The Watkins Recreation Center is a smaller site, co-located with Watkins Elementary School. Centered in the middle of Capitol Hill with a myriad of outdoor opportunities, Watkins provides constituents with a youth sized outdoor pool (summer only), a turf field, a street skate rink, outdoor basketball courts and an outdoor adventured themed playground.
Watkins also provides a host of after-school programs for youth between the ages of 5 - 18 yrs old.
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:||420 12th Street, SE|
|Hours of Operation:||
Mon - Fri: 3:30 pm - 9 pm
|Area Manager:||Dietrich Williams (Area 7)|
|Senior Programs Offered:||No|
Amenities & Features
- Multipurpose Room
- Street Hockey Rink
- Softball Field - 60' Diamond
- Volleyball Court
Photo Gallery & Events
Coming Soon! - Photo Gallery * All DPR Events * Events at Watkins 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