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Columbia Heights Community Center

Columbia Heights Comm Ctr

The Columbia Heights Community Center is a full service facility that serves constituents from toddlers to seniors. The 4-story building is equipped with specialized program areas such as a dance studio, arts & craft room, a recording studio, fitness room, computer lab, multi-purpose room and gymnasium.

Outdoor amenties include a playground, a very popular community garden, an outdoor basketball court, outdoor chess/checker tables and a shaded pavilion. The 4th floor is dedicated to the DPR's Camps, Co-op and Sports office staff.

General Information 

Address: 1480 Girard Street, NW
Ward: 1
Nearest Metro: Columbia Heights Metro Station (Green/Yellow)
Parking:  Limited street parking
Hours of Operation: 

Monday - Friday 12 - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact: Direct:(202) 671-0373 
Email: Customer Service 


  • Indoors
    • Computer Lab
    • Dance Studio
    • Fitness Center
    • Gymnasium / Indoor Basketball Court
    • Multi-Purpose Room
    • Recording / Sound Studio
    • Video Studio
  • Outdoors
    • Basketball Court
    • Playground
    • Spray Park

Services & Programs