November 07, 2011
Raymond Recreation Center Closes to Make Way for a New Facility
Groundbreaking for new recreation center will be held on Wednesday, November 9th.
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DPR Contact: John Stokes, (202) 288-7275
WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has closed Raymond Recreation Center to begin construction of a brand new facility for Ward 4 residents. To celebrate this event, Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Ward 4 Council Member Muriel Bowser, City Administrator Allen Lew, DPR Director Jesus Aguirre, and DGS Interim Director Brian Hanlon will join DC residents to hold a groundbreaking at 915 Spring Road, NW on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 11:30AM. Local residents, community leaders, and visitors are invited to help kick off this new project.
A new recreation center will be constructed on the site along with outdoor improvements. The new recreation center will be attached to the Raymond Elementary School. Some features of the new facility include:
- Indoor gymnasium
- Computer lab
- Game room
- Fitness center
- Multipurpose rooms
- Locker rooms
- Updated landscaping
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