David F. Gantt R-Center

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700 North Street 
Open for food distribution and programming Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 - 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.

Take a Virtual Tour of David F. Gantt R-Center



Center Features

  • Register for an EZ RecPass, which gives you access to it all: top-notch team sports, outstanding arts programs, youth council leadership opportunities and more
  • Professional grade kitchenDSC_1232
  • Music recording studio
  • Performance stage
  • Computer lab
  • Year-round recreation program for youth, teens and adults
  • Water Spray Park
  • Play Apparatus
  • Tennis Court
  • Basketball Court (regulation size)
  • Summer Breakfast & Lunch programs
  • Kids Cafe Dinner program during the school year excersize
  • Teen Lounge
  • Saturday hours
  • Seasonal special events
  • Collaborative programs with community organizations
  • Outdoor Court
  • Benches
  • Game Room
  • Gym
  • Meeting Room 
  • Weight Room 

DSC_9453 Rent the Gym 

Call 428-6755 to rent the space.

Introducing: Register Online to Become a R-center Member

• Create individual and family accounts and register as a R-Center member online
• Search a comprehensive catalog of DRYS programs, camps, and activities and register online
• View athletic league standings, schedules and other team information (if registered participant)
• Search and view select Recreation facilities available for permit
• Make online payments for programs and facility permits.

Click here to register online.