The Takoma Park Community Center features three small meeting rooms (Rose, Lilac and Hydrangea), one large meeting room (Azalea), a multimedia lab, dance room, game room, senior room, teen lounge and a LEED-CI Silver Certified auditorium. Sports, arts, fitness, dance, crafts, self-improvement, computers, drama, games, hobbies, martial arts, music, and do-it-yourself instruction are among the activities offered. The center also hosts clubs, camps, special events, workshops, drop-in programs, after-school programs, and cultural activities at various times throughout the year. Tots, youth, teens, adults, and seniors will find a variety of recreation opportunities available at the center. Find the perfect class or program for yourself or your family in our current Activities Guide.
The Takoma Park Recreation Department now accepts checks, money orders or credit cards at the front desk of the Community Center for class registrations only! Stop by any time at your convenience and register for classes!
Takoma Park Community Center
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 9:30 pm*
The Auditorium is LEED-CI Silver Certified and has 154 fixed seats with two aisles and room for six wheel chairs. The floating wood stage is approximately 18 inches off the floor and 30 feet wide and 19 feet deep at the center. This environmentally friendly space has state of the art lighting system with colored LED washes, sound system with two wireless microphones and connections for up to ten wired microphones. The presentation system has a six foot by eleven foot projection screen in the center of the stage and two small screens on either side of stage. Fee for staffing outside of normal hours of operation or specialized AV services and for extraordinary maintenance demands or required security. Insurance is required.
For more information about renting the Auditorium or to inquire about nonprofit organization rentals, please contact:
Come join the fun and play some ping pong, air hockey, billiards, foosball or hot shot basketball. Open to youth, young adults, and seniors. Hours are subject to change when camp is in session (see flyer for summer hours).
Youth & Teen (6 -17 yrs) Hours:
Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Young Adult (6 -17 yrs) Hours:
Monday - Friday 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Active Adult (55+) Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer Game Room Hours (PDF)
Small Meeting Room Fees
- Rose Room (Capacity: 12 with tables, 17 without tables)
- Lilac Room (Capactiy: 20 with tables, 25 without tables)
- Hydrangea Room (Capactiy: 25 with tables)
Takoma Park Resident: $15 per hour
Non-Resident: $40 per hour
Commercial: $60 per hour
Large Meeting Room Fees
- Azalea Room (Capacity: 50 with tables, 66 without tables)
Takoma Park Resident: $25 per hour
Non-Resident: $50 per hour
Commercial: $70 per hour
*$50 refundable deposit is required for events with 50 or more people.
To check for availability or to reserve a room for your next event, please use our activenet system. Permits are only issued 3 months in advance of the event date. Department of Recreation events and programming takes precedence in scheduling.
Please click here to review Administrative Regulation No. 2011-1 (PDF) for regulations governing public use, facilities rentals and general responsibilities of the user.
To see a complete list of activites offered at the Takoma Park Community Center view the current version of the Rec Guide
To preview the spring break and summer camp offerings click here.