Pirate Ship Playground and Adult Fitness Station

Near the Pennsylvania Avenue/Sousa Bridge, at the Nicholson Street SE entrance to Anacostia Park, a pirate-ship themed playground offers opportunities for both kids and adults.

Adjacent to the playground is a free-to-use outdoor fitness station for adults. Parents can be active and get a workout while their children play on the playground: the fitness station consists of 18 fun, easy-to-use piece of equipment that enable a full cardio workout, as well as flexibility exercises and strength training.  There are wheelchair-accessible elements included and the equipment is appropriate for teenagers, adults, and the elderly.

There are shaded picnic areas, parking spaces and restroom facilities nearby.