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Denver Recreation Center Closures

Effective March 16, 2020: With the announcement made by Mayor Michael B. Hancock of a pending Public Health Order, the City & County of Denver will close all Denver Recreation Centers until further notice. All centers that are meal sites will continue to serve program participants during regularly scheduled hours (Monday-Friday, 3:30-5:30pm). Learn more about this program.

In addition, Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) has made the difficult decision to cancel all registered spring programs.  Customers registered for programs will be fully refunded. If you have additional questions, please reach out to parksandrecreation@denvergov.org.

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We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding during this time.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
RECREATION CENTER


About Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center

Martin Luther King Jr. is a Neighborhood Level recreation center located in the northeast area. Its facility features include:

  • Multipurpose room
  • Gymnasium
  • Weight and cardio room
  • Indoor lap pool
  • Indoor therapy pool
  • Racquetball/walleyball court
  • Dry sauna
  • SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

Download full facility information sheet (PDF)

 

Pickleball
Fun paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. It is played on a badminton sized court with a slightly modified tennis net. Play occurs on a "first come, first served" basis. Equipment is available for use.

SilverSneakers® Circuit
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardio-vascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

SilverSneakers® Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.


Activities & Schedules

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Location & Hours of Operation

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center
3880 Newport St.
Denver, CO 80207
martinlutherkingjr.recreation@denvergov.org
Phone: 720-865-0530

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Hours of Operation

Mon: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tues: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM  
Wed: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thurs:     6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun: Closed

 

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Closure Information

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