David F. Gantt R-Center



700 North Street 

Hours Of Operation: M-F 2:30 - 9:30 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours Of Operation begin Monday, June 29:
M-F 8:30 - 9:00 p.m., Sat. 10a.m. - 5 p.m.

This R-Center 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.

Note that the closest public library to this R-Center is the Lincoln Branch Library at 851 Joseph Avenue.



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Center Features

  • Register for an EZ RecPass, which gives you access to it all: top-notch team sports, outstanding arts programs, water skills classes, youth council leadership opportunities and more
  • Professional grade kitchenDSC_1232 
  • Music recording studio
  • ROCmusic innovative outreach and education program
  • Performance stage
  • Computer lab
  • Year-round recreation program for youth, teens and adults
  • Water Spray Park,
  • Play Apparatus
  • Bird Habitat Garden
  • Tennis Court
  • Basketball Court (regulation size)
  • 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 excersize 
  • Teen Lounge
  • Youth Council
  • Saturday hours
  • Seasonal special events
  • Collaborative programs with community organizations
  • Basketball Court - Inside
  • Benches
  • Football/Soccer
  • Game Room
  • Gym
  • Meeting Room 
  • Weight Room 


Rent the Gym 

Download a Facility Use Permit Application to rent the space.
Effective January 5, 2015 permits payments must be made with: check, money order or credit card.
Effective July 1, 2015 we will no longer accept cash payment for permits of any kind.