Charles Houston Recreation Center
Funded by the city for the use of all Alexandria residents, this recreation center provides a large gym, outside pool and inside game room. The center, which is situated in the northwest quadrant of the city, provides an outlet for disadvantaged children in nearby neighborhoods, as well as seniors and others who need a place to go. The Center also offers a substance abuse program.
- Fax: 703-549-0942
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 6am - 11pm; Sat, 9am - 11pm; Sun, 1pm - 5pm
- Handicap Accessible: The entry is at street level.
- Founding Date: February, 2010
- What makes this community special?: The involvement of its citizens makes this a great community. The center is newly-constructed and honors two coaches who have been active in providing African-American youth with resourceful outlets in Alexandria's inner city.
- Payments accepted: Cash, Debit Card
- Discounts: Child, Senior, Student
- Membership info: Membership is free to anyone living in Alexandria City.
- Who's the most well-known athlete to have played at the facility?: The center is new, and the history is being written.
- Restrictions: No alcohol, No pets, No smoking