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DGS Park and Recreation Center Projects

The District is committed to achieving success by delivering capital construction projects on-time and on-budget.

Park and Recreation Center Projects

The new facility is approximately 32,000 sq-ft, and will include an indoor gymnasium w/bleachers, an indoor pool with waterslide, lockers, a game room, an exercise room and senior lounge.
The recreation center and facilities will be modernized and made ADA accessible.
 
Carter G. Woodson Memorial Park
The project consists of adding a bronze sculpture of Dr. Woodson seated on a memorial stone, new plantings, restoring iron fencing, new pavers, and potentially adding benches to this triangular park.
Chuck Brown Memorial ParkChuck Brown Memorial Park (Ward 5)
The park is a new and exciting location that honors the memory of of DC’s musical legend; Chuck Brown.
 
This will be a multi-year effort to build a new arena, in what is fast becoming a busy sports complex in SE Washington. Two rinks will be modernized, along with other amenities.
A new recreation center with new exterior amenities will replace the existing recreation center. The project includes Turtle Park Playground.
Kalorama ParkKalorama Park (Ward 1)
The park is a 3-acre triangular space located at the intersection of Columbia Road, Kalorama Road, and 19th Street, NW. The name Kalorama, means "beautiful view" in Greek.
A new recreation center will be built for the community at Kenilworth-Parkside Elementary School.
 
The park design includes nine sculptural artworks, a memorial wall with an inscription written by family of the remembered, landscaping and hardscaping, new lighting and streetscape amenities.
Marvin Gaye Playground, Recreation Center, and Trail ProjectMarvin Gaye Playground, Recreation Center, and Trail (Ward 7)
New recreation center being built for the community. Contractor to be selected for Design Build.
 
Develop a program of requirements for re-development and expansion of the existing community center.
 
DPR's primary tennis facility will have a new pavillion, and refurbished and renovated facilities and tennis courts.
 
Stead Park (Ward 2)
Installation of artificial turf for a multi-use athletic field, a rubberized track, seating, site lighting, a splash pad water feature, a stage, landscaping (shade trees, new fencing and gates), and bio-retention areas.

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Completed Park and Recreation Center Projects