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Kenilworth Recreation Center

Kenilworth Recreation Center

Formerly located at Kenilworth Parkside, the new Kenilworth Recreation Center is situated in a section of the former Kenilworth Elementary School. Kenilworth Recreation Center features DPR's largest fitness center and one of the agency's largest multipurpose rooms. Another special feature - a new lavish kitchen is used for teaching nutrition, cooking, and meal preparation.

Genral Information

Address: 4321 Ord Street, NE 
Ward: 7
Nearest Metro: Minnesota Avenue station (Orange)
Parking: Parking lot available
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 6am - 10am; 3pm - 7pm  
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Closed Sun
Contact: Direct: (202) 299-5094
Email: Customer Service


  • Indoors
    • Large Multipurpose room
    • Boxing Room
    • Senior Room
    • Teen Room
    • Computer Room 
    • Demonstration Kitchen 
    • Lockers Rooms 
    • Support Spaces 
    • Gymnasium
  • Outdoor
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Pool House
  • Energy And Sustainability Features
    • Bicycle Repair Station
    • Bio-retention 'Rain Garden' and Planted Greenwall
    • Electric Vehicle Charging Station 
    • Green Roof

Services & Programs

Please note, a valid, government-issued photo ID (driver's/non-driver's license or passport) is required to enter all DPR facilities.