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Mayor Bowser to Cut Ribbon on Edgewood Recreation Center

Friday, December 20, 2019
New Community Hub Opens with DPR’s First Urban Garden and Largest Fitness Center

(Washington, DC) – On Saturday, December 21, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will cut the ribbon on the new Edgewood Recreation Center, a $20.9 million project culminating in a 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility.

This project included demolishing the previous field house, built in 1947, and the construction of a new, multi-level recreation center. The modernized center features a rooftop urban farm and fitness center, and includes ADA-accessible routes, a gymnasium, and new playgrounds and equipment.


Saturday, December 21, at 11:30 am


Mayor Bowser
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5
Keith A. Anderson, Director, Department of General Services
Delano Hunter, Director, Department of Parks and Recreation
Commissioner Nancy Jones, ANC 5E10


Edgewood Recreation Center
300 Evarts Street, NE
*Closest Metro Station: Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood Station*