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DPR Fitness Centers

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DPR Fitness Centers continue to be FREE for DC Residents in 2017

In 2016, Mayor Bowser announced that as part of her FitDC initiative and in effort to encourage residents to stay fit, DPR was directed to waive resident fees at DPR Fitness Centers starting on January 1, 2016.  In keeping with the Mayor's efforts, DPR Fitness Centers will continue to be free for DC residents in 2017.

All DC residents interested in taking advantage of the free use of fitness centers for 2017 must Register Online and submit a completed Waiver Release Form.  Please note that fitness center memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.



DPR's Fitness Centers are maintained by our Sports, Health & Fitness Division. DPR Fitness Centers offer a wide variety of wellness and fitness activities with equipment to maintain or improve your physical fitness.

Fitness Centers feature a variety of equipment including elliptical, stationary bikes, treadmills, free weights (dumbbells and kettlebells) and universal weight machine (leg extentions, leg curls, lat pull downs, seated rows, flat and incline chest press, military press, bicep curls and tricep press downs).
 

Equipment is offered in the following areas:

  • Cardio Equipment (CE) : ellipticals, stationary bikes, treadmills, stair climbers.
  • Strength Training (ST) : universal weight machine, flat / incline benches, leg press, barbells.
  • Mobile Fitness (MO) : dumbbellls, kettlebells, medicine balls, resistence bands.
       **  Fitness Centers will have a majority, if not all, of the equipment in each category.

Centers are classified by 3 categories:

  • Cardio Center : under 500 sq. ft. with 2-4 cardio equipment items & 2-3 mobile fitness items.
  • Fitness Room : 501-1000 sq. ft. with 3-5 cardio equipment items; 2-4 strength training items; and 2-3 mobile fitness items.
  • Fitness Center : 1000+ sq. ft. with 4-6 cardio equipment items; 3-5 strength training items; and 3-4 mobile fitness items.
     

DPR Fitness Center Locations

- WARD 1 -

    Banneker Recreation Center : Cardio Center :
CE, ST, MO
     2500 Georgia Avenue, NW | WDC 20001 | (202) 673-6861
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Columbia Heights Community Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO
    1480 Girard Street, NW | WDC 20009 | (202) 671-0373 
       Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun


- WARD 4 -

   Emery Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO

    5801 Georgia Avenue, NW | WDC 20011 | (202) 576-3211
       Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Lamond Recreation Center : Cardio Center : CE, ST, MO
    20 Tuckerman Street, NE | WDC 20011 | (202) 576-9541
       Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30pm | Closed Sun

   Raymond Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    3725 10th Street, NW | WDC 20010 | (202) 671-2181
       Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center : Cardio Center : CE, ST, MO
    501 Riggs Road, NE | WDC 20011 | (202) 576-5224 
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30pm | Sat 9 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Takoma Community Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    300 Van Buren Street, NW | WDC 20012 | (202) 576-7068
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am -3:30 pm | Closed Sun


- WARD 5 -

   North Michigan Park Recreation Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO 

    1333 Emerson Street, NE | WDC 20017 | (202) 541-3526 
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

  Trinidad Recreation Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO
    1310 Childress Street, NE | WDC 20002 | (202) 727-1293
        Hours: Mon to Fri 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Turkey Thicket Recreation Center : Cardio Center : CE, MO
    1100 Michigan Avenue, NE | WDC 20017 | (202) 576-9238
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun


- WARD 6 -

   Kennedy Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO

    1401 7th Street, NW | WDC 20001 | (202) 671-4794
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   King Greenleaf Recreation Center : Cardio Center : CE, ST, MO
    201 N Street, SW | WDC 20024 | (202) 645-7454
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Rosedale Community Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    1701 Gales Street, NE | WDC 20002 | (202) 258-6149
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Sherwood Recreation Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO
    640 10th Street, NE | WDC 20002 | (202) 698-3075 
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun


- WARD 7 -

   Benning Park Community Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO
    Southern Ave. & Fable St., SE | WDC 20019 | (202) 341-6765
        Hours: Mon to Fri 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   *NEW - Benning Stoddert Community Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    100 Stoddert Place, SE | WDC 20019 | (202) 698-1873
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30pm | Closed Sun

   Deanwood Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    1350 49th Street, NE | WDC 20019 | (202) 671-3077
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 9 am - 4:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Hillcrest Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    3100 Denver Street, SE | WDC 20020 | (202) 645-9200
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30pm | Closed Sun

   *NEW - Kenilworth Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
   4321 Ord Street, NE | WDC 20019 | (202) 299-5094
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30pm | Closed Sun

   *NEW - Ridge Road Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    830 Ridge Road, SE | WDC 20019 | (202) 671-6747
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30pm | Closed Sun


- WARD 8 -

   Anacostia Recreation Center : Fitness Center : CE, ST, MO
    1800 Anacostia Drive, SE | WDC 20020 | (202) 698-2250
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Closed Sat & Sun

   Bald Eagle Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    100 Joliet Street, SW | WDC 20032 | (202) 645-3960
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Fort Stanton Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    1812 Erie Street, SE | WDC 20020 | (202) 671-1040
        Hours: Mon to Fri 10 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 a - 5 p | Closed Sun

   Barry Farm Recreation Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    1230 Sumner Road, SE | WDC 20020 | (202) 730-0572
        Hours: Mon to Fri 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Sat 10 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

   Southeast Tennis & Learning Center : Fitness Room : CE, ST, MO
    701 Mississippi Avenue, SE | WDC 20020 | (202) 645-6242
        Hours: Mon to Fri 9 am - 8:30 pm | Sat 9 am - 3:30 pm | Closed Sun

 

Membership

All DPR fitness centers require a paid membership for access privileges.  There are a variety of memberships offered. 

  • There are 3 categories of memebership: Individual, Family and Senior (55 and over)
  • There are 4 levels within each category: Daily, Monthly, Quarterly (3 months) and Yearly
  • Fitness Center Membership Information
  • Please note that fitness center memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
     

Fitness Center News & Notes


Fitness Centers to Close for Renovations (September 2, 2016)

On Friday, September 2nd, DPR announced renovations will begin on Tuesday, September 6 at select fitness centers.  Only the fitness center rooms will be offline for renovations, the overall recreation centers will remain open.  The following fitness center locations will be closed: Banneker, King Greenleaf, North Michigan Park, Sherwood and Trinidad.  For more information, please visit Press Release: Select DPR Fitness and Cardio Centers to Temporarily Close for Renovations. The estimated re-open dates are listed below.
 

From Mayor Bowser: A Fitter DC  (January 1, 2016)

As part of FitDC’s effort to encourage residents to stay fit, I have directed the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to waive resident fees at DPR Fitness Centers starting on January 1, 2016.  Previously, the fitness centers required a paid membership for access, but for 2016, those resident fees will be waived. DPR Fitness Centers offer a variety of exercise equipment, including ellipticals, stationary bikes, treadmills, free weights, universal weight machines and more! 

All DC residents interested in taking advantage of the free use of fitness centers for 2016 must Register Online and submit a completed Waiver Release Form.  Please note that fitness center memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.