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DGS Park and Recreation Center Projects

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DPR Park and Recreation Center Projects

Bald Eagle Recreation Center Renovations

ADA Upgrades and renovation to the Anacostia Recreation Center to include staff office upgrades, fitness rooms, mechanical systems, ventilated storage areas in the basement, and winterization of the basement and pool house areas.
 

Bald Eagle Recreation Center Renovations

The Department of General Services, 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, including Bald Eagle.
 
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.
 
 
Deanwood Fitness Community Center UpgradesCarolina Park (Ward 3)
The Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreations (DPR) has funding to renovate the existing Carolina Park.
 
 
Project includes redesign of the existing fitness center at Deanwood Community Center to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
 
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.
 
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness centers to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
The project will include design and construction including, but notlimited to, new improved ADA pathways, new Children Garden, Renovated Fountain, new pavilion and new landscaping and improved stromwater management.
 
Lincoln Park and Theodore Hagans Cultural Center are located in Ward 5, north of New York Avenue and South Dakota Avenue intersection. The small, 6500 SF facility was built in 1978 and no longer meets the needs of Lincoln’s ever-expanding community.
 
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 Greble Nature Center (Ward 8)
The scope of work is to raze the existing low efficiency building and replace it with a new Net-Zero Energy usage building. The new structure will contain green criteria of rainwater harvesting, solar roof panel, used to provide heated hot water, building and site lighting.
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
Hillcrest Community Center - Fitness Upgrades (Ward 7)
Project includes redesign of the existing fitness center at Hillcrest Community Center to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
 
King Greenleaf Recreation Center Fitness Center Upgrades (Ward 6)
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness centers to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
 
Lafayette Recreation Center Modernization (Ward 4)
Renovation, Expansion/Build new recreation center to offer expanded programming and more energy efficient space.
 
 
Lamond Recreation Center - Fitness Center Upgrades (Ward 6)
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness centers to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
 
Langdon Pool Renovations (Ward 5)
This project will be completed in two phases. The first phase will include pool house renovations to make the pool house ADA compliant, while upgrading the finishes. The second phase will include more extensive renovations to the pool, deck, equipment, etc., which will be completed after the 2016 pool season.
 
Lederer Youth Gardens Greenhouse project consists of a revitalization of the existing greenhouse to upgrade electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems. The aim of this project is to bring all MEP systems up to current code for the health and safety of all community growers.
 
Renovation of park to improve or add park amenities such as shading, field remediation, and splash pad elements, etc.  
 
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.
 

Marvin Gaye Playground, Recreation Center, and Trail ProjectMcMillan Stabilization and Restoration Project (Ward 5)
Construction of a new ~17,500 SF community center, park and playground on the 6.2-acre Parcel 6 (South parcel) of the historic McMillan Slow Sand Filtration Site. 

 
The Rita Bright Family & Youth Center is a former Boys and Girls Club located at 14th and Chapin St NW. It is managed by Latin American Youth Center and features multipurpose rooms, classrooms, a kitchen, a fitness room, and a gymnasium.
 
 
Develop a program of requirements for re-development and expansion of the existing community center.

 

Street view of the Park View Field House

Develop a program of requirements for re-development and expansion of the existing community center.
 
 
Renovation of playground, splash pad and basketball courts.
 
 

Stead Park Recreation Center Project (Ward 2)
Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the Friends of Stead Park to upgrade and expand the existing facility.

Sherwood Recreation Center ADA UpgradesSherwood Recreation Center ADA Upgrades (Ward 6)
The Department of General Services, 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. The Sherwood Recreation Center ADA Project includes ADA restroom upgrades and a renovated ADA pantry kitchen. 
 
Sherwood Recreation Center ADA UpgradesSherwood Recreation Center - Fitness Center Upgrades (Ward 6)
Project includes redesign of the existing fitness center at Sherwood to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 
 
 

Addition of a gymnasium, catering kitchen, fitness room and multipurpose classroom spaces (Final scope of project dependent upon results of feasibility study and community input)

 
DPR's primary tennis facility will have a new pavillion, and refurbished and renovated facilities and tennis courts.
 
Revitalization of the SW Duck Pond Park to include, installation of new gazebo, gateway entrance signage, and various landscaping improvements.
Takoma Aquatic Center - Fitness Center UpgradesTakoma Aquatic Center - Fitness Center Upgrades (Ward 4)
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness centers to integrate ADA compliance, and flooring. 
 
TR Community Center Renovations (Ward 7)
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness centers to integrate ADA compliance, and flooring. 
 
Trinidad Recreation Center - Fitness Room UpgradesTrinidad Recreation Center - Fitness Room Upgrades (Ward 5)
Planning and design services include, but are not limited to, redesign of existing fitness center to integrate ADA compliance, flooring, interior, and new fitness equipment. 

 

Twin Oaks Greenhouse

Abatement services will be used to remove asbestos and lead-based paint within the existing greenhouse and storage shed structures. Items that were found to be contaminated will be replaced and contaminated surfaces will be re-painted. Renovations for Twin Oaks will also take place – this includes upgrades to the heating system, vents and installation of a new shade cloth system for cooling the greenhouse, new grow lights will be also be installed. Upgrades to electrical wiring within the greenhouse will also occur in order to bring it up to current codes and regulations.

Palisades Recreation Center Project
W Street Park is located between W St NW and Ashby St NW along 48th St. NW. The park offers a beautiful and scenic green space for the community with lots of historic trees, small hills to sit and picnic on, open space, a small creek, and a small playground.
 
DGS in partnership with DPR will work with the community to design and renovate the existing playground at Water Pierce Park.Improvements will include erosion control measure and new playground equipment.  If funding permits, a water fountain will be installed for the dog park will be added.
 
Palisades Recreation Center Project
Zen Park (Ward 4)

As part of Move, Grown, Be Green initiative, DPR selected a triangle park in Ward 4 (Corner of 13th St & Kansas Ave, NW) to activate the park as a "Zen Park" with a new landscaping, hardscape, seating area as well as Wi-Fi.

 

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Completed Park and Recreation Center Projects