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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

Arboretum Community Center Arboretum Community Center (Ward 5)
Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)  to provide moderate site upgrades to the existing facility.

Renovation of existing lifeguard storage building into a concessions building. The renovations includes creating new pass-thru windows for serving residents using exterior Banneker amenities, such as the tennis courts, basketball, etc and a full kitchen.
 
Benning Park (Ward7)
Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will work with the community to develop a scope of work to renovate the existing Bennning Park Recreation Center.  Renovations may include but not be limited to ADA enhancements, interior and exterior site enhancements.
 
The recreation center and facilities will be modernized and made ADA accessible.
 
Brentwood ADA EnhancementsBrentwood ADA Enhancements (Ward 5)
The Department of General Services, in conjunction with the Office of Disability Rights (ODR), will be performing American with Disability Acts (ADA) modifications to Brentwood Recreation Center. Typical upgrades may include ADA Men’s and Women’s restrooms, Front of building ADA ramp access, Rear of building ADA access and/or ADA handrails for outdoor egress.
 
Columbia Heights Fitness Center (Ward 1)
Renovation and relocation of the fitness center at Columbia Heights Recreation Center. Includes new fitness equipment.
 
Douglass Community Center (Ward 8)
Exterior building improvements to include repair exterior building prior to paint prep, minor soffit repair, power wash exterior, paint exterior, Install 7 exterior windows in existing masonry walls, replace all exterior doors with security glazing. Interior Building improvements include: Renovate existing restrooms for ADA compliance, install new flooring, paint interior, renovate kitchen, combine existing offices to create small community room.
 
East Potomac Pool (Ward 2)
The Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has completed a feasibility study of East Potomac Pool.
 
Potential improvements include – new LEED Gold Certified Recreation Center with rooftop urban farm, new multi-purpose athletic field, new outdoor athletic courts, new playground spaces, fencing, erosion control management, urban forest renewal, landscaping and other site improvements based on community input.
 
Ferebee Hope Pool (Ward 8)
Indoor pool renovations which includes removal of all existing tile and gutter – replacement of tile racing lane markings, installation of  new lap lanes, lap lane anchors, diving block, new gutter piping, new main drain piping and main drain cover, a new chemical controller. Scope also includes new pumps, water heater, and all associated piping, valves, and improvements to the Indoor Pool Deck and installation of a new ADA chair lift.
 
Street view of the Fort Davis Community Center
The modernization of the existing Fort Davis recreation center and playground will include new landscape features, play equipment and other site amenities.
 
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.
 
Fort Stanton Community Agricultural Garden (Ward 8)
The new 9,500 square foot community garden will be situated on the southern end of the site and will include an on community garden, farm stand, and outdoor classroom area.
 
Fort Stevens Recreation Center
Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)  to provide moderate site upgrades to the existing facility.
 
Francis Dog Park Francis Dog Park (Ward 2)
New Dog Park with ornamental fencing to match adjacent existing Francis Park field. Site improvements will include: Locakable entrance gates, concrete pad for unleash/leash area, litter receptacles, lockable storage cabinet, dog watering station, cleaning hoses and waste bag dispensers.
 
A new recreation center with new exterior amenities will replace the existing recreation center. The project includes Turtle Park Playground.
 
Hamilton ADA Enhancements (Ward 4)
The Department of General Services (“Office” of “DGS”), in conjunction with the Office of Disability Rights (ODR), will be performing American with Disability Acts (ADA) modifications to various Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) field house/recreational facilities.
 
Hardy Recreation Center (Ward 3)
Scope of work to stabilize the 2,300 SF recreation center, to include the following: ADA improvements, mechanical/infrastructure improvements, (electrical, HVAC, site utilities, plumbing etc.) install new doors, windows Include new FF&E items and finishes where applicable and some exterior improvements.
 
Hearst Park and Pool Improvement Project (Ward 3)
The project will include design and construction including, but not limited to, new playground area, new tennis courts, renovation or replacement of existing soccer fields, new pool and pool house, ADA renovations to site, storm water management, remediation of site drainage, runoff, erosion issues, landscaping, fencing, site furnishings amenities, signage, and hardscaping. Adjacent to Hearst School.
 
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.
 
Kelly Miller Tennis Courts (Ward 7)
Renovation of the three tennis courts at Kelly Miller Recreation Center. Includes paving, court resurfacing, new benches, fencing, posts, and nets.
 
A new recreation center will be built for the community at Kenilworth-Parkside Elementary School.
 
Macomb Recreation Center (Ward 3)
The Department of General Services ("Office" of "DGS"), in conjuction with the Office of Disability Rights (ODR), will be performing American with disability Acts (ADA) modifications to various Departments of Parks and Recreation (DPR) field facilities. Each facility includes a site specific Executive ADA Summarry Assessment. Typical upgrades may include ADA Men's and Women's restrooms, Front of Building ADA ramp access, Rear of building ADA access and/or ADA handrails for outdoor egress.
 
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.

Oxon Run Playground (Ward 8)
The Oxon Run Playground project includes new play equipment, play surfacing, site furnishings, etc. in front of Oxon Run Pool House
 
Oxon Run Pool (Ward 8)
The Oxon Run Pool renovation is to include a new pool shell, decking, lighting, and misc. site improvements.
 
Develop a program of requirements for re-development and expansion of the existing community center.

Develop a program of requirements for re-development and expansion of the existing community center.
 
Marvin Gaye Playground, Recreation Center, and Trail ProjectRidge Road Recreation Center (Ward 7)
The new recreation center will include an indoor gymnasium, community room, commercial kitchen, arts and crafts room, office, computer room, teen lounge, senior room and restrooms.
 
DPR's primary tennis facility will have a new pavillion, and refurbished and renovated facilities and tennis courts.
 
Taft Dwight Mosely Field (Ward 5)
 Install new energy-efficient athletic field lighting, resurface three and a half basketball courts, install new site furnishings. natural turf on the athletic field and renovate three ball fields. The project will also include repaving the existing walking track, installation of two new drinking fountains, and a new 8’ tall vinyl-coated chain-link fence around the athletic field.
 
Takoma Pool (Ward 4)
Stabilization and upgrades to the Takoma Aquatic Center
 

 

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Completed Park and Recreation Center Projects