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Banneker Community Center

Banneker Community Center

The Banneker Community Center is located opposite the campus of Howard University on Georgia Avenue NW.  The center offers numerous classes for youth and adults and allows constituents to host meetings and social functions through the Department of Parks and Recreation Permit office.  Banneker is committed to providing recreation and leisure opportunities to the community.

General Information

Address: 2500 Georgia Avenue, NW
Ward: 1
Nearest Metro: Shaw-Howard University Metro Station (Green/Yellow)
Parking: Parking lot accessible from 9th Street, NW
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 9 am - 9 pm
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Sun
Contact: Direct: (202) 673-6861
Email: Customer Service


  • Indoors

    • Computer Lab
    • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Outdoors

    • Baseball Field - 90' Diamond
    • Basketball Court
    • Playground
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Softball Field - 60' Diamond
    • Tennis Court
    • Track

Service and Programs