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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Douglass Community Activity Center Opening March 26

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Construction on the facility began on March 6, 2020, and will be completed with final equipment installation early next week.

The new, 21,000 square foot facility will be open to the public starting Friday, March 26. Gym activities will include pickleball, pick-up basketball games, and open gym play for basketball, volleyball, and pickleball on a first-come, first-served basis.

The indoor walking track is free and open to the public during regular hours. It includes rest stations as well as a jump rope challenge station. Walking 13 laps around the indoor track will equal 1 mile.

The fitness area with state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment will be open to adults 18 years of age and older. Information about fitness and wellness classes will be available soon! Find information about fitness memberships, sports programs, and details about the Douglass Center Complex online at https://www.mhkprd.com/192/Frederick-Douglass-Recreation-Complex. 

Douglass Activity Center Hours

  • Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Closed Sunday

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