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. 

This playground is part of Anacostia Park, owned and managed by the National Park Service.