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Turkey Thicket Recreation Center

Turkey Thicket Recreation Center

The Turkey Thicket Recreation Center is a larger site, located in the Brookland community. Inside amenties include: a gym, weight room, toddler room, computer lab, and indoor pool. Outdoor amenities include a basketball court, a baseball field, field with a walking track, playground, covered picnic areas, tennis courts, a spray park and a parking lot.  

The site is a popular location for permitting activities such as outdoor celebrations and birthday parties.

General Information

1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
Nearest Metro:
Brookland-CUA (Red)
Street parking available
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 10 am - 9 pm;
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm;
(Closed Sun)
Direct:  (202) 576-9238


  • Indoor
    • Gymnasium
    • Fitness Center
    • Computer lab
    • Multi-purpose room
    • Indoor Pool 
  • Outdoors
    • Basketball Court
    • Baseball field - 90' diamond
    • Walking track 
    • Playground

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