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Kennedy Recreation Center

Kennedy Recreation Center

Kennedy Recreation Center is currently CLOSED for improvements. Details can be found on the Department of General Services website

The Kennedy Recreation Center is nestled in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. This center has a multi-purpose room, computer lab, teen lounge and gymnasium where programs are facilitated by site staff as well as contractors with specialized skills and certifications. 

This site also offers a great outdoor environment with 2 playgrounds, tennis court, baseball field, basketball courts, splash-park, horse shoe pit, outdoor grills and a walking trail for your convenience.    

General Information

Address: 1401 7th Street, NW
Ward: 2
Nearest Metro: Mt Vernon Sq/Convention Center (Green/Yellow)
Parking: None 
Hours of Operation: Currently closed for renovation
Direct: (202) 671-4794
Email: Customer Service


  • Indoors
    • Fitness Room
    • Gymnasium
    • Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Outdoors
    • Playgrounds
    • Baseball Field
    • Basketball Courts
    • Horseshoe Pit
    • Grills
    • Splash Park
    • Tennis Courts
    • Walking Trails

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