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Stead Recreation Center


The Stead Recreation Center is a smaller site, nestled in the midst of a myriad of outdoor opportunities.  Two playgrounds, turf field, splash park, and basketball court. Indoor amenities at this location include a multi-purpose room and computer lab.

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

Please note that an approved and paid DPR permit is required for any and all events held at a DPR location (including center, parks, playgrounds, fields, etc.).

Facility Type: Recreation Center
Address: 1625 P Street, NW
Ward: 2
Phone: (202) 673-4465
Hours of Operation:  Mon - Fri: 3:30 pm - 9 pm;
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm;
(Closed Sun)
Area Manager: Glen Reynoso (Area 1)


ADA Accessible:   Yes
ID Required:  Yes 
Senior Programs Offered:  No 

Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle (Red)
Parking: Street parking
Additional Information:

Register for a program
- DPR Recreation Centers
Permit a DPR facility
Sign up for Nixle Text/Email Alerts
- The New DPR Facility Locator Map




Program Information

Register for a Program

Amenities & Features

- Two Playgrounds
- Turf Field
- Splash Park
- Outdoor Basketball Court
- Multi-purpose Room
- Computer Lab

Photo Gallery & Events

Coming Soon! - Photo Gallery   *   All DPR Events   *   Events at Stead RC  

If you are interested in holding an event or meeting at this location, please fill out DPR's permit application.  Permits are required for any field or room use, events, parties, community meetings, etc.  Please note, that there are associated fees and requirements

Community Recreation Division

Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009