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Mayor Bowser to Cut Ribbon on Stead Park Recreation Center, DC’s First Net Zero Ready Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, February 1 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by District leaders and community members to cut the ribbon on the new Stead Park Recreation Center, the District’s first Net Zero Ready recreation center. As a Net Zero Ready building, the Stead Park Recreation Center will generate enough renewable energy to offset its annual energy consumption.

The new Stead Park Recreation Center was developed through a partnership between the Department of General Services, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and Friends of Stead Park and features a new fitness center, multi-purpose rooms, demonstration kitchen, basketball court, playground, and spray park.

Thursday, February 1 at 11 am

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Brooke Pinto, Ward 2
Thennie Freeman, Director, Department of Parks and Recreation 
Delano Hunter, Director, Department of General Services
Randy Downs, President, Friends of Stead Park

Stead Park Recreation Center
1625 P Street NW
*Closest Metro: Dupont Circle*
*Closest Bus Routes: G2, S2, S9*
*Closest Bikeshare: 17th & P St NW*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN), or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or X. 

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