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Kennedy Recreation Center

Kennedy Recreation Center

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: Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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.