The historical city of Alexandria, located in Nothern Virgina along the Potomac River, offers hundreds of exercise and fitness activites for the young and the young at heart. Famous for its significance in American history, Alexandria's Old Town is a bustling metropolis brimming with healthy indoor and outdoor pastimes. You can find great public tennis courts, basketball courts and swimming pools at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center. Alexandria also host numerous adult sports leagues including men's basketball, women's flag football and coed soccer. For the cycling enthusiast, there is the 18 mile long Mount Vernon Trail which begins in Arlington, VA, but has stops along the trail in Alexandria. If you are in need of a new bike or some bicycle repair, stop in at Big Wheel Bikes, a city cyclist staple.