen. Birds are shown by location, with time of year, links to more and even videos.

Best Walking Routes in Old Greenbelt includes sidewalk, path and North Woods routes, and an ecology map for the woods. Advice from Greenbelt’s hikers and map-makers!

Fitness at the Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center is an up-to-date guide to the machines and individualized fitness training available at Greenbelt’s city-owned GAFC. Updated in October of 2017.

Aquatics and events at the GAFC is a fall 2017 update on indoor aquatic events at Greenbelt’s Fitness and Aquatic Center, plus the exciting array of popular events throughout the year! Written by GAFC staffer Souzan Noaman.

Pools Galore and a Hottub, surveys the water features and activities at Greenbelt’s Fitness and Aquatic Center, written in 2014.

Where Greenbelters go Cycling, new in April of 2018, recommends Greenbelters’ favorite rides, groups to ride with, and more. A great resource for beginning cyclists and cyclists new to Greenbelt.

Where Greenbelters Go Dancing is a round-up of dancing opportunities IN Greenbelt, as well as those outside the city recommended by Greenbelters. Updated in 2017.

Day Trips are places that Greenbelters recommend for short get-aways.


Recycling Food Scraps and Composting in Greenbelt

Home Services Reviews and Recommendations by Greenbelters. Find builders, painters, plumbers, landscapers and more.

Opportunities and Resources for Greenbelt Creatives. Be amazed by how many there are.

How to Go Car-Less in Greenbelt has tips from many car-less Greenbelters. Updated in 2019.

Greenbelt Services for Seniors lists SO MANY ways that Greenbelt supports senior residents, readers are amazed. Updated January 2018.

How Greenbelters Talk Online outlines the top ways that Greenbelters are talking and networking digitally these days, digital version. Updated in 2017.

Apartment Options in Old Greenbelt. As of July 2018.

Good Causes

We encourage you to support non-profits in Greenbelt, Maryland

Nonprofits of Greenbelt (and how to start oneexplores the hundreds of super-local nonprofits you could be supporting. And if you’re interested in starting one (a small one, under $50,000/year), it’s been super-easy to do that since 2014.

Where Greenbelters Donate their Used Stuff lists the many ways that Greenbelters donate items to good causes.