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Rita Bright Community Center

 Rita Bright Community Center

The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) in collaboration with the Parents’ Association of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington manages the Rita Bright Community Center on behalf of the Department of Parks and Recreation. The site is open year-round offering educational and recreational programming to DC youth ages 6-18. 

LAYC strives to empower a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition to adulthood, through multi-cultural, comprehensive, and innovative programs that address youth's social, academic, and career needs. 

General Information 

  Address: 2500 14th Street, NW
Ward: 1
Nearest Metro: Columbia Heights (Green/Yellow)
Parking: Small Parking Lot Available
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 3 pm - 9 pm
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm 
Closed Sun
Contact: Direct: (202) 727-0025
Email: Customer Service


  • Indoors
    • Computer Lab
    • Game Room
    • Gymnasium / Indoor Basketball Court
    • Multi-purpose room
    • Sound Studio
    • Teen Lounge

Services and Programs