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David F. Gantt R-Center

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700 North St., 14605 map  

Hours Of Operation 8:30am-9:00pm
(585) 428-7149 
Center Director: Preston Sanders


Note that  the closest public library branch to this Community Center is the Lincoln Branch at 851 Joseph Avenue.

Welcome to the newly renovated Gantt Center

center now features a completely redesigned interior that boasts a full slate of new amenities designed specifically to engage and educate in a safe and welcoming environment. The complex now includes a new commercial kitchen for cooking classes and community events, a music recording studio, computer lab, state-of-the-art family fitness center, expanded and improved meeting and activity space and a dedicated teen lounge.

Great News!

The City of Rochester is a partner in RocMusic, a $100,000 initiative to bring music education to City Recreation and Community Centers. The first site will be the Gantt Center! Learn more about RocMusic  


  • ProffesProfessional grade kitchenGirls playing at North St. Community Center. 
  • Music recording studio
  • Performance stage
  • Computer lab
  • Fun, skill-building friendships in the safe atmosphere of city recreation
  • Year-round recreation program for youth, teens and adults
  • Water Spray Park, installed in June 2009
  • Play Apparatus, installed in June 2009
  • Bird Habitat Garden, installed in June 2009
  • Tennis Court, installed in 2008
  • Basketball Court (regulation size), installed in 2008
  • Summer Kids Club program, in conjunction with ABC Child Development Center, located in same building
  • Summer Breakfast & Lunch programs
  • Kids Cafe Dinner program during the school year
  • Teen Lounge
  • Youth Council
  • Saturday hours
  • Seasonal special events
  • Collaborative programs with community organizations
  • Basketball Court - Inside
  • Benches
  • Football/Soccer
  • Game Room
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Large Group Accommodation
  • Meeting Room
  • Weight Room

Satellite Centers 

Marketview Lodge
First Street
428- 2088


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